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Old 09-30-2013, 07:03 AM
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Motorcycle gang vs dad, mom and baby in SUV. News reports state no bikers were killed despite the claim and the SUV driver was beaten into a coma.

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Old 09-30-2013, 07:12 AM
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My family's safety or a bunch of thugs? Even as a motorcycle rider its not a hard call to make. Not stopping until I get to the police dept.
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The reason this happened in NYC is because the criminals knew the SUV driver was unarmed. Criminals love unarmed victims would cant fight back.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:25 AM
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That's a big group of riders but the crotch rockets and clothing tell me this isn't a "gang".

I think the guy hit the panic button a little early but I couldn't see what causes the group to stop and prevent him from moving. Seemed like it was precipitated by one dude then everyone slowed/stopped to see what the problem was.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:28 AM
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The report in the news say they started to damage his car. He bumped the bike that was brake checking him and that is when it started.

They shut down the highway to do tricks and stupid crap.

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Full disclosure...I rode cycles for close to 20 years before moving to FL and switching to my flats boat.

That said...the idiots who surrounded the Rover early in the video and the guy who stopped in front of it caused this whole thing. They're obviously riding like a mob and mixing with traffic in an unsafe manner.

After that...the Rover driver was an idiot for taking off and making things worse. But then you can't really see what's happening back at the scene of the original accident. They could have been threatened with a weapon or etc by one of the riders.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:32 AM
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Family first,drive to the cop shop, no matter how many dip shits I'm dragging along with me...Probably started from one simple mistake and ended this way. Ridiculous when you think about it. All it takes is one "tough guy" in the group.
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Originally Posted by captbone View Post
The report in the news say they started to damage his car. He bumped the bike that was brake checking him and that is when it started.

They shut down the highway to do tricks and stupid crap.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYRnDPBn5C4
I'm pretty sure your first video occurred in NY and this one in LA.
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The MO is the same in each video, "We're taking over this road and there is nothing you can do to stop it"
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Originally Posted by Qb1rdman View Post
I'm pretty sure your first video occurred in NY and this one in LA.
Confirmed.

The video in post #1 is from yesterday in NYC. The video in post #5 is from January in LA.
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Originally Posted by Qb1rdman View Post
Confirmed.

The video in post #1 is from yesterday in NYC. The video in post #5 is from January in LA.
My point of the second video was to show what the bikers were attempting to do. They failed and it may cost a father who was at the wrong place his life.
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If I'm in a SUV or truck and you are acting agressively towards me and you're on 2 wheels, you are asking for trouble. You are probably going to get run over or get run off the road. You can choose to stop it at any time by speeding away or stopping. You are on 2 wheels and going to loose if there is a collision.
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First I would have been on phone w 911. Second, soon as that helmet was breaking in my window, that fine young man would have met the business end of my Glock. All on film too. Then, while still on 911 and reporting a self defense shooting, I would have driven to local cop shop.
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Old 09-30-2013, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by captbone View Post
My point of the second video was to show what the bikers were attempting to do. They failed and it may cost a father who was at the wrong place his life.
Actually this all started when the guy in the Range Rover hit a motor cycle. The LA ride was a planned takeover of the highway for a marriage proposal.

"The wild chase began after the driver struck one of the motorcycles on the West Side Highway. He initially stopped after the accident. But when a group of bikers began to damage his SUV, he fled the scene."

Oh yeah...the driver wasn't beaten into a coma either. He was treated and released from Columbia University Medical Center.

"Police said the bikers beat the driver up and slashed his face. He was taken to Columbia University Medical Center, where he received stitches for the face wound and was released."

How about we start this thread over with actual information instead of supposition?

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.1471585
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Looks to me like a bunch of thugs were intimidating, surrounding, and threatening a 'rich' Rover driver.

All actions by the Rover were to distance himself from the threat.
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I'm wondering if he was on the phone to 911 If he wasn't , he should have been.
I'm sure he was in fear for his, and the lives of his family, and with all those bikers chasing him, the fear never subsided.
When I used to ride, there sometimes would be 20-30 of us, and it can be very intimidating to people.............especially if there's a few yelling, and threating you. I can easily see how this happened. Sad thing!
Too bad, all too often, the cops aren't around when they're needed. (I know they can't be everywhere all the time).
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The good thing about criminals, they are so stupid they videotape themselves breaking the law and then post it on YouTube. Should be easy work for the detectives on this one.
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Thugs get more thuggy when you turn the tables on them.
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Qb1rdman View Post
Actually this all started when the guy in the Range Rover hit a motor cycle. The LA ride was a planned takeover of the highway for a marriage proposal.

"The wild chase began after the driver struck one of the motorcycles on the West Side Highway. He initially stopped after the accident. But when a group of bikers began to damage his SUV, he fled the scene."

Oh yeah...the driver wasn't beaten into a coma either. He was treated and released from Columbia University Medical Center.

"Police said the bikers beat the driver up and slashed his face. He was taken to Columbia University Medical Center, where he received stitches for the face wound and was released."

How about we start this thread over with actual information instead of supposition?

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.1471585

So, we have a motorist who has an accident with a motorcycle (fault unknown). Motorist pulls over to deal with situation as any common courtesy driver would. Motrocyclist friends/acquantances then surround and damage motorists vehicle. Motorsit speeds off, apparently causing more damage.

So, using the preceding as an over arching fact base, then I see no fault by the motorist, and in that situation, may have reacted the same way.

Once they copied down the license plate, the chase was pointless. Even my 8 year old knows that car v motorcycle = car victory
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Originally Posted by Blythe1022 View Post
If I'm in a SUV or truck and you are acting agressively towards me and you're on 2 wheels, you are asking for trouble. You are probably going to get run over or get run off the road. You can choose to stop it at any time by speeding away or stopping. You are on 2 wheels and going to loose if there is a collision.
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