|Re: 1 Hour Riding = 3 Puckers!
Group: rec.motorcycles · Group Profile
Author: Vaughn Date: Apr 25, 2008 03:31
On Apr 24, 5:36 pm, "BryanUT" comcast.net> wrote:
> "P. Roehling" uh-uh.edu> wrote in message
>> Just got back from a quick trip to visit a buddy who had his innards
>> rearranged by the V.A.'s finest surgeons last week, and who needed some
>> As I entered I-10 westbound, I noticed an old red pickup go past in the
>> slow lane with a large innerspring and mattress taking up the entire bed
>> of the truck. Sure enough, just as I thought to myself "The dumb fuck
>> didn't tie it down!", the mattress caught the slipstream and went
>> airborne, coming down one lane to the left and draping itself across the
>> hood and windshield of a small blue sedan whose driver jerked his wheel to
>> the left; promptly impacted the center divider, and then rebounded into
>> the side of another pickup truck.
> When I lived in the Bay Area, the traffic reports always included an
> obiglatory "mattress alert".
> I guess things haven't changed.
Yesterday in WI I was hauling home a trailer full of white oak
timbers, and had to avoid a broken microwave in the middle of the
I had to wonder if the person who lost that microwave on the highway
will remember packing the microwave when they unpack their truck/
trailer, and then wonder where the microwave went.
Kinda cooks the mind. Sign o' the times, I guess.