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Old July 21st 13, 10:16 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


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Old July 21st 13, 10:51 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Sunday, 21 July 2013 22:16:07 UTC+1, Mrcheerful wrote:
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


what a load of bollox!
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Old July 21st 13, 10:54 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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Mrcheerful wrote:
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


My casual surveys within London (two thirds) therefore seem to be similar to
those in Dublin - in fact it is exactly the figure I reported to this group
in March 2009.

--
Iain


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Old July 21st 13, 11:13 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
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http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.
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Old July 21st 13, 11:25 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.


The cyclist in the picture is described as 'a cyclist'. You appear to be
quoting from the sub-heading.

--
Iain


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Old July 21st 13, 11:44 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On 21/07/2013 23:45, Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:25:31 +0100, "Iain" wrote:

Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html

That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.


The cyclist in the picture is described as 'a cyclist'. You appear to be
quoting from the sub-heading.


I was quoting from the main article, yes. And the photo was
illustrating exactly which article?


Caption to the photograph: "A a woman evades a cyclist breaking the red
light at College Green, Dublin".

Sub-headline to the (whole) article: "THE heatwave appears to have
turned the growing army of cyclists on our streets into lycra law-breakers".

Come on, this isn't difficult.


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Old July 21st 13, 11:45 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:25:31 +0100, "Iain" wrote:

Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.


The cyclist in the picture is described as 'a cyclist'. You appear to be
quoting from the sub-heading.


I was quoting from the main article, yes. And the photo was
illustrating exactly which article?
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Old July 22nd 13, 07:01 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.


Well that completely negates the report.

Why are you trying to evade the subject, is it embarassing to you?


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Old July 22nd 13, 08:26 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:44:26 +0100, JNugent
wrote:

On 21/07/2013 23:45, Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:25:31 +0100, "Iain" wrote:

Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html

That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.

The cyclist in the picture is described as 'a cyclist'. You appear to be
quoting from the sub-heading.


I was quoting from the main article, yes. And the photo was
illustrating exactly which article?


Caption to the photograph: "A a woman evades a cyclist breaking the red
light at College Green, Dublin".

Sub-headline to the (whole) article: "THE heatwave appears to have
turned the growing army of cyclists on our streets into lycra law-breakers".

Come on, this isn't difficult.


No it's not. Mr Reilly spent 20 minutes observing cyclists. He
describes them in the article, and just one he describes as being clad
in lycra: a greybeard, a young man in a Manchester United top, a
middle-aged man and a pretty girl of Asian extraction, a Joni Mitchell
lookalike, a lycra clad, Oakley-sunglasses wearing speed king, a
cool-looking male student with a trilby, a beefy Italian-looking chap.
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Old July 22nd 13, 08:27 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:01:18 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

Bertie Wooster wrote:
On Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:16:07 +0100, "Mrcheerful"
wrote:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...-29436118.html


That photo is a rather curious one.

If I rewind the scene in my mind's eye, I have the jay walking
pedestrian, supposedly avoiding the cyclist, materialising having just
walked through the truck.

If I wind it forward a little, I have the cyclist resting one foot on
the ground just behind the stop line.

The cyclist in the picture is described as a "lycra law-breaker", but
he appears to be wearing black jeans and a white cotton t-shirt.


Well that completely negates the report.

Why are you trying to evade the subject, is it embarassing to you?


Why would I be embarrassed by what happens in Ireland?
 




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