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Old 02-02-2019, 10:56
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Originally Posted by Deanscroft View Post
I don't think the vast majority of the cyclists here know what a bell is despite it being a legal requirement. Perhaps a 50€ on the spot fine would do the trick and raise a tidy sum for the islands coffers.
I didn't know that?! It's hard enough to find out the laws in the UK let alone Spain. Where did you find that info. Maybe there's other Spanish quirks I should know about...
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:27
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Plenty of info here :- https://www.donkey.bike/spain-cycling-rules/ .
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Old 02-02-2019, 15:45
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Originally Posted by Sparky View Post
Awesome link. I'll post that on my house facebook page so my mates read it.

I thought I was the only person who waved his left hand to indicate stopping. So good rules there that I agree with (and already adhere to)
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Old 02-02-2019, 18:00
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My favourite hand signal is when the left or right arm is lowered straight down and the middle finger raised about an inch. The slight incline of the finger is the 'cool' way to signal that you are turning left or right.

I will have to give a copy of these laws to the policeman who regularly cycles the wrong way along the Formentor road.
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Old 04-02-2019, 18:27
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Default The law applying to cyclists

Here is an interesting article -
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Old 22-02-2019, 15:54
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This will frighten you all....

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Old 24-02-2019, 08:23
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Originally Posted by Rockape View Post
This will frighten you all....

Well, some cyclist profiles might be more attractive than others (this is not a commercial; just a point to indicate that the "luxury segment" of the cycling tour business could have a few redeeming facets):

TREK Bicycles; TREK Travel Luxury Tours; mallorca-luxury-bike-tour


Priced at US$1,000 per person per day, in the cases of some "destinations"!

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Old 24-02-2019, 09:24
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I assume that price includes a 'driver'. Rickshaws or tandems?
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Old 24-02-2019, 10:56
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Wow - I only spotted one car on the road during the whole video - wonder when it was filmed
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