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Old 05-16-11, 07:12 PM
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Too bad the dude didn't also rear-end her with his car in the parking lot. She likely would've kicked his car while claiming whiplash.
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Old 05-16-11, 07:23 PM
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Blaming the victim?
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Old 05-16-11, 07:25 PM
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ya the guy might have be a bit close but had that woman not locked up her brakes in the middle of trail there would not have been a problem. there are just some people that should not even be allowed on a bike.
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Old 05-16-11, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by gbiker View Post
Too bad the dude didn't also rear-end her with his car in the parking lot. She likely would've kicked his car while claiming whiplash.
lol. my mom was rear ended and she did not feel the whiplash till the next day.
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Old 05-16-11, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by crazzywolfie View Post
lol. my mom was rear ended and she did not feel the whiplash till the next day.
Heh. Heh heh heh...

Anyways. Dude was at fault, but the chick was an idiot for her reaction.
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Old 05-16-11, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by crazzywolfie View Post
ya the guy might have be a bit close but had that woman not locked up her brakes in the middle of trail there would not have been a problem. there are just some people that should not even be allowed on a bike.
I try not to stop mid trail even when I'm out bushwackin' in the boonies. What's the deal at resorts, do they have lift tix just like ski season? If so they should print a couple of tips on 'em.

Dude needs a bell on his bike
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Old 05-16-11, 08:31 PM
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Old 05-16-11, 08:37 PM
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Originally Posted by qmsdc15 View Post
Blaming the victim?
I think she deserves 49.95% of the blame. I can't think of a good reason for her to have come to a complete stop on a busy trail.
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Old 05-16-11, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
I think she deserves 49.95% of the blame. I can't think of a good reason for her to have come to a complete stop on a busy trail.
Well, at least not without using the proper hand signals:

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Old 05-16-11, 08:59 PM
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What frame is that???? And that front rotor? Awesome!!!!
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Old 05-17-11, 09:29 AM
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She shouldn't have overreacted like she did. Accidents do happen on all trails, but throwing your bike at someone because of an one is a bit immature. I found it a little over-the-top when she sat down and noticed her trail buddies coming back to the spot and she started holding her leg like there was something majorly wrong.

Props to the guy for keeping calm and at least admitting to the accident
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Originally Posted by jezmellors View Post
She's armoured up like a storm trooper.
My thought exactly....

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Old 05-17-11, 10:11 AM
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All I could think was that it was like looking at a little pink storm trooper (and that was bad of me)... she was justifiably upset after being rammed but seriously... wtf stops dead in the middle of a trail.

Did that root and the 6 inch drop freak her out or something ?

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Old 05-17-11, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Hydraulic View Post
She shouldn't have overreacted like she did. Accidents do happen on all trails, but throwing your bike at someone because of an one is a bit immature. I found it a little over-the-top when she sat down and noticed her trail buddies coming back to the spot and she started holding her leg like there was something majorly wrong.

Props to the guy for keeping calm and at least admitting to the accident
I haven't seen it yet b/c I'm at work, but if someone threw their bike at me...I'd pick it up and chuck it off the side of the mountain.

"Have a nice walk, h0ok3r!"
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Old 05-17-11, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
I haven't seen it yet b/c I'm at work, but if someone threw their bike at me...I'd pick it up and chuck it off the side of the mountain.

"Have a nice walk, h0ok3r!"
+1

Of course... if someone slammed me from the rear when I wasn't doing anything as dumb as stopping in the middle of a run I'd chuck their bike of the side of the mountain too.

This video has been around for a while...

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Old 05-17-11, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by qmsdc15 View Post
Blaming the victim?
What do you expect? - it's the Bikeforums. Rear end someone and it's their fault.
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Old 05-17-11, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by crazyotte View Post
Heh. Heh heh heh...

Anyways. Dude was at fault, but the chick was an idiot for her reaction.
People get tired of others being stupid and inconsiderate. Her reaction was over the top but it's frustrating dealing with jerks.
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Old 05-17-11, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Both were in the wrong there.

Stopping in the middle of the trail at a resort = bad idea!

Following someone you don't know that closely = bad idea!
+2

Guy screwed up. Admitted it. She was doing more damage to herself throwing hysterics than by the hit. WHY did she come to a dead stop on a trail!? Didn't see anything in front of her.

Our camera boy prolly wanted a good video and got carried away. Video has now surpassed Evel Knievel as a bad influence in bicycledom.

I have not dated her, but I swear I dated her role model.
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Old 05-17-11, 10:47 AM
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Originally Posted by longbeachgary View Post
People get tired of others being stupid and inconsiderate. Her reaction was over the top but it's frustrating dealing with jerks.
The guy wasn't a jerk, at all really. He made a mistake, apologized, stayed to she if she was ok. She threw her damn bike at the guy, and you're actually trying to defend her? Have you ever been involved in a car accident? You can't punch a person for hitting you.

She assaulted him after he accidentally ran into her. HUGE difference.
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Old 05-17-11, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by sixty fiver View Post
all i could think was that it was like looking at a little pink storm trooper (and that was bad of me)... She was justifiably upset after being rammed but seriously... Wtf stops dead in the middle of a trail.

Did that root and the 6 inch drop freak her out or something ?


lol!!!
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The guy rammed her from behind. It was clearly his fault for not riding in control and not paying attention. Not sure why the girl is blamed here.
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Originally Posted by ROJA View Post
The guy rammed her from behind. It was clearly his fault for not riding in control and not paying attention. Not sure why the girl is blamed here.
Accidents happen, but no need to put on such a drama. I would have b!tchslapped her! This guy has nerves. Gotta admire that!

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Old 05-17-11, 01:28 PM
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The guy rammed her from behind. It was clearly his fault for not riding in control and not paying attention. Not sure why the girl is blamed here.
I take it you have not ridden a downhill trail at a ski resort and had someone suddenly stop in the middle of the trail right in front of you.
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they are both wrong

hes going way to fast for that trail and he should be on a different track.she was way to dramatic for such a small hit.look at all that gear thats one thing i dont miss about mtb at all as opposed to road biking.but one thing is for sure hes a very cool dude.
 
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Originally Posted by dminor View Post
I take it you have not ridden a downhill trail at a ski resort and had someone suddenly stop in the middle of the trail right in front of you.
+ 1

In a situation like this, you're often looking in front of them. So they become predictable. You see something in front of them, you're slowing at the same time as them. Same in a car. Somebody slams on the brakes when the light is green they might get hit.

I don't know why it's women that often do this, but 'tis so. No idea what's going through their mind. Even worse is a group of them running in a pack. Trail or otherwise. See them running together and you'd better be ready for anything. Sudden unanounced U turn or anything at all.
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