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    Thread: Fast and Furious drivers are Slow and Timid.

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      08-30-2012 09:18 PM #1
      I lol'd.

      Quote Originally Posted by Ocean City PD View Post
      (ie....red light challenges, running over the hood of police cars etc.) Yes we watch youtube also....
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      08-30-2012 09:26 PM #2
      As did I. But could probably go in the wacky accidents thread
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    3. 08-30-2012 09:29 PM #3
      ouch...
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      08-30-2012 09:37 PM #4
      not quite sure what was supposed to be going on in that vid.
      ninja edit: didn't read the video tittle "bad driver compilation" all makes sense now

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      08-30-2012 09:49 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by xhxxkxxdx View Post
      not quite sure what was supposed to be going on in that vid.
      ninja edit: didn't read the video tittle "bad driver compilation" all makes sense now
      I use to "touge" out in the New Britain res years ago before the road became utter ****. I then grew up and became an "adult". Even back then when I was 18 and having an RSX-S with my lack of good judgement and driving skill, I still looked like Senna next to these ass clowns and I have next to no seat time trololo
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      (ie....red light challenges, running over the hood of police cars etc.) Yes we watch youtube also....
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      08-30-2012 09:49 PM #6
      That guy has a bunch of similar vids from this road, and they are all both entertaining and a bit depressing.

      At the same time, if you wanted to write off a car, you could just repeatedly drive the opposite way down that road and be assured that you'd get hit eventually.
      I like things with two wheels and things with four wheels.

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      08-30-2012 09:56 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by matches View Post
      At the same time, if you wanted to write off a car, you could just repeatedly drive the opposite way down that road and be assured that you'd get hit eventually.
      I was thinking that those descending bikers have a death wish.
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      08-30-2012 09:59 PM #8
      That was just horrendous to watch... After teaching my 13 year old brother to drive, I can guarantee even he'd be able to out manoeuvre these idiots.

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      08-30-2012 10:04 PM #9
      Lot of stupidity in there, mainly for the lack of care given. Great place for cops to post up.
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      08-30-2012 10:48 PM #10
      I never been on the road so I am going to venture to guess that curve is steep and banked causing drivers to cut into the other lane. Is it really that hard to stay in the lane?

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      08-30-2012 11:10 PM #11
      enjoyed, would watch again! A+++++++++
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      08-30-2012 11:18 PM #12
      Surprised there are no 20 cop cars parked there all day...
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      08-30-2012 11:30 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by devianb View Post
      I never been on the road so I am going to venture to guess that curve is steep and banked causing drivers to cut into the other lane. Is it really that hard to stay in the lane?
      It's just people trying to "apex" the corner, rather than their lane.

    14. 08-30-2012 11:33 PM #14
      I lol'd, but I'm also surprised none of those bikers got clobbered by one of these idiots.

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      08-30-2012 11:39 PM #15
      at 1:50 or so, was that FRAME BAGEL?

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      08-30-2012 11:43 PM #16
      Guy in the Z32 300ZX is either one hell of an epic parallel parker or VERY lucky @ the 2:40ish mark.
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      08-30-2012 11:59 PM #17
      CHP could sit there all day and make a killing.
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      08-31-2012 12:00 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by nickthaskater View Post
      It's just people trying to "apex" the corner, rather than their lane.
      Expect most of them stay in the oncoming lane throughout the turn. Emphasis on TRYING.
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      08-31-2012 12:38 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by devianb View Post
      I never been on the road so I am going to venture to guess that curve is steep and banked causing drivers to cut into the other lane. Is it really that hard to stay in the lane?
      No.

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      CHP could sit there all day and make a killing.
      They used to have a relatively lax approach, but it's simply gotten too popular with guys like you see here - wannabe drifters who have no lane discipline or skill.

      I've actually sat and talked with a lot of the police that patrol the area, within reason they'll leave you alone. It's really worth avoiding on weekends, unless you want one of the pro photographers to get a good picture of you, but you risk a ticket and/or a collision.

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      08-31-2012 12:45 AM #20
      Didn't some biker make this video because he was fed up of people crossing over to the other side of the road or something?

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      08-31-2012 12:54 AM #21
      What's the deal with this corner?
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      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      08-31-2012 12:59 AM #22
      A friend of mine is always begging for me to take the Duke out and go ride up there again. I have told him I'll pass on multiple occasions. This just confirms more clearly that the few fumbles you see occasionally are actually repeatedly playing out on any number of tricky corners there all friggin day long. Maximum lame and minimum thrills plus a decent chance of getting crippled by an underinsured nimrod.
      I suppose my normal urban commute is just as dangerous, but it doesn't seem like it.
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      08-31-2012 01:24 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by OrangeA4 View Post
      A friend of mine is always begging for me to take the Duke out and go ride up there again. I have told him I'll pass on multiple occasions. This just confirms more clearly that the few fumbles you see occasionally are actually repeatedly playing out on any number of tricky corners there all friggin day long. Maximum lame and minimum thrills plus a decent chance of getting crippled by an underinsured nimrod.
      I suppose my normal urban commute is just as dangerous, but it doesn't seem like it.
      Look at the other videos the guy has on his channel. At least a dozen individual videos of bike crashes. Another 3 minute video about close calls. It seems everyone loses the rear end exiting the corner.
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      08-31-2012 03:17 AM #24
      None of these are my friend's cars, please don't blur the plates. Is this like the morons who record themselves doing ridiculous speed runs on public roads and get arrested later, or is plain bad driving something an officer has to witness to give you a ticket?

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      I lol'd
      Me too. At the guy in the crappy Saab trying to e-brake drift.
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      08-31-2012 06:37 AM #25
      ugh, these videos make me cringe the entire time. The motorcyclists are crazy to be anywhere near the idiot cagers.
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      08-31-2012 06:50 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
      What's the deal with this corner?
      Californians + cornering

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      I'm suprised they don't have medivac helicopters on standby.
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      08-31-2012 09:20 AM #29
      Having never been to CA I can't understand what is so difficult about that one turn that everyone seems to have trouble with.

      They either go over the center line or almost lose it nearing the turn completion. What gives?

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      08-31-2012 09:22 AM #30
      even the dog was yelling at him!
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      08-31-2012 09:32 AM #31
      At first I thought it was a turn on Pike's Peak that people were just trying to imitate racers. Then I realized it's some random corner on a hill that jerks think they are drift kings and super machismo fast & furious drivers who can handle anything. All those mods and I bet 90% of them never thought of upgrading tires. It must be cool to run hard on your overweight chrome or blacked out wheels with horrible suspension setups and cheap tires.

      I would think you would look a lot cooler (supposing you were trying to be cool) not squealing tires, coming into the corner a bit fast, braking hard, downshifting to second and then pulling from the corner clean and in your lane. Oh well

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      08-31-2012 09:40 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0T_Convert View Post
      Having never been to CA I can't understand what is so difficult about that one turn that everyone seems to have trouble with.

      They either go over the center line or almost lose it nearing the turn completion. What gives?
      Looks like they are getting on the gas through the whole turn and breaking traction that way. I think they are trying to drift through but are going too slow so they need to get creative.

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      08-31-2012 09:43 AM #33
      It does seem like a really fun place to sit and watch the action though.
      I like things with two wheels and things with four wheels.

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      08-31-2012 09:50 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by MrRoboto View Post
      Didn't some biker make this video because he was fed up of people crossing over to the other side of the road or something?
      Without knowing anything going into it, that's what it looked like to me. Bikes and cameramen are camped out at the corner, and often when someone crossed the line, a bike magically appeared coming downhill towards them. One time, even the cameraman stood in the road and looked like he was waving the driver to get back in his own lane.

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      08-31-2012 10:12 AM #35
      I also find it interesting that someone parked their bike where it was most likely to get hit, but still legally (maybe) parked.

      Insurance fraud anyone?

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