timelapse of Amsterdam

Bill anotherdrunkensot at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 18:56:55 EDT 2020


On 6/27/2020 3:44 PM, Ralf R Radermacher wrote:
> Am 27.06.20 um 22:22 schrieb Rick Womer:
>> Lots of canal boats whizzing about, but what impressed me most about 
>> Amsterdam a couple of years ago was the aggressively carnivorous 
>> bicyclists.
> 
> We have them all over Western Europe now. In German we call them
> 'Kampfradler' -  combat cyclist. They think they're God's gift to mobile
> humanity, they wilfully ignore all traffic rules including red lights
> and if they've made you break with screeching tyres they'll yell at you
> on top of all.
> 

We had one of those goofs get knocked off his bike while running a stop 
sign. The police went to the effort of going to the hospital and handing 
him his ticket right after he got out of surgery.

bill



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