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Old 06-04-14, 12:04 PM   #1
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Mtb'er robbed at gunpoint video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECs8ZrmH8D8
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Old 06-04-14, 12:14 PM   #2
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I hope with the clear view of the main gunman's face. They catch the criminal soon.
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Old 06-04-14, 12:23 PM   #3
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Yeah, It was kinda nice of the gunman to provide such a good closeup.

But it's not surprising. Bicycles are getting more expensive and folks are more serious about keeping them secure. So it's not surprising that there's a mode shift from bike theft to bike jacking. This would parallel the dramatic rise in car jackings as auto ignition security improved over the last decade or so.

BTW- I gather this was HELMET CAM, and I'm surprised that after taking a good close look at the camera the robber didn't think to take it away. But then again, nobody says criminals are smart.
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Wow, that is all I have to say.
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South Africa. Not surprising.
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They got them:
WATCH: Cyclist films bike-jacking - three in court | eNCA
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Checking the weather report in the link was cool, I had no idea it snowed in South Africa.
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Fantastic!!!!! The guy got his bike and phone back and the scumbags are in jail.
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Checking the weather report in the link was cool, I had no idea it snowed in South Africa.
Heck, it snows in Hawaii...
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Fantastic!!!!! The guy got his bike and phone back and the scumbags are in jail.
I wonder how well the video will play in court.
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Old 06-05-14, 11:03 AM   #11
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GoPro can certainly use this for its advertisement
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I would be extremely worried if I were that MTB'er considering they may not get all that much time and quite possibly have a vendetta after release. Time to relocate?
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