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Critical Mass Bicyclist Assaulted by NYPD (VIDEO)

Old 07-28-08, 04:17 PM
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Critical Mass Bicyclist Assaulted by NYPD (VIDEO)

i found this on the front page of ******

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUkiyBVytRQ
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Old 07-28-08, 04:22 PM
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Critical mass riders are idiots. That being said it certainly looked like the cop was out of line.
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Old 07-28-08, 04:23 PM
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Critical mass...shouldnt that be in the fixed-gear section?
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Old 07-28-08, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by ravenmore View Post
Critical mass riders are idiots. That being said it certainly looked like the cop was out of line.
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Old 07-28-08, 04:30 PM
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ROFL!!! but very wrong...
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Old 07-28-08, 04:36 PM
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True but it also looks like we missed part of it. Looks like the cop saw the rider do something and targeted him out.
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Old 07-28-08, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by erliuic View Post
True but it also looks like we missed part of it. Looks like the cop saw the rider do something and targeted him out.
Still, the cop should point and ask him to pull over. Imagine cruising down the road when a cop car rams you into the curb just to give you a citation.

Nonetheless, +1 to CM riders being idiots.
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Old 07-28-08, 04:44 PM
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That cop's behavior doesn't surprise me one bit at all.
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Old 07-28-08, 04:46 PM
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NYPD Detains Critical Mass Bicyclist.
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Old 07-28-08, 04:56 PM
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not surprising as many cops in the USA are lil Nazis!!!
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Old 07-28-08, 05:02 PM
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The cop did what everyone else felt like doing. Of course in the You Tube age it isn't too smart, but I'd buy the man a beer.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:03 PM
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Woot woot nice take down hahahahaha...
I am sure the idiot did something to deserve it.....

You can see by the video that the police were simply watching making sure no one got out of line. The officer just going over to take someone down doesn't make sense. Do we know if the rider was charged with anything? I tend to give the benifit of the doubt to the officer in this instance. Critical mass riders can be complete idiots sometimes..
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Old 07-28-08, 05:03 PM
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Thats crap. It lookedlike he was just sizing up to smack someone... the 2nd to last rider just seemed a bit too far.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:07 PM
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wow. it's no surprise amateur cyclists in the us are seen as such morons by the rest of the world...

a frustrated officer takes his aggression out on the person closest to him, and the meatheads come out in support.
Gladly, the NYPD investigators weren't so shortsighted, as the officer's badge and gun were stripped.
As the report goes, the cyclist did nothing but ride the same way everyone else was. Unfortunately for him, the officer had obvious behavior issues and decided to act out as he passed.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by dsilver668 View Post
Woot woot nice take down hahahahaha...
I am sure the idiot did something to deserve it.....

You can see by the video that the police were simply watching making sure no one got out of line. The officer just going over to take someone down doesn't make sense. Do we know if the rider was charged with anything? I tend to give the benifit of the doubt to the officer in this instance. Critical mass riders can be complete idiots sometimes..
You sheep sure have done a good job internalizing totalitarianism. The cyclist was charged with resisting arrest and assaulting the cop. He was NOT charged with anything that explains why the cop assaulted him. Kafka would be proud--this is how far we've come. I repeat: no charges were filed relating to anything that happened before the cop decided to beat the guy down. It raises the obvious question, if the rider's behavior was criminal enough to justify the use of force, why wasn't he charged for the offense the necessitated the use of force?
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Old 07-28-08, 05:17 PM
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blanqui: doubleplusgood post. Unperson vaporized.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:33 PM
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wow. I wonder if the guy was hurt in the fall, maybe without a helmet... hit his head on the curb an died. Yay, cop kills a guy for running a red light. Then we can unleash the cm with katanas and guns !
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Old 07-28-08, 05:34 PM
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lol sounds like this needs to be moved to the A&S.

edit: nvm it seem slike theyre already here
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Old 07-28-08, 05:34 PM
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judging by the responses to my original post i'd say that there are more idiots who read this message board than attend critical mass rallies.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:36 PM
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Cop should be fired. No excuse for that assault. He was clearly in no danger and instead was in attack mode.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:40 PM
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NY cop uses to much force. Wow. I am surprised. Wow. Really, I am surprised.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:41 PM
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Ouch! Excessive force or what? Keep in mind those curbs in midtown are metal. I hope that rider is ok.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Monument Man View Post
judging by the responses to my original post i'd say that there are more idiots who read this message board than attend critical mass rallies.
then u are either new to cmass or is a cmasser
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