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I'm on my way home from work today and I come up on this truck in the lane to the left of me. All of a sudden I smell a strong odor of fuel. I'm like damn, someone is leaking fuel and I'm wondering if I'm riding on it. Next thing I know the truck to the left of me jams his brakes and this gush of fuel come spouting out of his side tank. Most of it sloshed to the ground to the side of me but I was covered in a fine mist as I swerved to avaid the splash. I look over and see the gas cap was danling and fuel was just pouring all over the place. I honked and pointed enough to get the guy to stop and jump out and put the cap back on. Wonder what would have happned if the liquid fuel hit my headers??
 

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Well glad everything came out okay, way to be alert and catch it before it was a problem.
 

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that could of been alot worse glad your ok
 

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Man, I've seen almost everything the last few months; Flipped log trucks on onramps, a bus in the road burning smoke a mile high and so hot you could feel it 100 yards away, close to a hundred fender benders, drivers towing boats that were swerving into my lane, dirt and rock covered corners, and I was almost killed yesterday by another dummy in a big truck that was cutting corners halfway into my lane mid-corner on a blind corner. I was so pissed I wanted to torch his house down since I figured out where he lives. Anyways, almost nobody around here ever uses their blinkers anymore and it seems the b***** the vehicle the smaller the chance they will blink. If I were a cop I would go Rodney King on at least 5 drivers a day that should not have licenses. Then again, it's the police that long ago decided that cutting lanes and not blinking is perfectly fine; the same people that decided that open pipes on Harleys are fine but not on sportbikes. Oops, this turned into a big rant, lol.

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You see that on on-ramps. Gas sloshing out in the turns making them slick as crap. If you smell fuel on a ramp LOOK OUT!
 

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Luckily you were aware and able to let the guy know. Gotta be hyper-focused when riding because anything can send ya to the ground.
 

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Cool, glad you missed it, you could have been hurt real bad
 

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Once I was filling my bike up at the gas station. I heard this sloshing sound when I cut the engine and it continued as I filled up my tank. After I finished, I grabbed my receipt and turned around to get back on the bike and go.

As soon as I did, I looked down and realized I was standing in a huge puddle of water. Took a whiff and oops, it wasn't water. It was gas. I immediately push my bike out of the puddle and notice that the sound was continuing. I look over and there's this idiot lady in a yukon who had started filling up her tank but was now sitting in her car not paying attention!

Turns out she used that little latch thingie that they have on the pump nozzles that locks the lever in position and just left it to fill, assuming that it would cut off like they normally do when the tank is full. Well this one didn't and it was just gushing gas out of the tank. Since she was too lazy to stand out by the pump, she never noticed and could have killed me (and her) if it ignited. I started yelling and motioning to her but she just stared at me like a monkey. I jumped over and stopped it myself and she actually got out to scold me about messing with her truck! She immediately saw what a dumbass she was and I figured I would jet before the place blew up in a huge fireball. Luckily it didn't and hopefully she learned her lesson.

Those little lever things should be banned. At least she had to pay for a whole bunch of wasted gas that she didn't use. Ha.
 
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