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Proof cyclists get stopped by the gardai

If our story about 2,600 cyclists being brought to court between 2003 and 2011 was not enough, below is visual proof that cyclists do get stop by the gardai and on-the-spot fines due by the end of the year will make it easier…

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  1. It proves that cyclists do and can get stopped by the gardai. Amazingly some people — including the odd cyclists — that we’re in contact on twitter and etc are in denial about this…

  2. I do not see this in this picture.. And I know Gardai stop cyclists as I have been stopped myself. It was for letting some kind of VIPs get out of a hotel, but I was stopped. Do you not see the question mark at the end of the sentence? This picture just shows two cyclist talking to two Gardai. Suggesting anything more is conjecture.


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