“Cycling clubs teach the rules of the road” [Letters, Sept. 20] is right to be so passionate about cyclists adhering to road rules.

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Although there are many motorists and cyclists who do follow the rules, there seem to be a greater proportion of cyclists who don’t. As a cyclist and motorist living in Long Beach, I’ve witnessed many near-misses along Shore Road and Park Avenue. Cyclists routinely blow through red lights and stop signs. Of course, this poses a danger to pedestrians and motorists.

Beth Rose Macht, Long Beach