In a cheerful antidote to the ‘near miss’ cycling videos circulating the internet, London cyclist Helen Clarkson has posted a video on YouTube of a man stopped at a junction leaning out of the window to give her a high five as she cycles past.
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The suited man is seen leaning out of the rear window of a Toyota Prius as Clarkson moves between the car and a bus, cheering and shouting ‘high five’ as the moment is captured by the cyclist’s handlebar-mounted camera.
Clarkson duly obliges, lifting her hand up to slap the car passenger’s out-stretched hand, to more loud cheers from the car’s occupants.
“Sometimes cycling in London isn’t all bad,” commented Clarkson.