I was riding home thru Brooklyn yesterday on my Coker. I got to a red
light and saw that the only car coming was still far back enough that I
could easily make it across the street. I crossed in front of it. It was a
Not thinking anything of it (hey, this is New York; it's not like I
haven't done that before!), I kept going.
Two blocks later, I heard a siren. It was a police van. The officers
seemed to be motioning for me to stop. I was in a rush, so I kept going,
hoping they were after someone else or had just squelched the siren for
another reason. They motioned me to stop. I considered making a break for
it, but this is never too wise, so I hopped off.
They politely admonished me for riding thru a red light and told me not to
do it and to be more careful. I didn't argue back. End of story.
Boy, they sure made it around that block fast!
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