Frazz by Jef Mallett

Frazz

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  1. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 7 months ago

    Not really. Golfers usually don’t ignore stop signs, ride on the left side, run into people, etc. (I biked from 1982 to 2000. I was almost alone among bikers in that I obeyed the traffic laws and remembered that there were other people on the road.)

  2. PuckerbrushCity

    PuckerbrushCity said, 7 months ago

    @ Mr. Nabuquduriuzhur…I’m sorry you have had such bad experiences with cyclists who do not obey vehicular law. On the other hand, what about all the CAR DRIVERS about which one could say the same thing?! I live in a fairly bike friendly state but even here, car drivers get away with murder if they hit a bicyclist—even when the bicyclist is obeying road rules.

  3. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, 7 months ago

    Football, too. About the only thing that will get football players off the field is lightning.
    On the other hand, are bicyclists using adult language every few minutes?
    Remember, golf is a four-letter word that usually results in other four-letter words!

  4. puddleglum1066

    puddleglum1066 said, 7 months ago

    N, P & T: it is just a fact of life that when bicycle riders (who tend to travel 10-30 mph and for whom every joule of kinetic energy comes at great cost) and car drivers (who tend to travel 30-and-up, and for whom a stop-and-restart is just a couple light taps of the pedal) share the same roads, they will create a Mutual Annoyance Society. Not much different from bicycle riders sharing a “recreational path” with joggers and baby-carriage-pushers. It’s life. Whining about it on the internet isn’t going to change it.


    But being compared to a golfer… now them’s fightin’ words…

  5. jessegooddoggy

    jessegooddoggy said, 7 months ago

    I do ride, mostly on dirt roads with my dog, and don’t play golf, but I did learn to appreciate the game from my late husband and enjoyed going to occassional tournaments (before the Tiger madness took over). Golf courses are certainly more interesting than football fields or tennis courts.

  6. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    Golf is O.K., but I gave it up.
    I got tired running those 18 bases every time I hit the ball..

  7. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 7 months ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    I would imagine that those who didn’t obey traffic laws were run over or ticketed.
    Golfers aren’t looked upon as athletes. Unless they carry their own bags and run from hole-to-hole. So that would be a bad day for a cycler.

  8. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, 7 months ago

    The Masters got rained on last year. I felt bad for ’em. Well, not that bad…

  9. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, 7 months ago

    @masterskrain

    Better’n baseball
    The small one’s not doin’ 90mph…

  10. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, 7 months ago

    Boy’s got a soapbox, don’t he?

  11. Olongapojoe

    Olongapojoe GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    One main difference, a lot of golfers can make good money doing it as a job, very few cyclists make a dime.

  12. luvdafuneez

    luvdafuneez said, 7 months ago

    @PuckerbrushCity

    Yeah – WHAT speed limit?!? WHAT red light?!?

  13. pumaman

    pumaman said, 7 months ago

    Runners will run in the rain more often than bikers will bike in the rain. For me its a safety thing. Too easy to wipe out on a road bike on wet roads. Scary enough out there.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 7 months ago

    @pumaman

    Exactly.

  15. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, 7 months ago

    Try highway 4 in New Mexico. 4 Circles the Los Alamos National Lab and there is an active cyclist community. I had to deal with these people for 25 years and their major feature is a dramatic loss of IQ, common sense and good manners when there are more than two on the road together. The good news is the auto/truck drivers haven’t resorted to road rage.

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