Note from Dan: The following guest post is by the notorious ex-librarian River Laker, a bicyclist known for using his helmet in unusual ways.
By River Laker
Regarding congestion and ill-mannered behaviors on Roanoke greenways I propose a simple solution: The immediate banning of lycra on all Roanoke greenways.
It is primarily the lycra-clad bicyclists that are causing the troubles. They come in from the county, fill up the parking spaces with their monstrous sized vehicles, and proceed to treat our Roanoke greenways like race tracks.
To a lesser degree the lycra-clad runners and walkers, also primarily from the county, treat Roanoke greenways in the same way.
And to an even lesser degree, but still in significant numbers, the county lycra clad pet owners do the same thing. Read more »