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Critical Mass Brazil...err Incident

Old 03-01-11, 01:00 PM
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Critical Mass Brazil...err Incident

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/critica...asil-2011.html

Pretty dang horribad.
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Old 03-01-11, 01:06 PM
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It's pretty terrible.

This is already being talked about over in A&S but I'll keep this open for a while as long as it doesn't get out of hand.
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Old 03-01-11, 01:16 PM
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Yeah, it looked totally surreal when I saw the video of it. Like a special effect from a movie.

Its certainly disturbing to say the least.

Its hard to imagine anyone doing something like this. The 75-year-old lady who they interviewed summed it up pretty well..."How could a person....its not even a person, its a beast....make something like this"

The discussion below the video is interesting as well.
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Old 03-01-11, 01:40 PM
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The A&S talk is fascinating, though I still can't justify "self defense" when it's a one-ton ball of steel versus several 25-pound triangles of steel/aluminum/carbon fiber. What I mean to say is that self defense is putting somebody in a headlock when they charge you; not pulling out a shotgun.

It's always sad when something violent or detestable has to happen to raise awareness, but I suppose that's the silver lining. Maybe this will give bike advocates the some limelight for a little while.
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Old 03-01-11, 01:44 PM
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What I mean to say is that self defense is putting somebody in a headlock when they charge you; not pulling out a shotgun.
Sounds like you're not a patriotic 'merican, here have a shotgun.
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Oh my ****ing god.
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Damn, that is disturbing. I've had a couple close calls riding group rides in LA, but this is crazy. Further more, what's the story with the whale + guts all over the road?
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Old 03-01-11, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Squirrelli View Post
Sounds like you're not a patriotic 'merican, here have a shotgun.
I'll pass on the shotgun, but thanks.

Also, I'm finally giving you a brief review of the All-City 144BCD, 165mm crankset. (In super short, I like it.) It's far stiffer than my beater's no-name crank arms. I wasn't sure if that whole cold forged thing would translate into results; I must say, I think it does. At first I wasn't sure how the Bikeage straps would work with the arms because of the D ring, but it's turned out well so far. If I don't strap in, the D ring rubs a little, but otherwise there's no friction (and why wouldn't I strap in?). I should note that I did not invest in a fancy BB, just a standard Shimano. I find the aesthetics to be All-City's forte. The function of this crankset is just as superb. Oh, I love the aesthetics of the beefy (thicker) arms. Gotta love the anodized colors, too. I got the wet black (see the photo thread, post #13579). Overall, this thing really bites your BB and delivers. In time, I'm sure dings and use will give it characters. Plus, I love that these arms will last.

Back to Brazil. I'm still bothered by the thought of this driver not having his license revoked.
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WHALE GUTS EXPLODED ALL OVER MY SCOOTER

my sense of innocence - 0
things I can't believe in this thread - 2.
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we dont really know or cant even fully fathom the action popping off in the ocean 4,000 feet under.
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this guy should have plead stuck accelerator. hes lucky he didnt kill anyone.
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Old 03-02-11, 12:39 AM
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I have yet to watch the video, I know it would traumatize me, so I'm avoiding it like a squirrel trap.
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Old 03-02-11, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by adriano View Post
this guy should have plead stuck accelerator.
Or new car smell.
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