Beta threatens Texans

Discussion in 'West Mall' started by Sangre Naranjada, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada Winebibber

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  2. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

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  3. 2003TexasGrad

    2003TexasGrad Trying this out.

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  4. nashhorn

    nashhorn 2,500+ Posts

  5. mchammer

    mchammer 5,000+ Posts

    That is why it was so good.
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  6. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts


    Both Beto and Beta really blow.
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  7. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada Winebibber

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  8. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Now that I know this really is about Beta and not Beto
    If I have the right spot, this is off Louisiana not that far from Texas border
  9. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

  10. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    Both really wet as well...
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  11. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    This is often part of my bicycle rotation
    In fact, it pretty close to where I ran into the police horse

  12. Horn6721

    Horn6721 Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut.

    JF Wait? WUT?
    You ran into a police horse?
    What were you protesting?
  13. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    I was just going past, on a narrow part of the path.
    A truck went by with a loud backfire
    Scared the horse which jumped backwards into me
    There was nowhere for me to go, with a steep drop off to my right, two other mounted horses to the left
    I had to jam the brakes with both hands - but with my hands locked in place, I went in face first (the rear wheel even lifting off the ground)
    I literally face-planted into the left rear buttocks (to quote Forrest Gump) of the horse
    His tail then got locked into my left brake when i released it so I was stuck there for a paralyzing 20 seconds trying to dislodge the tail, screaming "dont let him kick me!"
    Then the cop acted like he was the victim
    Two weeks later, when I had a flat on the front and pulled that wheel, I found some horse tail hair locked around the axle
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2020
  14. nashhorn

    nashhorn 2,500+ Posts

    I’m sure not funny then but funny to hear now, especially your screaming “don’t let him kick me”. I assure you, had the horse wanted to kick you there is not a darn thing the rider could have done to prevent it. Yeah he could have helped calm him but it still is funny.
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  15. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    If it had, not only would there have been the kick to whatever body part (or $2k bike) but there was a ~20' drop-off immediately to my right.
    One of the female cops even told me later that worried her more than the potential kick

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