For all my biker friends. Here's one you'll get a kick out of...
So, I was on my way out of work last night and was in a bit of a hurry to meet a friend down-town. I had practically run from my building to the bus-stop only to be caught on the wrong side of Marine Drive in North Vancouver as I heard what could only be described as someone doing a wheelie. I turned to see who it was only to see a large red bike with a rider on it.
Coincidentally enough, a bus passed by right in front of the rider so I didn't get a good look at the bike which appeared to be a nice new all red Ducati or a ZXR ...something nice, red, going quite fast, and big in comparison to the rider on board.
Now that you've got this nice bike in your head...picture this:
Female rider. (I don't want to sound like a sexist pervert...but rider girls are hot)
Long blonde hair flowing from helmet. (so far, so good)
Must weigh in at 100lbs (carrying a load of door-knobs)
Wearing one of those J-Lo semi-terry cloth sport/track suits. ALL WHITE.
Donning a pink see-through "hello-kitty-ish" nap-sack.
Wearing no gloves, no gear, no boots, just the full helmet folks.
I proceed to cross the street and contemplate my missing the bus by just minutes.
As time draws on, an ambulance approaches from the Vancouver direction up Marine Drive. I see some cars pull over, but all for not: The ambulances sirens fade as it apparently turns a corner. The bus arrives as another ambulance approaches from the capilano mall direction. I figure an accident must have taken place near-by as I board the bus.
As I get on the bus I can see a bunch of flashing lights not more than 2 blocks away. Figuring I'll now be late for my meeting down-town.... I slouch into my seat on a full bus and await the 30 minutes into the city.
Lo and behold we stop to pick up a few chatty women right at the scene of the accident and as the bus drives by all the commotion I notice none other than J-Lo smack down on the pavement white legs flailing in the air as the fire-department/ambulance people look her over.
The women on the bus proceeded to describe what had just happened. J-Lo was apparently attempting another wheelie, but wheelied right off the back of her bike...2 blocks from where she whipped by me. HA! The women mentioned she was on a bike way too powerful for her, but I don't know...really couldn't get a glimpse of the bike... I was more distracted by the outfit she was wearing. :)
Let that be a lesson to all of you: "Wear your gear".
Apparently J-Lo wasn't hurt, just a little shaken up... please ride safe out there guys...and gals... it is a dangerous land full of cagers. :)
-drjPosted by cjones at July 17, 2003 01:41 AM