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cranky old dude 05-18-10 07:09 AM

TSHT...The Stupid Human Thread
 
To put this image in perspective, I'm a-scared to drive this road in my truck!!

http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r...G_3444A580.jpg

overthehillmedi 05-18-10 09:20 AM

Correct me if I'm wrong but are those headlights I see on the dark vehicle ahead of the bike rider in his lane?

kr32 05-18-10 09:22 AM

looks like it but he is carrying his airbag in case a headon happens.

Oh and no helmet either.

cyclinfool 05-18-10 10:16 AM

Rather appropriate - looks like the picture was taken right next to a cemetery, with the proper strike angle a good hit should throw him right to his final resting place. Seems like he has a master plan and you only though he was stupid.

choteau 05-18-10 01:10 PM

But, he's more "visible" and therefore safer by "taking" the lane....... I think the photo proves Darwin's theory about natural selection...

BlazingPedals 05-18-10 01:43 PM

I'm sure he feels safer being able to see what's going to hit him. I doubt he could do much to get out of the way if he had to...

Gyro 05-18-10 04:31 PM

corner Ridge, Latona?

cranky old dude 05-19-10 04:11 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gyro (Post 10831195)
corner Ridge, Latona?

Yup, you nailed it! Right in front of Falls Cemetery.

I first noticed this dude in the road from the east side of the 390 overpass and I imagine he intended to ride all the way to his destination just like he was. He blew right through the red light at Ridge & Latona!

I don't remember now if I saw him or heard his squeaky bike first! :eek:

I was glad I had my camera anyway.

Lauraspark 05-19-10 07:17 PM

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...&id=1392221370

Highway 17 going into Mrytle Beach, SC during Bike Week.

cranky old dude 05-19-10 07:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lauraspark (Post 10837287)
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...&id=1392221370

Highway 17 going into Mrytle Beach, SC during Bike Week.

:roflmao2: At least he has a helmet and he's riding with traffic!

ahsposo 05-19-10 08:07 PM

Didn't happen to me and no pictures but full of S.H.s

Just love reading Darwin Award stories. Justifies my personal feelings about most of my fellow man.

http://darwinawards.com/personal/personal2007-01.html


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