Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

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Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby Kev365428 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:51 am

Not sure if this vid has been posted before, and I don't have the time to do a thorough search, so if it has, let me know and I'll remove the post.

I am pro helmets, but this vid is food for thought....at least along one line.



and another.




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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby human909 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:38 am

Awesome excuse if Mr Plod pulls you over for not wearing a helmet! :wink:
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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby martinjs » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:04 am

Yep, been posted for the last 2 maybe 3 years about this time of year. Usually by anti MHL supporters.
I think it's very misleading, I know for a fact that they not only swoop people with out helmets (me for one BH's) and at that time had heard about others who had to have stitches after being struck by particularly aggressive birds.

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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby Kev365428 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:27 am

Ok, if it's been posted before, I'll lock the thread then.

But first, how can it be misleading?
Whilst I also know of cases of school kids being swooped while walking to school (no helmet required to walk), the video evidence speaks volumes.

Helmet on - maggie swoops
Helmet off - maggie stays in tree.

Please explain????


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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby wheels46 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:59 am

They'd still swoop pre-compulsory helmet days. Don't be fooled by that. :evil:
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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby David_G » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:21 pm

It's obviously a stooge magpie for the anti MHL brigade.
The anti pokie control brigade will be chasing its number next thing we know.
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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby human909 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:09 pm

David_G wrote:It's obviously a stooge magpie for the anti MHL brigade.


Yep obviously. :lol:

Us 'anti MHL brigade' types have been busy. Not only have we employed stooge magpies. But we have manufactured entire continents just to help our argument. Europe is a completely staged and manufactured by MHL supporters. :wink: And don't get me started on what the anti-MHL brigade has done in Asia.
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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby martinjs » Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:16 pm

Kev365428 wrote:Ok, if it's been posted before, I'll lock the thread then.

But first, how can it be misleading?
Whilst I also know of cases of school kids being swooped while walking to school (no helmet required to walk), the video evidence speaks volumes.

Helmet on - maggie swoops
Helmet off - maggie stays in tree.

Please explain????


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Simple really, we have no idea of the circumstances or the testing conditions.
Of course I know some believe everything on youtube is real. :lol:

Quite happy to arrange for some of the believers of the non helmet non swoop to demonstrate with some of our worst offenders. :lol: You know the type, the ones that hit the helmet so hard the head moves.
Feel free one and all.

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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby simonn » Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:23 pm

Kev365428 wrote:Helmet on - this particular maggie swoops this particular person
Helmet off - this particular maggie stays in tree when this particular person cycles by


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Re: Now, I'm a pro-helmet rider, but......

Postby Kev365428 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:17 pm

Fair enough.

Thread locked.

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