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Convertible Owner Experiences Worst Day In Lifetime, Manure Is Involved
Convertible Owner Experiences Worst Day In Lifetime, Manure Is Involved

17 Apr 2017, 08:13 UTC / A German family has experienced the worst possible thing that could happen to a convertible owner except for death or a serious accident. Brace your stomach

 
Chinese Tourists Get Complementary Police Chase in The U.S, All Is Well
Chinese Tourists Get Complementary Police Chase in The U.S, All Is Well

10 Aug 2016, 13:31 UTC / When in Rome, do as the Romans, says an old proverb. Do not apply it if you are a Chinese tourist in the USA and see a car with flashing lights. Just pull over

 
Waze Directions Take Driver Through Gunfight In Boston
Waze Directions Take Driver Through Gunfight In Boston

3 Aug 2016, 14:26 UTC / A driver contacted Boston Police after following directions from Waze and witnessing a gunfight. Boston P.D. already has a suspect in custody

 
Bad Luck, Poor Awareness, and Maybe Target Fixation Lead to a Nasty Crash
Bad Luck, Poor Awareness, and Maybe Target Fixation Lead to a Nasty Crash

29 Jun 2016, 15:08 UTC / A rider bites the dust after failing to swerve past a foam roll that falls from a trailered boat on the highway. Could this crash have been avoided?

 
That's How You Stop a Thief Running Away with a Motorcycle
That's How You Stop a Thief Running Away with a Motorcycle

20 Jun 2015, 07:03 UTC / The video below shows a rider chasing down a guy who reportedly stole a motorcycle. As the alleged thief refuses to stop, a kick takes him out.

 
Final Destination-Like Bike Crash Miraculously Leaves the Rider in One Piece <span>· Video</span>
Final Destination-Like Bike Crash Miraculously Leaves the Rider in One Piece · Video

19 May 2015, 16:01 UTC / Some call it a nightmare, but crashes like this one happen on a daily basis around the world, and the biggest problem is that one can do nothing to avoid them

 
Oil on the Road Is Not a Rider's Best Friend
Oil on the Road Is Not a Rider's Best Friend

10 Feb 2014, 14:02 UTC / Oil, gravel, ice, sand, and even plain water, they are all a rider's "enemies" at times. And since they are sometimes "ambushing" the unsuspecting rider, being able to ride ...

 
Tech3 Workshop Wrecked by Floods
Tech3 Workshop Wrecked by Floods

21 Jan 2014, 16:15 UTC / Bad luck still sticks with Herve Poncharal's Tech3 team, as a flood wrecked the team's workshop in Bormes les Mimosas, southern France. The heavy rains over the past weekend caused a l...

 
The Finest Example of Sheer Bad Luck
The Finest Example of Sheer Bad Luck

12 Dec 2013, 13:27 UTC / Riding across sand dunes is quite a fun thing to do, but it looks like sometimes, the huge open space is simply not big enough to keep riders safe. That is, when sheer bad luck is in the game, thin...

 
Snowmobile Rider Almost Beheaded by Wire
Snowmobile Rider Almost Beheaded by Wire

27 May 2013, 13:38 UTC / Observing the surroundings when riding in the wild is a key element of making it back home in one piece, and this snowmobile crash is just the right proof. With the rider failing to see the suppo...

 
Small Rock on the Road Causes Serious Crash
Small Rock on the Road Causes Serious Crash

23 Feb 2013, 10:49 UTC / Rocks on the road aren't fun, this goes without saying, And if one is unfortunate enough to run over a small rock during a high-speed turn, the outcome is even worse. While an enduro-touring...

 
Webber Says Button Should Run Out of Luck Soon
Webber Says Button Should Run Out of Luck Soon

23 Jul 2009, 10:59 UTC / There were some voices in the Formula One paddock that Australia's Mark Webber has turned from zero to hero mainly because of Red Bull's exceptional aerodynamic programme for the 2009 seas...