Originally Posted by nick2ny
I've kicked those SooperShuttle vans on my bicycle when they've turned in front of me and I can'tish avoid hitting them, but I don't think I have ever dented one. Are you guys seriously kicking and denting cars and breaking mirrors off?
Modern power mirrors can be fun. You can pry the mirror out and not hurt anything. But it takes quite a whack to actually knock the assembly off the car.
Tire sidewalls on the other hand offer very little resistance to pointy objects.