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Old 05-18-10, 07:09 AM   #1
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TSHT...The Stupid Human Thread

To put this image in perspective, I'm a-scared to drive this road in my truck!!

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Old 05-18-10, 09:20 AM   #2
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Correct me if I'm wrong but are those headlights I see on the dark vehicle ahead of the bike rider in his lane?
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Old 05-18-10, 09:22 AM   #3
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looks like it but he is carrying his airbag in case a headon happens.

Oh and no helmet either.
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Old 05-18-10, 10:16 AM   #4
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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.
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Old 05-18-10, 01:10 PM   #5
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But, he's more "visible" and therefore safer by "taking" the lane....... I think the photo proves Darwin's theory about natural selection...
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Old 05-18-10, 01:43 PM   #6
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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...
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corner Ridge, Latona?
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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!

I was glad I had my camera anyway.
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http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...&id=1392221370

Highway 17 going into Mrytle Beach, SC during Bike Week.
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Old 05-19-10, 07:45 PM   #10
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Highway 17 going into Mrytle Beach, SC during Bike Week.
At least he has a helmet and he's riding with traffic!

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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.

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