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    Purse Snatchers Foiled by Guy with Bike.

    But probably not in the way you are thinking.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlxUeO5ldr0

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    I guess that's one way to do it.
    "Study your math, kids. Key to the Universe." - Gabriel in The Prophecy

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    holy crap!

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    Awesome! Hopefully someone who speaks Chinese can clear up the dialogue (either that, or is there more to the story posted elsewhere?).

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    I didn't understand a word she said.
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    The news narration is a description of the event with praise for the cyclist. The only additional details not obvious from the footage are that the time is just after 6am; the man in the black trench coat who approaches the robbers near the end of the video is a hotel security guard; the would be robbers were apprehended; the cyclist rode off afterwards and they don't know who he is. Throughout the segment he is refered to as "the man".
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    Thanks, Yan
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    Heroes show up in the strangest places.
    People are broad-minded. They'll accept the fact that a person can be an alcoholic, a dope fiend, a wife beater and even a newspaperman, but if a man doesn't drive, there's something wrong with him.

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    notice how he casually walks up to them after they crash...lol

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    I was impressed with the speed with which he reacts, it seems he stops and gets off the bike as soon as he sees the snatch take place. Thats an assumption , but reasonable. I've thought of doing something similar, but i might hesitate at throwing several hundred dollars at someone, unlike the $40 his bike probably cost.

    Even so, if the incident involves violence, I'm aiming for the throat!

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    Looks like security guard who came on the scene later cloths lined one of the crooks.Lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yan View Post
    Throughout the segment he is refered to as "the man".
    Rightly so.

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    It must have been a rental bike

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