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critical massholes(5 posts)

critical massholesthe bull
Mar 17, 2003 7:33 AM
I was riding my bike back to my house one day after a group ride when there was a traffic jam.Cars were all backed up on a 2 lane road.Being on my bike I was able to cut up between the two lanes of cars when I came up on a bunch of hippie losers on the raggedy day bikes.They where holding signs for biker rights.Pissing everyone off behind them."Share the road!",I yelled as I went around them."Come join us brother !",some fatass in a beard yelled back. Noway,I thought,I did not want to be seen whith these losers.

What do you call this people?I call them massies!Most dont ride there bikes more than a mile around campus and now there pissing everyone in a cars off.I dont think any off them were wearing helmets.There they go pissing everyone off so tomarrow when they are in there living room taking bong hits talking about there groovy little protest.The guy they pissed off and me are 20 miles out in the middle off nowhere and he is yelling at me to get the @#$%^out of the way.Now I now where his misplaced anger came from!Think about it!
Critical Mess?DougSloan
Mar 17, 2003 8:15 AM
From what I've read, these people are not so much "pro-bike," as they are "anti-car." They HATE gas consuming cars, and I think the bike alternative is the only reasonable one, short of horse and buggy.

I think they typically do more harm than good for cyclists, with their block the roads tactics. They usually get lots of news coverage when they do this in San Francisco, and it's not favorable.

Drivers typically see us as a road hazard, blocking traffic, anyway, and it seems to me that all the CM'ers do is reinforce this. I don't think "share the road" means "block the road."

They tried this in Fresno a few years ago, and the cops chose the occasion to enforce the little known and rarely enforced city bicycle registration law. I think they impounded a few bikes of some trouble makers.

Was Al Gore among them?

Critical Mess?mohair_chair
Mar 17, 2003 8:30 AM
At the time of the Fresno incident, Al Gore was busy elsewhere inventing the Internet.
Critical Mess?hycobob
Mar 17, 2003 10:35 AM
Even though I didn't vote for him, I thank him for it.
re: critical massholesHardtail
Mar 17, 2003 10:11 AM
Yep they are a bunch of counterproductive idiots.