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« on: May 12, 2010, 06:07:18 AM »
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 06:19:11 AM »
Yikes!!! Dude, put your hands up when you stop for a cop after being chased  ???

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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010, 07:56:04 AM »
Stupid kids made a mistake and now one of them has to pay for it for the rest of his life because a cop made a stupid mistake.

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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2010, 08:15:52 AM »
I sympathize with the job that law enforcement has to do, but that was NOT a situation where he knew was in danger, that was a trigger happy cop who's watched too many Dirty Harry movies.
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2010, 08:18:26 AM »
When I saw this, I was thinking of the recent video of the speeding sportbike and the off duty cop who came at him with gun drawn.  Drawn guns are serious things, having been on both sides of the barrel.   (the stories will cost a beer, at least)
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2010, 09:23:20 AM »
When I saw this, I was thinking of the recent video of the speeding sportbike and the off duty cop who came at him with gun drawn.  Drawn guns are serious things, having been on both sides of the barrel.   (the stories will cost a beer, at least)

Dammit. I need to go on this VT ride.
-Jay

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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2010, 09:39:45 AM »


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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2010, 06:37:57 PM »
After watching that video about 5 times that officer was wrong. The guy is watching his buddy almost get run over by a cop car. The cop says one thing to the guy and does not give him time to react and shoots him in the back.

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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2010, 07:39:43 PM »
My feeling also was that the guy acted normally to what he was experiencing, but you culd see the lawyer emphasizing that he "did not raise his hands"
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« Last Edit: May 18, 2010, 08:13:03 PM by barrypz »
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2010, 08:13:52 PM »
-Jeff

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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2010, 08:18:05 PM »
Just showing that I'm fair and balanced (now with 20% less criticism)
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2010, 08:19:21 PM »
That's got a cool tail. Gerry, time to upgrade.
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2010, 08:22:34 PM »
The bike is pretty cool looking..., I wonder if I can convince the girlfriend. It sure would be handy on the VT trip.
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Re: motorcycle news
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2010, 08:26:14 PM »
People at work keep telling me  I need a sport tourer for the kind of miles (and hours) I rack up.  There are some out there that I like, but I also like my little 650, and its amazing fuel range.  A second bike is hard to justify with college costs for my daughter though.    One of my coworkers just got the concourse, I'm waiting to look at that.  The reviews were pretty positive, and I have no brand loyalty.
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