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What's the weirdest thing you've encountered on a bike trip?

#1 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri May 16, 2008 4:27 pm

What's the weirdest thing you've encountered on a bike trip?

Have fun with it, no wrong answers!

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#2 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri May 16, 2008 4:29 pm

For me: Riding on a BC ferry, almost running over a deer who jumped 6" in front of me, 5' of snow on the sides of the road.

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#3 Unread post by Skier » Fri May 16, 2008 4:43 pm

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#4 Unread post by cdillon23 » Sat May 17, 2008 9:40 am

I went riding yesterday and almost hit 2 wild turkeys.
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#5 Unread post by KingRobb » Sat May 17, 2008 12:35 pm

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#6 Unread post by Thumper » Sat May 17, 2008 1:25 pm

Last September I was riding on back roads and had one of these screaming straight for my faceshield:

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I ducked my head, it swooped upwards, and I was spared a very feathery meeting with the asphalt...I'm pretty sure that would have knocked me off my bike.

Not weird, but it's all I got :)

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I was in Sturgis and there was this guy pulling his trailer with his bike..ok lots of people do that, however it was what was on the trailer that surprised me. It was an old paralyzed lady tied down in her wheelchair her head was bent over and she was drooling, I was in total shock so was my husband I only wish I had my camera to proove it! No one would believe me when I told them.
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#8 Unread post by Bluebabe » Thu May 22, 2008 5:08 pm

While on a group ride a couple of weeks ago and I was sitting at a stop light. All of a sudden, someone tapped me on my shoulder!! I thought,
"What the heck, someone get out of their car to come and talk to me??" Then I turned around and it was a fellow rider who had come up on the opposite side of me and locking down my saddle bag!!

That was weird!! He said he thought he better let me know he was there, other wise I would have drove off with his hand attached to my bag!!

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#9 Unread post by flynrider » Fri May 23, 2008 5:04 pm

A lightning bolt :cry: Ouch!
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#10 Unread post by Bubbas_brother » Mon May 26, 2008 9:41 am

FOLLOW wrote:I was in Sturgis and there was this guy pulling his trailer with his bike..ok lots of people do that, however it was what was on the trailer that surprised me. It was an old paralyzed lady tied down in her wheelchair her head was bent over and she was drooling, I was in total shock so was my husband I only wish I had my camera to proove it! No one would believe me when I told them.
Sturgis? I believe you. :laughing:

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#11 Unread post by blues2cruise » Mon May 26, 2008 5:14 pm

I suppose it could be when I went on a group ride but ended up riding home through the canyon alone because the group left me while I was refilling my water bottle. I couldn't catch them, so I slowed down and enjoyed the canyon.

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#12 Unread post by Bubbas_brother » Tue May 27, 2008 10:02 am

totalmotorcycle wrote:What's the weirdest thing you've encountered on a bike trip?
Have fun with it, no wrong answers!
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Other bikers! :laughing:

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#13 Unread post by Skier » Tue May 27, 2008 12:03 pm

Bubbas_brother wrote:
totalmotorcycle wrote:What's the weirdest thing you've encountered on a bike trip?
Have fun with it, no wrong answers!
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Other bikers! :laughing:
Way to prove Mike wrong.
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#14 Unread post by Bubbas_brother » Fri May 30, 2008 9:22 am

Skier wrote:
Bubbas_brother wrote:
totalmotorcycle wrote:What's the weirdest thing you've encountered on a bike trip?
Have fun with it, no wrong answers!
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Other bikers! :laughing:
Way to prove Mike wrong.
Though I'm not a "Supporter" like you, he did say "have fun with it".

You know the more I think about it, though I've seen a few wierd things, my answer is very true. All the way from the dirtynecks to hoyty toyty BMW riders.
That's what makes riding fun.

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#15 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:30 am

Skier wrote:
Bubbas_brother wrote:
totalmotorcycle wrote:What's the weirdest thing you've encountered on a bike trip?
Have fun with it, no wrong answers!
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Other bikers! :laughing:
Way to prove Mike wrong.

I would also have accepted:

Road, Sky or people. :laughing:

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#16 Unread post by dr_bar » Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:20 pm

A couple having sex as they road through Manning Park at about 12:00AM, (Way back in the '70's) :oops:
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#17 Unread post by MZ33 » Fri Jun 06, 2008 12:32 pm

A couple having sex as they road through Manning Park at about 12:00AM, (Way back in the '70's)
Were they on a bike? 'cuz I'm really impressed if they were.
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#18 Unread post by Big B » Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:03 pm

a camel


standing in the road through the middle of a state forest

in freaking wisconsin.


and it looked at me like i was the one out of place in this situation
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#19 Unread post by RTR » Tue Jun 10, 2008 2:19 pm

Last year, had a Mama bear and her cub walk out in front of me. Also have had plenty of deer and wild turkeys. Plus a bunch of dogs. However, the bears take first prize.
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#20 Unread post by sv-wolf » Tue Jun 10, 2008 2:47 pm

1. Seeing a woman on the back seat of a Goldwing with her knitting out - just outside Peterborough.

2. Seeing a guy in Southern India riding his scooter with a telegraph pole balanced sideways across it. Everyone else just calmly drove off the road to get out of his way.

3. Nearly being speared by the sharp end of a huge cafe-table parasol. The wind had taken it into the air like a kite then dropped it. It hit the road about a foot behind my bike.
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