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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 03:25 AM Thread Starter
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BMW S1000RR - extremely close call with oncoming SUV


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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 04:25 AM
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At the angle that truck was at it looked like he was aiming for the bike.
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I would have turned around and chased that dude.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 07:24 AM
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I would have turned around and chased that dude.
Unless you had a gun and was as good as Tom Cruise on Mission Impossible 2 with it, not much you could do about it .

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 07:48 AM
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Thats what happens when you mix Americans with europeans. Nobody knows what side of the road to be on.


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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 08:09 AM
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Sure, get his plate and file a complaint, it's not like he didnt have it on tape.

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I would turn around and tell that guy his SUV is made in Canada.
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 06:40 PM
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Sure, get his plate and file a complaint, it's not like he didnt have it on tape.
And say what? A guy ALMOST hit me? Happens every day. Count your blessings and move on.
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-11-2011, 05:08 PM
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Maybe it's just me but I feel like that happens to me at least once a week.

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