Portland Bike Forums (by BikePortland.org)

Go Back   Portland Bike Forums (by BikePortland.org) > General Discussion > Report your Close Calls
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-17-2008, 10:53 PM
tatt2ed tatt2ed is offline
Junior Member
Site Admin
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 9
Default Brown older Ford pickup

I was heading east on Burnside the after of 2/17 when a Ford truck went zooming by at about a foot or less from my left side. I was in the second lane from the right, going straight on Burnside. When I pulled up next to him he was all macho and I told him he should watch where he is going. He said if he wasn't watching I would have known it. As he pulled away some other bicyclists came up to confirm what an asshole he was. Be on the lookout for a redneck in a brown pickup.

Not real close since I and others weren't hurt but with someone like that it is only a matter of time.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-18-2008, 09:06 AM
Duncan Duncan is offline
Senior Member
Site Admin
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: South Tabor
Posts: 188
Default

Burnside is no fun to Bike. I always take Ankeny. Seems to have a lot of that type of action.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-18-2008, 10:27 PM
wsbob's Avatar
wsbob wsbob is offline
Senior Member
Site Admin
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1,755
Default

"When I pulled up next to him..." tatt2ed

Hey, tatt2ed, l-i-c-e-n-s-e p-l-a-t-e n-u-m-b-e-r. Include it with a nice little account of your experience, to the police dept. You rode up next to him from behind, right? Is there any reason you couldn't have gotten the number?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:23 PM.




A production of Pedaltown Media Inc. / BikePortland.org
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.