BMW drivers parking like asshats is nothing new. But BMW drivers parking in the middle of the damn road makes for a perfect "Oh Shit!" storm for a rider and his Ariel Atom cohort.

The road and speed limit of this particular stretch of asphalt are unknown, and it appears the riders are taking full advantage of every corner. And when I say riders, I mean one guy on a bike followed closely by the closest thing you can get to a bike on four wheels: an Ariel Atom.


When said riders are faced with a stalled sedan, each must choose an equally perilous path. Do you risk crossing the yellow line and face potential oncoming traffic, or venture off road and watch the wheel of your Ariel Atom slip dangerously close to plunging off a cliff?

While it might be easy to judge the BMW operator for leaving his sedan stopped in the middle of the road, lets not rule out the possibility that it could've been an elderly citizen in need of a good samaritan to attend to their broken down 5 series. Or a middle managing financial consultant suffering a severe attack of cardiac arrest due extreme stress from trying to meet his monthly quota. Or maybe the view was just particularly nice.

But none of this matters.

While both pilots seem competent, the riding/driving wasn't overtly ridiculous, and their reaction times were solid, an easier solution to avoid this life or death dilemma is simple: track day bro.


Nevertheless, it was a sensational save and a ridiculous place for a car to stop.

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