The Lethal Right Hook

June 30th, 2017 · 9 mins 34 secs

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Taking the bête out of urban cycling’s bête noire.

In a good month, I cycle 500 kilometres on city bike paths and roads. For that reason alone, you would think I would be thrilled the City has moved forward with an aggressive program of protected, green bike lanes adjacent to the curb. However, I have mixed feelings. Before them, I took the approach that as a cyclist amongst a lot of cars and trucks, I was like the kayaker in with the killer whales. While they may not intend to kill me, ‘killer’ is their first name after all...

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