Friday, June 5, 2009
More and more means less
Interesting that as more people choose to ride, commute, shop, and generally live by bike, the incidence of car/bike collisions decreases. Familiarity I suppose. I cant tell you how many times I have had a car stop in the opposing lane with no stop sign and attempt to wave me across. I am at the stop sign, they have the right of way. They think they are doing a good thing I'm sure, but in point of fact they are creating a hazard. All any bicyclist really wants is to be seen as an equal. Same road, same rules.
Photo of the party, parking is in the garage. Bikes Limited, Blue Heron crews made an appearance. Had some mighty good conversations about tubing, stems, crank arm length. You know, the usual geek out that happens when 15 or so bikers get together. It was a wonderful event.
Getting ready for a multiple overnighter, maybe a Reedsburg to Trempeleau kinda deal. Good time of year, not too many bugs or Chicagoans.
KV for the day - "If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind."