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Old January 13th 16, 01:39 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
jnugent
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On 13/01/2016 11:52, Tom Crispin wrote:

On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:34:37 +0000, JNugent wrote:
On 13/01/2016 11:09, Tom Crispin wrote:
On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:24:19 +0000, Mrcheerful wrote:


I wonder if he was riding in the primary position?


Riding a bicycle in the primary position is an excellent way to make
sure that drivers can see you, but is no defence against a driver
intent on using their vehicle as a lethal weapon.


and on some roads it will hold up traffic and cause road rage.


No it won't - cyclists ARE traffic.
And road rage is caused by inconsiderate car drivers, not traffic.
Anyway, it looks as though Mr. Gledhill won't be receiving mail at [his
apparent home address] for quite a while.


You obviously hope that his family, despite the difficulties already
caused to them, are also going to be on the receiving end of bricks
through the windows and other terrorism perpetrated by militant, though
brain-dead, cyclists.


Do you mean Stuart A. and Samantha M. Gledhill?


No.

Why did you think I did?

And what about answering my question?

Who will benefit from terrorising that family?
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Old January 13th 16, 03:03 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 02:37:37 -0800 (PST), Alycidon wrote:

snip


Will the killer driver assume the primary position in the jailhouse shower block?



You should seek help over your sexual fantasies.

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Old January 13th 16, 05:22 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On 13/01/2016 15:03, Judith wrote:
On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 02:37:37 -0800 (PST), Alycidon wrote:

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Will the killer driver assume the primary position in the jailhouse shower block?



You should seek help over your sexual fantasies.

Says Judith (the man).

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Old January 13th 16, 10:40 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 11:11:45 AM UTC, Tom Crispin wrote:
On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:24:19 +0000, Mrcheerful wrote:


I wonder if he was riding in the primary position?

Riding a bicycle in the primary position is an excellent way to make
sure that drivers can see you, but is no defence against a driver
intent on using their vehicle as a lethal weapon.


and on some roads it will hold up traffic and cause road rage.


No it won't - cyclists ARE traffic.

And road rage is caused by inconsiderate car drivers, not traffic.

Anyway, it looks as though Mr. Gledhill won't be receiving mail at 94
Bramble Bank, Holmfirth, W. Yorks, HD9 7LJ for quite a while.


Hey, Tom, it's nice to meet someone else with the same name.

Tom
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Old January 13th 16, 11:07 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On 13/01/2016 15:03, Judith wrote:
On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 02:37:37 -0800 (PST), Alycidon wrote:

snip


Will the killer driver assume the primary position in the jailhouse shower block?



You should seek help over your sexual fantasies.



Says a coward named Fat Tony posting using a womans name.
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Old January 14th 16, 01:56 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 8:08:22 AM UTC, Alycidon wrote:
No plastic hats mentioned.

QUOTE:

"The man who hit and killed cycle campaigner John Radford in a road rage incident has been jailed for four years and eight months after admitting causing death by dangerous driving, reports The Huddersfield Examiner.

Michael Gledhill was convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving in 2013, but when Radford later died of his injuries, fresh charges were brought.

Radford was chairman of Huddersfield CTC and a Yorkshire regional representative on the CTC's national council. He is credited with spearheading the CTC's Road Justice campaign in West Yorkshire by meeting with his PCC, Mark Burns-Williamson, to deliver the Road Justice report.

On July 31, 2013, he became involved in an altercation with Gledhill while cycling on the A616 Huddersfield Road in New Mill. Gledhill was accused of succumbing to "road rage" and following a collision, Radford fell into the road, sustaining brain damage.

A jury at Leeds Crown Court subsequently found Gledhill guilty of causing serious injury through dangerous driving, but a month later, Radford died of his injuries. A decision was then made to pursue the more serious charge of causing death by dangerous driving."

http://road.cc/content/news/174735-d...-months-prison



The judge said "What you did was deliberate", which means it was murder and the sentence should have been life without parole.

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Old January 14th 16, 07:02 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Thursday, 14 January 2016 01:56:30 UTC, Simon Jester wrote:
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 8:08:22 AM UTC, Alycidon wrote:
No plastic hats mentioned.

QUOTE:

"The man who hit and killed cycle campaigner John Radford in a road rage incident has been jailed for four years and eight months after admitting causing death by dangerous driving, reports The Huddersfield Examiner.

Michael Gledhill was convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving in 2013, but when Radford later died of his injuries, fresh charges were brought.

Radford was chairman of Huddersfield CTC and a Yorkshire regional representative on the CTC's national council. He is credited with spearheading the CTC's Road Justice campaign in West Yorkshire by meeting with his PCC, Mark Burns-Williamson, to deliver the Road Justice report.

On July 31, 2013, he became involved in an altercation with Gledhill while cycling on the A616 Huddersfield Road in New Mill. Gledhill was accused of succumbing to "road rage" and following a collision, Radford fell into the road, sustaining brain damage.

A jury at Leeds Crown Court subsequently found Gledhill guilty of causing serious injury through dangerous driving, but a month later, Radford died of his injuries. A decision was then made to pursue the more serious charge of causing death by dangerous driving."

http://road.cc/content/news/174735-d...-months-prison



The judge said "What you did was deliberate", which means it was murder and the sentence should have been life without parole.


Indeed - just like this case. 24 years.

http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/bodybu...home-1-7625956

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Old January 14th 16, 10:12 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:01:08 +0000, Judith wrote:

Tom Crispin


Judith has an elongated, eel-like body, and a paddle-like tail. The skin
is naked and covers the body like a loosely fitting sock.
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Old January 14th 16, 04:44 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:02:17 -0800 (PST)
Alycidon wrote:

On Thursday, 14 January 2016 01:56:30 UTC, Simon Jester wrote:
On Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 8:08:22 AM UTC, Alycidon wrote:


http://road.cc/content/news/174735-d...-months-prison



The judge said "What you did was deliberate", which means it was
murder and the sentence should have been life without parole.


Indeed - just like this case. 24 years.

http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/bodybu...home-1-7625956

The difference between those cases is that in one the guilty party got
into his car with the intention of running someone down, while in the
other the act was committed in the heat of the moment.

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Old January 14th 16, 07:17 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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JNugent wrote:
On 13/01/2016 11:09, Tom Crispin wrote:

On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:24:19 +0000, Mrcheerful wrote:


I wonder if he was riding in the primary position?


Riding a bicycle in the primary position is an excellent way to make
sure that drivers can see you, but is no defence against a driver
intent on using their vehicle as a lethal weapon.


and on some roads it will hold up traffic and cause road rage.


No it won't - cyclists ARE traffic.
And road rage is caused by inconsiderate car drivers, not traffic.
Anyway, it looks as though Mr. Gledhill won't be receiving mail at [his apparent home address] for quite a while.


You obviously hope that his family, despite the difficulties already
caused to them, are also going to be on the receiving end of bricks
through the windows and other terrorism perpetrated by militant, though
brain-dead, cyclists.


They can always disown their family member.

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