Cycling in the press
By user12625760 on Jun 07, 2006
It seems the Independent is running some articles on cycling today.
This one made me laugh out load for this quote:
Yesterday, Mr Havers was in no mood to signal a thaw in relations. Speaking from his car on a mobile phone, he said: "I absolutely hate cyclists. If they use the roads for free and they don't have to pay any tax, they must obey the rules”
The ignorance. Last time I checked I paid a lot of tax. Then the irony of Mr Havers speaking from his car on a mobile phone. I do hope he was not driving. Don't start me on the 90% on drivers who admit to speeding or comparing the numbers killed by motorists and cyclists. Even with Red light jumping, something I don't condone, cyclists are simply not the problem.
The articles I have found are: