Note to cages- dont stop in the road! - Suzuki Volusia Forums : Intruder Volusia and Boulevard Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 21
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Garage
Note to cages- dont stop in the road!

A moment of silence for a brother killed locally (Hartselle, AL) last night. On a somewhat dangerous road anyway, two cars stopped in the road occupying BOTH lanes, just outside a curve. Dark outside, changing a tire, one car providing light for the other- IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. I did not know the rider personally but a very tragic story. God bless his family.
Lee03volusia is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 02:49 PM
Senior VR Member
 
Hi-Vis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Auburn Alabama
Posts: 3,042
Thanks: 333
Thanked 527 Times in 462 Posts
Prayers sent. I do feel sorry for his family.

http://www.hartselleenquirer.com/201...orcycle-wreck/

Special Edition 2009 C50 Green/White . 14200 miles. Loaded up and then some!
2006 Honda Big-Ruckus 250 scooter. ~Rare~


ATGATT Sweat, not blood.
Hi-Vis is offline  
post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 21
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Garage
Not meaning to be argumentative at all, but the link to the report below differs greatly from the Decatur Daily report. Even the Decatur paper differs from eyewittness accounts that have said both lanes were occupied. The local reporting puzzles me very much.
Lee03volusia is offline  
post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 06:51 PM
Senior VR Member
 
scorpion46's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Indiana
Posts: 4,586
Thanks: 616
Thanked 765 Times in 631 Posts
Garage
prayers sent

Slow down,enjoy the ride,arrive alive.
scorpion46 is offline  
post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 08:55 PM
Senior VR Member
 
Boxwrench's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Daytona Beach area, Florida
Posts: 17,914
Thanks: 129
Thanked 423 Times in 378 Posts
Garage
Dumb AZZes



Founder of the VR Sport Tour Tribe where going fast is done in style

2000 BMW R1100RT "Millenium Falcon"
2006 C50 "Gator" . Modified real Alligator hide mustang seat,Gman bully, V&H Cruzers w/ SmartPartz baffels and Hi Five Intake.
DJ drive club member, Florida chapter
Boxwrench is offline  
post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-25-2013, 09:06 PM
Senior VR Member
 
brownC50's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Delaware, Wilmington
Posts: 5,194
Thanks: 1,321
Thanked 415 Times in 252 Posts
May he rest in peace and may his family and friends find comfort and peace.

"Ah Say... Ah Say... If you shoot a mime, should you use a silencer"?

2005 C50 Black.
brownC50 is offline  
post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-26-2013, 01:13 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Surrey BC █♣█
Posts: 135
Thanks: 36
Thanked 28 Times in 24 Posts
ima buy a couple flares and carry them in his honor
1BENCH is offline  
post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-26-2013, 08:10 AM
Senior VR Member
 
AikinutNY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pittsburgh, City of Champions
Posts: 1,334
Thanks: 50
Thanked 139 Times in 104 Posts
Parked cars?

Report says parked cars, not cars blocking the road. First post says cars were in the middle of the road blocking both lanes.

Which was it?

We had a report on TV news about a biker dying when they hit a left turning vehicle. Turned out the left turning vehicle was in their lane turning left and stopped. No turn lane was available. She failed to see a vehicle stopped infront of her, hit it at 50 plus.

Sad, either way.

2007 V Star 1100 Silverado

I have flying monkeys! Don't make me use them! ! !

Past bikes:
BMW R60S
Norton Commando 750
Suzuki GT500
Yamaha RD250
AikinutNY is offline  
post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-26-2013, 08:54 AM
VR Member
 
Davidmackv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Waynesburg, Ky
Posts: 198
Thanks: 13
Thanked 20 Times in 18 Posts
Garage
If they were blocking both lanes, wouldn't they be charged with something? Anyone have a follow up on this story?

His: 2006 Suzuki Boulevard C-50
Hers: 2012 Honda Shadow 750 C2
Davidmackv is offline  
post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-27-2013, 05:14 PM
VR Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Posts: 118
Thanks: 5
Thanked 34 Times in 24 Posts
Sorry to hear this. May he rest in peace.

Take media stories with a grain of salt. The best way to find out what happened to this rider is to get a copy of the police report when it becomes available.
Moonshaker is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Suzuki Volusia Forums : Intruder Volusia and Boulevard Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome