A grey morning, poor visibility, wet roads. Just what I need, first moron of the month — the lady in the blue Ford Falcon wagon (registration
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It must have been something about the weather though; nearly home this evening, riding along in the cold and dark and rain, if anyone should be in a bad mood I’d think it would be the cyclist and not the motorist ensconced in their heated 4WD. With no traffic heading in the opposite direction the driver of the black 4WD,
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