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Quiz: Would you use this bike facility?

by Richard Masoner

Here’s a quiz for you. After looking at the photo posted below, how do you recommend getting through this marked bike facility?

  1. “Take the lane.”

  2. Call public works and complain about the poor condition of the bike lane.
  3. Take public transportation.
  4. “There’s no bad weather, just bad clothing.” I’d don my rain cape and rain pants and cycle through it.

View this photo then let me know how to deal with this kind of situation. Props to Jack in St. Louis for this.

Be sure not to miss Tim’s post today on Alternative Safety Tactics.

The Chariot Summer Sale - 2013

15 Responses to “Quiz: Would you use this bike facility?”

  1. Brett says:

    Where’s my snorkel?

  2. jack says:

    Another Scuba-Doo trail…how exciting!

  3. Tracy says:

    Water wings?

  4. Val says:

    Shuttle Bike! Reconfigure, and cruise on.

  5. MikeOnBike says:

    Got fenders?

  6. Dan says:

    I’d switch to my 35c tires and hope for enough float. Like Brett though, I would have my snorkel on hand as plan B.

  7. Jennifer says:

    Go home, take the day off.

  8. Bill says:

    I believe that 1, 2, and 4 are the appropriate actions, combined together.


  9. Rob L says:

    Pontoon Boat Conversion for my Surly xtra-cycle with my easily transported kayaking paddle.

  10. I’d have to roll out the .

  11. Hilton Meyer says:

    I’d stick with Dan, pump the tires to bursting point. should give enough to stay above water although I’d go with water wings instead of the snorkel, I’ve got Water world gills

  12. Eric says:

    I don’t see it as a huge deal, I’ll just ride in a more upright position. :) There are some advantages to being over 6′ tall.

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