Family escapes forest fire; Inmate rides into it

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by Mambo Dave, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    No clue where-else to put this, so...

    Which one of you FF's was it?

    http://www.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_t2#/video/us/2012/03/29/von-co-family-escapes-fire.cnn

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  2. Mr. Magoo

    Mr. Magoo n/a

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    Saw that .... speak up yee ....
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  3. vecchio Lupo

    vecchio Lupo Diplomatico Di Moto

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    That dude has got to be somebody we know. I guarantee that Rider has a screen name. His new one should be FireRider or Flame_On
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  4. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    I saw this as well. Gotta love it!
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  5. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Its not me.

    Same red whale foreskin suit tho.

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  6. racer

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    Yep, I noticed that also. Not many riding around with those type paniers aren't on this forum. Now will you please step forward and identify yourself?
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  7. Okie Preacher

    Okie Preacher Been here awhile

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    I saw that on the news last night and hollered at the wife to watch! If he (she?) isn't a fellow inmate, we should at least grant honorary status as one.
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  8. lemieuxmc

    lemieuxmc Banned

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    They call him Johnny... Johnny Blaze!
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  9. wmax351

    wmax351 Been here awhile

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    Kevlar melts...

    Good thing whale foreskin is okay in fire.

    "Where the fuck does that guy think he's going?

    I don't know...

    That's suicide that way man."
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  10. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    LOL.

    I checked the deaths and suspected deaths - a motorcyclist wasn't mentioned, but if he's anything like the rest of we Gnarly Adventurers, he's a loner and no-one would miss him for months - NAY - YEARS :grim

    Sadly, there is a wife missing from that fire, so the death toll may go up to three. Possibly four, but we may never know about The Lone Rider.

    It may just have to go down in ADV-rider lore that he once existed, and was once seen - and that he gassed it hard after a mere moment's hesitation in the face of "suicide."
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  11. Idle

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    Can you break it down for me? Miphone won't play the vid.
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  12. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    "OMGzzzzzzzzz, Daddy, we gonna DIE!"

    "Alright, cryin' daughers, we made it out!"

    "Vroom VROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!"

    "That's suicide!"
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  13. Hurricane Bob

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    WTF....you guys act like ya never went fire riding!


    [​IMG]


    :*sip*
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  14. _cy_

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    Wtf...
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  15. enigmatic_redhabu

    enigmatic_redhabu I really wanna be....

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    There's a lot of GS riders in Colorado, not a member here.
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  16. car94

    car94 What's this Box for?

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    Here he is on the way out the other side! Now he wanders the highways looking injustice where ever it may be, and when he finds it he flames it on a motorcycle forum. He is the Adventure Flamer:
    [​IMG]:kboom
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  17. MotoMind

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    He was just following his GPS to the nearest Starbucks. Routing "shortest distance" like a real man, of course.
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  18. OHtard

    OHtard Been here awhile

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    Saw it on the news last night at the gym. Imeaditly looks for an ADV sticker.
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  19. thumpty dumpty

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    Not a single sticker...did he take 'em off to keep 'em from peeling?
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  20. Wolfgang55

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    He was only doing his final exam from "Raw Hyde".
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