Put Up Your Dukes

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by WallyWhirled, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    Today we had a nice ride through the desert near the Salton Sea.

    After the ride needed diesel for the truck. Stopped at a Chevron. Got some diesel and parked by the door.

    Went to a restaurant 2 doors down from the Chevron in the same shopping complex. I stood up after eating and saw some asswipe stealing my motorcycle!

    I ran out and confronted the thief who then attacked me. An all out brawl began. We went all over the parking lot throwing blows. At one point I had him on the ground and thought I might be able to subdue him till the cops arrived but he got away.

    Other than some busted knuckles, a little other bloodshed, a few lumps on my head, a sore neck and a jaw that will only open part way everything is pretty OK.

    I must have won the fight because I still have my bike.
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  2. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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    Nice work!
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  3. airborndad

    airborndad Long timer

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    Good for you Wally glad you still have your ride
    Too bad the little douche bag got away
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  4. Off Limits

    Off Limits Banned

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    You didn't stab him inthe neck with a fork or steak knife?


    First thing I thought of since you were in a restaurant.
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  5. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    Fortunately the bike had gotten crossed up in the hitch rack while the thief was trying to get the bike off.

    This was directly in front of 2 security cameras and numerous witnesses. With luck he will be apprehended soon.

    Its time for a real strong drink.
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  6. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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    Geez Wally :eek1 glad you're ok, and still have your bike!
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  7. spafxer

    spafxer Long timer

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    Glad you saved the bike Wally.. Sorry you got hurt.

    Tweaker thieves should be shot!


    Keep us posted on the police work... My experience is the cops won't care about theft, but the fact he attacked you may give them a reason to put some effort into the case.
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  8. Cannabinoid

    Cannabinoid Banned

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    this message is self destructing...
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  9. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool

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    Good to hear you're OK Wally.
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  10. herrhelmet

    herrhelmet A Serious Man

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    Man, I would love to have someone steal one of my bikes. Which restaurant?
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  11. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    Glad you are OK Wally.....

    Chin down....Left up....:lol3
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  12. CA Stu

    CA Stu Thanks Super Moderator

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    Jeez, Wally, you're too old for that crap.

    Link
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  13. herrhelmet

    herrhelmet A Serious Man

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    But is a BETA really worth fighting over?:D
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  14. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    That's d beta ble
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  15. herrhelmet

    herrhelmet A Serious Man

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    :rofl:rofl:rofl
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  16. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    Yep. Gonna definitely start lo king the bike to the rack. And calling the popo before confronting potentially armed SOBs.

    Possible film on nightly news today or tomorrow. TV news wants to try to get surveillance camera video to air and must obtain that from police because the Chevron won't release that to us. KMIR 6 in Palm Springs.
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  17. Klammer

    Klammer Old and Grumpy

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    What has this world come to, when criminals throw down with Santa Claus!
    Glad tou foiled his plan Wally. I'll bet he thinks about his lumps the next time his fingers feel sticky:-(
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  18. Jeff aka BOLT

    Jeff aka BOLT Prefer Saturdays

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    I caught a guy stealing my car stereo in my youth in front of my house... almost went to jail for assualt... hopefully this won't happen to you when they catch him. I guarantee thats where his lawyer will go if he's caught.
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    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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  20. herrhelmet

    herrhelmet A Serious Man

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