Re: [messengers] Psycho cycler's revenge

Date: 9 Apr 2010 21:57:48 +0200
From: john stillwell <stillbad@xxxxxxxxx>


seconded!
wait, thirdededed!~

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Mareesha Stearns <mareesha@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> It sounds like this story is a little one sided. Couriers in NYC get
> "clipped by cars" all the time. It usually takes more than being
> accidentally brushed up against by a car to cause most experienced to rage
> like this. I'd be willing to bet the driver swerved aggressively or
> obviously intentionally or said something to the biker out the window as he
> passed.
> I'm with Stewy on this one, someone buy this guy a beer.
>
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Kevin Stewart <kevinstewy@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>> I say hooray Perzeus Forte!  Somebody in NYC buy that guy a beer from me.
>> It's about time somebody stood up.
>>
>> I know, some advocacy people are bound to read this and shake their
>> simple,
>> weak heads back and forth, but god damn it, if they are willing to attempt
>> MURDER with their CARS, they deserve a good scare every now and then ( at
>> the very least.)
>>
>> So Cheers, Perzeus. I'll raise a glass to you tonight. Lets pitch in to
>> pay
>> this dudes fines!?
>>
>> -Stewy
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 9:45 AM, john stillwell <stillbad@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Erm, save those hands, use the krypto...I sure wasn't there and so I
>> don't
>> > know what led up to this but the driver doesn't want to press charges
>> and
>> > comes off like such a pathetic victim after the lowly bike courier tears
>> > away his suite of armor with his bare hands...whatever could make a
>> cyclist
>> > this angry?
>> > Clearly he's just a "psycho"...despite the tone, I'll bet my tendency to
>> > side with the cyclist in most cases, of course from the perspective of a
>> > courier who's been fucked with far too many times(okay, ex-courier now)
>> > that
>> > stopped me from coming to the conclusion that the wording and tone of
>> this
>> > story is trying to lead you to.
>> > Pushed to a certain point(different line to cross for different people),
>> > fight or flight kicks in or just bloody righteous anger at someone who
>> just
>> > showed extreme disrespect and often contempt for one's right be be alive
>> > and
>> > safe...
>> > Or maybe "the voices" told him to peel the limo like an orange and eat
>> it's
>> > driver....
>> > K, the point of this mostly incoherent rant,  "I'm sick of this."- style
>> of
>> > writing in pretty much any context(yeah, yeah, i should talk...)
>> >
>> > happy friday stinky people!
>> > - Show quoted text -
>> >
>> >
>> > On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 5:43 AM, Joe Hendry <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Psycho cycler's revenge
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Attacks limo & driver who clipped him Marcus Santos
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > By EDMUND DEMARCHE, KIRSTEN FLEMING and JAMIE SCHRAM
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > New York
>> > > Post, April 9, 2010
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > A raging cyclist fed up with aggressive Manhattan drivers took matters
>> > into
>> > > his own
>> > > hands yesterday, jumping on the hood of a limo that clipped him and
>> > > smashing in
>> > > the windshield with his fists.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Bike messenger-gone-wild Perzeus Forte, 20, also ripped out
>> > > the front passenger window, tore the shirt of driver Darr Mohammed,
>> 49,
>> > and
>> > > clocked him in the face during the savage road rage attack around 1
>> p.m.,
>> > > sources said.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "He hit me and kept going," Forte later fumed to
>> > > The Post. "I'm sick of this."
>> > >
>> > > Forte's rampage began while riding his bike up Sixth Avenue in
>> Chelsea,
>> > > where Mohammed
>> > > grazed him around West 19th Street.
>> > > The limo kept going until he got stopped by a red light at West 20th
>> > > Street.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > That's when Forte flipped out, ditching his wheels and
>> > > sprinting 100 yards to the car. He leaped onto the hood while
>> screaming,
>> > > "I'm going to kill you! I'm going to kill you, motherf- - -er!"
>> > > according to one witness.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "He was running like he was possessed. I just couldn't
>> > > believe how mad he was," said Mohammed, who was on his way to a job in
>> > > Midtown.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "I swear to God I thought I was a dead man," the
>> > > shaken Mohammed said. "He was going to kill me."
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Forte crushed the windshield with his two open palms while
>> > > repeatedly shouting, "I'm going to kill you! Get out of the car!" the
>> > > witness said.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > The belligerent biker then jumped off the hood and grabbed
>> > > the half-open driver's-side window, shaking it back and forth until it
>> > > shattered, the witness said.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Forte allegedly socked Mohammed in his left eye and ripped
>> > > the breast pocket of his blue dress shirt. Mohammed, who lives in
>> Bayonne
>> > > with his wife and
>> > > daughter, suffered a black eye.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "I was not going to leave my car. He would have ripped
>> > > my head off," Mohammed said. "This has never happened to me. I have a
>> > > family at home."
>> > >
>> > > Fellow bikers peddled up to Forte and calmed him down before
>> > > he could do further damage, according to sources.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > He then turned his attention to his blood-soaked hands,
>> > > plucking out shards of glass while waiting for the cops.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Even though Mohammed didn't want to press charges, Forte was
>> > > arrested on charges of misdemeanor assault and harassment. He was
>> given a
>> > > desk
>> > > appearance ticket to return to court at a later date.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "This will cost me about a thousand [dollars],"
>> > > Mohammed said. "I'm just glad to be alive."
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > -------------------------------
>> > > Mess media Bryant Watch
>> > > ==================
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
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>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > -john
>> >
>> > On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 5:43 AM, Joe Hendry <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Psycho cycler's revenge
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Attacks limo & driver who clipped him Marcus Santos
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > By EDMUND DEMARCHE, KIRSTEN FLEMING and JAMIE SCHRAM
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > New York
>> > > Post, April 9, 2010
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > A raging cyclist fed up with aggressive Manhattan drivers took matters
>> > into
>> > > his own
>> > > hands yesterday, jumping on the hood of a limo that clipped him and
>> > > smashing in
>> > > the windshield with his fists.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Bike messenger-gone-wild Perzeus Forte, 20, also ripped out
>> > > the front passenger window, tore the shirt of driver Darr Mohammed,
>> 49,
>> > and
>> > > clocked him in the face during the savage road rage attack around 1
>> p.m.,
>> > > sources said.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "He hit me and kept going," Forte later fumed to
>> > > The Post. "I'm sick of this."
>> > >
>> > > Forte's rampage began while riding his bike up Sixth Avenue in
>> Chelsea,
>> > > where Mohammed
>> > > grazed him around West 19th Street.
>> > > The limo kept going until he got stopped by a red light at West 20th
>> > > Street.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > That's when Forte flipped out, ditching his wheels and
>> > > sprinting 100 yards to the car. He leaped onto the hood while
>> screaming,
>> > > "I'm going to kill you! I'm going to kill you, motherf- - -er!"
>> > > according to one witness.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "He was running like he was possessed. I just couldn't
>> > > believe how mad he was," said Mohammed, who was on his way to a job in
>> > > Midtown.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "I swear to God I thought I was a dead man," the
>> > > shaken Mohammed said. "He was going to kill me."
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Forte crushed the windshield with his two open palms while
>> > > repeatedly shouting, "I'm going to kill you! Get out of the car!" the
>> > > witness said.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > The belligerent biker then jumped off the hood and grabbed
>> > > the half-open driver's-side window, shaking it back and forth until it
>> > > shattered, the witness said.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Forte allegedly socked Mohammed in his left eye and ripped
>> > > the breast pocket of his blue dress shirt. Mohammed, who lives in
>> Bayonne
>> > > with his wife and
>> > > daughter, suffered a black eye.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "I was not going to leave my car. He would have ripped
>> > > my head off," Mohammed said. "This has never happened to me. I have a
>> > > family at home."
>> > >
>> > > Fellow bikers peddled up to Forte and calmed him down before
>> > > he could do further damage, according to sources.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > He then turned his attention to his blood-soaked hands,
>> > > plucking out shards of glass while waiting for the cops.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Even though Mohammed didn't want to press charges, Forte was
>> > > arrested on charges of misdemeanor assault and harassment. He was
>> given a
>> > > desk
>> > > appearance ticket to return to court at a later date.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > "This will cost me about a thousand [dollars],"
>> > > Mohammed said. "I'm just glad to be alive."
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > -------------------------------
>> > > Mess media Bryant Watch
>> > > ==================
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
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>> > > http://ifbma.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/messengers
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > -john
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-- 
-john