> The whole point of commuting by bike is to get there faster. A bonus is it costs less, keeps you fit,
> You have my sympathy - driving cars in cities today is bound to make you feel angry.
Actually, I hardly ever drive and almost never in cities (pisses me off too much). I either run or cycle. And, in my view, the "whole point" is to arrive on time. But at least we all now know what type of cyclist YOU are.