Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on September 3rd, 2005 at 10:18 am
“Bicyclists listening to music while they ride! Herumph! Why, I’ve had to put my latte AND my cell phone down SEVERAL times to avoid inattentive bicyclists! What are they doing in those narrow lanes anyway?!“
All joking aside, wearing headphones while riding or driving is a terrible (yet too popular) idea. For a serious discussion of the legality of headphones, see this recent column on VeloNews.com by Porltand’s own biking lawyer, Bob Mionske.