rnickymouse failure Mulholland fest

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by wiseblood, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad Former World's Foremost Authority Supporter

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    Bull shit. Not one single rider has ever dropped their girl friend off so she video them doing anything other than showing off. You sound like you are defending the weenies who spend a great deal of time going back and forth over that same 1/2 mile stretch of road on any given Sunday and I think that by your pic you could very well be one of them?
  2. palinka

    palinka Long timer

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    Where are you getting this info from?
    I made my comments based on the only evidence available to us, the youtube video. Which was focused on the Lambo, the almost unlucky rider going by was purely coincidental.
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    Although focused on the Lambo, you fail to see his chick with the phone waiting to video him? The same chick that gets so upset? Yeah, everyone riding there is totally innocent and none of you would ever be guilty of showing your "skills" through that section. You sound like a teenager trying to justify the actions of your friends.
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    Not my friends.

    In your mind the rider is guilty because she is filming. You are not even sure what he's guilty of, but you convinced yourself that he must be up to something.
    A ton of people ride that road every day, bicyclist, old guys on cruisers, weekend warriors, lost adv riders, tourists on rental harleys, trikes, groms, choppers, the chp, and yes douchebag stunters. The videos only highlight the ridiculous and the stupid but don't show the whole picture. Stop painting everyone with the same broad brush.
    And save your anger and name calling for Jo Mamma.
    :wave
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  5. GravelRider

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    I'm assuming you always obey all traffic laws all the time?
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    No anger and no name calling simply pointing out the obvious.

    Of course, don't you?
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  9. devo2002

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    He's got some nerve having pictures of curvy roads as an avatar on a moto forum, amirite? If you were familiar with the geology of southern California, you'd know it could be any one of a million turns. You should come out and give it a shot, maybe in a cage in your case however.

    Edit : geography :lol3
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    You must think people are stupid. Few curves in SoCal are photographed less.... But I'm also making the assumption you meant to say geography...

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    In reality, obeying the letter of the law, and respecting the intent of the law are two different things.
    Using public roads to play racetrack fails on both accounts.
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    Actually it is the same turn. I hiked up to a look out point because of a prior conversation in this thread:

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    That it does. However, riding the same stretch of road several times, even if you're being filmed, doesn't mean you're doing either of those things (though, of course, it can). A lot of broad stroke assumptions were made above by someone on a very, very high ivory tower.
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  14. windmill

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    Yes, as I mentioned earlier I appreciate folks can reasonably and responsibly have some "fun", but in this case I believe there's evidence of shared culpability.
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    What evidence?
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    Location, apparent speed of rider, girlfriend watching rather than riding with, expectations that rider would pass by again.
    Not positive proof of anything, but reasonable doubt.
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    The only thing that really matters is the speed of the rider if we're talking shared culpability. Location and spectators don't count for anything if you're attempting to put blame on the rider who got pulled out in front of (which you are doing). There is not nearly enough footage of the rider to give proof or reasonable doubt for speeding.
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  18. windmill

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    My point of view isn't to assign blame, but to learn from it as a rider.
    I can't prove the rider was speeding, but given the circumstances it seems too fast to be prudent if one was betting their life on it. That's enough reasonable doubt for me.
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    You said "in this case I believe there's evidence of shared culpability." Blame is literally in the definition of culpability.
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    I meant in terms of preventably by making different riding decisions.
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