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Many criticised the writer, Dr Terence Teoh, for arguing that the rise in the number of adults taking up recreational cycling on public roads, who are usually well-educated, has swayed public opinion. -- PHOTO: THE NEWPAPER A STRAITS Times Forum letter calling for recreational cyclists to stay home and pedal stationary bikes sparked a flurry of discussion online on Tuesday. Many criticised the writer, Dr Terence Teoh, for arguing that the rise in the number of adults taking up recreational cycling on public roads, who are usually well-educated, has swayed public opinion. Encouraging recreational cycling on public roads, Dr Teoh argued, 'did not make sense'. However, some readers took the writer's side, agreeing that recreational cyclists do not belong on the same roads as motorists. In response, The Straits Times asked readers: What more can be done to make roads safer for...

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