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Why I hate soccer moms....

Old 09-17-08, 03:55 PM
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Why I hate soccer moms....

Sad day today. A buddy of mine and I were riding our usual weekday 20 miler, and we came up to a stop sign with tons of cars stopped up, ambulances, fire fighters, police cars, the whole nine yards. As I come up to the stop sign (speed limit was like 15mph) I look to my right, and see a a guy on a stretcher with cycling shoes, shorts, and shaved legs. His helmet was behind the stretcher and face looked to be wrapped up in gauze (couldn't tell exactly, for the damn police officers don't like cyclists in this area and weren't letting me rubberneck). I saw glass everywhere. Above the stretcher was a van with the windshield shattered (While I didn't see the accident, I can only assume what happened). The defendant was standing outside of her car and what looked like, her trying to explain what happened. From the few words I heard, I think she said she took her eye off the road as she was coming up to the stop sign, and went through. This is the first time I've ever seen a real accident where police were involved and someone needed to be taken on an ambulance.

P.S (For anyone living in Atlanta who does the peachtree bikes/vinnings loop ride, this happened about 2 miles from the Lovett left turn.)
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Old 09-17-08, 03:58 PM
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. . . and you're certain that the cyclist didn't run the stop sign?
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Originally Posted by Nick29 View Post
. . . and you're certain that the cyclist didn't run the stop sign?
We all know that cyclists never do anything wrong.

EVER.
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And what does this have to do with soccer moms?
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Originally Posted by photonick View Post
We all know that cyclists never do anything wrong.

EVER.
Ya, totally..., I mean it's "not" like "we" take off the brakes to cut down weight to go faster, I mean, like, right? ...Cuz, I certainly did not do just that on the 23rd of august, on my commuter bike. Definately did not at all whatsoever.
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It's better than those hockey moms.
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Originally Posted by rasamatoo View Post
Ya, totally..., I mean it's "not" like "we" take off the brakes to cut down weight to go faster, I mean, like right.
No you take off brakes so you can fit in, the messenger bags and super d-vnecks negate any speed increases created.
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Old 09-17-08, 04:13 PM
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Originally Posted by astonmartinag View Post
The defendant was standing outside of her car and what looked like, her trying to explain what happened.
I'd say the plaintiff had the distinctive upper hand in this case, being wrapped up in gauze for the jury to witness.
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Originally Posted by Nick29 View Post
. . . and you're certain that the cyclist didn't run the stop sign?
If I wasn't lazy I'd draw out the layout for you. He was already across the center of the stop sign intersection, the lady then pulled up and hit him.
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One guy's "soccer mom" is another guys "milf"...very subjective.
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Originally Posted by ted ward View Post
I'd say the plaintiff had the distinctive upper hand in this case, being wrapped up in gauze for the jury to witness.
In this area people aren't to fond of cyclist.
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When it comes to cyclist versus motorist, cyclist will always reign supreme in cases, exceptions ofcourse, but for the most part its true.
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Originally Posted by filtersweep View Post
And what does this have to do with soccer moms?
Van+Mom+Soccer Bumper sticker=Soccer mom

All variables were present in this situation.
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i ride for Team Milf...
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Originally Posted by astonmartinag View Post
Van+Mom+Soccer Bumper sticker=Soccer mom

All variables were present in this situation.
So you hate all soccer moms because of this one unfortunate situation? You're an idiot.

Love,

Non-soccer mom, but a mom nonetheless who has seen drivers and cyclists of all demographics pull stupid moves
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Stupid thread.

You saw the after effects of an accident, have no idea how it actually happened, drew your own conclusions without facts, and followed up by declaring your hatred for a specific group of people.

Well done.
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Originally Posted by Brandy View Post
So you hate all soccer moms because of this one unfortunate situation? You're an idiot.

Love,

Non-soccer mom, but a mom nonetheless who has seen drivers and cyclists of all demographics pull stupid moves
Lets see what happens when you get hit because someone takes their eye off the roadfor their kid, then your head gets bashed in by a windshield.
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Originally Posted by Scorer75 View Post
Stupid thread.

You saw the after effects of an accident, have no idea how it actually happened, drew your own conclusions without facts, and followed up by declaring your hatred for a specific group of people.

Well done.
Just a way to get people to read the thread and be aware of these ruthless mothers/milfs.
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Originally Posted by astonmartinag View Post
While I didn't see the accident, I can only assume what happened).
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He was already across the center of the stop sign intersection, the lady then pulled up and hit him.
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But soccer moms are sooo cute. It's like hating bunny rabbits or unicorns.
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Originally Posted by alanbikehouston View Post
One guy's "soccer mom" is another guys "milf"...very subjective.
Sometimes several guys.
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Originally Posted by noisebeam View Post
Yes, an assumption based on the positioning of the rider.
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Originally Posted by astonmartinag View Post
Lets see what happens when you get hit because someone takes their eye off the roadfor their kid, then your head gets bashed in by a windshield.
Now you've gone and confirmed that you're a total idiot.
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^^cute^^
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Originally Posted by alanbikehouston View Post
One guy's "soccer mom" is another guys "milf"...very subjective.
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But soccer moms are sooo cute. It's like hating bunny rabbits or unicorns.
True.
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