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Police stops bicyclist WTF?

Old 04-28-09, 11:10 AM
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Police stops bicyclist WTF?

A hug and a helmet. Sweet.
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Old 04-28-09, 11:20 AM
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Pleasant and awkward or pleasantly awkward. Or awkwardly pleasant.

Gonna have to think about this one.
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Old 04-28-09, 11:28 AM
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My father hugged me once. Once.
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Old 04-28-09, 11:35 AM
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I wouldn't mind seeing something like that instituted in NYC and other police departments. (amazing how much goodwill could be generated. But get a deal w/LAS or Giro)

HOWEVER:
If that happened in Philadelphia, PA 33% would try to avoid being stopped. (40% of the "avoiders" would have outstanding warrants or carrying/dealing)

If that happened in Camden NJ, 90% would try to avoid being stopped (There, not only would 100% of those attempting to avoid the stop have outstanding warrants or "carrying" , but so would the 10% that DID stop. The 10% who did stop figure they would take their chances in court.)
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Old 04-28-09, 11:40 AM
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Very nice!
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Old 04-28-09, 11:41 AM
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If I walk with a helmet, will they give me a shiny new bike?
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Old 04-28-09, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by FreddyBoy View Post
I wouldn't mind seeing something like that instituted in NYC and other police departments. (amazing how much goodwill could be generated. But get a deal w/LAS or Giro)

HOWEVER:
If that happened in Philadelphia, PA 33% would try to avoid being stopped. (40% of the "avoiders" would have outstanding warrants or carrying/dealing)

If that happened in Camden NJ, 90% would try to avoid being stopped (There, not only would 100% of those attempting to avoid the stop have outstanding warrants or "carrying" , but so would the 10% that DID stop. The 10% who did stop figure they would take their chances in court.)
The cops would get sued for inappropriate touching. They beat those cute ideas out of them at the academy.
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Old 04-28-09, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by orcanova View Post
The cops would get sued for inappropriate touching. They beat those cute ideas out of them at the academy.
They could give a hearty handshake.
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Old 04-28-09, 11:55 AM
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I actually have been "stopped" by a cop. I was doing a fast decent at about 40mph on a 35mph road. I was at the bottom taking a drink and the cop rolled up beside me, rolled the window down and said, "You know you were over the speed limit back there..." Then he gave me a smile and drove on. Still fun though
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Old 04-28-09, 11:58 AM
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That's a nice Giro commercial, but why the skateboarding helmets? I see people here wearing them on bikes all the time, but it seems like the lack of ventilation would be pretty terrible.
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Old 04-28-09, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by khatfull View Post
I actually have been "stopped" by a cop. I was doing a fast decent at about 40mph on a 35mph road. I was at the bottom taking a drink and the cop rolled up beside me, rolled the window down and said, "You know you were over the speed limit back there..." Then he gave me a smile and drove on. Still fun though
This is my goal. Too bad where I live the nearest hill requires a 40 mile loop to get to/from.
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Old 04-28-09, 01:35 PM
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notice how they didn't give any to the women........... is that because it HAD to come with a hug?
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Old 05-01-09, 09:39 PM
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It's not real of course. Some guys from Copenhagen made a video response: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNYksEYEnbw
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
My father hugged me once. Once.

My sister kicked me in the balls once. Once.

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Old 05-02-09, 06:31 AM
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awesome.

a little too much man touching for me

i would never.. ever.. ever.. ride without a helmet.
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Old 05-02-09, 08:35 AM
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i would've ridden without a helmet that day just to get a free one.
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Cool idea, prolly not gonna get sued, since its not 'merica ... full face halemets would have been a good idea justincase one getes the "door prize" .

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Old 05-02-09, 01:13 PM
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... staying home would have been a good idea justincase one getes their fingernail broken.
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Old 05-02-09, 01:30 PM
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Isn't this just another viral ?
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