Bicycle Critical Mass Critical Mass bike rides are spontaneous, leaderless rides that begin at specific times and locations in various cities around the world. What's actually at issue is that motorists' unexamined double-standard is being violated. February 28, at 6: So, I don't think much of Critical Mass in its current form because they fail to present any coherent message or demand, and by routinely and flagrantly violating traffic laws, they show that whatever their message is, it clearly has nothing to do with equity between different road users. Mayor Emanuel, Critical Mass is a ticking time bomb just waiting to go off. And yet, I agree with every motorist around the world when they say:
Guys: what the hell?
Every election there are only 2 issues in San Francisco, and always the same 2 issues: Anyone in Los Angeles knows the magic of a thank you wave and the good that both people feel when one is issued. It's a pain in the ass to the point where it's easy to just end up ignoring the issues and ride on the solid principle of "Man, I really hope nothing breaks today. I managed to stop roughly 15 feet before a wall. Regardless of who you're driving your car around, be communicative with the people on the bicycles. Helmets and proper lights are a must though, I can't count the number of times I see hipsters on their fixies, no brakes, not helmets, no lights.
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Though I would point out that unless you live and work really far from a train station, taking a train would faster and cheaper. That anger; the apparent incapacity to grasp the situation, to see a bigger picture; resorting to offensive over-generalizations about people this guy never new in life - all that, coming from a self-called "bike advocate" is sad beyond measure. At this point, I got his attention, and just begged him — once again, told him the situation. Read these ChicagoNow blogs. Besides talking to everyone and getting ahold lots of people, does anyone have any other suggestions?
Visibility plus space to turn makes everybody happy! I enjoyed watching it very much and actually spoken to a few that ride and one told me that there are a few that cause problems. You can put fliers on bikes you see locked up around town. I expect maybe there is some cultural norm I may not be understanding, but after nine years of seeing the same habits, I can not grasp the true goal of critical mass. A message to all Cyclists. The author writes a negative blog on CM and you resort by saying that. Honk said October 2, at