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Old 02-17-19, 01:38 PM
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What is it with BMW drivers? All my angry encounters where the driver threatened violence were in BMS's

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What is it with BMW drivers? All my angry encounters where the driver threatened violence were in BMS's

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-dash...t-karma-video/
You live Newport Beach where BMW's are as common as Ford F150 in Dallas.
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A friend of mine—who owns a BMW and also used to bike—once told me this joke:

Q: What's the difference between a porcupine and a BMW?

A: A porcupine has its pr*cks on the outside
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Generalizations seem generally applicable to the generalizer.

In my area, it seems like SUV and pickup drivers are the worst. If I'm gonna be right-hooked, 9 times out of 10 it's gonna be an SUV or pickup.

Sunday I got right hooked by two SUVs in a row. To avoid being sideswiped by the second SUV I had to move left from the bike lane to the main traffic lane, in front of another SUV. That third SUV turned out to be a cop. I wondered whether he'd go after the SUV that nearly hit me. Nope.

Those are also the most common vehicles where I ride. So... darned statistics.
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From the thread title, I thought this was going to be about lightening the load before heading out to ride.
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