Colorado Springs Viewpoint: Bikes don’t mix well with cars in traffic

Bicycles have their place but unless cyclists have a death-wish they should realize commuting to work on a bicycle in heavy rush hour traffic isn’t wise. A collision between a 15-pound bike and a 5,000 pound pick-up or 40,000 pound dump-truck isn’t a fair fight. And finding that the driver was at fault is little consolation.

The proliferation of activist “communities” with special interests as political subdivisions is a byproduct of identity politics. And the bicycle community has an aggressive agenda.