Scary drivers!

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I just read an article concerning an 18 year old kid crossing the center line and mowing down 7 bikes down in Ohio. The kid was said to have been sent to the hospital, but they have no record of him being there. I ride street also, and cringe at stuff like this. Sometimes it feels like they (car/truck drivers) are out to get you, but when you ride with a group you are more visable, and don't expect something like this. I sure hope drugs or alcohol weren't involved. :|
 
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Just yesterday, I saw a little old lady come around a corner... completely in the wrong lane. TOTALLY in the wrong lane. I didnt even register is at first, because she wasnt over the line or anything.

Its a blind corner, and I was at a stopsign. Scary stuff.
 

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I had a I guy turn left out of an intesection right straight toward me in my lane. Just like he spaced out and went to England. I have 4 flatspotted tires from that one, but it was pretty cool to lock 'em up and put the car sideways in the middle of the city. I sure wasn't going to hit him head on, got him with my passangers rear door. I love old beaters, good for insurance money! Turns out a new door for an 89 Buick Century is worth quite a bit.

People just don't think some times, its pretty wild. I rode street for a year, it was pretty crazy the way people just plain don't see you.
 

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It's weird how they'll look right through you, never even know you're coming.
With all the Starbucks hyped up Excursion driving cell-phone talkin soccer moms around here , I'm not even considering a street bike again until I move out to the country....
 

MXGirl230

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You're tellin me, scary drivers!!! I was just HIT last Wednesday..you can read my post in the Women's Forum! If you haven't already.
 

Treejumper

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Originally posted by KXTodd
I'm not even considering a street bike again until I move out to the country....
It's not any better here in the country. :|
 
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HA! You guys aint seen nothin'!
Come on up to N.W. N.M..
My insurance agent told me:
Quote: "You are in the worst county (SanJuan) in the worst state for d.w.i. offenses."
Nuff said about that.

We live in a suburban area where it would seem to be peacefull and quiet.
Except for the squeeling of tires occasionally.
Our house is on a 90 degree turn at the bottom of an incline.
Its a 25 mph zone, but the bozos using this road as a shortcut do at least double that. :(
I bet at least 1 in 4 or 5 drivers are at least halfway into the left lane going around that turn.
Doesnt matter that there are kids playing around the area either. :whiner:
Im at the point that im gonna go get some spike strips and just hang out in my front yard...........then when i hear tires squeeling, toss em out there! :p
B L A A A A A M O ! ! ! ! ! !
ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! :aj: