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Old 10-09-2012, 01:52 PM   #91
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I was on my bike once, and from behind very fast came a guy on a KTM. Since I was on a Buell with 17" street tires, the gravel had me scared shitless, and I really was concentrating on not falling over or putting my front tire in a rut or hitting a rock. I was very new to riding. I knew the road widened right around the next turn, and hoped the guy would understand my predicament, but frankly I was so nervous I figured he'd go around me if he absolutely had to get to the next donut shop that fast. Finally, just before where I was going pull over, the guy passes me within inches, then guns it and sprays gravel all over my face. sonofabitch.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:42 PM   #92
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I bet the guy in the jeep will think twice about being an A-hole again.
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Old 10-09-2012, 05:42 PM   #93
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I bet the guy in the jeep will think twice about being an A-hole again.
Either that or he'll get nasty toward bikes. Maybe he'll start to block every time a bike looks to go around now. Did the OP signal, beep the horn, flash the highbeam, or just assume the guy saw him? Can't excuse either behavior really, deliberate blocking or retalliation. Just pass and get on with life. Just because you feel slighted by someone isn't an open invitation to mess up their stuff.
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:38 PM   #94
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Did the OP signal, beep the horn, flash the highbeam, or just assume the guy saw him?
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I stayed far to the left and he saw me in his side view mirror......moved to dead center out of the dust......he saw me in his center rear view mirror. He knew I was there and did not slow or slide over a little to let the pass happen..there was plenty of room but he decided to use the dead center of the road and block ( about 1 km or so for this section).
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:55 PM   #95
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Read carefully
The OP assumes he was seen. Without the Jeep driver's side of it this is a bit one sided. Maybe he didn't notice the bike, which isn't exactly unheard of.
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Old 10-09-2012, 07:01 PM   #96
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The OP assumes he was seen. Without the Jeep driver's side of it this is a bit one sided. Maybe he didn't notice the bike, which isn't exactly unheard of.
give it up.. its obvious
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:19 PM   #97
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give it up.. its obvious
You read it on the internet............................it must be true.
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:17 PM   #98
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haha....pretty sure I threw it in there about hitting the horn to let him know I was there....he looked at "US" behind him a few times.
Yeah...it might have been a slight ass'ish move on my part . But I give what I get.
This area is completly covered with 4x4 roads, dirt bike trails , old and new FSR's. Many hunters bikers, quaders and fishermen every where you go.Even horse riders(then we stop, turn the bikes off and wait for them to pass) It's a GREAT place to ride or head out with the family for a drive to some out of the way lake.
95% of the people you meet out there are awsome people.
Weather I'm on my bike, in my truck or in the bush on a job with my service truck, when someone pulls up behind me I make room for them to pass. That may be a complete pull over and stop or a slowing and moving over to the right as far as safely possable.
95% of the people you catch up to around here do the exact same thing. There is the odd dumb-ass that will buck the system every time. I have had people pull out when they clearly see you coming because they do not want to be behind you.....YET THEY COMPLETLY DOG IT IN FRONT OF YOU.

I know some of you say that "I don't know for sure that he saw me/us behind him" Give your fucking head a shake.....HE LOOKED AT US A FEW TIMES...HE KNEW WE WERE THERE

Did I pass in a fit of rage?...NO
Did I have ill feelings towards the guy for the rest of the ride?....NO

The guy was blocking because he did not want to get passed...and was an ASSHOLE.

I ASSHOLED him back.......

Would I do it again?
YES.
I would do the exact same thing. Pull up behind, let then know I was there and give them plenty of time/distance to safely pull over , slow a little or move over....safely.
If they don't....well ......

I LOVE riding...I don't get pissed off out there when I'm on the bike.
Try riding a 100HP dirt bike and be pissed off

I really need to start bringing my DRIFT cam out
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:32 PM   #99
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The guy in the truck is THE DICK.
you had far more patience than I would've had.
Fuck him, and forget it.
and congrats for pelting the prick with gravel.

I likely would have used a bit of front brake to get to the point across.
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:35 PM   #100
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You read it on the internet............................it must be true.
I read that the Jeep driver was a French Model.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:14 AM   #101
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I dont really believe in karma, but sometime what you give out is what you get back later. I bet you would be pissed if your bike broke down or you went wide off a corner and the same jeep "jerk" just drove on buy you with a one finger salute thinking it serves you right for going so fast and being an ass.

There was no need to continue roosting once you were in front of him. It is one thing to get by quickly but once you pull in front of him then there is no reason to purposefully throw rocks just to throw a tantrum because he slowed you down.

You might need him to save your life down the road.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:43 AM   #102
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You did fine.

If he "didn't feel comfortable" maybe he should sell his Jeep and buy a Prius...
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:44 AM   #103
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The guy in the truck is THE DICK.
you had far more patience than I would've had.
Fuck him, and forget it.
and congrats for pelting the prick with gravel.


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Old 10-10-2012, 08:26 AM   #104
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I dont really believe in karma, but sometime what you give out is what you get back later. I bet you would be pissed if your bike broke down or you went wide off a corner and the same jeep "jerk" just drove on buy you with a one finger salute thinking it serves you right for going so fast and being an ass.

There was no need to continue roosting once you were in front of him. It is one thing to get by quickly but once you pull in front of him then there is no reason to purposefully throw rocks just to throw a tantrum because he slowed you down.

You might need him to save your life down the road.
As if a self-absorbed penis such as that would ever go out of his way to HELP his fellow man.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:44 AM   #105
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I find it interesting that when a rider intentionally does something that could cause damage or injury in retribution for a perceived slight there are those say "he got what he deserved" and approve of the action.

Yet on the other hand if a driver intentionally does something that could cause damage or injury in retribution for a perceived slight everybody grabs their pitchforks and torches.

It's sad that there are people who assuage their unfulfilled desires with revenge.
Makes me think, as most riders are just weekend warriors, perhaps many of those "assholes in cages" and "assholes on bikes" are one and the same, after all its the person, not the vehicle that is the problem.

I wounder how many bikes the jeep driver has.
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