Over at his blog, Dave Moulton describes POBs or Pedestrians on a Bike. It's not unlike the widespread stereotype of cagers. [They] behave like pedestrians. Most pedestrians don't follow too many rules; they wander around willy-nilly all over the place.
Dave then goes on to describe an irritating sub-group, the APOBs.I greatly appreciate his perspective. So much ink has been spilled on the malevolent cager that it's become a meaningless category (like calling every conservative a fascist or Nazi) but very little on the equally malevolent biker. This is unfortunate. With the growing popularity of utility biking, particularly on urban streets, I've seen increasing numbers of the kind of bikers Dave describes, even some talking on their cell-phones.