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Old Posted Feb 24, 2010, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by tallboy66 View Post
As far as critical mass I have not seen or participated in any violence or obnoxious behavior, it's the a-holes in the S-class, Hummer, Range Rover... that are hyper aggressive and NEEDS to get to the burb's an hour and half away that gets pissed because 300 bikes making them wait an extra 5 minutes once a month wahhh!
for chicago, critcal mass rides are more on the order of 5,000 riders and block all traffic for up to 15 minutes and leave ungodly gridlock in their wake.

to me, that just doesn't seem like a sensible way to build bridges between the motoring and cycling communities. (and realize that i say this as an avid cyclist and daily bike commuter who hasn't owned a car in a decade).
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