Portrait Of What I’m Sure Is An Otherwise Lovely and Considerate Elderly Couple Rolling A Stop Sign In Their Car As The Husband Waves At Me In Surprise After The Wife Yells At Him To Quit Driving Like An Idiot And Instead Make Some Effort To Obey Traffic Laws And Share The Road

Alternate Title: A Less-Attentive And Intuitive Cyclist Would Have Become A Momentary Hood Ornament


Here’s the slow-mo video of the slow-speed encounter beginning when I proceed from my stop on 4th Street a couple blocks east of Western Avenue as the northbound vehicle crosses the intersection (worth noting in that first frame below how the southbound vehicle hasn’t arrived at the limit line):

All in a day’s ride, folks. Aaaaaaaaaaaall in a day’s ride.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."