Former Denver city councilman, Doug Linkhart, was hit on his bike by a truck on 23rd street.
Linkhart, going straight, had the right of way over the pickup truck, which was turning left.
"The guy gets out and says it's my fault. He said, 'You gotta watch your turns.' I told him, 'I'm not turning,'" notes Linkhart, adding that he finally convinced the driver that he was in fact in the wrong.
For Linkhart, it was a sign that the city does need to do more to address safety risks for cyclists.
"We have a long ways to go to educate cars to look out for bikes," he says. "They are not looking for bikes. It's going to take awhile before Denver gets to the point of Portland and other places where bikes [and cars]...share the road peacefully."