THAT WAS CLOSE! Cyclist Almost Hit by a Train 10

Some days stupidity is trumped by good fortune. HOLY COW!

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  • tim.wood.969300

    10/4/2013 11:02 AM


  • taldfind

    10/3/2013 11:26 AM

    He saw the gates, he was going around them to beat the train. If you look, there is a cyclist, in a bike lane on the other side of the track. From the other cyclist, you can tell that this video's unlikely hero was way outside the bike lane, in an attempt to go around the gate.

    He suffers from what I call, "bikes are allowed onto the road, therefore they mys be just as capable as cars, therefore, I can act the same way that I do when I drive a car." syndrome. It afflicts many road going cyclists all over the world. It results in run lights and dead bikers. Please, help stop the madness, and give me ridiculous amounts of money, so i can do research into medicine to fight the syndrome. I will need to buy a new $10,000 road bike every week for this research. Thank you.

  • Pininator

    10/2/2013 9:47 PM

    Just wow. Probably the hardest way to learn a stoppie.

  • Morpheous

    10/2/2013 4:56 PM

    WTF!? Then to NOT cross the tracks after that!?

  • Joe_Graney

    10/2/2013 6:02 PM

    i'd be going back home to change my pants

  • iceman2058

    10/3/2013 5:06 AM


  • xc2dh99

    10/2/2013 4:06 PM

    Mmm I don't know. Looks like he knew train was coming.

  • Pininator

    10/2/2013 9:46 PM

    The gates being down should have been an indicator to the rider. They obviously need more notice than that.

  • ceVoIX

    10/2/2013 3:04 PM

    That was close, good front brake.

  • cravks

    10/2/2013 11:32 PM

    im sure he doesnt have avid

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