I’m all for bicycle riders exercising their right to the road, but there is no way the actions of the cyclists below could be considered acceptable. During a club ride, this group decided to take the entire lane, rather than riding single file. This would be less of an issue if they left room for legal passing, but they did not. It was on a somewhat long and steep climb, so they not only blocked the entire lane, but did so at an excruciatingly slow pace. What makes this truly bad for the image of cyclists everywhere was their utter disregard for the fact that they were holding up a hearse. After finishing their climb, the entire group ran a red light while making their right turn.
This is by far the most disrespectful display of arrogance I have ever seen by such a large and inconsiderate group of cyclists, and I think the photo’s caption is probably still a bit generous. Let’s hope this gets enough attention that it gets back to them. They have truly done a disservice to cyclists everywhere. Feel free to share this page as a reminder that respect and courtesy is a two-way street.