By Cassidy Williams
I fully understand that the University of Illinois is a bicycle-friendly campus. Bicycles are environmentally friendly and help shrink a large campus. However, too many bicyclists use the sidewalk as a race track. It’s insane how fast some ride while weaving in and out of a crowd.
If your class is on the other side of campus maybe you should have woken up a little earlier instead of speeding. I shouldn’t feel like I’m walking through the middle of the Tour de France on the way to class.
Bicycles are like motor vehicles, people. They’re dangerous!
I have personally had to take a trip to McKinley Health Center after being run over by a bike — and by run over I mean I was hit head on and comically went flying backwards while my stuff flew into the street. Did I mention it was pouring outside, and I landed in a puddle?
Bicyclists need to slow down, and watch where they’re going! Only then, would the campus be a much safer place.