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‘You Ain’t Going Nowhere!’: Mob of Bicyclists Surround Driver, Beat on Her Car in Scary Road Rage Incident
Image source: YouTube

‘You Ain’t Going Nowhere!’: Mob of Bicyclists Surround Driver, Beat on Her Car in Scary Road Rage Incident

“Selfish, b****."

A mob of bicyclists surrounded a woman's car after one of them claimed she hit him in a tense confrontation all caught on video.

The four-minute video, uploaded to YouTube on Friday, shows a group of bicyclists in San Francisco riding across the street in front of a stopped Zipcar, as one of the cyclists calls out, “Hey! Stop that!" the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

“You f***ing hit my bike,” the cyclist told the driver, as several other cyclists came back and stood in front of the vehicle.

“You ain’t going nowhere,” one cyclist told the driver.

“Selfish, b****,” another cyclist said, with music blaring in the background.

Image source: YouTube

A few minutes later, the driver attempted to back up and go around the cyclists, but couldn't because others began blocking the other side of the street. The driver was eventually able to get around them, but not without damage to the car.

When the cyclists realized the car was getting through, they started throwing objects at the vehicle, including a bicycle lock that smashed the side window.

San Francisco police said they are aware of the video but that they were not looking into the incident because there was no police report.

“If a victim does not file a report, there is no crime that we can charge the person with,” San Francisco Police Department spokesman Albie Esparza told the Chronicle.

But Esparza later told the paper that officers are looking into what happened along with the car-sharing service Zipcar, which owns the vehicle.

"Violence is and will never be acceptable here in San Francisco," city supervisor Mark Farrell told KGO-TV. "The actions by the cyclists caught on video this past Friday evening participating in Critical Mass are disturbing and should never be tolerated in our city - especially the one cyclist seen attacking the vehicle with a bicycle lock repeated times."

See how the confrontation unfolded:

Critical Mass is a social movement that started in San Francisco in the 1990s. Large groups of people would bike home together on the last Friday of every month to try to encourage more people to ride bikes instead of drive cars, according to the Social Issues Research Center.

"When I bicycle around town I see things happening and can stop and explore them in depth with no hassles," said Chris Carlsson, a founder of San Francisco's first Critical Mass. "I also see my friends and acquaintances and can stop and speak with them directly. This, combined with the absence of mass media pumping into my brain in the isolation of my car, sets up organic links and direct channels of human experience and communication."

On its website, Critical Mass San Francisco tells participants not to "pick fights with motorists, even (especially) if they’re itching for one."

CM San Francisco did not immediately respond to TheBlaze's email asking for comment.

(H/T: San Francisco Chronicle)

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