I’m not sure why but in the last few days I’ve taken to searching ‘cyclist’ on twitter to see what it throws up, the results are not so good. In the space of any given hour there seems to be up to half a dozen people wishing violence and injury on cyclists.
I wonder, should any unfortunate cyclist encounter one of these people and end up in an accident with them, could their mindless ramblings on Twitter be used to prove premeditation? Here’s a few from the last hour…
Good luck Team GB at your Manchester headquarters, James here is goin’ ta getcha!
One day I will run over a cyclist! The road is made for cars, not bikes
— James Barlow (@JamesBarlow1) September 3, 2012
This charmer works at Universal music, but don’t worry his opinions are his own.
I nearly wiped a cyclist for being a dick however I count them as the vermin of the euston road so no love lost
— Sam Lunn (@LamSunn) September 3, 2012
Now this young fellow is a young pro footballer at Stirling Albion who just failed his driving test, thank God.
And Sahara here’s heart is obviously barren.
Sometimes certain cyclist need to get hit
— Sahara (@SVRxoxo) September 3, 2012