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MrCheerful December 4th 19 05:28 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, you canguess the result.
 
“I saw him approach the lights and I said ‘oh my God he’s gone through
at red’.”

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

jnugent December 4th 19 05:36 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, youcan guess the result.
 
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:

“I saw him approach the lights and I said ‘oh my God he’s gone through
at red’.”

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671


13 years old...? :-(

Bod[_5_] December 4th 19 07:12 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, youcan guess the result.
 
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:
“I saw him approach the lights and I said ‘oh my God he’s gone through
at red’.”

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

A fifth of motorists have ran a red light in the last year | This is ...
https://www.thisismoney.co.uk › money › cars › article-5555273 › A-fifth...
5 Apr 2018 - Drivers not only owned up to jumping red traffic lights but
also ... past year, with nearly one in 10 (9 per cent) having done so
within the last 24 hours

--
Bod

Simon Jester December 4th 19 07:40 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, youcan guess the result.
 
On Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 4:28:27 PM UTC, MrCheerful wrote:
“I saw him approach the lights and I said ‘oh my God he’s gone through
at red’.”

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671


"The collision took place 23.5 metres from the stop line". Which means, according to you, the cyclist was doomed anyway, brakes or no brakes, because bicycles take 37 metres to stop under all conditions.

Mr Pounder Esquire December 4th 19 07:44 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, you can guess the result.
 
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:
"I saw him approach the lights and I said 'oh my God he's gone
through at red'."

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

A fifth of motorists have ran a red light in the last year | This is
... https://www.thisismoney.co.uk money cars article-5555273
A-fifth... 5 Apr 2018 - Drivers not only owned up to jumping red
traffic lights but also ... past year, with nearly one in 10 (9 per
cent) having done so within the last 24 hours


Oh ffs Bod!



Bod[_5_] December 4th 19 08:22 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, youcan guess the result.
 
On 04/12/2019 18:44, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:
"I saw him approach the lights and I said 'oh my God he's gone
through at red'."

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

A fifth of motorists have ran a red light in the last year | This is
... https://www.thisismoney.co.uk money cars article-5555273
A-fifth... 5 Apr 2018 - Drivers not only owned up to jumping red
traffic lights but also ... past year, with nearly one in 10 (9 per
cent) having done so within the last 24 hours


Oh ffs Bod!


There are 38.7 million registered cars on UK roads. One fifth is

about 8 million cars. This is an exceptional amount. Why do you dismiss
this as trivial?
--
Bod

Mr Pounder Esquire December 4th 19 08:34 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, you can guess the result.
 
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 18:44, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:
"I saw him approach the lights and I said 'oh my God he's gone
through at red'."

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

A fifth of motorists have ran a red light in the last year | This is
... https://www.thisismoney.co.uk money cars article-5555273
A-fifth... 5 Apr 2018 - Drivers not only owned up to jumping red
traffic lights but also ... past year, with nearly one in 10 (9 per
cent) having done so within the last 24 hours


Oh ffs Bod!


There are 38.7 million registered cars on UK roads. One fifth is

about 8 million cars. This is an exceptional amount. Why do you
dismiss this as trivial?


I don't. But this is a cycling group.



Bod[_5_] December 4th 19 08:36 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, youcan guess the result.
 
On 04/12/2019 19:34, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 18:44, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:
"I saw him approach the lights and I said 'oh my God he's gone
through at red'."

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

A fifth of motorists have ran a red light in the last year | This is
... https://www.thisismoney.co.uk money cars article-5555273
A-fifth... 5 Apr 2018 - Drivers not only owned up to jumping red
traffic lights but also ... past year, with nearly one in 10 (9 per
cent) having done so within the last 24 hours

Oh ffs Bod!


There are 38.7 million registered cars on UK roads. One fifth is

about 8 million cars. This is an exceptional amount. Why do you
dismiss this as trivial?


I don't. But this is a cycling group.


Indeed and cyclists have to share the roads with other traffic.

Am I not allowed to mention cars or something?

--
Bod

Mr Pounder Esquire December 4th 19 08:54 PM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, you can guess the result.
 
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 19:34, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 18:44, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Bod wrote:
On 04/12/2019 16:28, MrCheerful wrote:
"I saw him approach the lights and I said 'oh my God he's gone
through at red'."

https://www.cheshire-live.co.uk/news...ision-17362671

A fifth of motorists have ran a red light in the last year | This
is ... https://www.thisismoney.co.uk money cars
article-5555273 A-fifth... 5 Apr 2018 - Drivers not only owned
up to jumping red traffic lights but also ... past year, with
nearly one in 10 (9 per cent) having done so within the last 24
hours

Oh ffs Bod!


There are 38.7 million registered cars on UK roads. One fifth is
about 8 million cars. This is an exceptional amount. Why do you
dismiss this as trivial?


I don't. But this is a cycling group.


Indeed and cyclists have to share the roads with other traffic.

Am I not allowed to mention cars or something?


This is a cycling group - just be told or I will be down there to sort you
out!
Spot of fun.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXRb1-ld2sc



TMS320 December 5th 19 12:37 AM

Darwin steps in. No brakes, hill, no helmet and a red light, youcan guess the result.
 
On 04/12/2019 19:36, Bod wrote:

Am I not allowed to mention cars or something?


Of course not. It's in the current charter, drawn up by non-cyclists.

Do bear in mind that people mowed down when not occupying a motor
vehicle are doing their bit to help the country avoid bankruptcy. ((TM)
2019 JNugent).



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