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Idiots walking in the bike lane. 14:19 - May 13 with 2426 viewsHCMC

Just had a 90 minute walk between the Marina and Mumbles I could not believe how many idiots walk on the side allocated for bicycles walking 3 abreast and taking up the entire bicycle lane when no one is on the pedestrian side.

These people should not be allowed out alone with the danger they are causing I guarantee during the summer there will be many accidents,I saw about 4 close calls today these idiots will only have themselves to blame when they get smashed.
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 11:55 - May 15 with 585 viewsBatterseajack

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 20:48 - May 14 by HCMC

Which is split in two you thick tw@t.

Another who is easily confused.
[Post edited 14 May 20:49]


Confused? Thick? Are you saying its not a shared use path?
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 16:34 - May 15 with 539 viewsFlashberryjack

Cyclists riding on the pavement is just as dull as pedestrians walking in the bike lane.

I wish I had a mate like Neath_Jack.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 17:23 - May 15 with 523 viewsBatterseajack

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 16:34 - May 15 by Flashberryjack

Cyclists riding on the pavement is just as dull as pedestrians walking in the bike lane.


Bingo
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 17:50 - May 15 with 511 viewsHCMC

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 16:34 - May 15 by Flashberryjack

Cyclists riding on the pavement is just as dull as pedestrians walking in the bike lane.


Exactly thank god we have someone not easily confused.
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:18 - May 15 with 473 viewsBanosswan

How about cyclists on the road when there's a cycle path?

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:20 - May 15 with 470 viewsJackfath

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:18 - May 15 by Banosswan

How about cyclists on the road when there's a cycle path?


No issue.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:36 - May 15 with 457 viewsBanosswan

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:20 - May 15 by Jackfath

No issue.


Not talking about proper cyclists doing more than 16mph. The new converts tootling along at 9.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 23:35 - May 15 with 426 viewsDJack

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:36 - May 15 by Banosswan

Not talking about proper cyclists doing more than 16mph. The new converts tootling along at 9.


Run them over...job done.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 23:48 - May 15 with 413 viewslifelong

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 23:35 - May 15 by DJack

Run them over...job done.


Very dangerous, especially for people who are walking with young children, I’m surprised there are not more serious incidents there.
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 00:06 - May 16 with 398 viewsDJack

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 23:48 - May 15 by lifelong

Very dangerous, especially for people who are walking with young children, I’m surprised there are not more serious incidents there.


I agree.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 07:37 - May 16 with 347 viewsDDCH

I love cycling on the prom, but have to agree that some users have a borderline death wish, coupled with an attitude. The worst culprits are people with dogs. Nearly came off a few weeks back with a woman with three rat type dogs who decided to lunge at me barking. Managed to avoid hitting them and not even an apology, plus she was on the bike side.

I have a hybrid flat bar bike, and agree that the drop handle roadies with their stupid shoes attached to their pedals and dressed in skin tight lycra looking like a magic marker should move to the road. They are too busy trying to beat other strava users sectional times, rather than just enjoy the prom in a safe way.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 08:23 - May 16 with 334 viewsmoonie

That prom path would be ridiculed by serious cyclists who know full well where to test themselves .

Swansea prom is not the place to strap into cleats and go for it.


It's a pleasant jaunt and no more than that .No sweat is broken .


There is a hatred,however,towards cyclists in this country not seen on the continent .

My own hate is horses on the roads . They simply should not be on town or city roads
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 08:52 - May 16 with 326 viewscsf

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 07:37 - May 16 by DDCH

I love cycling on the prom, but have to agree that some users have a borderline death wish, coupled with an attitude. The worst culprits are people with dogs. Nearly came off a few weeks back with a woman with three rat type dogs who decided to lunge at me barking. Managed to avoid hitting them and not even an apology, plus she was on the bike side.

I have a hybrid flat bar bike, and agree that the drop handle roadies with their stupid shoes attached to their pedals and dressed in skin tight lycra looking like a magic marker should move to the road. They are too busy trying to beat other strava users sectional times, rather than just enjoy the prom in a safe way.


A few years back I fell off my bike quite badly, all my own fault. The same day another cyclist came in with the same injusries as me, he'd been on the cycle path riding to work I believe and a dog ran out in front him, broken collar bone was the result I think.
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 09:42 - May 16 with 313 viewsPapaLazarou

You shouldn't really be building up any sort of pace whereby you could come off and injure yourself on the prom. But I have to agree that it's a mix of mental cyclists on road bikes with those stupid strap-in shoes, and inconsiderate families and dog walkers taking up both lanes that cause the issues.

A much nicer cycle can be had going up from Blackpill towards Gowerton, stopping off in the Railway in Killay for light refreshments.

Either that, or cycling along Route 43 from the Marina to the Pontardawe Inn. Happy cycling!
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 12:19 - May 16 with 291 viewsWandererJack

I cycle this route frequently and it is astonishing how many people are simply unaware they're on the wrong side.

The worst is when someone is walking in the walk lane and their dog is the other side of the bike lane with their lead stretching the width of the path.
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:53 - May 16 with 228 viewsHCMC

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 12:19 - May 16 by WandererJack

I cycle this route frequently and it is astonishing how many people are simply unaware they're on the wrong side.

The worst is when someone is walking in the walk lane and their dog is the other side of the bike lane with their lead stretching the width of the path.
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I saw that a few times last week.

Total fecking morons.
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 17:37 - May 17 with 155 viewsPrivate_Partz

Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 21:53 - May 16 by HCMC

I saw that a few times last week.

Total fecking morons.


Very interesting thread. I have used the cycle tracks for years and it is only holiday time and rare sunny days that there are any problems. The lycra brigade are a pain and are giving us decent cyclists a bad name.
Cycle paths are essential though. They have saved countless lives.
The problem is we have a massive increase in cycling yet LA cuts mean we have virally no improvement or development of suitable paths .
They should start by doubling the width of existing tracks. Then developed the 'quick wins' so more cyclists have acess to cycle tracks.
The payback is a healthier nation and less pressure on roads and public transport.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 17:48 - May 17 with 149 viewsJackfath

I often cycle and walk on these routes.

I often have to slow or stop. It's part of being a member of society and learning to get along with other. Tolerance. Some people are just so angry.

I suggest everyone just relaxes and the whole world would be a far more pleasant place for all.

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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 22:32 - May 17 with 105 viewsdickythorpe

Wise.words.fath. Everyone out for themselves though nowadays. No personalities or.characters out there..selfish and greedy all around us
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Idiots walking in the bike lane. on 08:00 - May 18 with 73 viewssquarebear

It would be great if path users kept to their own sides, of course. Equally it would be great if cyclists learned to sound their bells when approaching other path-users at speed. It’s unnerving when cyclists fly past your shoulder at circa 15 mph .
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