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Letter: Share the road with cyclists

Share the road with cyclists

My apologies to the commuters who drive to Aspen on 82. I’m the cyclist that you see riding along the side of the highway many mornings. When you are flying by at 60 to 70 mph, I want to be as far from you as I can be. What you may not realize is that there is also a fair amount of debris in the shoulder that I am also trying to avoid. If you see me riding close to the left edge, it’s because I have no choice. Please don’t swerve into me for giggles (white box truck, I’m talking to you!) it’s unnecessary and frightening. Until the Rio Grande is paved in it’s entirety, I’m stuck on 82, and I don’t like it any more than you do. Please share the road and be respectful.

Gail Mason

Aspen Village

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