Posts Tagged ‘Mercedes’

Irate-Appearing, Window-Slapping Road Biker vs. Mercedes Benz Station Wagon on 7th Avenue : You Make The Call

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Here we go, southbound uphill on 7th Ave near Lawton (or Kirkham, one of those).

Oh, Gentle Reader, I almost def. have more experience (in terms of hours, decades, miles, younameit) both riding bikes and driving cars on these Streets of San Francisco than this emo roadie, but is this such a tough sitch to call anyway? I’ll say I’m 99% sure that the Mercedes driver noticed the backup lights on that parked car and was queuing up for a chance to take over that space:

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So what’s the reaction? Whatsamatta you hand gestures and a left-hand window slap:

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And then, the look back, always with the look-back. (Bad car drivers do the same thing.)

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So, where should this driver have waited? In the middle of the car lane? IDK the answer to that, but some might feel that way.

To me, well, I would have gone around the wagon on its left, I would have “taken the lane,” if only briefly.

Just saying…

BOOM! An Unkempt Eucalyptus Tree vs. a Mercedes Benz and a Volvo in the Panhandle

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Nothing immediately obvious:

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There’s this note from SFGov…

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But you know, looks normal:

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Except for this:

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And this:

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Myself, I don’t know why we have euc trees in the Panhandle.

Maybe one of them will kill me someday.

(Avenge my death. Avenge me, you know, if you feel like it.)

An Aging Mercedes that Smells Like French Fries – Must be a Veggie Burner

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Perhaps that would explain the stuff on the rear, but I’m no expert:

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In any event, a good, cautious driver on the streets of San Francisco…

Faded Glory: 42 Years of Life Have Taken a Toll on This Mercedes Benz in The Richmond – $3000 for Starters

Friday, September 1st, 2017

This ride came with five stars – one above the radiator as ornamentation for the hood (echoing the time when a three-pointed star was part of the cap for the radiator) and four on the standard-issue dog dish hubcaps. Three are gone now, long gone. Oh well, not all used cars can be perfect

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The Cleanest 1983 Mercedes Benz W123 240D You’ll Ever See – 67 Horsepower Never Looked So Good

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

I’m not suggesting that this beast runs clean, oh no. Its NOx emissions must be through the roof.

But look, it has its original hood ornament star. And four dog dish hubcaps painted to match

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And best of all, It Still Runs

This Man Wears a Lot of Hats in Frisco

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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Heckflosse! – This is What the 1950’s (or 1960’s) Looked Like – Woman Drives Past DMV in Mercedes 220S Fintail

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

I’m thinking both the DMV and this W-111 fintail MB both are from the early 1960’s…

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…but they might have been birthed at the the end of the 1950’s, IDK.

Anyway, as seen in 2017, and our 3-star rated DMV is still going strong, despite all those plans for hated Redevelopment. In fact, both this ride and this building outlasted the Redevelopment Commish itself, go figure. (And ask me and I’ll tell you how to pass the behind-the-wheel test, as I’ve told so many others, at Frisco’s solitary DMV. (Oh, your friend told you Daly City DMV has an easier test? Well, your friend is a LIAR!) There’s no trick to it, there’s just One Simple Trick.)

Mercedes McQueen – What a Friendly Car

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Courtesy of Disney Pixar

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MARXIST MOTORSPORT, Western Addition

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

More legible photos here

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Sadly, the Che sticker has gone missing.

Yours, in struggle.

SAME OLD STORY: Big Mercedes Double Parked on Market Street

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Someday I’ll ride one of these big heavy bikes, definitely for 30 minutes or less though…

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(BABS / Ford doesn’t care what you think about BABS, not really. It will give you half your money back if you get confused by its marketing and end up getting charged ten times more than you thought you would, IF you contact them about your experience, so there’s that…)