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07.01.09

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I Saw You

Holier Rollers


I hope you're pleased with yourselves, you holier-than-thou bicyclists. There you were by the thousand, riding east on St. James at 10pm Friday night. It was just one big party, and because there were mobs of you, no reason to observe the rules of the road or a little common courtesy. Would it have killed any of you to yield to the pedestrian at First Street who patiently waited to cross with the traffic signal? Apparently, it was too much work to actually stop to let the harmless pedestrian pass, so he had to dodge and weave his way to the other side of the street.

Oh, I guess that you were making some sort of political statement, but trying to run down pedestrians is not the way to make friends and influence people, or win sympathy for the bike cause. Next time, try yielding to pedestrians in the crosswalk, assholes!

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