When drivers tell me to get off the road

On several occasions this year a driver has angrily “explained” to me that he has a right to the road because he pays for it. Is this claim justified? Continue reading When drivers tell me to get off the road

Getting Doored

Here is footage of how I got doored yesterday on the Christophe Colomb bike path near Rachel. It sucks getting doored.  It’s the kind incident that shatters a cyclist confidence in being able to ride safely through city streets.  It puts cyclists in a powerless situation that can lead to serious injury and even fatality.  In the worst case scenario, getting doored can cause a cyclist to lose control and veer into moving car traffic. Some bike paths are designed to eliminate the possibility that the door of a parked car, adjacent to a bike path, can swing open and block … Continue reading Getting Doored