POLL: 'Clarkson is wrong', 'Cyclist are some the most arrogant road users' - motorists react to Jeremy Clarkson's controversial views on cycle lanes

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Earlier in August, Grand Tour host Jeremy Clarkson expressed his opinions on cyclists on cycle lanes in an expletive-riddled clip posted on YouTube (check out the clip at the end of this article). 

Clarkson says: "I know that cycle lanes now are seen as the single most important thing in the world by all those lunatics with five hardened bananas on their head and a little go pro, but hey F*** off they're not."

I was just coming just now into London on the A40 where they have taken one of the lanes away to make a cycle lane, massive traffic jam resulting from it and stuck in it is an ambulance. Someone is dying from a heart-attack and the ambulance can't get there because they are building a cycle lane.

"We live in absurd times, absurd."

READ: Jeremy Clarkson doesn't hold back as he shares controversial views on cyclists

We asked readers what they think of cycle lanes in South Africa and our poll garnered more than 16 000 views. The majority of readers (43%) believe that cycle lanes are much need in SA. Check out the results of our poll at the end of this article.

Check out results below:

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