Was in a near miss today on Royal Parade in Melbourne. Approaching a red light I filtered up the left of stationary traffic, which involved entering a bike lane. The light turned green and as traffic started off I synced with it to reenter traffic, as afaik filtering is only legal with stationary traffic. This would have all gone according to plan but the cager on my right refused to budge to let me in, riding the bumper of the car in front. I stuck with them for 50 metres in what was becoming an increasingly dangerous situation before deciding to cut back out across the bike lane to pass the car in front. This went fine. As I pulled up at the next red a lycra clad cyclist pulled up next to me and started mouthing off at me about cutting him off. I tried to explain I was stuck but he wouldn't have it and was getting very aggro at me, saying filtering is illegal and he rides and knows better and so on. I tried to not engage him as I can understand him being angry but ****s sake, what kind of idiot rides up the arse of a motorbike that is being blocked out of traffic? I'm curious about feedback from people here. What could I have done in this situation? The only thing I can think of is being more aggressive early on and filtering despite the moving traffic and avoid the situation entirely... I don't know. I'm still a learner and figuring a lot out.