Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > > >

Southern California Southern California

View Poll Results: Send video to the police?
Yes 35 89.74%
No 3 7.69%
Undecided 1 2.56%
Voters: 39. You may not vote on this poll

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-26-14, 07:06 PM   #26
SKV11000
++++++
 
SKV11000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Long Beach
Bikes:
Posts: 56
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Let's get the terminology correct. These are 'longboarders' not skateboarders. It's like calling a hotdog a bratwurst (with Memorial day weekend in mind).

With that out of the way, I vote 'yes'. Grill 'em.
SKV11000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-14, 08:26 PM   #27
vertical bob
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Valley Glen Ca.
Bikes:
Posts: 1,168
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The Lost Hills Sheriff station on Agoura Rd. has the juristisction in that area. Report this to save lives. I see this behavior all the time on Mtn. roads. Often with a parent in the follow car. Very dangerous and very illegal.
vertical bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-14, 03:00 PM   #28
Biker395 
Seat Sniffer
 
Biker395's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SoCal
Bikes: 2008 Scott CR1 Pro; 2006 Schwinn Fastback Pro and 1996 Colnago Decor Super C96; 2003 Univega Alpina 700; 2000 Schwinn Super Sport
Posts: 3,709
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
Please report it. Even if the police don't act on your report they will have it on record if something happens in the future. The doctor who was convicted of slamming on his brakes in front of cyclists had evidence of previous reports of similar behavior used against him.
+1

I was just going to say the same thing. You should absolutely report them.

It may help. It may not. But if someone is killed by those idiots, you'd be sorry if you didn't.
__________________
Proud parent of a happy inner child ...
www.photo395.com
Biker395 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-14, 09:35 AM   #29
PhotoJoe
Just Plain Slow
 
PhotoJoe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Bikes: Lynskey R230
Posts: 5,692
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 92 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by lesiz View Post
So waddaya think? Am I a rat for wanting to rat on these guys?
So, what did you decide to do?
__________________
If at first you don't succeed, Skydiving is not the sport for you!
PhotoJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-14, 09:48 AM   #30
modelmartin
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Minneapols, Minnesota
Bikes: 89 Raleigh Technium PRE, 92 SP 1000 ti, '09 Team Pro, 72 International, 63 Hercules 3-spd, '81 Vitus 979, 2 Kabuki Submariners, 2 C. Itoh Submariners, Gary Fisher Big Sur, Skyway 3-spd, Robin Hood w/ S-A IGH 5 speed.
Posts: 525
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I would have dialed 911 and said, "I thought I saw a ***!"

*** ?!?! Seriously! How about a "device that fires lead projectiles"?

Last edited by modelmartin; 05-30-14 at 10:03 AM. Reason: auto-censoring silliness
modelmartin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-14, 06:07 PM   #31
lesiz
Flat Ire
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: SoCal
Bikes: Trek 1100, DeRosa Idol
Posts: 399
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I have been waiting for a response from the LACo Sheriff. No response.

So, yes I did report it, by email, but got no response.

Occasionally I see sheriff's units in the area, so next time I see one I'll flag him/her down and get a take on this situation. Nothing like getting opinion from the front lines.
Thanks for the replies. The community has spoken, which is what I was looking for.

Last edited by lesiz; 05-30-14 at 06:08 PM. Reason: provide correct info
lesiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-14, 07:02 PM   #32
Astrozombie
Senior Member
 
Astrozombie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: East L.A.
Bikes: Windsor Dover, Motobecane Mirage, Diamondback Insight
Posts: 865
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Rat!! The next person that doesn't get buzzed or killed will thank you!! Who knows what other delinquent behaviors they enable in those youngsters. The not being a rat thing is something the thugs came up with to play your "honor" against you and not get themselves busted! Only time you don't rat is if it would be easy for a maniac to retaliate and you don't know if you could defend yourself

It's a road not a freakin playground.
Astrozombie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:40 AM.