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Thread: George Cloony motorcycle crash. Fake News?

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    George Cloony motorcycle crash. Fake News?

    Actually it was a scooter but, the media reports it as a motorcycle. The news reports claim he was traveling 60 mph. The photos I saw were not consistent with a crash of that speed. Looked a lot slower to me. The windshield of the Mercedes he collided with was broken otherwise damage was minimal. The scooter also didn't look like it sustained a 60 mph crash. Look at the photos and give your opinion.

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    A CCTV video has surfaced that shows the crash. It confirms my suspicions that the speed was lower than reported. Perhaps the media confused mph with kph. So maybe it was 60 kph or 37 mph but, from the video, I don't believe it was even that fast. The Mercedes driver turned left into
    Clooney's lane. Definitely cager's fault.

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    Well good thing he's OK, that video will make a great asset for suing the driver.
    Speed I'm not sure, however I'm glad it wasn't me.

    BTW; Technically a motor scooter is a motorcycle.

    Anyone who wants to see the video it's halfway down this article, >>https://www.news.com.au/entertainmen...4fdd031dc2a1f4
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    the video is terrible considering Clooneys celebrity status!

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    News reports stated he flew twenty feet into the air. Sorry, I just don't see that from my perspective. I'm wondering what is the motivation for exaggerating the incident. Just to get publicity I suppose.

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    And exactly why do I care?
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    Dude...that big thing right in front of you is a car. Avoid those.
    I don't care about my apathy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meanstrk View Post
    And exactly why do I care?
    The only thing I care about is what he was riding.

    A scooter, you say?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vito View Post
    The only thing I care about is what he was riding.

    A scooter, you say?
    Did he have a sweater tied around his neck?

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    Smooth Move

    I applaud the first rider in that video, who took effective avoiding action despite having even less time to react. Impressive!

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    People seem to always over exaggerate moto speeds. When I got SMDSYed the cop claimed I was going 90 (mph). Mind you I was on a GPR50 Derbi that could only go 90 if it were dropped off of a significantly tall cliff. In actuality I was probably doing just under 25mph at the time. And that nearly 400% error was made by someone that was supposedly trained in gauging speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WadeS02 View Post
    Dude...that big thing right in front of you is a car. Avoid those.
    in his defense his contracts always state "Stunts and sex scenes will be simulated"...lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToraTora View Post
    People seem to always over exaggerate moto speeds. When I got SMDSYed the cop claimed I was going 90 (mph). Mind you I was on a GPR50 Derbi that could only go 90 if it were dropped off of a significantly tall cliff. In actuality I was probably doing just under 25mph at the time. And that nearly 400% error was made by someone that was supposedly trained in gauging speed.
    I believe that the USA press is confusing kph with mph. 60kph or 37mph makes more sense if you watch the video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricardo J View Post
    I applaud the first rider in that video, who took effective avoiding action despite having even less time to react. Impressive!
    The first rider is his bodyguard. Reportedly he told the cager, "You just hit George Clooney." Extra points for taking out a pampas ass actor! The Mercedes driver said the sun was keeping him from seeing. So, when you can't see, proceed.

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    "Follow your blocker"...mess that up and get coldcocked.

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