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Near Miss of the Day 235: A cyclist undertakes at speed

Our regular series of near misses from around the country - today it's London.....

If it’s not enough that you have to worry about all the cars and lorries, today’s near miss was delivered by a fellow cyclist.

Henry was about to turn left after leaving Greenwich Park when he was undertaken at speed.

“I was indicating to turn left and there was lots of room to overtake on the right so I don't know why this guy did this,” he said.

“While we complain (rightly) about close passes from motor vehicles, what can be done about cyclists who behave like this?”

> Near Miss of the Day turns 100 - Why do we do the feature and what have we learnt from it?

Over the years has reported on literally hundreds of close passes and near misses involving badly driven vehicles from every corner of the country – so many, in fact, that we’ve decided to turn the phenomenon into a regular feature on the site. One day hopefully we will run out of close passes and near misses to report on, but until that happy day arrives, Near Miss of the Day will keep rolling on.

If you’ve caught on camera a close encounter of the uncomfortable kind with another road user that you’d like to share with the wider cycling community please send it to us at info [at] or send us a message via the Facebook page.

If the video is on YouTube, please send us a link, if not we can add any footage you supply to our YouTube channel as an unlisted video (so it won't show up on searches).

Please also let us know whether you contacted the police and if so what their reaction was, as well as the reaction of the vehicle operator if it was a bus, lorry or van with company markings etc.

> What to do if you capture a near miss or close pass (or worse) on camera while cycling

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