Video: Cyclist pack and one pissed-off driver -- real Colorado wildlife
Mark Ewell isn't anti-bicycle. He's a runner but occasionally rides himself, although usually mountain bikes. But he's definitely anti-bicyclists who are "completely indifferent to vehicle traffic and the law." And on Saturday morning, when he was traveling along Marksheffel Road outside of Colorado Springs, he encountered a pack of bicyclists who seemed to think that "this is their road -- never mind it's two lanes."
So he grabbed his phone and documented the cyclist pack, then posted it on Facebook.
And he also provided the applicable portion of law that the cyclists were violating:
(6) (a) Persons operating bicycles on roadways shall ride single file; except that riding no more than two abreast is permitted in the following circumstances: (i) When riding two abreast will not impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic; or (ii) When riding on paths or parts of roadways set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles.
Here's what Ewell saw:More from our archives: "Best bicycling states of 2013 -- and why Colorado finished near the top."
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.
- Dear Stoner: Is It Legal to Sell Clones on Craigslist?
Sat., Sep. 5, 12:00am
Sat., Sep. 5, 12:30pm
Sat., Sep. 5, 7:30pm
Sun., Sep. 6, 2:00pm
- An Open Letter to Colorado Natives From a Transplant
- How to Avoid Being a Parking Douchebag