GWB Glass Alert

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There is a lot of glass all over the GWB. I rode a week ago and also yesterday (11/30). I suggest you ride slowly and keep your eyes open. I have asked bridge workers about 4 times to report the problem but so far no response. (Perhaps we should come out with a broom.) But in the meantime, ride the bridge carefully.

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Fendergal (not verified)

"I would like to reply to the gentleman who stopped me on the bridge yesterday morning, as I was returning from a nice little ride to State Line. He flagged me down, so I thought he had to tell me something important. He couldn't even wait for me to remove one of my ear buds. ""There's a whole bunch of broken glass,"" he said, motioning toward the center of the bridge span. ""What, new glass?"" ""No, it's been there a week.""

And he had to stop me to tell me this? After I already saw it this morning, and for the past several mornings?

Please, if you're going to stop somebody, make sure to tell them something important. There is a pothole three feet wide. The road is closed. A cop is ticketing cyclists for riding two abreast. A smattering of glass does not count.

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lawabiding (not verified)

Section 375 24-a. Use of earphones while driving or riding a bicycle

It shall be unlawful to operate upon any public highway in this state a motor vehicle, limited use automobile, limited use motorcycle or bicycle while the operator is wearing more than one earphone attached to a radio, tape player or other audio device.

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Fenderbendergal (not verified)

"Oh, and I suppose ""lawabiding"" follows *all* the laws of the road.

And what, pray tell, is the supposed relevance to the discussion at hand?"

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lawabiding (not verified)

Just wanted to give a little context to your behavior, but I think Christian has said it all, and quite clearly.

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Christian Edstrom (not verified)

Yes, people trying to be courteous can be such a bother.

What a jerk!
- Christian

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Chaim Caron (not verified)
That was probably me

That was probably me. I stopped you and several other riders because I was hoping to save you the trouble of fixing a flat. When I first discovered the glass last week, a rider was fixing a flat about 7 feet past the area of broken glass.

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Chris T (not verified)
The old adage...


we all know no good deed goes unpunished.

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Carol Wood (not verified)
More than that...

GWB apparently has bigger problems.

(Note that the only reason I don't cut and paste relevant sections is lack of time)

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Geo Carl Kaplan (not verified)
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hannah (not verified)
midnight bike ban

And yet we can't bike over the bridge in the middle of the night because of security reasons, or has that rule been suspended?


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