Letter: Forced off the road
Wednesday 07 October 1998
Of course cyclists should not ride on busy pavements, and of course they should use bells; for one thing it would give cyclists a higher profile and maybe help the argument for better roadway provision for cyclists. However, I freely admit to riding on empty pavements beside busy roads. And while I personally know of no one who has been injured by a cyclist, I do know of several friends and acquaintances injured - in once case killed -while riding "legitimately" on the roads.
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