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MikeNearMcChord Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-21-06 10:54 AM
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9. I guess you can call this the Ben Rothlisberger Syndrome
I wonder how long before Big Pharma will introduce a pill to control it? :smoke:
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  -On the way to work I passed an idiot on a ten speed bike on the freeway Swede  Jun-21-06 10:49 AM   #0 
  - Could've been worse...  havocmom   Jun-21-06 10:50 AM   #1 
  - LOL  charlie   Jun-21-06 10:51 AM   #4 
  - that would happen around 5 in Chicagoland  LSK   Jun-21-06 02:09 PM   #58 
  - I saw two of them on I-95 just south of Baltimore this morning.  madinmaryland   Jun-21-06 10:50 AM   #2 
  - what kind of laws do you have in your state  MsUnderstood   Jun-21-06 10:52 AM   #5 
  - And they endanger drivers who instinctively slow down.  Swede   Jun-21-06 10:54 AM   #8 
  - No one was slowing down.  madinmaryland   Jun-21-06 10:57 AM   #13 
  - I'm pretty sure it is illegal.  madinmaryland   Jun-21-06 10:55 AM   #12 
  - as long as it's not a restricted access highway...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 11:43 AM   #26 
     - it's fine if they follow the traffic laws  tigereye   Jun-21-06 04:45 PM   #64 
  - It's legal in many places in the West  Newsjock   Jun-21-06 10:58 AM   #16 
     - exact;ly  hfojvt   Jun-21-06 12:09 PM   #37 
  - were they wearing white shirts and black ties...?  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 10:53 AM   #7 
  - Must be nice, having that much faith  havocmom   Jun-21-06 10:54 AM   #10 
  - They were college aged with shorts and t-shirts.  madinmaryland   Jun-21-06 10:57 AM   #15 
  - I predict that we'll be seeing a lot more of this...  anarch   Jun-21-06 10:55 AM   #11 
  - I thought attempted suicide was against the law and could...............  Minnesota Libra   Jun-21-06 10:51 AM   #3 
  - You're behind the curve  charlie   Jun-21-06 10:53 AM   #6 
  - I guess you can call this the Ben Rothlisberger Syndrome  MikeNearMcChord   Jun-21-06 10:54 AM   #9 
  - i saw a guy riding a vespa on the eisenhower one day.  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 10:57 AM   #14 
  - Probably couldn't afford gas  PuraVidaDreamin   Jun-21-06 11:03 AM   #17 
  - Get out of your damn car  Ferret Mike   Jun-21-06 11:09 AM   #18 
  - and when you become two-dimensional  hobbit709   Jun-21-06 11:20 AM   #21 
  - You see the map  Ferret Mike   Jun-21-06 11:36 AM   #23 
  - So when this guy causes a pile up and a semi hits a school bus,no sympathy  Swede   Jun-21-06 11:42 AM   #25 
  - it is neither particularly dangerous or stupid, but more to the point...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 11:52 AM   #29 
     - I guess that's why there are so many of them on the freeway?  Swede   Jun-21-06 11:56 AM   #31 
     - I think you know the answer to that....  mike_c   Jun-21-06 12:20 PM   #40 
        - Riding a bike on the Interstate highway is also illegal in many states.  JVS   Jun-21-06 01:19 PM   #44 
        - interstates are federal, but they come under the limited use...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 01:42 PM   #50 
        - lots of bicyclists are just as ignorant...or moreso.  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 01:31 PM   #47 
        - as a long time cyclist, this is one of my pet peeves....  mike_c   Jun-21-06 01:45 PM   #52 
        - Combine that with ignorance/idiocy of most cyclists to the laws  jobycom   Jun-21-06 01:36 PM   #49 
           - yep....  mike_c   Jun-21-06 01:48 PM   #53 
     - not on most expressways...  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 01:29 PM   #45 
     - link to Illinois law....  mike_c   Jun-21-06 02:01 PM   #56 
        - no, i mean expressway.  QuestionAll   Jun-21-06 02:13 PM   #59 
           - you're right-- Illinois has specific roads designated "expressways..."  mike_c   Jun-21-06 02:46 PM   #63 
     - there are plenty of highway roads that are marked  MissMillie   Jun-21-06 01:59 PM   #55 
     - yep-- those are limited use highways and are the ONLY ones...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 02:06 PM   #57 
     - But, not if this was an interstate  LostinVA   Jun-22-06 01:14 PM   #66 
  - Well good for you!  huskerlaw   Jun-21-06 02:28 PM   #61 
  - Maybe you should join them.  im10ashus   Jun-21-06 11:11 AM   #19 
  - Riding a bicycle  hobbit709   Jun-21-06 11:17 AM   #20 
  - It is legal in Oregon  Ferret Mike   Jun-21-06 11:38 AM   #24 
  - not as black and white as you make out...  WalrusSlayer   Jun-21-06 11:53 AM   #30 
  - yep-- but ONLY on limited access highways...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 12:14 PM   #38 
  - good for the them!  mike_c   Jun-21-06 11:30 AM   #22 
  - On some roads, yes. Not on freeways.  MercutioATC   Jun-21-06 11:47 AM   #27 
     - A hazard?  WalrusSlayer   Jun-21-06 11:58 AM   #33 
     - furthermore, the breakdown lane or shoulder of the road...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 12:08 PM   #36 
        - Agree, with a minor qualification  WalrusSlayer   Jun-21-06 12:15 PM   #39 
           - yep...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 12:28 PM   #41 
     - you are wrong about Ohio law-- here are the traffic laws in Ohio...  mike_c   Jun-21-06 12:02 PM   #34 
  - I can top that one...  Javaman   Jun-21-06 11:51 AM   #28 
  - Legal or not, healthier or not, in the battle of bikes vs. cars,  NewWaveChick1981   Jun-21-06 11:56 AM   #32 
  - Had that happen to me once in a rainstorm, scared the ever lovin crap  Nickster   Jun-21-06 01:36 PM   #48 
  - then that's his problem  mark414   Jun-21-06 12:04 PM   #35 
  - Of all the things to complain about you choose that?  taterguy   Jun-21-06 12:45 PM   #42 
  - Used to see cyclists on a tiny, narrow, windy high-speed road  Patiod   Jun-21-06 01:13 PM   #43 
  - I passed about 4 people doing 40 on the freeway today...  deadparrot   Jun-21-06 01:30 PM   #46 
  - LOL  jasonc   Jun-21-06 01:44 PM   #51 
  - Ever been to Colorado?  Writer   Jun-21-06 01:58 PM   #54 
  - At least they aren't the "Suicide Cyclers of Death"  sakabatou   Jun-21-06 02:18 PM   #60 
  - Yeah for them!!!!!!!!!!!  regularguy   Jun-21-06 02:37 PM   #62 
  - That's illegal -- no bikes allowed on interstates  LostinVA   Jun-22-06 01:12 PM   #65 

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