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Richard10002

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  1. Agreed, but better a piddling bell than nothing. It takes two or more things to happen in order for some kind of accident to happen. In your case, it needs you to be hard of hearing, a piddling bell, and a cyclist who assumes that the bell has done its job. One could hope that a piddling bell would be enough for most situations. This morning I saw two bikes coming up behind two walkers on the towpath opposite. The front cyclist sounded a horn which sounded like a decent narrowboat horn. “That’s a bit more like it”, we’re the words that went through my mind.
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  3. If you are a cyclist and use the bell for the right reasons, you retain the moral high ground, and have done the right thing. Better to have a few people swear at you, than run someone, or a dog, over.
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  5. Somebody here recently said that Vodafone have decided it costs more to provide good customer service, than they lose with bad customer service, so they are happy with a business model that includes bad customer service. It's a popular model that a number of companies use. If wee comes out of your bowel, you have more to worry about than Vodafones customer service......
  6. But have no interest in encouraging cyclists to obey the towpath rules. On The Bridgewater, the rule is that cyclists give way to pedestrians, (and animals I think). Several dogs have been run over, but it is probably going to take the death of a person to generate some proper enforcement.
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  8. The “repair” of a lot of the towpath on The Bridgewater has been funded by Sustrans - they care for, and celebrate, “The National Cycle Network”
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  11. I'd guess there will be no change whatsoever. I keep Poppy on lead for similar reasons, and we both often jump out of our skin when a cyclist passes, with no warning, no bell. I sometimes feel like saying something, but they've gone before you know it, and I'd guess there is more chance of confrontation than a change in cyclist behaviour.
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