Monday, September 22, 2008

Road rager with gun

A group of cyclists in Georgia are on their morning ride when a motorist buzzes the group. And then...
We followed him, because that's the way we were planning on going. The guy was in front of the group and started brake-checking and stuff and being weird. Then he pulled over to the right side of the road at the next turn. I was in back, waiting on riders, seeing what was happening, so I rolled up to the car when he stopped. I asked him, "SIR! What is your problem?!?" He responded, "YOU'RE THE ONE WITH THE PROBLEM!" and proceeded to reach in his passenger seat, pull out a Glock handgun, and stuck it in my face!
Read more. Important tip to road ragers: Because the motorist had a gun, he was arrested. If he "merely" threatened lives with his automobile, he could have gotten away with it.


Anonymous said...

For reasons which will become apparent, I am anonymous. My State doesn't allow citizens to arm themselves. But I do. It's deeply concealed, and it is to be used in the gravest extreme, when I feel that I am threatened with death or grievous bodily harm, and that I have made every effort to retreat or avoid the problem in the first place.

I haven't yet used it during a ride, but I will if I have to. I have practiced with it and am very proficient in its use; I have used it before under very different circumstances, but if only one of some nutjob or me that is going to walk away, it's going to be

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