A cyclist in Berkshire narrowly avoided an apparent booby trap on a popular bridle path. The cyclist, named John, spotted a rope strung up across the path, which he believes was deliberately placed to hinder cyclists. He managed to stop in time and cut through the rope with a knife. The incident has been reported to the local authority. Social media users have debated the incident, with some criticizing the cyclist for riding too fast, while others defended him and condemned the trap. The cyclist has expressed relief at escaping unharmed.