Originally Posted by Gummee!
"Neither side disputes that 46-year-old Wolfgang Doerr was biking in the loop when Julie Smith began slapping her thighs and calling for her shepherd mix, Lena, who was being held by Smith's boyfriend. Sensing that the dog was going to bolt out in front of him, Doerr yelled "Watch your dog!" to no avail. Lena suffered only a few bruises, but Doerr broke his jaw and several teeth."
I started twitching a little when the bicyclist admitted that he saw the dog and was concerned. If that were me, I'd be covering the brakes already and prepping for the worst case scenario.
Riding a motorcycle and cycling teaches you that very early on.