Hate filled anti cycling blog

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Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:19 am

I saw this on BSNYC the other day and was absolutely horrified, not so much at the fact that one completely ignorant fool should be dead against cycling, but at the degree of hatred and paranoia he displays. I can only hope that we don't have people quite as crazy and deluded as this in Australia.

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby VRE » Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:13 am

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby thecaptn » Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:32 am

I love the comments :)

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Gerry.M » Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:53 am

"Sharing is for commies and so is cycling" ... :roll:

well then call me comrade :mrgreen:

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Postby silentbutdeadly » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:04 am

ldrcycles wrote:I can only hope that we don't have people quite as crazy and deluded as this in Australia.


That's a forlorn hope if ever there was one... :lol:
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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby warthog1 » Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:41 am

silentbutdeadly wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:I can only hope that we don't have people quite as crazy and deluded as this in Australia.


That's a forlorn hope if ever there was one... :lol:


Sad but true.
There are some ex pros where I live who have cycled all over the world.
Just today one told me Australia is the worst place for attitudes amongst road users. :(

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby familyguy » Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:09 pm

And the more we link it, the more chances someone will see it and think "hey, he's right! I'm gonna be outraged and do something stupid with my car!'

Don't read, won't spread.

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Walst » Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:14 pm

It reads like a parody blog written by a cyclist.

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby AndyTheMan » Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:58 pm

Keep in mind that this is a country where more than half the population still believe that God created the earth only 6000 years ago and the dinosaurs never existed.

They even have a 'creation museum', visited each year by thousands of people, where they learn how evolution is fake, Noah really did save the animals and recent tornado's are caused by gay people....

I'm not even joking....


Creation Museum
http://creationmuseum.org/


US Churches blame tornadoes on Gay basketball player
http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/05/21/us-church-blames-oklahoma-tornado-on-gay-basketball-player-jason-collins/


So a blog by an anti-cycle person isn't really THAT hard to believe....

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby queequeg » Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:43 pm

Linking to a blog so old just encourages them!
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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Mike Ayling » Thu Jun 06, 2013 3:33 pm

AndyTheMan wrote:Keep in mind that this is a country where more than half the population still believe that God created the earth only 6000 years ago and the dinosaurs never existed.

They even have a 'creation museum', visited each year by thousands of people, where they learn how evolution is fake, Noah really did save the animals and recent tornado's are caused by gay people....

I'm not even joking....


Creation Museum
http://creationmuseum.org/




So a blog by an anti-cycle person isn't really THAT hard to believe....


Looking at the Creation Museum site it states that you can see dinosaurs as well as a display of Noah's Ark being built!

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:28 pm

AndyTheMan wrote:Keep in mind that this is a country where more than half the population still believe that God created the earth only 6000 years ago and the dinosaurs never existed.

They even have a 'creation museum', visited each year by thousands of people, where they learn how evolution is fake, Noah really did save the animals and recent tornado's are caused by gay people....

I'm not even joking....


Creation Museum
http://creationmuseum.org/


US Churches blame tornadoes on Gay basketball player
http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/05/21/us-church-blames-oklahoma-tornado-on-gay-basketball-player-jason-collins/


So a blog by an anti-cycle person isn't really THAT hard to believe....


Annnd that's as far as we ride down THAT particular steep and caltrop riddled trail thanks...

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby kunalraiker » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:42 pm

I should say it was a very humorous read, thanks for posting.

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:58 pm

kunalraiker wrote:I should say it was a very humorous read, thanks for posting.


True that!

I find pages like this a wonderful boost to the self esteem: "See Kids, I am NOT the stupidest man on Earth." :mrgreen:
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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:31 pm

I agree his idea that cyclists are part of some conspiracy to bring the western world to it's knees by riding slowly in front of cars is laughable but the utterly toxic nature of his language really gets me. I'm well used to seeing bogans commenting on online newspaper articles about the need for cyclists to pay rego etc etc but saying as this American guy does that "people should not feel sorry when a cyclist is killed because it's their fault" is something else. We need to understand that there is at least one person out there who hates cyclists THAT much, and make sure that kind of extreme hatred doesn't take root here.
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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby jules21 » Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:20 pm

Walst wrote:It reads like a parody blog written by a cyclist.


+ 1 it's obviously a joke

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Postby trailgumby » Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:30 pm

ldrcycles wrote:I agree his idea that cyclists are part of some conspiracy to bring the western world to it's knees by riding slowly in front of cars is laughable but the utterly toxic nature of his language really gets me. I'm well used to seeing bogans commenting on online newspaper articles about the need for cyclists to pay rego etc etc but saying as this American guy does that "people should not feel sorry when a cyclist is killed because it's their fault" is something else. We need to understand that there is at least one person out there who hates cyclists THAT much, and make sure that kind of extreme hatred doesn't take root here.

I think it would be great if he came out here. :lol:

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Ph billet » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:06 am

And in the side bar is an advertisment for Reid cycles! Won't use them anymore.

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby jcjordan » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:18 am

Ph billet wrote:And in the side bar is an advertisment for Reid cycles! Won't use them anymore.

You will find the Web pages owner just had the generic google advertising block wick pulls add based on your browsing history and is not selected by either the advertiser or Page owner
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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby thecaptn » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:44 am

jcjordan wrote:
Ph billet wrote:And in the side bar is an advertisment for Reid cycles! Won't use them anymore.

You will find the Web pages owner just had the generic google advertising block wick pulls add based on your browsing history and is not selected by either the advertiser or Page owner

See they're watching us all the time! I'm going to get my tin foil hat....

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Marx » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:56 am

Not all cyclists are peace loving, limp wristed, procrastonators. Some riders are real volent people of resource & action. This sort of retoric could get this person/people into all sorts of inconvenicance.
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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Ph billet » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:03 pm

Yes I can see how this kind of advertising works but the fact is it still there, and it's bad for Reid.

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby Lukeyboy » Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:49 pm

I wouldn't mind slapping that sticker on my bag next time I head out :P

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Postby Derny Driver » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:07 pm

Marx wrote:Not all cyclists are peace loving, limp wristed, procrastonators. Some riders are real volent people of resource & action...

Local bunch ride in my area may contain, on any given day, 3 or 4 Police, one cage fighter, one wrestler/ hotel owner, a bouncer, one local outlaw motorcycle gang member ....
I wont repeat any stories on here, but yes, some motorists have learned the hard way, that you should respect cyclists.

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Re: Hate filled anti cycling blog

Postby hannos » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:31 am

ldrcycles wrote: I can only hope that we don't have people quite as crazy and deluded as this in Australia.

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