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Old December 2nd 19, 12:01 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
jnugent
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On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:

On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:


According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas, of
course, when observations are made by a (self assessed) careful, law
abiding individual that only sees the world from behind a windscreen
there is no such pollution.


https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian


Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the pavement")?
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  #22  
Old December 2nd 19, 12:46 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
TMS320
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On 02/12/2019 11:01, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:
On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:


According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas, of
course, when observations are made by a (self assessed) careful, law
abiding individual that only sees the world from behind a windscreen
there is no such pollution.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian



Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the pavement")?


Irrelevant.
  #23  
Old December 2nd 19, 01:01 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Simon Mason[_6_]
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On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 10:28:48 AM UTC, TMS320 wrote:


Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


Don't forget wriggling motorcyclists as well.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ther-four.html
  #24  
Old December 2nd 19, 01:26 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Bod[_5_]
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On 02/12/2019 11:01, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:

On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:


According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas, of
course, when observations are made by a (self assessed) careful, law
abiding individual that only sees the world from behind a windscreen
there is no such pollution.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian



Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the pavement")?

How many cyclists who ride on pavements kill pedestrians per year.

Don't you think that is more important?
You're comparing apples with oranges.

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Old December 2nd 19, 06:02 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Simon Jester
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On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:01:43 PM UTC, Simon Mason wrote:
On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 10:28:48 AM UTC, TMS320 wrote:


Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


Don't forget wriggling motorcyclists as well.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ther-four.html


And this gem from the past
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6aJ4WMp3co
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Old December 2nd 19, 06:06 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Simon Jester
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On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11:01:49 AM UTC, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:

On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:


According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas, of
course, when observations are made by a (self assessed) careful, law
abiding individual that only sees the world from behind a windscreen
there is no such pollution.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian


Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the pavement")?


Given that 200 times as many pedestrians are killed on the footway by motor vehicles than cyclists it must be quite a few.
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Old December 2nd 19, 09:03 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
jnugent
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On 02/12/2019 11:46, TMS320 wrote:
On 02/12/2019 11:01, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:
On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:

According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas, of
course, when observations are made by a (self assessed) careful,
law abiding individual that only sees the world from behind a
windscreen there is no such pollution.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian



Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the
pavement")?


Irrelevant.


Shall we regard your answer as being "None"?
  #28  
Old December 2nd 19, 09:05 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
jnugent
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On 02/12/2019 17:06, Simon Jester wrote:
On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11:01:49 AM UTC, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:

On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:

According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas, of
course, when observations are made by a (self assessed) careful, law
abiding individual that only sees the world from behind a windscreen
there is no such pollution.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian

Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.


How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the pavement")?


Given that 200 times as many pedestrians are killed on the footway by motor vehicles than cyclists it must be quite a few.


"Must" it?

The figure is zero unless you can show differently.

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Old December 2nd 19, 09:26 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
TMS320
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On 02/12/2019 20:03, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 11:46, TMS320 wrote:
On 02/12/2019 11:01, JNugent wrote:
On 02/12/2019 10:28, TMS320 wrote:
On 01/12/2019 21:41, JNugent wrote:
On 23/11/2019 12:36, TMS320 wrote:

According to Nugent, the fact that I use a bicycle means that I am
blind or biased to such things when travelling on foot. Whereas,
of course, when observations are made by a (self assessed)
careful, law abiding individual that only sees the world from
behind a windscreen there is no such pollution.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/18/cyclist-charlie-alliston-jailed-for-18-months-over-death-of-pedestrian

Two pedestrians are killed by drivers every day.

How many of the vehicles involved are being deliberately driven along
the footway (which you will probably prefer to think of as "the
pavement")?


Irrelevant.


Shall we regard your answer as being "None"?


Oh, still here?

Let's take it that two dead people a day don't matter to you.
 




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