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    To lid or not to lid that is the question

    I dont lid up on most road rides, most of my commuting is done on dedicated cycle paths. I know I should all the time really but??

    I always lid up when trail riding as im guaranteed to fall off everytime

    So if it was made law would we? Dont see how they can enforce it would it be traffic police? After all we dont contribute to road tax etc

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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    i cant see it being made law to wear a lid, what with all the cuts i would say the police are stretched enough without waisting time on a cylist.

    as for you steve......TUT TUT TUT

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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    Cool kids wear lids!

    What if the nhs start to refuse treatment for cyclists who don't lid up? You fall off without a lid and bust your head it should be a case of tough lucky daft lad.
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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    Cool kids wear lids!

    What if the nhs start to refuse treatment for cyclists who don't lid up? You fall off without a lid and bust your head it should be a case of tough lucky daft lad.
    nah whats better is "smoker got cancer oops sorry but good luck anyway" "fat got heart problems aw shouldnt have had those pies ay"

    For me I think eventually I will lid up for road rides, probably when I find one that doesnt make my head look like a phallus shaped object
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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    Try the fox flux.
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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    Screw that, always wear a lid dude.
    So what happens if on your cycle path another cyclist hits you or something equally possible but also unlikely occurs.
    I'll be sorry that such a thing has happened but I'll not have much sympathy for he headache you have.
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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    yes I know your all right, I have only been commuting for about 6 months and eased from paths to roads and have had some hairy moments from drivers that just look you in the eye as they pull out in front of you lol.

    How would they possibly enforce it so many people just take a ride up the shop, its like riding on the pavement is it legal or just annoying for pedestrians?
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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    i always wear a lid... how ever small or long the ride it or where I'm biking.... not worth the risk!

    Can easily come of and crack your head on the pavement curb, tree car etc....


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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    I would hope all of us would always wear a lid - even if it is to set a good example to others who think it uncool...

    As said, it may well happen at any point of any ride.

    Imagine riding along a safe cycle path and seeing a lovely well endowed chic walking her dog and bending over to pick up whatever.... get the picture???
    Ride hard but avoid the hikers

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    Re: To lid or not to lid that is the question

    sorry dis... i dont have a dog at the moment
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