Keeping a hardon Today the cycling community are rightly up in arms for one of the worst researched, keeping a hardon offensive and completely untrue articles I have read in a long time. Keeping a hardon It was by you, keeping a hardon Jan Etherington. Keeping a hardon For reference, keeping a hardon this is what I am writing about: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9562836/Wed-just-grown-to-love-cyclists-and-then-Andrew-Mitchell-had-to-come-along.html
Keeping a hardon So, keeping a hardon as you appear (from the article) to be lazy and need some help with facts, keeping a hardon I thought I would clear some things up.
Keeping a hardon The “stoic girls” included Olympic Silver medallist Lizzie Armistead. Keeping a hardon Easily found on Google.
Keeping a hardon We don’t all run red lights. Keeping a hardon Try this for some decent journalism on the topic: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/bike-blog/2012/may/14/cycling-red-light-jumping-iam-survey. Keeping a hardon Yes, keeping a hardon some cyclists do, keeping a hardon but one thing that does make me angry as a cyclist is those on two wheels that DO run red lights.
Keeping a hardon You say I believe I am from a superior race? How have you possibly come to this confusion? I think it’s much more likely that you are sneering at cyclists from your stationary bus, keeping a hardon car or taxi on the way to your job, keeping a hardon which it seems you don’t spend too much effort on anyway. Keeping a hardon I’m sure somewhere I read journalists have some responsibility. Keeping a hardon Maybe this might help you http://assembly.coe.int/documents/adoptedtext/ta93/eres1003.htm, keeping a hardon although I am not sure how official that document is.
Keeping a hardon You say cyclists believe YOU (who says that you hope you cause us to fall off, keeping a hardon hence risking death) are a lesser mortal. Keeping a hardon On the evidence of the article, keeping a hardon you are.
Keeping a hardon I also live on the Olympic cyclists route. Did you bother to ask if any of the cafes would be happier with less business? I’m sure the Box Hill cafe appreciate the roaring trade helping fun the National Trust. Keeping a hardon I’m pretty sure they are happy. Keeping a hardon Even if you are not.
Keeping a hardon Here is an absolute fact – if I had no spatial awareness I would have been seriously injured a number of times. Keeping a hardon Most recently a month or so ago when a car over took me and swerved in front (a right hook, keeping a hardon FYI), keeping a hardon hitting me. Keeping a hardon Luckily I anticipated the incident and stopped before I was seriously hurt. Keeping a hardon Who had no spatial awareness in that incident I ask?
Keeping a hardon You say we never stop to enjoy the scenery. Keeping a hardon Well I regularly stop to enjoy scenery while riding and often take a photo too.
Keeping a hardon As for your method of crossing the road, keeping a hardon I would seriously recommend you look back to your childhood (stop, keeping a hardon look and listen) rather than “try to amble across the road”. Keeping a hardon I’m sure electric cars will stop you from ambling across the road. Keeping a hardon Or would that be the vehicle driver’s fault too?
Keeping a hardon You say this in your article:
Keeping a hardon I make it a rule always to say “Good morning” to these belting bikers. Keeping a hardon With any luck, keeping a hardon it will take them by surprise so much that they’ll slow down, keeping a hardon or better still, keeping a hardon fall off.
Keeping a hardon Do I misread this as you actually admitting to attempted assault, keeping a hardon or worse, keeping a hardon actual bodily harm? I would happily let the police decide on this if you are unsure. Keeping a hardon It sounds quite threatening at least. Keeping a hardon By the way, keeping a hardon I am extremely offended by it.
Keeping a hardon Regarding my lycra I never actually planned to wear any until I found how mor comforatble and how much it helps against the wind, keeping a hardon quite logical reasons for my outfit I think. Keeping a hardon Same as I wear football boots for football, keeping a hardon I wear nice padded shorts for cycling.
Keeping a hardon This has turned into a much longer letter than I imagined, keeping a hardon so I am going to down my keyboard and relax for a bit.
Keeping a hardon Yours, keeping a hardon
Keeping a hardon Matt