Mopeds on the Freeway (Video)

What happens when a bunch of dinky little mopeds hop on 280 between King Street and Mariposa? Watch this video and find out.

[via F&B]


Mopeds Are Stupid? (Note the fateful comment by one “Tad Benton.”)

18 thoughts on “Mopeds on the Freeway (Video)”

  1. Nice bit of red light running on 5th street there – that’s a good way to die.

    They must have had a tailwind to make it up the onramp

  2. I can appreciate ALL of these comments, as well as the video! Awesome.
    I believe this demonstrates something very important about DRAMA. Toward this – SimonSays and Allan, I especially appreciate your comments! What is “super lame” (and temporally extended) in a one context is “epic” in another. When what is conventional about a setting is juxtaposed with what is not (even only as a premise or surmise, as in Hitchcock), the mere temporal extension of the juxtaposition creates dramatic tension. On a moped, just not getting hit by some dude in an automobile blasting up the 6th St. onramp onto 280 – and not getting pulled over by a CHP cruiser on its way from the Mariposa exit up Pennsylvania to 18th and Farley’s – is a hero’s journey. The call? As Mallory said of Everest, “Because it’s there!” (however, he remained there).
    Are any of those moped kids the ones who work at Farley’s?
    Mopeds rule. Plus, they are so fashionable. There should be a “Moped Stylz” calendar, with fashionable mopeds and their owners.

  3. Canada is indeed very fully and beautifully “there”. Although I would love to be on the seacoast at Ingonish right now, it may remain very much “there” – and not “here” – for me at least for the next while…
    Do they have mopeds in Canada?

  4. You scoff because you are jealous. What is the last actually epic thing any of you have done?
    Had THREE beers?


  5. lol

    u guys are funny why would anyone expect mopeds to be epic? how about looks like fun? if u liked or hated that video try this one, its even more ridiculous!

    maybe we are having too much fun 4 ppl to understand

  6. the people’s champ. for all the folk that hate mopeds ride one and then try really hard not to love’em, but you will. also very epic blast footage of this polini master.

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