Riding The Open Road

So, those men from Down Under are supposedly to be the roughest, toughest, manliest men on the face of the Earth. That would be true in most cases, but not so much when you’re driving your motorcycle past a group of lovely ladies.

This is a video from the helmet of a Brisbane motorcyclist who gets distracted ogling some ladies on a street corner and crashes into the BMW in front of him. I like how after the crash he glances back to see if they saw him. Yeah bro, they definitely saw that. Based on the footage, I’m going to say this accident probably wasn’t worth the view.

The good part is the guy can ride past the ladies in a few weeks… in his wheelchair.

Canada. Is. Awesome.

Hockey is the greatest sport ever – with lacrosse a close second – so what better way to pass the time while being stuck in a fifty-car pile up?

A group of people involved in a massive pileup on Highway 40 near L’Assomption, Quebec — about 45 kilometres northeast of Montreal — turned a pretty garbage situation into a much more pleasant one Sunday when an impromptu game of hockey broke out as travelers waited for emergency crews to re-open the road.

Mathieu Daniel Wagner of Radio-Canada captured video evidence of this egregiously Canadian event.

Several people suffered minor injuries as a result of the accident, which caused the highway to be closed for several hours as between an estimated 40 and 50 cars were involved in the enormous collision.

Gotta love people who leave sticks in their car all year round. When I played ice hockey in men’s leagues, I always had a stick in the trunk. You never know when you’re gonna need it.

The video is below the fold…

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Caption Contest Winners

The A Bump In The Road Caption Contest has now ended.

Top Five Entries:
5. “You just hit a member of the local rock group!” – Mike47
4. Due to the city budget cuts, the Mason Police now have to change the oil in their own squad cars. But the bonus is an extra donut on their coffee break. – TXNick
3. Maybe they’re stone mason police. Or would that be stoned? – Taminator
2. “I thought it was a pedestrian, I swear!” – Mike

WINNER! – Quick-thinking Wyatt changed the logo on his car before the media arrived, avoiding identification. – Jenn