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Old "surfer" motorist rages on cyclist -- "You're a dead man"

Old 08-14-16, 06:05 PM
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Old "surfer" motorist rages on cyclist -- "You're a dead man"

Sorry if already posted. Sadly, this seems to happen way too often these days.

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Old 08-14-16, 06:09 PM
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Haven't seen this one here, yet. The update, though, is the dude was outed and he went to a TV station or two to apologize. Stuck me as a little bit "I'm sorry," and a significant amount of "I'm sorry that I got caught and my employer is getting hammered by the court of public opinion."
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Old 08-14-16, 06:16 PM
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I feel sorry for the old guy; so much anger, so much fear, so much frustration. USA!, USA!....
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Haven't seen this one here, yet. The update, though, is the dude was outed and he went to a TV station or two to apologize. Stuck me as a little bit "I'm sorry," and a significant amount of "I'm sorry that I got caught and my employer is getting hammered by the court of public opinion."
Mostly damage control. He owns the window washing company and has collected just a few negative reviews: https://www.google.com/search?q=Jack...indow+cleaning
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Old 08-14-16, 06:28 PM
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Santa Cruz competes with Huntington Beach for the "Surf City" brand name. Seems to attract similar personalities.
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Old 08-14-16, 06:33 PM
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I would imagine "old surfer dude" would be mellow, no?

Not this guy....whew!!!
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Old 08-14-16, 06:38 PM
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As usual, the comments are quite disturbing. Shows the overall lack of respect that motorists give cyclists.
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Old 08-14-16, 06:57 PM
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"I’d pull Trump on ya."

LMFAO.

[god help us]
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Old 08-14-16, 06:58 PM
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Originally Posted by side_FX View Post
I would imagine "old surfer dude" would be mellow, no?

Not this guy....whew!!!
It would be wrong to over-generalize, but at least in SC, there is a lot of territorial stuff going on, but usually it is directed at competing surfers.
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Old 08-14-16, 07:05 PM
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What a jerk.
Seems his business is showing closed permanently.
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what a dunce.
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Yes, I posted it here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-s...el-mar-ca.html

I sent it to CBS/KCAL, spoke with the reporter and put her in contact with the Orange County Bicycle Coalition. It was their lead story on the news that night, here is the story:

Driver Apologizes After Road Rage Caught On Camera « CBS Los Angeles

The rider reports NBPD would not take a report on it. After some social and broadcast media, they are "investigating". Not holding my breath that anything will come of it, though a NB city councilman who got the sharrows on that road is also following it.
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Originally Posted by velociraptor View Post
"I’d pull Trump on ya."

LMFAO.

[god help us]
This pretty much sums it up.
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Originally Posted by Samuraidog View Post
Sorry if already posted. Sadly, this seems to happen way too often these days.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB4RnKwARqI
Not surprising.

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As usual, the comments are quite disturbing. Shows the overall lack of respect that motorists give cyclists.
Very much not surprising.

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Kudos for the cyclist. He handled himself well.
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Old 08-15-16, 07:22 AM
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So you can make death threats and not go to jail?
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Originally Posted by Luis G. View Post
What a jerk.
Seems his business is showing closed permanently.
Haha! Fly off the handle like a freak show, and that's what you get!
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Old 08-15-16, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by bikecrate View Post
So you can make death threats and not go to jail?

I would hope so.
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Originally Posted by velociraptor View Post
"I’d pull Trump on ya."

LMFAO.

[god help us]
This.

The things that angry man says would be a field day for a psychologist. So much going on behind the scenes to make someone say such disgusting things.
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Old 08-15-16, 07:34 AM
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Originally Posted by side_FX View Post
I would imagine "old surfer dude" would be mellow, no?

Not this guy....whew!!!
Yeah. Sounds like this guy needs a little less Clint Eastwood and a little more Jeff Bridges.
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Originally Posted by bikecrate View Post
So you can make death threats and not go to jail?
In my area that would be considered terroristic threatening which is a class A misdemeanor.


https://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/statute.aspx?id=19738





508.080 Terroristic threatening in the third degree.






(1) Except as provided in KRS 508.075 or 508.078, a person is guilty of terroristic threatening in the third degree when:


(a) He threatens to commit any crime likely to result in death or serious physical injury to another person or likely to result in substantial property damage to another person; or


(b) He intentionally makes false statements for the purpose of causing evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or facility of public transportation.


(2) Terroristic threatening in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor


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I would have pummeled that old man with the pavement after the 1st threatening statement and been in the perfect clear
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I would have pummeled that old man with the pavement after the 1st threatening statement and been in the perfect clear
And you'd likely be going to jail.
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Originally Posted by RJM View Post
In my area that would be considered terroristic threatening which is a class A misdemeanor.


https://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/statute.aspx?id=19738
I'm no legal expert so I ask partially because I don't know and somewhat out of amazement. One thing the "surfer dude" did that struck me was when he said something to the effect that the cyclist was lucky there were witnesses around or he would have killed him. You wonder if he is just being a hot head or if there really weren't any witnesses around he would have run him into the ditch.
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