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Cyclist encounters threatening car driver

Cyclist encounters threatening car driver

(8:00) A cyclist's ride home is marred by an unpleasant encounter with a fellow road user in South Williamsburg, a neighbourhood of New York popular with Hasidic Jews.

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Guest: Steve 00000 (1747 days ago)
The cyclist is a legitimate road user. He pays the same taxes as anyone else. It is unsafe to ride in close to parked cars as a door may open at any moment. If he has to use the centre of the road, so be it. It's not illegal, it's simple road awareness.
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The cyclist is a legitimate road user. He pays the same taxes as anyone else. It is unsafe to ride in close to parked cars as a door may open at any moment. If he has to use the centre of the road, so be it. It's not illegal, it's simple road awareness.
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Guest: anom (1747 days ago)
Is it any wonder the german people voted in the nazi party? I try and take people as i find them and every jew i have ever met has been repulsive, racist and down right rude. And that is not in any way meant to be racist, its just how i see things.
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Is it any wonder the german people voted in the nazi party? I try and take people as i find them and every jew i have ever met has been repulsive, racist and down right rude. And that is not in any way meant to be racist, its just how i see things.
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Guest: (1747 days ago)
Let's be fair. Being an outrageous jerk, a bully that believes he can order everyone else about, and detain a fellow for having the audacity to use the public thoroughfare, has nothing to do with religion. Those folks come in all flavors. Having said that, I also believe that religious fundamentalism is frightening regardless of the faith from which its fanaticism sprang. Notice that human history has never seen a benevolent theocracy, and any man that believes a diety speaks directly to him and commands him to kill non-believers needs his friggin' head examined.
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Let's be fair. Being an outrageous jerk, a bully that believes he can order everyone else about, and detain a fellow for having the audacity to use the public thoroughfare, has nothing to do with religion. Those folks come in all flavors. Having said that, I also believe that religious fundamentalism is frightening regardless of the faith from which its fanaticism sprang. Notice that human history has never seen a benevolent theocracy, and any man that believes a diety speaks directly to him and commands him to kill non-believers needs his friggin' head examined.
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Guest: Skinny American (1746 days ago)
I meant to say, "as if this was an excuse for why they don't like Jews..."
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I meant to say, "as if this was an excuse for why they don't like Jews..."
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Guest: Skinny American (1746 days ago)
Nice response. Thank you. I knew when I saw the Orthodox man get out the car, people that don't like Jews were going to have a field day. This is the excuse as to why they don't like Jews...Watch old videos from the Jim Crow South of people "just trying to say how they see things" and the vitriol and ignorance is as obvious.
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Nice response. Thank you. I knew when I saw the Orthodox man get out the car, people that don't like Jews were going to have a field day. This is the excuse as to why they don't like Jews...Watch old videos from the Jim Crow South of people "just trying to say how they see things" and the vitriol and ignorance is as obvious.
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Guest: this is SPARTA (1745 days ago)
any anti religious feelings I hold have definitely been re-enforced after watching this.
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any anti religious feelings I hold have definitely been re-enforced after watching this.
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glortman glortman (1745 days ago)
The cyclist is totally justified under New York State's law article 34, section 1234, sub-section a), which in summary states he is entitled to use the whole lane if potential hazards (opening car doors) are present, OR if it is not safe for the car and bicycle to travel side by side. LINK
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The cyclist is totally justified under New York State's law article 34, section 1234, sub-section a), which in summary states he is entitled to use the whole lane if potential hazards (opening car doors) are present, OR if it is not safe for the car and bicycle to travel side by side. LINK
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Guest: (1746 days ago)
This is not really the fault of the Judaic man. Ho hum - so many things wrong in this, from needless swearing to big cars to big girls blouses. Quite funny really.
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This is not really the fault of the Judaic man. Ho hum - so many things wrong in this, from needless swearing to big cars to big girls blouses. Quite funny really.
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Guest: (1746 days ago)
come to think of it, there's nothing wrong in this ending in big girls' blouses
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come to think of it, there's nothing wrong in this ending in big girls' blouses
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Guest: Voice of reason (1746 days ago)
Steve 00000 is bang on! Anyone who disagrees with that simply doesn't know what they are talking about.
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Steve 00000 is bang on! Anyone who disagrees with that simply doesn't know what they are talking about.
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Guest: budgie98 (1743 days ago)
Latest comment: Big Beardy Man is a bully and a hypocrite; hear how he tells someone to stop telling him what to do, whilst he(BBM) is telling the cyclist what to do? As big as he is, a shot in the nuts would have deflated the big windbag very quickly.
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Latest comment: Big Beardy Man is a bully and a hypocrite; hear how he tells someone to stop telling him what to do, whilst he(BBM) is telling the cyclist what to do? As big as he is, a shot in the nuts would have deflated the big windbag very quickly.
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Guest: (1747 days ago)
Driver's a complete twat - maybe the fact he believes in invisible men and child genital mutilation doesn't help - but the fact is he's a twat throwing his weight around.
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Driver's a complete twat - maybe the fact he believes in invisible men and child genital mutilation doesn't help - but the fact is he's a twat throwing his weight around.
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London1 London1 (1745 days ago)
Oh, oikey kikey kikey, Oh, oikey kikey kikey, Oh, oikey kikey kikey, Arms bend, pants stretch, Ra! Ra! Ra!
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Oh, oikey kikey kikey, Oh, oikey kikey kikey, Oh, oikey kikey kikey, Arms bend, pants stretch, Ra! Ra! Ra!
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Blong Blong (1746 days ago)
That could have escalated into the mother of belly fights!
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That could have escalated into the mother of belly fights!
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Guest: (1747 days ago)
They are both in the wrong. The cyclist for riding in the middle of the road and the Acidic Jew for acting so Acidic.
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They are both in the wrong. The cyclist for riding in the middle of the road and the Acidic Jew for acting so Acidic.
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Guest: I LOVE NATZIS (1747 days ago)
AT WHAT POINT IS HE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD......
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AT WHAT POINT IS HE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD......
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Guest: You (1744 days ago)
They all act like whiney bitches
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They all act like whiney bitches
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Guest: Guesting (1747 days ago)
Nope. The cyclist is the unpleasant person. I ride a bike and I drive. I know how to ride a bike. The cyclist does not. He wants to provoke. The video is a decent proof.
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Nope. The cyclist is the unpleasant person. I ride a bike and I drive. I know how to ride a bike. The cyclist does not. He wants to provoke. The video is a decent proof.
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Guest: I LOVE NATZIS (1747 days ago)
ARE YOU EFFING NUTS........
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ARE YOU EFFING NUTS........
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TheBob TheBob (1747 days ago)
Driver was being an arse. I don't know why so many drivers get so annoyed with cyclists: "You are not allowed to ride all over the street" Get over yourself
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Driver was being an arse. I don't know why so many drivers get so annoyed with cyclists: "You are not allowed to ride all over the street" Get over yourself
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Knobette Knobette (1746 days ago)
Looks like they could do with a bit of cycling themselves
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Looks like they could do with a bit of cycling themselves
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