Thursday, 3 November 2011

Tip 110: Ring your bell at a pedestrian.

Don't ask why the pedestrian effects a startled pirouette that takes up more path-space when the bell is rung. It's just the way it is: like rain on your wedding day, or a free ride, when you've already paid.

BONUS TIP: Beneath an experienced thumb, the bell can be rung at exactly the right distance to ensure the pedestrian's turn coincides exactly with a handlebar to the genitals and a crumpler bag into the visage. If there's not a YouTube channel for this yet, there ought to be.


  1. A friend and I have frequent LONG discussions about this cyclist/pedestrian interaction. Your post has made us laugh. Thank you. :D

  2. Beautifully said. I wrote this little piece a while back, about elderly women saying thanks when we dring dring them:

  3. Weigh 105kg, pedestrians often think I will get out of their, way, on the road....Wrong.