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Typical sensationalism news, the pre-clip is showing it as a road rage incident by the RR. They did tell more details taking some blame off the RR.
Call me racist if you will but I just noticed most of the bikers involved were black.
really? i couldnt tell, most had helmets on.
 

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I am from a rural area. I find more use for a rock crawler bumper in the city than in the country. Even the dumbest guy can add up what will happen when that winch and brushgaurd makes contact. Of course I would also think that having different color sheetmetal on the right front would discourage guys from cutting me off and trying to make a hole in 80mph freeway traffic but I digress....


My take is the biker brake checked the range rover and got his bluff called. I would have stopped, called 911. If the bikers escalated, I would have told dispatch I was leaving due to hostility in the area. When you call its recorded from that point forward. And I would have kept a running dialog of what was happening around me. I seriously doubt you would be charged with a leaving the scene if you are telling dispatch the guy's friends are bashing my car and threatening me and my family.

The benefits of NYC or any metropolis have never outweighed the downsides (edit: FOR ME and me alone!). I refuse to go to New York as a state due to their politics (a discussion of which doesn't really have a place here IMHO so I will leave it at that). I appreciate art, fine dining, night life, and the tons of other awesome things there. But the idiot per square meter ratio is way too high. The city isn't healthy for me, and I am not healthy for it so I stay away as much as possible.
really? i couldnt tell, most had helmets on.
Look at the one who starts bashing out the drivers window at the end. The one beating on the back window looks as though he has dreads and you can see his arms are dark skinned.

Geeto, there were 2 cops involved in the bar fight, both from different towns. The second one was relieved of duty from his department.
 

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I am from a rural area. I find more use for a rock crawler bumper in the city than in the country. Even the dumbest guy can add up what will happen when that winch and brushgaurd makes contact. Of course I would also think that having different color sheetmetal on the right front would discourage guys from cutting me off and trying to make a hole in 80mph freeway traffic but I digress....


My take is the biker brake checked the range rover and got his bluff called. I would have stopped, called 911. If the bikers escalated, I would have told dispatch I was leaving due to hostility in the area. When you call its recorded from that point forward. And I would have kept a running dialog of what was happening around me. I seriously doubt you would be charged with a leaving the scene if you are telling dispatch the guy's friends are bashing my car and threatening me and my family.

The benefits of NYC or any metropolis have never outweighed the downsides (edit: FOR ME and me alone!). I refuse to go to New York as a state due to their politics (a discussion of which doesn't really have a place here IMHO so I will leave it at that). I appreciate art, fine dining, night life, and the tons of other awesome things there. But the idiot per square meter ratio is way too high. The city isn't healthy for me, and I am not healthy for it so I stay away as much as possible.


I don't know why when I reply to the thread it keeps putting Ravens post in the top. It's doing it whether I just reply or quote someone else's post. System is messed up.
 

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Call me racist if you will but I just noticed most of the bikers involved were black.
while I don't see where race has any bearing on this incident - I will just tell you that when I lived in crown heights, car, truck, and bike clubs were a staple of the black community. Some of those sportbike and dual sport clubs were very large. It really doesn't have quite the same presence in other communities. I lived one block away from imperial bikers mc club and those guys were really nice community centric people. They invited me to their BBQs often and never seemed to be dangerous or violent. They were also a mixed cruiser/sportbike/dual sport club.

I guess my my only point is you are more likely to see sport bike clubs in black communities (notice I am not saying African American - a good number of the clubs I had first hand experience with were West Indian and Caribbean), but it doesn't meant they are all bad scary stunt crews.

The guys in the video do look like a stunt crew. How do I know:

- if you look carefully at some of the bikes in the chase you will see a couple of four wheelers. It is illegal to operate a quad on a NYC street because NY state won't register them for street use. Usually in stunt crew rides the quads ride mid pack so the cops have to stop the entire club just to confiscate the quads (a little intimidating for two beat officers)

- some of those bikes have stunt cages or crash cages.
 

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Damn, my wife just missed the fun. She'll be in Manhattan later today. Should I tell her to watch out for Range Rover Drivers, stuntahz, dark-skinned people, or just everyone?

That single video will culminate with a total breakdown of societal norms, decency, morals, ethics, and civilized behavior in general. Anarchy! Mark my words. Every city large enough to have a streetlight will be reduced to smoldering rubble by Arbor Day 2014. Cities on flame - but not with rock-n-roll (gratuitous B.O.C. reference). For those few survivors, Hiroshima/Nagasaki/Bikini Island (shot "Mike") will pale in comparison to what they lived through. I could reference B.O.C. again but I won't - "Godzilla" - all because of that fuckin video.

Seriously, let it go, everyone. Not much we can arm-chair quarterback about this incident at this point.
 

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Gotta watch out for them black people!
 

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they are criminals.period. many of them black so what ? stolen illegal bikes, comitting crimes that is a fact
it is a sign of the times we have too many people on the gubmit titty ,not working or just plain banging crimes
the criminals that hold office in this country have enabled this for generations, we are doomed
 

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I'm posting this here because there is too much conjecture going on as to what happened. And while the Post is a tabloid not fit to be toilet paper there are links to vids and other images not previously posted. Hopefully I'll find a more credible news source with as many images:

Bikers terrorize family in high-speed chase | New York Post


FWIW the group appears to be racially mixed in the pictures so I think we can drop the racial comments.
 

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If I were a criminal/hooligan/assassin, I'd perpetrate from a cycle - Perfect weapon.
Passenger on said cycle with a semi-automatic? - More perfect weapon.
Now, if you have 50 cycles? - Perfect mob.
Only way to turn the tide would be to meet with a mob of Rovers. Or just one customized 1973 XB GT Ford Falcon Coupe.
Mob of Rovers with passengers with semi-autos? - More perfect escalation.
 

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I was going more for a VW van with a RPG-7 out the sunroof.
 

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Can't believe no one has recaptioned the Hitler video for this yet.
 
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