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How to deal with impatient drivers

Sometimes when I'm riding on the road and taking up a lane, drivers behind me honk impatiently. Presumably they want me to move of the side of the road or on to the sidewalk so they can pass. Should ...
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Why do cycle paths always have to be bumpy?

In the UK there are cycle paths laid down with proper tarmac just like the stuff they have on the roads. However, none of them that I have come across are level enough to afford a comfortable ride at ...
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Studies comparing motorway vs bike lane costs

I am trying to find a study, which I've read sometime ago, which compared the cost/Km of a motorway vs a cycle lane. I don't know the exact picture I've seen but I have the idea the study was from ...
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Are 2-way bike lanes safe?

For this question, I'm referring to bike lanes of the type shown here: To me they seem like a really bad idea. Firstly, one of the lanes is going against traffic. In this instance, the cars ...
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Are vehicle mirrors on standardized heights?

I am interested in filtering and whether the height of my handlebar should be changed to be in a zone that most cars, motorbikes and vans are not allowed to be. It feels like I have succeeded in this. ...
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