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Look on bright side when you see bikes on road

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Old May 15th 14, 04:12 PM posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Garrison Hilliard
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Default Look on bright side when you see bikes on road

It is easy to complain about bike riders not following all traffic
rules. However, there are just as many car drivers who break
laws. For example, how many car drivers obey the speed limit?

Consider instead these advantages of bikes on the road:

Almost every bike on the road represents a car not driven and

* A reduction in air pollution.
* A reduction in traffic congestion and traffic noise.
* Greater availability of parking spaces.
* A reduction of wear on the roads.
* A reduction in the demand for gasoline.

So instead of looking at bike riders and car drivers as
think of the benefits instead next time you encounter a bicycle in

Andrea Dannenberg,Oakley


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