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Postby JR8 » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:41 pm

Nah, I ensure I leave plenty of time, so that I never have to hurry and feel I have to fight through people or crowds...

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Postby martincymru » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 1:29 pm

Next time I see a motorcyclist on the pavement I will make a Citizens Arrest. Possible?

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 1:38 pm

martincymru wrote:Next time I see a motorcyclist on the pavement I will make a Citizens Arrest. Possible?


Ha! Interesting concept, getting involved here in other people's business.

More likely to 'tek pit-cher' and send to Stomp: Try to belittle/shame anonymously/at arms length.

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Postby Barnsley » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 5:36 pm

martincymru wrote:Next time I see a motorcyclist on the pavement I will make a Citizens Arrest. Possible?


That seems popular in Tampines , maybe all two wheeled vehicles are allowed on the footpaths there!!!
Life is short, paddle harder!!

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Postby Brah » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 8:22 pm

bgd wrote:Given the cycling abilities on display and the propensity of local pedestrians to wander aimlessly with no awareness of anything other than their phone you almost have the perfect storm. :wink:

+1
Too funny

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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 17 Oct 2014 4:50 pm

Asia Number One News Portal .....

Search "pavement-hogging-cyclists-caught-act"

Good News again ..............

When they coming to Pasir Ris though!!!
Life is short, paddle harder!!

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 17 Oct 2014 6:19 pm

Barnsley wrote:Asia Number One News Portal .....
Search "pavement-hogging-cyclists-caught-act"
Good News again ..............
When they coming to Pasir Ris though!!!


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'The rule is simple: Please use the cycling lane and if you must use the pedestrian walkway, then please dismount. Certainly do not ring the bell and charge your way through the pedestrians, when you do not even have the right of way." [my bold]
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This is my pet peeve de jour, speeding cyclists on the pavement trying to 'bell you' out of their way. I just ignore them, but it doesn't go down well at all!

You can tell them what they're doing is illegal, but they just look down and with their 'water face' try and barge past you...

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:06 pm

JR8 wrote:
Barnsley wrote:Asia Number One News Portal .....
Search "pavement-hogging-cyclists-caught-act"
Good News again ..............
When they coming to Pasir Ris though!!!


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'The rule is simple: Please use the cycling lane and if you must use the pedestrian walkway, then please dismount. Certainly do not ring the bell and charge your way through the pedestrians, when you do not even have the right of way." [my bold]
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This is my pet peeve de jour, speeding cyclists on the pavement trying to 'bell you' out of their way. I just ignore them, but it doesn't go down well at all!

You can tell them what they're doing is illegal, but they just look down and with their 'water face' try and barge past you...


Umbrella stuck "accidentally" in the spokes.

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Postby Brah » Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:34 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
JR8 wrote:
Barnsley wrote:Asia Number One News Portal .....
Search "pavement-hogging-cyclists-caught-act"
Good News again ..............
When they coming to Pasir Ris though!!!


---
'The rule is simple: Please use the cycling lane and if you must use the pedestrian walkway, then please dismount. Certainly do not ring the bell and charge your way through the pedestrians, when you do not even have the right of way." [my bold]
---


This is my pet peeve de jour, speeding cyclists on the pavement trying to 'bell you' out of their way. I just ignore them, but it doesn't go down well at all!

You can tell them what they're doing is illegal, but they just look down and with their 'water face' try and barge past you...


Umbrella stuck "accidentally" in the spokes.

There is the clothesline move as well. Maybe that's an American football thing.

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 18 Oct 2014 1:35 pm

Strong Eagle wrote: Umbrella stuck "accidentally" in the spokes.


Funny you say that as I did recently consider doing this :twisted:

What I have done is completely 'tear a strip' of one such bullying law-breaking uncle. That time it had happened about 3x in a row between home and the shops, and I had a brief lapse in the usual 'let it all wash over' mode. Of course he just put on a water-face and continued barging past me. If made feel a bit better though, that at least some kind of justice was reached.


edit: repetition.
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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 20 Feb 2015 9:35 am

Waiting for the bus to work this morning ..... The pelaton from the Tour de Pasir Ris went past , however they appeared to be not too concerned about red lights as they just went straight through them.
Even the guys struggling 40m off the back of the group and not going particularly quickly went straight through the lights.

I appreciates when you are cycling up hill (a slight incline) you probably dont want to stop and go however laws are laws and they should abide by them.

Singapore really isn't conducive to serious road cycling, the park connectors and cycle lines on the footpath are not for serious cyclists, so unless you are very lucky with traffic lights , ride up and down that road by the side of the airport, or there are some roads "out in the wilds" that don't have traffic lights every 100m you are not gonna get much serious action without breaking the law.
Life is short, paddle harder!!


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