Ever wonder why the call it a stop light?

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  1. Button Pusher

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    Hmmm, I gotta wonder how the insurance company deals with damage cause while intentionally riding on the sidewalk.
     
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    That I know. But why is it called sideWALK? :confused:
     
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    I really hope they got busted for that nonsense
     
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    Eat pavement suckers.
     
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    Button Pusher Well-Known Member Benefactor

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    I like how the PD car was right behind them.
    Plus the last idiot left the scene of an accident, he ran over the first MC.
     
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    The supermoto guy at the beginning gets mega points for the excellent straight-up wheelie, but chucks them all away when he plows into the guy who pole'd it.
    He gets some back when he finally gets the bike started and bails from the blue-red buzz kill.
     
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    The bike hit the cement at the bottom... the rider took out the pole above, mounted on the cement! Ouch!
     
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    Looks like it worked...


    ...he hit the stop light, and STOPPED!
     
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    I used to know guys that road like this. None of them had insurance, or licenses .
     
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    I'm sure the officer's dash cam got a nice view of a few license plate numbers, if they had plates to begin with. The dude that took out the pole is lucky it didn't tear him in half. This guy I knew up in WV was riding way too fast on a Suzuki GSXR 750 on a freshly paved road and while going through a left hand sweeper dragging his knee, he hit some truck tire ruts in the fresh asphalt that launched him in the air and he came down onto a drainage pipe at the end of a driveway and tore his right leg off from the knee down. Stupid is as stupid does.
     
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    Growing up nearby Philly, I had some friends of friends who rode like this. It was extremely common for them to have no licenses, registration, nor insurance, and many times they were under legal driving age. It wasn’t uncommon for the bikes or ATVs to be stolen as well. These people just ride around the streets like they own them, don’t care one bit about police or other drivers, and I take a small amount of pleasure seeing them wreck, because of their reckless disregard for the law and others.
     
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    I love motorcycles and love to ride them, but these are just idiots. It was just a matter of time before someone crashed in that group.
     
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    Not gonna lie, i've hoped and wished for this to happen for the 20 idiots that ride quads down Skibo and swerve in and out of traffic in Fayetteville.
     
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    I'd like to see the lot of them pit maneuvered, I lost patience with the mobs of idiots on bikes a long time ago, pedal or motor.
     
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    They like to hide their plates. Just cause more problems for the good motorcyclists and motorists.
     
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    I pulled this off a video I took Last Saturday morning.
    It took him 3 -4 tries to get it this high. He kinda sucked at wheelies. Hwy 85 north out of Concord.

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    I'm hoping dashcam and not cell phone.

    ;)
     
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    I love a good ending with idiots like these on bikes.
     
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    I saw a group of "teens" riding supped up mini bikes down South Blvd. in Charlotte the other day; none of them were licensed or had lights of any kind. There is never NOT a cop on that road. I think the cops have given up on the tough targets.
     
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    They can't chase them because they may cause them to crash and get hurt. And even if they do catch them, the courts won't do anything to them.
     
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    And most of the bikes are stolen...
     
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    No sympathy for squids. Back when I had my V-max and rode around Charlotte they always tried to goad me into stupid stuff. I was content in knowing I mounted a cruise missile and they were all on scooters :)
     
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    It’s harder to drive like idiots on two flat tires.
     
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    That's a pretty cool design. But false advertising man. I expected to see a bike get flattened.
     
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    I have ZERO sympathy for riders like in the video, I won't get out of your way and will go out of mine to cause you problems. The AH that hit the pole should have died, nothing would be lost....
    These are the people that should be "dealt with" if anarchy ever breaks out....
     
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    As long as you could go straight on that beast. Those sportbike "scooters" would show the VMAX their taillights in the twisties.
     
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    Yeah I rarely took it on twisties and not many opportunities around Charlotte anyway. They wanted to stoplight drag like idiots and all I could do was shake my head and laugh. I also weighed so little the bike didn't even know I was on it.

    Like riding a great white around in a dentist office aquarium!

    They remind me of the folks at a car show that don't recognize any of the actual fast cars... then they huddle around some ragged-out Mitsubishi Eclipse like it's the greatest thing? I have nothing to prove to such morons.
     
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    That would be a great vid, I'd like to spread the video to encourage LEO to employ the device regularly.
    You know, for tha chirrin.
     
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    You should have taken some of their money!
     
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    Another idea, fire into the wheels. FYI, no bikers were confronted in this vid either :(
     
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    Just in time for Christmas delivery:)
     
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    rdinatal Better late then never...

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    Cellphone.
     
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    They need to install this device on school buses that have high stop sign violators.
    Four flat tires, fine and points will teach them a lesson.