Weekend Photo Caption Contest

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  1. avatar SelousX says:

    What part of ‘I have the right of way’ did you not understand?

    1. avatar zora says:

      Winner

    2. avatar Namvet says:

      Drones…? I don’t see no stinkin drones!

  2. avatar Jeff the Griz says:

    Hells Angels beware…

  3. avatar user3369 says:

    “After a brief check of his motorcycle license and registration, he was sent on his way”

  4. avatar Nine says:

    ‘Amazing how little traffic there is today ~’

  5. avatar Loyd says:

    And you thought the whole militarization of police was a new thing.

  6. avatar OhioShooter says:

    Freidrich was maddened by the fact that his motorcycle did not have a reverse gear, so he outfitted his own solution for rearward propulsion.

  7. avatar Thomas Paine says:

    Hermann was so nervous about switching to open carry, he forgot his bike helmet.

  8. avatar A&R says:

    Vroom Bang Vroom Bang this ride is fun

  9. avatar LongBeach says:

    Ich cannot give ze directions und shoot ze gewehr, Hans! Zis ist ridiculous! Ve vill surely be late to Wilhelm’s party!

  10. avatar CV2A says:

    And thus the first Outlaw Biker gang is born.

  11. avatar MojoRonin says:

    Next season of the X-Games is going to be AWESOME!!!

  12. avatar cubby123 says:

    Ah the good old days ,a sidecar with a potato digger 30 cal,it doesn’t get any better than this.Pass the ammo belt please.

  13. avatar SpeleoFool says:

    Excuse me, we’re looking for a couple gentlemen on a tandem bike. Did they pass by this way?

  14. avatar Jesse says:

    Rebel With a Tax Stamp

  15. avatar Hammer says:

    Have Gun- Will Travel

  16. avatar Hammer says:

    The original “Have Gun- Will Travel”

  17. avatar Al says:

    John Moses is my copilot.

  18. avatar In Memphis says:

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang II: Blood in the Streets of Hushaby Mountain

  19. avatar Avid Reader says:

    Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel introduces the new assault weapon enforcement task force.

  20. avatar William Burke says:

    “Let me catch ’em taking a whole stack of papers out of the machine NOW!”

  21. avatar derrickman says:

    That’s how the brass catcher was patented as a sidecar.

  22. avatar Gary Schulze says:

    Next week on Top Gun!

  23. avatar Mecha75 says:

    Ladies and gentleman, the first assault chopper!

    1. avatar M4T5 says:

      This should improve our hit/miss ratio!

  24. avatar Shire-man says:

    So thats easy riding

  25. avatar Gov. William J. Le Petomane says:

    When you think about it, technological development in motorcycles has well outpaced firearms over the last century.

    Unless you’re riding a Harley.

  26. avatar c4v3man says:

    Indians always carried powerful firearms whenever possible…

  27. avatar John L. says:

    Countersteering countermeasures.

  28. avatar soeedracer5050 says:

    Since Wilhelm got his divorce he has been able to buy bigger and better toys on a regular basis!!!

  29. avatar Joel says:

    Community policing having failed as a deterrent to crime, officers Smith & Wesson have decided on a more agressive approach.

  30. avatar JeffR says:

    Let’s hurry. Princess Kate will be delivering at any moment, and there is no telling what Piers Morgan will do if the child is born with a pair.

  31. avatar Larry says:

    I think that’s an m1895. This pic has got to be from during or right after WW1. Looks like a war poster in the background. Awesome stuff. Everyone in that picture is now dead. Wow.

    1. avatar M4T5 says:

      Looks like a Date ,5/16/18 in lower left corner.

  32. avatar Derrick says:

    CHiPs- 1920s Edition

  33. avatar ej says:

    now just look normal and they’ll never now we’re Americans and in a few days we will be outta here

  34. avatar Conrad says:

    That’s how they used to stop the cars running from the cops…

  35. avatar Nanashi says:

    Motorcycle mounted machine guns, because shark mounted lasers weren’t quite in the budget.

    1. avatar In Memphis says:

      I love it!

  36. avatar Red Sox says:

    The innocent young man with the machine gun “could have been me 35 years ago”. But guess what? I don’t identify as white, I identify as black even though I’m equal parts of each. You see to identify as black I can pull the race card at any time for any percieved offense. If I identify as “creepy ass cracker” I get nothing.

    Ebony and Ivory live together in perfect harmony……..

  37. avatar MiketheHopsFarmer says:

    Ze Cooler King vill not get away again, I promise.

  38. avatar Stephen M. says:

    What’re you rebelling against Johnny?

    1. avatar jwm says:

      What have you got?

  39. avatar danelover100 says:

    ” Wait till that drone flies over here again!”

  40. avatar Squiggles says:

    C.H.I.P.S. with B.A.L.L.S.

  41. avatar macgearailt says:

    Mayor Bloomberg sent us, we’re the new face of “Stop and Frisk”. Have a nice day.

  42. avatar sagebrushracer says:

    “I call Machine Gun!”

    1. avatar Derrick says:

      Oh I smell a winner. Machine gun instead of shotgun. Nicely played.

  43. avatar jwm says:

    Nevah bin dun befoah.

  44. avatar rt-texas says:

    sagebrushracer got it won

  45. avatar Nine says:

    ‘They see me rollin’, they hatin’ ‘

    1. avatar Bobiojimbo says:

      Well, that was my idea.

  46. avatar Bryan says:

    With Indian motorcycles falling from popularity, the future of mobile anti-aircraft looks bleak.

  47. avatar ScottsCove says:

    Having been in Mothballs since Rev. Al incited the Crown Heights Riots …

    Police Departments Coast to Coast brought out their special traffic control gear expecting the LUV that is Usually brought out when Rev. Al comes for a visit.

    Unlike the Crown Heights Riots which incited two brutal murders, any deaths generated by Rev. Al, this time, will get him 20 years to life.

  48. avatar Bruce W. Krafft says:

    Start Seeing Motorcycles

  49. avatar zora says:

    The solution to slow drivers and tailgaters.

  50. avatar Ardent says:

    “Ok, I ride, I hold machine gun. . . .” ” You want what? Fire it? I’m on a motorcycle you . . . “

  51. avatar Crunkleross says:

    Stand your ground? I don’t need nos stinkings stand your ground.

  52. avatar Connecticutbuckeye says:

    Hey, Muldoon, all we Irish cops love our potatoes, but you do realize that thing you got there on yer sidecar doesn’t ACTUALLY dig potatoes, don’t ya?

  53. avatar theunholyharrod says:

    The budget for creating a machine gun motorcycle was denied. solution put it on a tripod in the sidecar.

  54. avatar JR LORENCZ says:

    I am a tank. I am a tank. I am a tank…

  55. avatar Nordic Roots says:

    No Ez-Pass needed

  56. avatar Mike V says:

    Move along citizen, there’s nothing to see here… Thank you for giving us all of your guns.

  57. avatar MojoRonin says:

    Loud barrels save lives.

  58. avatar Trey73 says:

    Hömeland Security debuts their new new $2,000,000 Emergency Response Vehicle.

  59. avatar Trey73 says:

    The Janet Napolitano farewell tour gets underway!

  60. avatar phantom72 says:

    Chuck Norris at the age of 3 learning how to ride a bike.

  61. avatar phantom72 says:

    …And you thought your suicide clutch is HARDCORE?…

  62. avatar haiku guy says:

    Look Twice for Motorcycles.
    The life you save may be your own.

  63. avatar Jake54 says:

    That is the perfect neighborhood watch vehicle!

  64. avatar Darren says:

    “The mail WILL get through.”

    Edward found the recoil from the Colt .30-06 machinegun helpful in assisting the execrable brakes on the motorcycle, but also suggested downshifting on long downhill runs as the supplied ammunition belts were insufficient for effective glissade.

  65. avatar Cyrano says:

    Boston Police Rear Guard is formed after the poor performance dealing with the Boston Marathon Bombers.

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