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Billy Lane Crash Coverage

By James - 9/9/2006

There has been a lot of coverage of the Billy Lane crash. Most of it has been focused on “celebrity” motorcycle builder Lane. A lot of the message boards and blogs have not only been scathing towards Lane, who “should have known better“, but also the media for treating Lane as a victim as well.

Terry had this reaction after reading a Florida Today article about the recent crash involving Billy Lane:

“Billy Lane hurt in accident” Should be “Billy Lane kills a person passing up 2 cars on a DOUBLE LINE". Just show you fame gets you everywhere in the meantime a man on a “legal moped” (as commented in FL Today News - guess is it wasn’t it would have been ok that he was killed ) life is gone because Billy Boy (who I really thought was a cool guy) has a 22 year old chick in his Freebie Dodge Truck & thinks it’s ok to do what he did. If it was me or any other unimportant person in Melbourne Beach (none for speed traps) would have been dragged to jail, pronto. Doesn’t matter if he was drinking or not…HE CROSSED THE LINE LITERALLY. Everyone makes bad decisions but I think when you become famous you begin to believe you are the acception to the rule. The sad part is this man has to live with this and god bless him.

After all the negative publicity surrounding the coverage of Lane, a “celebrity", the paper seems to have finally come around and focused on the real victim.

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  1. Billy Lane should be hung, drawn and quartered - he has shown no regard for the “rules” - he recently was pulled over in NC for a DUI and now he passes vehicles by crossing a double yellow line and kills and innocent person. Maybe its time people look at Lane for the person he truly is - a low life with no regard for anyone except himself!

    Comment by Tom — 9/10/2006 @ 11:54 am

  2. What ever happened to “innocent before proven guilty"? Who are you to pass judgement without knowing all of the facts! Do you know Mr. Lane? I think not…because if you did you would know that he would run himself into a wall before he would run into a biker. I’ve known Billy and I can tell you that he is sitting at home with his head in his hands. You should shut your mouth and not make assumptions based on third person information or liberal news reports. If he was in fact drunk then he will in fact be punished. This is not your court in which to judge.

    Comment by Jason — 9/10/2006 @ 3:05 pm

  3. Tom you are a dumbass Billy was just having fun and mad an accident how many times have u drank and drove everyone wants to come down hard on him because of who he is

    Comment by oldskoolchop — 9/10/2006 @ 3:06 pm

  4. Alot of reports are getting it wrong on the type bike he was riding, calling it a “moped", it was a scooter and more then capable of highway speeds.

    Comment by weirdracin — 9/10/2006 @ 3:12 pm

  5. BILLY LANE ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by katgirl — 9/10/2006 @ 3:48 pm

  6. Every dog has his day!!!Too bad he hurt someone on his way.If the law didn’t see this coming,They must be blind.Probably going to be another O.J.trial.

    Comment by wino — 9/10/2006 @ 8:00 pm

  7. I know Billy and he is not a bad guy. I am sure that he knows that he messed up bad and if he could he would trade places with the victim, Gerry Morelock (RIP). One cannot judge him or accuse him of doing drugs or being a reckless drunk that does not care. You only the Billy Lane that you see on tv or in shows, not the man the is truly sorry for this unfortunate incident.

    We all have made mistakes and some of us have even drove our vehicles under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both. We can only hope that learn from these terrible incidents and try to rectify them in the future.

    Comment by JeffeG — 9/11/2006 @ 6:24 am

  8. There are three sides to every story… Billy’s side, the other side and the truth.. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, however I thoroughly disagree with some of the comments that have been submitted here. How can anyone sit in judgement of him. Is it true, that the persons that have posted negative comments have not made bad judgement calls, it just easier for you to keep them in the closet. To those who posted the negative comments why don’t you put your real name out there so we can do a public records check on you and display all of your dirty laundry and sit in judgement of you before hearing the facts. It’s funny that the media is over the negative things but not the wonderful things he has done for others (look it up) Before I form an opinion on him I want to hear all the facts.. And again this was an accident not a malicious act. No matter whether he is found guilty of a crime or not he will still have to live with the fact that someone lost thier life. I have sat and talked with him extensively and there is not a malicious bone in his body.. He’s human. Get a life and worry about your own back yard

    Comment by Billysupporteralways — 9/11/2006 @ 7:15 am

  9. judge not yet ye be judged billy is a very nice guy he would sacrifice himself before taking another life

    Comment by danny v — 9/11/2006 @ 7:29 am

  10. I agree with Jason, Billy is going to have to live with what he did for the rest of his life, no matter what he is charged with or sentenced. Anyone that has ever met Billy can see what an exeption to the rule Billy is. He made a very bad choice for drinking and driving and will have to live with that man’s death on his hands forever, no matter what the details are. Billy is the type to try and turn this into something positive, like a fund for his family or something. Don’t be jealous he has done well for himself.

    Comment by Kelly in Clearwater — 9/11/2006 @ 7:52 am

  11. I have met Billy Lane before. He is not the normal biker. How many other NOT-FAMOUS people have done the same thing, that you will never here about. If he was not famous you would never here a dam thing about it. Alot of people have made mistakes, alot or people die on the roads because of them. He is the one that has to live with this, I know it will be hard enough for him. Why dont you all spend your time bitching trying to get the troops home from Iraq, there deaths are mistaked too!

    Comment by Bill — 9/11/2006 @ 8:24 am

  12. I have been drinking and foolishly driven. Might happen again. When that happens, I put the cruise control on (even at low speeds) and try to NOT be obvious to anyone. When in this Stealth mode, passing vehicles going across a double yellow isn’t going to happen. I have been lucky… so far.

    Comment by Thumper — 9/11/2006 @ 8:48 am

  13. Please pray for Jerry Morelock and his family in their time of need. From what I have read, Jerry was an exceptional guy and was loved by his family and friends, who will miss him deeply. He could have had his own TV show from the sounds of his life’s accomplishments. Lets not try to make this a blame game and jab a guy when he’s down, but rather to learn from it and be aware that all of our actions could have disasterous results. I’m sure the Morelock family does not want this whole thing to be a circus due to Mr. Lanes “fame". Remember to concentrate on what matters… Peace in death and forgiveness on earth. Rev. Ron Flood, N. Branch MN

    Comment by Rev. Ron Flood — 9/11/2006 @ 10:24 am

  14. It has not been revealed yet that he was intoxicated it will take weeks for that!!! I have a question.. I am not trying to blame or justify the incident but I gotta say that if I am riding a motorcycle, moped, scooter, whatever and I see headlights coming at me I am going to do something defensively whether it is slow down, lay it down in the grass, something…

    Comment by Billysupporteralways — 9/11/2006 @ 10:34 am

  15. Oh, and by the way Tom why don’t you keep your harsh comments to yourself.. Go back to your beanbag chair in your underwear and eat some more cheetos.. For you to make those ignorant comments it’s probably what you do all day!!

    Comment by Billysupporteralways — 9/11/2006 @ 10:37 am

  16. I agree Billy made a huge mistake but I agree with all of you that say that he is sitting with his head in his hands, he wasnt a violent person. and he is still respected in my book, he just made a mistake.

    Comment by sara — 9/11/2006 @ 11:00 am

  17. billy lane used to be a very cool cat. dont know now. seems he got all wrapped up in the lifestyle of rich and famous, partying, pole dancers and a blatant disregard for the law. i liked him alot better whne he was just starting out, and not trying to be the ultimate party animal. the lifestyle caught up to him. no matter what the outcome, he has to look in the mirror and see that dead mans blood all over his head. such a shame. billy, you had such talent and the world by the balls and you went and blew it all

    Comment by johnny — 9/11/2006 @ 11:22 am

  18. Listen! Regardless of all you Billy supporter’s you forgot one key thing here.Billy was a biker, yeah people hit bikers all the time mostly because they don’t ride and don’t know what and when to look for.As far as Billysupporteralways, how the hell is the guy going to run his scooter off the road and bank it in some grass when he didnt have time to swerve? He passed two cars as the bike was coming for him.Im sure Billy is the nice guy as some of you may say, however he out of anyone should be on the up and up, how embaressing to call yourself a biker when you do the one thing that all bikers hate and fear.And I read that maybe the guy had mechanical failure. UMM what? Isn’t he a mechanic? Im sure he wishes this never happened, but my personal feeling is his selfishness. He is probably more worried over his name being damaged then the damaged he caused so many people.

    Comment by Billy upchuck — 9/11/2006 @ 11:52 am

  19. The News Stories should have read: “Billy Lane hurt during Premeditated Murder!!” or “Billy Lane hurt during Vehicular Manslaughter!!”
    A lot of stories say Accident, but it was not. By him Intentionally attempting to pass 2 vehicles in a Double Yellow line No pass Zone, which ("wrongfully causing the death of another human being"). It was his decision that he choose to Disobey a Known Traffic Law, Which meant that he Knowingly was Putting Anyone in the oncoming lane at risk of Serious injury and/or Death. Which meant he was thinking of the pass and timing it before hand that he could make the pass around 2 cars, with oncoming vehicles coming at anytime ("after rationally considering the timing or method of doing so, in order to increase the likelihood of success."). The Likelihood of success is high taking into account Tring to pass 2 cars at a low light time of day with Double Yellow Lines, which since the state took it into their consideration to place that Double Yellow line there to prevent it from happening.
    This is not even adding in the Possible fact that he may have been DUI , which meant again by getting into his truck after the bar, he again Knew he could be impaired and could cause Serious injury and/or Death.
    So put both Together and He should get the MAX

    Comment by darknovasniper — 9/11/2006 @ 12:20 pm

  20. First, Johnny apparently you don’t know him he is the same person he has always been and Yes he is still cool.. He is not as rich as people think.. To quote Billy Lane..” I just want to build bikes” Discovery channel did not pay for those bikes to be built that came out of his pocket.. He is not as well off as people think.. Billy lane did not lose his talent or imagination that night.. just will have other demons to deal with.. One thing that I think sets Billy Lane apart from others is that he doesn’t care about what other people think..He just wants to build bikes.. I am very sympathetic to the gentlemens family but again this was accident..If it was done maliciously I will agree with you but I will not in his case.. Oh and by the way when I am riding I ride like everyone is out to get me.. When all the facts come out we will see then we all can comment.. I am sure they are going re enact that incident… then let’s talk… My best to Billy Lane

    Comment by Billysupporteralways — 9/11/2006 @ 12:27 pm

  21. A man is dead, a family is devastated, and lives are ruined. This is a horrible tragedy.

    I frequent various biker forums where ignorance and bravado run rampant daily. For example, how many times have you seen (or used) the terms “bar-hopper” and “ride it like it’s stolen"?

    My point is, too often we talk, act, ride (and drive) with little regard for the possibility of unsavory consequences. To me, this appears what Billy did.

    Did Mr. Morelock die in vain? I hope not. I hope Billly Lane’s celebrity proves more valuable than a vehicle for selling t-shirts. Please let this open a few more eyes. Please ride and drive responsibly. The next traffic fatality won’t be at the hands of a celebrity. Don’t let the blood of an innocent be on your hands.

    Comment by Steve — 9/11/2006 @ 1:04 pm

  22. Are u kidding me??? Billy Lane paid for those bikes himself and not discovery channel? You really are niave.

    Comment by Billy upchuck — 9/11/2006 @ 1:56 pm

  23. Thinking about it more and reading your other postings. A family is devestated. People drink and drive every second of the day. You cant always tell if the person driving next to you is drunk or not. I got a DUI 20 years ago, my BAC was .38. The cops could not believe I was driving. Yes he made the choice to drive, cross a double yellow line. Like I said before He is the one that has to live with this the rest of his life. You people that want him persicuted, do you do the same for everyone that gets a DUI?

    Comment by Bill — 9/11/2006 @ 1:58 pm

  24. I agree with you that say Billy is sitting at home with his head in his hands wondering what in the world he just did. I have also met and spoke with him a few times, and he is a very humble polite caring person. All of you that are judging him so harshly had better be careful how you judge, becuase you will make a huge mistake someday too. When and if he is charged with a crime, he will have to take his punishment and deal with it, and beleive me there is no harsher punishment than what he is giving himself right now. Think about it before you judge him.

    Comment by sherry — 9/11/2006 @ 3:14 pm

  25. Once again a celebrity gets treated with kid gloves. Negligent homicide, improper lane useage, passing in a no passing zone, and STILL no charges filed. No wonder OJ lives in Florida, what the f#@k people?????

    Comment by big “E” — 9/11/2006 @ 4:46 pm

  26. What is all the debate about? The only fact that has not yet been substaniated is if he was drinking. But even with all the cards stacked up against him… the illegal passing and a dui - it was AN ACCIDENT people!!! A very unfortunate one but it wasn’t malicious intent, just bad judgement. Show me where Billy’s made a comment about the incident? You all act like he’s made an announcement that it wasn’t his fault. As far as I’ve been able to tell, there has been no comment from him or anyone representing him. I’m not saying he shouldn’t be held accountable - he should. It’s just reading all the comments that he is a bad person isn’t fair. He made some bad judgements - that’s all you can say is a fact.

    Comment by JC — 9/11/2006 @ 6:00 pm

  27. I think Billy Lane is SO “dirty hot” and I want to have hot sweaty sex with him. He makes me crazy, I just want to get naked with him. Unfortunately, now he’s killed a man, and I’m glad I didn’t dump my boyfriend for him. “Dirty hot” is so damn attractive, but every time I know a guy like that whose clothes I just want to rip off, they always go off and do something incredibly stupid. I’ll take my nice guy over him any day. I’ll still drool over Billy, I just ain’t gonna screw things up with my amazing boyfriend over him.

    Comment by Anna Conda — 9/11/2006 @ 6:03 pm

  28. In Life, there are rules. Billy ignored the rules. Morelock is dead and some of you are worried about Billy. Screw Billy. He’s a drunk and RAT crap bikes look like a 2 year old put them together. Morelock is dead and Billy should burn.

    Comment by Eggmcmuffin — 9/11/2006 @ 7:04 pm

  29. When I first read this story.. I thought for sure Billy would of made public annoucment. Nothing as of yet from him.. What does that say about him? You would think he would of showed some kind of remorse to the victims here. He likes to flash his face around everywhere when he is popular.. Now he is hiding.. Whats next is he going to run? He can, no charges have been made yet. He knows if he was drinking, he knows if was on drugs.. He knows but still nothing. I guess he is following his attorneys advice say nothing.. to bad he doesnt even have the decentcy to acknowledge that he made a HUGE mistake in judgement that cost a man his life. That we do know for sure. SPEAK UP BILLY you were never shy before.

    Comment by Dawn Davis-Berry — 9/11/2006 @ 7:25 pm

  30. Right after news stories of his website showing him with a beer, it went doen and now all signs of him with a beer on his site is gone, seems he is tring some tactics to make him look better, he still has a court date for DUI, no helmet and wrongway down a one way street to go to in october. Their shows he has a Drink and Drive method and disobeying laws.

    Comment by darknovasniper — 9/11/2006 @ 10:10 pm

  31. Like Billy or not, this is what he will be facing. Period!

    Vehicular Manslaughter is defined as causing someone else’s death as a result of illegal driving of a motor vehicle. This crime can include gross negligence, such as drunk driving, under the infuence of narcotics, reckless driving or speeding. Passing on a double line lane is considered illegal driving of a motor vehicle in the State of Florida, Period! This is considered negligent! Period! Adding alcohol, the use of drugs or speed or recklessness, is condsidered Vehicular Manslaughter with gross negligence! Period!

    Comment by Attorney at Large — 9/11/2006 @ 10:27 pm

  32. One man is dead, another is living with what has happened. This is devastating for both families. No matter what the outcome, both families are suffering. I hope both find a way to move on. They are all in my thoughts.

    Comment by nikki — 9/12/2006 @ 6:44 am

  33. All this sympathy for poor Billy who had an accident is nonsense. Assuming he is a fellow motorhead of average or better intelligence, he KNEW better than most that crossing a double yellow and going left of center in a blind situation is asking for major trouble. If he was drinking on top of that, this should make it doubly clear to him that he needs to make some changes in his life himself before he kills someone else, if he cares at all. It could have been any of us on the receiving end that day. Just $*#@*& stupid.

    Comment by Ray — 9/12/2006 @ 6:51 am

  34. “Are u kidding me??? Billy Lane paid for those bikes himself and not discovery channel? You really are niave.
    Comment by Billy upchuck — 9/11/2006 @ 1:56 pm ”

    Upchuck, you obviously don’t know much about the series or the builders. They all took on major expenses (including parts suppliers) only for the hope that it would come back to them in the form of new business. Discovery ripped them off in my book.
    As for the recent accident, I feel for the Morelock family. Especially his 16 year old son.
    Being a dealer for Billy, I have had the opportunity to speak with him on numerous occasions and meet him in Houston. I know it’s no consulation to the Morelock family at this time, but I beleive Billy Lane to be a stand up guy that will probably take this to the grave with him. Yes, I know about his other DUI, but I hope for all involved that he was not DUI this time as that would only make it harder for the Morelock family to get over.

    Comment by Totally Wayno — 9/12/2006 @ 7:55 am

  35. I’m sick of people who dismiss serious lapses in judgement as ‘’just a mistake'’. A mistake is when you write the wrong date on a check, or when you put too much flour in your pancakes. What Billy did was INTENTIONAL! He illegally passed in an unsafe manner, probably speeding, and most likely under the influence. If he was intoxicated, that was not a ‘’mistake'’ either…unless he drank tequila when he thought he was drinking Pepsi! He obviously started to pass wtihout looking carefully to see what was coming at him. What was the hurry!
    Just because he is a ‘’cool'’ guy and a celebrity, and is sorry for what he did, doesn’t mean he wasn’t stupid/arrogant/irresponsible. A MAN IS DEAD because of a series of deliberate and concious acts by Billy.
    He deserves to sit in prison. Not so much for punishment, or because it will bring the poor man back to life. But because it will keep him from hurting or killing anyone else. He has proven he doesn’t have the personal responsibility or good sense to drive a motor vehicle.
    Forgive Billy, yes. But please don’t try to make him look like an innocent,cool guy that just ‘’made a mistake'’.

    Comment by Pete — 9/12/2006 @ 8:03 am

  36. Pete why don’t you give everyone your full name and date of birth then we can do a public records check on you and reveal all of the skeletons in your closet and sit in judgement of you!! I’m sure you have not walked the face of this earth in a perfect light. I’m sure you have never been stupid/arrogant/or irresponsible… ever… I will reitterate again..Yes Billy is a cool, talented individual.. I guess we will see where the loyalty is.. This incident is going to change his life..YES but it doesn’t change the fact THE GUY CAN DEFINATELY BUILD A BIKE and has vision like no one I have ever met..

    Comment by Billysupporteralways — 9/12/2006 @ 8:33 am

  37. I lost a brother in a bike wreck, it was no accident the dumptruck failed to remain stopped until my brother passed the intersection, or if he ever stopped at all. The DA never even presented it to the grand jury, “No Bill” Sh!t happens and some get off “scott free". Billy, I wish you the best of luck, but it was no accident, you will pay.

    Comment by Owen Mott — 9/12/2006 @ 10:51 am

  38. I have a friend who is still in jail for vehicular manslaughter. He crossed the yellow line passing a truck, when he hit another truck head on killing his friend who was in the passenger seat. He also hurt 3 other people seriously. The car and truck were indestinguishable, it was unreal. Regardless if Mr. Lane’s tox report comes back over the limit or not….he’s in a world of trouble both criminally and civilly.
    I think everyone should look at this for a moment as if both partys involved are your own brother or son. First, try to be objective and think of how you would want the general public to view your brother if he were in Billy’s situation. How would you feel if people crucified him without havong been tried/convicted. Second, try to think of how you would feel if it were your father who were killed. A lot of victim’s familys want justice, but don’t want yet another life destroyed due to thier actions that were a result of very bad judjement, that in all likelieness won’t be repeated.
    I would speculate that Billy, in his life, will never make a mistake like this again. If Billy is indeed a stand up guy, I would think he will never take a drink again, and probably have a completly different aganda in his life and lifestyle.

    I am really disappointed by the public when they relesh over some celebrity’s misfortune. Whether it be Micheal Jackson, President Clinton, or a fallen “sports hero", people like to kick’em when they’re down.
    Is it jealousy? Is it some sort of displaced envy? I don’t know, but if that human emotion did’nt exist, all of the stupid tabliod TV shows would be cancelled.

    Don’t get caught up in the “celeb-hype". They are just people who eat, crap and make mistakes like the rest of the world. Don’t put them on pedistals and expect too much of them. Choose your heros for who they are to you, in your life, not who you wish you knew and how you would like to “be” like them…it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.

    Peace all,

    The Reverend

    Comment by Rev. Ron Flood — 9/13/2006 @ 12:43 am

  39. Billysupporter, what the hell does his profession has to do with this accident?
    Whether he buils bikes or collects garbage, it does not change what happened!

    No matter how cool he is, when he really was drunk when the accident happened he has to be punished anyway.
    But well, you can do a public records check on me anytime, you will never find me operating a 4000 pound dangerous piece of iron when I have been drinking…

    Comment by Asteroid9 — 9/13/2006 @ 4:13 am

  40. Billysupporteralways, you exhibit all the signs of someone who just doesn’t get it. You actually said the dead guy should have gotten out of the way! Unfortunately, you may be headed down the same road as Billy. I hope someone can get to you before it’s too late.
    So what if people who judge other people have done stupid stuff themselves? They would be the best people to look at someone who is going down the wrong path and try to get them to turn around!
    You say Billy doesn’t care what other people think? That’s obvious. Maybe if he would have listened to someone in his life who tried to set him straight, he wouldn’t be in the sad situation he is in now. Or wasn’t there anyone in his life who really cared about Billy. Were there only people like you, who excuse and enable antisocial and irresponsible behavior because the guy is ‘’cool'’, or can build nice bikes. Some supporter you are! If there truly was no one in his life that cared enough about him, that is sad. If that’s the case, then it was up to Billy to make the right decisions. He must know the difference between right and wrong.
    Let’s hope that at least one person alters their behavior, and makes better decisions as a result of this tragedy, and another tragedy is prevented. Then BIlly will have done at least one more positive thing in his life, besides building nice bikes.

    Comment by Pete — 9/13/2006 @ 4:44 am

  41. My sympathy goes out to all involved.

    Comment by mgdlyte — 9/13/2006 @ 3:40 pm

  42. Its not an accident if you do something on purpose.
    so all you billy supporters BITE ME

    Comment by Mike O. — 9/14/2006 @ 4:09 am

  43. MikeO - I am not supporting what Billy did, but I hardly think he killed this man intentionally. It was bad judgement resulting in an accident, not premeditated, cold blooded murder.

    REVEREND IS RIGHT ON!

    I would hate to be in courtroom with most of you commenters as a jury of my peers. You all have him strung up by his balls without even getting all the facts. I read a story where the woman in the lead car he was passing stated she did not see the moped either until after she had noticed Billy’s headlights already coming up on the left. HE MADE BAD DECISIONS - a few of them. And he should and will be punished. But don’t crucify him like he’s Charles Manson. There IS a difference.

    Comment by JC — 9/14/2006 @ 5:13 am

  44. “It was pretty dark, but still lit up. I just saw (Lane’s) headlights coming up in my rearview mirror,” Howe said. “I also noticed there was a little motorcycle coming up and then a horrific crash. It was just horrible.”

    Comment by darknovasniper — 9/14/2006 @ 11:54 am

  45. No, Billy did not intentionally kill the man. I don’t think anyone is comparing Billy Lane to Charles Manson. There is definitely a difference in intent, (though we don’t know all the facts in this case, do we?) Bottom line is, regardless of intent, someone is dead, and many more lives are horrendously affectd.
    And, the comments re: Billy’s poor judgement and decision making are not based just on this incident, but on prior, documented incidents that we are saying he should have learned from. There is no excuse for continuing to make bad decisions. Even my dog learns to changer her inappropriate behavior after being corrected a couple of times.
    As far as the facts of this case, if the double yellow lines were truly not on that roadway, and Billy was not under the influence of anything, I will be just as happy for Billy as all the Billy groupies. He can then put this behind him as just another learning opportunity.

    Comment by Pete — 9/14/2006 @ 12:50 pm

  46. blame goes to the 2 slow pokes holding up billy & the rest of us stacked up behind trying to get amove on!

    they are to blame. hang’um high!

    Comment by outta my way — 9/14/2006 @ 7:31 pm

  47. Billy was convicted of DUI in June of this year and if his blood alcohol sample from this accident is above limit he should be convicted and sentenced to the maximum sentence since he is a public figure and is supposed to be a roll model for the youth of today. I is really sad how some people can not handle success and notoriety, look at some sports personalities

    Comment by Larry — 9/15/2006 @ 4:54 am

  48. you guys don’t get it. a motorcycleist was killed by someone doing something stupit. if the driver was anyone else you would hang him out to dry but becouse it was billy lane we should forgive him no way he should get what he deserves.

    Comment by dave — 9/15/2006 @ 7:53 am

  49. WOW! This forum is proof of the damage day time court shows have done! Sympathies to the Morelock family and to all the people who are posting in here thinking they are the GOD DAMNED answer to the judicial system…………I hope none of you are ever on a jury of my peers!

    Comment by LMAO — 9/15/2006 @ 9:37 am

  50. There but for the Grace of God go I. Sorry, but it looks like Billy “srcewed the pooch” this time. His life is forever changed. As for the victim, may he be in Heaven ridin with God.

    Comment by MelbourneHawgRider — 9/15/2006 @ 10:57 am

  51. Not only is Billy suffering from causing this family pain, one of his closest friends has just been put in the ground from a car accident last week. He is human people and a down to earth man. Don’t play this game of putting him down like you all are god. Cause you know we have all seen what those bible toters can do also.

    Comment by TomCNJ — 9/15/2006 @ 11:42 am

  52. I have to agree/disagree with the Rev to a point.
    Yes, we need to wait to find out all the facts, but there’s a reason people get upset when famous folks commit acts of stupidity and the like.
    Us average Joe’s become upset, even knowing these famous folks are ordinary people like ourselves, but the outcomes are usually very different.
    The “Rich and Famous” usually walk away with a slap on the wrist where us normal folks would be prosicuted to the full extent, showing all of us that as long as you have fame and fortune, there’s no real consequences for any of your actions.

    Mr Lane made an err in judgement, and knew he was breaking the law, and someone lost their life because of it.

    Comment by K-Bob — 9/15/2006 @ 12:31 pm

  53. bike builders as role models for the youth of today??? come on. that’s crap. not to say they *can’t* be but to put people on a pedestal simply because they took a path to make money - which you know that is what he did - doesn’t mean you are a contribution to society and that you should aspire to be like them? give me a break. I guess then that the two Teuatals are role models too? Role model for dysfunctional family maybe. Or a showcase in prime examples of persons in need of anger management classes. I have nothing against Billy - and I think he could in fact be a positive role model - I just think that society points at every well known celebrity and says they should be held accountable for the gullible youth - NO F’N WAY! PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE and parents should be their role models.

    Comment by JC — 9/15/2006 @ 1:28 pm

  54. blame lies diretly in the fault of the 2 slowpokes holding up traffic. it’s all their fault. keep the slow pokes off the road & stuff like this won’t happen!

    Comment by outta my way — 9/15/2006 @ 3:58 pm

  55. Everyone talks about I know him our I didnt know him. None off that matters. What matters is he went across a yellow line and killed somebody. I ride myself and I feel no sympathy toward him. He might feel bad, but how do you think they feel. You do the crime do the time. Thats what the police always told me before i went to jail, but he’s a celebrity and he’ll probably get off with a smack on the wrist. poor billy.

    Comment by frost of N.O.K. M.C. — 9/15/2006 @ 4:12 pm

  56. Billy bad carma from 13TH BIKERTOBERFEST LAST YEAR. The man is punishing you I heard the story

    Comment by boy — 9/15/2006 @ 5:44 pm

  57. You know the most disturbing comments come from billysupporteralways. I have never heard such ignorance come from one individual trying to rationalize the acts of someone, who, by their own malicious acts, just killed an innocent family man. I don’t give a flying F*** about his vision, or talent, or what a stand up guy he is. Bad things happen to talented standup human beings every day. I would not describe the act or killing this guy intentional, however, the intentional act was attempting to pass 2 cars in a no passing zone, and for this error in judgement and man is dead, a family if destroyed and all you can tell us about is Billy’s vision? Are you totally outside of your brain function? Get off the non presciption drugs dude. I find no comfort in the death of innocent people at the hands of people that have little or no regard for the law. Please don’t tell me he is a great guy, wouldn’t hurt anyone, (as I have read), he made a choice and that choice was illegal and the result of that lapse in judgement is the death of an innocent man. I know there are no results of a blood test, but ss for all the other bullsh!t, what burns me are repeat offenders, people who drive drunk get caught, don’t go to jail, drive again and kill someone. Nice guy, great vision, super talent or not. He has a pattern, and that is as a repeat offender or illegal acts. So for those of you rationalizing this act……..stop it, your just showing your ignorance. And “billysupporteralways” come up with a different response that “give us your name and DOB so we can look up your history. Loser.

    Comment by Joe — 9/15/2006 @ 7:33 pm

  58. Hey “outta my way” did it ever occur to you they may have actually been doing the speed limit you sh!t head. Go back and hand out with billysupporteralways, you guys deserve each other.

    Comment by Joe — 9/15/2006 @ 7:38 pm

  59. How much time should billy Lane serve in prison? Do you all remember Senator Janklow from South Dakota? What’s he ever done for bikers? or our troops? Did he help raise money at the kids and chrome breakfast in sturgis this year? If that piece of sh!t had hit a hell’s angel do you think he’d be alive today. Forget serving 100 days in jail, he would have been scared to death and killed himself. What a tragedy this is…if we condemn Lane then someone needs to go back and give janklow equal treatment.

    Comment by todd — 9/15/2006 @ 11:06 pm

  60. God controlls all mens destiny. your couse is mapped out when you are put on earth. we are all on earth for a short time and i beleive god controls are route for reasons unknown to us. What may seem like preferential treatment to some is his way of teaching all of us valuable lessons in life. Let us hope Billy gets fair treatment after all which if any of us have never made a mistake or even more than one of the same mistakes. this is all a test while we are here on earth. Love each other, dont crucify.

    Comment by walt — 9/16/2006 @ 6:56 am

  61. My prayers are with the Morelock family.Everyone makes wrong choices in life. The only thing we can do is learn from mistakes we have made and try to bring some good from it.People are so quick to judge others when they have not walked in there shoes.Maybe if people worried about what they do and not others the world would be a better place!Remember horrible things like this happen everyday. You don’t have to be famous to make a mistake! I am sure Billy is very hurt and wishes he could change what happened.

    Comment by sandra — 9/16/2006 @ 8:22 am

  62. The FACTs are the Facts. Yes, many of the negative comments are uncalled for and jumping to conclusions without knowing the entire truth. YET!!…if your going to be so blind to the event that happened JUST because of WHO he was, because you think hes “a nice guy” or “the type of guy that would give his life".. Yeah yeah yeahhh. ALL great words, but fact of the matter is Billy was behind the wheel of an automobile that hit and killed another human being that happened to be completely in the right. I highly doubt it was the deceased mans fault. I kind of think when the smoke all clears and the facts are presented to a REAL court of Law, that both you negative and positive supporters are all going to see that money won’t buy you everything. Do the Crime, Do the Time. Hey, all I want to know is whens the garage sale in Melbourne Beach?

    Comment by Unbiased Bystander — 9/16/2006 @ 9:23 am

  63. drunk driving is like russian roulette with only 1 empty chamber

    Comment by fagswhosupportbillyalways — 9/16/2006 @ 9:40 am

  64. Everyone keeps saying he made a bad choice for drinking and driving…………he was not drunk and the blood tests will prove it…….so check your facts before posting comments………..

    Comment by Friendoflane — 9/16/2006 @ 12:56 pm

  65. Saw old billyboy at the Chart House last nite. Quite a nice place to mourn. I ride too and would love to have this jerk in jail so I can feel a little safer.

    Comment by hangemhigh — 9/16/2006 @ 5:54 pm

  66. Billy is my neighbor. He is a very nice man, quiet and respectful. I can not imagine the pain he must be in, and I just want to express my thoughts and prayers for Mr. Morelock’s family, and for Billy and his family. How sad this is for everyone involved.

    Comment by Hamish — 9/16/2006 @ 6:37 pm

  67. First of all this WASN’T an accident.
    Regardless of whether or not he was drunk(although he definitely was drinking) he chose to pass on a double solid line. As a result of this he killed an innocent person.
    I’ve just about been taken out a couple times by people doing the same thing and never given a second thought as to how nice they might seem to be on TV.

    Comment by Greg — 9/17/2006 @ 8:40 am

  68. I read on a website last year that Billy and another rider had pulled out and passed when there were bikes coming from the other direction at Sturgis, pissing a few people off. I guess someone paid the price for his driving habits this time. Too bad.

    Comment by Terry — 9/17/2006 @ 8:44 am

  69. “because if you did you would know that he would run himself into a wall before he would run into a biker.”
    He disproved that when he went over the double yellow line. What part about a double yellow lines says ‘pass me if you think its ok’?? He was wrong and he should pay. No more and no less than any other human being. But the disappointment in the biker world over his ignorance for the ‘rules’ is beyond repair. And once again, all the focus goes towards the numbnuts criminal…Lane….and not the victim. American should be ashamed.

    Comment by Cindy — 9/17/2006 @ 9:10 am

  70. I just heard today of the accident caused by Billy Lane. Im truly sorry for Gerry Moreland as well as his family and also for Billy Lane. We all make bad decessions in life, some worse than others. Do I think Billy should be held accountable for his actions? Absolutley! Do I think he should be burnt at the stake like it sounds like a few of you want to do…Never. He will carry this with him forever. Mr Morelands family will miss him forever, so maybe if you believe in prayer, adding these people to them might be a good thing, instead of casting so many stones. My prayers are with them all.

    Comment by Brenda — 9/17/2006 @ 11:22 am

  71. Some of the commments here are over the top but I think that Lane should be treated like any other moron in a cage out there who makes a stupid call. I don’t know him personally but he comes across on TV as someone who willingly flaunts the rules. Don’t do the crime if oyu can’t do the time. Just because he builds great bikes (and he does) doesn’t mean that he shouldn’t be held responsible for his actions.

    Comment by liUglicoyote — 9/17/2006 @ 4:39 pm

  72. Wow! Rough crowd! How about biting your lips until all the facts become available? All this chatter is based on one reporters version of the story. Give Justice a chance! Why build animosity? I’m sure Billy is sorry for taking Mr. Morlock’s life, Yet all you Haters condemned Billy’s life. One guy is dead and the other is the living dead.

    Comment by Darren — 9/17/2006 @ 4:58 pm

  73. Billy Upchuck…you are an un-inforrmed jackass. Those bike do come out of the “pocket” of the bike builder. One of my best friends did a bike for Discovery over two years ago. He still owns it and he paid for 100% of it. People like you need to shut your mouth and dont pre-judge.

    Comment by Jason H — 9/18/2006 @ 5:34 pm

  74. Larry from comment 44. Billy was not convicted of a DUI this summer…he was charged! And just because you are a public figure that doesnt make you a “role model for children". Jenna Jameson is a public figure…is she a role model. Besides Bily is seen in public at BIKER EVENTS somewhere kids should not even be

    Comment by Jason H — 9/18/2006 @ 5:40 pm

  75. I think each one of us should take a look at this as though we were in his shoe’s, and made the decission that he made. Trust me this could happen to anyone of us. DUI or not, Accidents do happen, And don’t sit back and say that you have never broken a traffic law that could have ended up in this same situation. I for one send my condolences out to the family of the victom.
    I would think that the reason we don’t hear anything from Billy, just a thought, could he be on suicide watch? Could he be in complete disaray from the fact that his actions caused another persons death? If you have never before met him and have no idea what he is going through, Don’t be so harsh on him, Like I said every one that is legal to drive has done something illeagal behind the wheel that could have placed you in this same situation. And don’t be so sure that the next time you get behind the wheel something doesn’t happen. Again I am sorry this happened to this family, I am also sorry this happened to Billy.

    Comment by The paint guy — 9/18/2006 @ 6:45 pm

  76. Well first off I would like to say Every time you leave the house you are proned to be in an accident and Die…I have had many friends and relatives die in motorcycle crashes where someone else was at fault…Dont Judge Billy Lane…My condolences go out to the family of the man who died…It is way to easy to judge someone for there actions when you arent involved…Put yourself into Billy’s shoes and then think about what you are saying….You honestly do not know how it would feel to have this tragedy to deal with…To the Morelands I am very sorry for your loss and you are in my prayers… Billy be strong and whatever happens take it in stride…Dont listen to these fools…

    Comment by Bob-0 Spaulding — 9/18/2006 @ 10:13 pm

  77. i have to agree with the paint guy we all make mistakes its easy to bash somone else for there mistakes every day on the road i see people breaking the law wheater its on a cell phone not using turn signal blowing stp signs lights ect. none of us should juge any one else my simpathy to the morlock family and my prayers billy and derrick i hope your feeling better and im sure your hurting inside and must be on your mind constantly rip gerald

    Comment by formulanut 77 — 9/19/2006 @ 5:44 am

  78. He built bikes that didn’t work, better luck with license plates.

    Comment by Sean — 9/19/2006 @ 9:52 am

  79. I’ve known Billy for some time now and I can tell you one thing……He’s one of the most genuine and accepting people, I’ve ever met. He’s actually a really decent human being. One who made a very bad decision, in this case. It is a real damn shame that a life was lost as a result of Billy’s decision, but it was an accident and I think the public and the press should not be handing down sentences. Rico

    Comment by Rico — 9/19/2006 @ 11:14 am

  80. i will support billy lane, no matter what facts present themselves. he is one of the few good people on this rotten planet. hes helped more people than hes hurt. can you say the same? hes made this world a better place just by being here. remember that billy, you are still a good person. no one is perfect. this soldiers wife knows exactly the kind of guy you are. keep the faith baby.

    Comment by wendy — 9/19/2006 @ 12:14 pm

  81. It is very sad what has happened, and I feel very sorry for what every body concerned and connected with this accident is going through at this time.
    I had the pleasure of meeting Billy Lane in January this year at his shop in Melbourne Florida, I had gone on holiday to Florida for Christmas with my girlfriend and best friend that I have grown up with from the age of 7 and his wife.
    We all live in England, and in December 2005 my best friend was involved in a fatal accident which killed 3 old ladies on his mini bus, this was in no way his fault and the other driver involved who caused the accident has been charged with causing 3 counts of death by dangerous driving which is in the process of going to trial.
    My best friend has been in pieces since the accident although it was not his fault, when interviewed by the police he said to the police could you please tell the other driver I understand what they are going through and I am thinking of them (even though my best friend was nearly killed).
    The best thing that happened to us both on holiday was going to Billy Lanes shop and the unexpected bonus was having the pleasure of meeting him, after Billy had finished working on one of his bikes he came over and had all the time in the world to talk to us and sign autographs for us, it was so nice to see a smile on best friends face for the first time since his accident, we are both big motorcycle fans and both have full custom choppers and Billy was full of admiration of what we had in England.
    I have also just watched the Blood, Sweat & Gears DVD and I never realised just how much Billy Lane did for the armed forces and charities. (What a true Gentleman)
    For those of you who have never had the pleasure of meeting Billy Lane or watching his DVD, then I suggest you do so before passing bad comments.
    Every body makes mistakes, some are worse then others, some we all get away with where others don’t, remember we are all only human and none of us are perfect.
    Tim.

    Comment by Tim — 9/19/2006 @ 2:52 pm

  82. It is very sad what has happened, and I feel very sorry for what every body concerned and connected with this accident is going through at this time.
    I had the pleasure of meeting Billy Lane in January this year at his shop in Melbourne Florida, I had gone on holiday to Florida for Christmas with my girlfriend and best friend that I have grown up with from the age of 7 and his wife.
    We all live in England, and in December 2005 my best friend was involved in a fatal accident which killed 3 old ladies on his mini bus, this was in no way his fault and the other driver involved who caused the accident has been charged with causing 3 counts of death by dangerous driving which is in the process of going to trial.
    My best friend has been in pieces since the accident although it was not his fault, when interviewed by the police he said to the police could you please tell the other driver I understand what they are going through and I am thinking of them (even though my best friend was nearly killed).
    The best thing that happened to us both on holiday was going to Billy Lanes shop and the unexpected bonus was having the pleasure of meeting him, after Billy had finished working on one of his bikes he came over and had all the time in the world to talk to us and sign autographs for us, it was so nice to see a smile on best friends face for the first time since his accident, we are both big motorcycle fans and both have full custom choppers and Billy was full of admiration of what we had in England.
    I have also just watched the Blood, Sweat & Gears DVD and I never realised just how much Billy Lane did for the armed forces and charities. (What a true Gentleman)
    For those of you who have never had the pleasure of meeting Billy Lane or watching his DVD, then I suggest you do so before passing bad comments.
    Every body makes mistakes, some are worse then others, some we all get away with where others don’t, remember we are all only human and none of us are perfect.
    Tim.

    Comment by Tim — 9/19/2006 @ 2:53 pm

  83. It is very sad what has happened, and I feel very sorry for what every body concerned and connected with this accident is going through at this time.
    I had the pleasure of meeting Billy Lane in January this year at his shop in Melbourne Florida, I had gone on holiday to Florida for Christmas with my girlfriend and best friend that I have grown up with from the age of 7 and his wife.
    We all live in England, and in December 2005 my best friend was involved in a fatal accident which killed 3 old ladies on his mini bus, this was in no way his fault and the other driver involved who caused the accident has been charged with causing 3 counts of death by dangerous driving which is in the process of going to trial.
    My best friend has been in pieces since the accident although it was not his fault, when interviewed by the police he said to the police could you please tell the other driver I understand what they are going through and I am thinking of them (even though my best friend was nearly killed).
    The best thing that happened to us both on holiday was going to Billy Lanes shop and the unexpected bonus was having the pleasure of meeting him, after Billy had finished working on one of his bikes he came over and had all the time in the world to talk to us and sign autographs for us, it was so nice to see a smile on best friends face for the first time since his accident, we are both big motorcycle fans and both have full custom choppers and Billy was full of admiration of what we had in England.
    I have also just watched the Blood, Sweat & Gears DVD and I never realised just how much Billy Lane did for the armed forces and charities. (What a true Gentleman)
    For those of you who have never had the pleasure of meeting Billy Lane or watching his DVD, then I suggest you do so before passing bad comments.
    Every body makes mistakes, some are worse then others, some we all get away with where others don’t, remember we are all only human and none of us are perfect.
    Tim.

    Comment by Tim — 9/19/2006 @ 2:55 pm

  84. I am from melbourne and work down the street from Billy’s shop i often see him walk to the hardware store to get a coke and some supplies just to get away from the stress I am no angel i got a dui in december of last year the laws are very strict here even stickter since i got mine in my eyes as it stands right now he is pretty much screwed i do now that he did hire a top notch attorney but i have heard no more i do believe this man is suffering alot of pain and grief just like the morelock family is and my condolences go out to them what Billy did is definately against the law here just passing on a double yellow line and not to mention killing someone in the process my sympathy is with both of the families of these men

    Comment by cblois — 9/19/2006 @ 3:39 pm

  85. Big Star Billy Lane with all his cars, bikes and babes. YOU SUCK. What about the guy you killed?

    Comment by LA RIDAH — 9/19/2006 @ 7:15 pm

  86. This is Karma. My heart goes out to the dead fellow and his family, but Billy had to be knocked off his high horse sometime. You cannot build a good reputation on a foundation of sh!t.
    Billy Lane is a spoiled brat kid who went to college and than decided to build bikes from stolen parts purchased from Angles and Outlaws in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. Those of us whom really know him know that he is a scumbag lowlife kid from a semi-wealthy family that decided to play like he was a cool outlaw type dude. Him, his father and his older brother never had the balls to actually steal bikes and cars, but had the scumbag sense to buy stolen sh!t from others and use them for their own gain. He was influenced by his father whom used to deal in Corvettes, ripping off so many people that his shop finally went out of business. His other influence was his scumbag older brother whom dealt in stolen motorcycles and cars, sending at least one of his friends to jail by ratting him out to the local Police. After the heat got too hot for the Lanes in Miami, Billy hauled ass out of town. (It’s hard to deal in stolen bikes and stolen bike parts while the local police are looking hard at your bike shop because your brother sold a stolen bike to one of his friends and than gets his buddy locked up for 3 years.)
    You may look for proof, but the Lanes are a crafty bunch. Smart enough to get away with their illegal sh!t for so many years, but now the youngest of the brood will likely take the most heat since the father and brother knew that the best way to be a successful sh!tty scumbag is to keep a low profile.

    The hardest thing the people in Miami that know him have had to bear is that so many of you assholes looked up to this total piece of poser sh!t that never conducted his life in a proper manner.

    Back in the day Billy and Warren were known as “Instant Bikers". One day they woke up, got a sh!t load of tattoos, threw together some stolen junk and tried to hang out with the local Motorcycle clubs. Since they had money and good looks some local sh!t asses welcomed them for their cash and drugs. Now maybe the world will finally see what kind of a scumbags this guy and his thieving family really are.

    Comment by Miami Dude — 9/19/2006 @ 7:51 pm

  87. OK YES IT DID HAPPEN, WE KNOW THAT BILLY KNOWS THAT. SO DROP IT. IF IT HAD HAPPENED TO ANYONE OF YOU DO YOU THINK THAT WE WOULD BE HEARING ALL OF THIS? IT IS JUST TIME TO EITHER LED BILLY SUPPORT OR LET IT GO. THE LAST THING THE MORELAND FAMILY (OR BILLY) NEEDS IS TO HEAR ALL THIS BULL AND PEOPLE, THINKING THEY KNOW ALL THE FACTS (WHEN THE POLICE DONT EVEN KNOW IT ALL YET) RANTING ON THIS. YOU ARE NOT THE JUDGE IN THIS CASE AND I HOPE YOU WILL NOT BE THE JURY AFTER READING THIS SITE, SO DONT CONVICT HIM. WE ALL JUST HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THIS DOES GO TO TRIAL. BILLY I WISH YOU WELL LOL

    Comment by EMTHEATHER — 9/19/2006 @ 11:40 pm

  88. I heard Billy was just in a hurry to get that girl to a charity event. Or maybe it was to fix some poor soldiers bike, Oh I know he was in a hurry to get the money for the orphan kids outta the bank.

    I do know he was in a big hurry to a BUNCH of phone calls trying to get everyone to cover his ass the day after the wreck.

    Oh poor, poor Billy, if he was just a regular guy then none of this would be happening to him. He has raised so much money for charity.

    Whatever, Billy is just another sh!tbird Gen Xer who just found out life is not all Xbox, Skittles, and pounding out overpriced scoots.

    Maybe he will get his pee pee whacked by the judge and maybe not. You can bet your ass if it was anyone else they would have got locked up that night.

    Hopefully the real victims family get plenty of Billys money in the civil suit/settlement.

    He should wake up reliving that wreck every night for the rest fo his life. But you know he won’t.

    Poor Poor Billy.

    Comment by poor Billy — 9/20/2006 @ 12:46 am

  89. WELL I WOULD , LIKE TO SAY THAT . I HAVE MET MR LANE AND HE SEEMS TO BE A GOOD GUY. AND I HAVE TANGLED WITH A CAGE BEFOR AND LOST,BUT CAN STILL TALK ABOUT IT. WE ALL KNOW THAT YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO CROSS THE DOUBLE YELLOW LINE,IT IS THERE FOR OUR SAFTY CARS AND MOTORCYCLES. AND A MOTORCYCLE RIDER SHOULD KNOW MORE THAN ANY ONE. WE ALL NEED TO THINK ABOUT WHAT WE ARE DOING ,WHEN WE GET ON THE ROAD IN A CAR OR ON A BIKE . MAYBE THIS TRADGEDY WILL OPEN SOME EYES!!!!!!!!!!!! ON BOYH SIDES DRIVERS AND RIDERS . WE NEED TO HAVE MORE RESECT FOR EACH OTHER . GOD BLESS ALL INVOLED .

    Comment by TRACEY STRAIN — 9/20/2006 @ 3:24 am

  90. I agree with Steve, Sherry and Nikky.

    thought unbiased bystander was hilarious!

    Bless them all. None on this site are qualified to judge. What if it turns out that there was a problem with the truck? It is possible.

    Comment by Lori — 9/20/2006 @ 12:01 pm

  91. why has Billy not spoken out and publicly made a statement is he waiting for the results of his blood test to see if he pass’s whats up Billy talk to us.

    Comment by john — 9/20/2006 @ 2:23 pm

  92. Just a quick comment. It’s not illegal to pull out and pass on a solid YELLOW line. Yellow is cautionary. It’s illegal to cross a solid WHITE line. Billy Lane will get what the law says is coming to him.

    Comment by Taters — 9/20/2006 @ 2:30 pm

  93. i am totally at lost for words here i work just a block from Billy’s shop and every now and then i see him walking to the local hardware store for a break maybe some supplies and a coke he does seem like a nice guy but i also think he has gotten wrapped up in celebrity life my sympathy goes to the man that lost his life who was just going home from work not bothering nobody and also mr. lane because his family too is hurting it is a sad situation for everyone involved i know this city like the back of my hand and billy will have to answer for what he has done our laws here on dui etc are getting alot tougher then 10 years ago rip mr morelock

    Comment by cblois — 9/20/2006 @ 3:58 pm

  94. It doesn’t matter who you are, famous or not, it can happen to anyone. Don’t blame BILLY, it was an accident plain and simple. We all take a chance everyday out there on the road.
    Billy you are the best and you have your fans supporting you!

    Comment by LEE — 9/20/2006 @ 4:32 pm

  95. The graveyards are full of people who were killed by “nice guys” who made a “mistake". He didn’t hit someone’s mailbox, he took someone’s life.

    Comment by steve — 9/20/2006 @ 4:44 pm

  96. I’m surprised no one else commented on Billy’s appearance at the Charthouse mentioned in a previous post. Sounds just like him. The fact of the matter is that Billy has no conscience. He is incapable of accepting responsibility for anything. If he is sorry, it is merely due to the way that this accident will mar his image and net worth. Billy is a person always “on” and looking to show everyone what a regular and down-to-earth joe he is. Trust me (or don’t), it’s all a finely crafted act. For those of you that think you know him, I pity your poor judgement of character. The last thing Billy is doing is sitting around contemplating suicide. More likely, he’s trying to figure out how to shift his assets into someone else’s name to avoid facing his fiscal responsibility directly tied to his gross negligence. Save the “hater” flames. I will gladly call myself a hater. And I can assure all of you, Billy is watching these forums religiously to bask in the glow of his supporters.

    Comment by Somewhere in Montana — 9/20/2006 @ 5:17 pm

  97. The state of florida had better charge billy lane fast if they are going to. Billy has to be in North Carolina on oct 5 to answer the charge of dui from back in the summer. The artical I read said he was riding without a helment,refused a breath test and was on the wrong side of the road. Billy seems to have trouble staying on the correct side of the road,doesnt he?

    Comment by charles davis — 9/21/2006 @ 1:48 am

  98. he was turning into a sellout poser anyway. his bikes are sh!t and his bullsh!t parts and clothing is overpriced….

    Comment by mike — 9/21/2006 @ 9:08 am

  99. The commemts posted by at least half the posters on this thread make me realize why we live in such a f***d up society! Now I know why cagers who KILL bikers have repeatedly gotten off with a wrist slap, because their lawyers use the same arguments as you guys, and stupid juries lap it up! If this incident would have been about a cager crossing the double line and running down Billy Lane like a dog, you all would be calling for the death sentence! And it’s all because you think with your emotions, instead of using logic, reason, and common sense.
    This is really depressing!

    Let’s review:

    “"This was an accident". A ‘’Mistake"". “Leave Billy alone because he’s a nice guy". “No one has a right to judge others". ‘’A lot of people break the law so BIlly can be excused'’ ‘’This could happen to any of us'’.
    Read what you are saying!

    Is it worth the time to argue these points over and over again, or are you dolts beyond help?

    Bad judgement and bad decisions are not mistakes! They are conscious and deliberate acts! Misspelling a word in an email is a mistake. Breaking a law is a decision to commit a deliberate act, no matter how stupid you are. Getting drunk is a deliberate act, so anything you do as a result is not a mistake.

    ‘Nice’ people are not immune from the law! How many times have you heard the neighbor that lives next door to the serial killer say ‘’He was such a nice, quiet guy'’. OK then, let’s let him go!

    No one can judge anyone else’s actions? So, if I see a friend who is drunk trying to get into his car, I can’t run over and tell him to stop? I can’t tell my little boy that he shouldn’t have run across a busy street without looking for cars? I can’t tell someone that breaking the law is wrong? You’re idiots!

    As for “Any one of us could be in Billy’s shoes". How can you even defend such a stupid statement.

    I give up. I can’t read this thread anymore. Now I realize why so many criminals go unpunished to commit more crimes, why some say terrorists just need to be ‘’listened to and understood'’, and why John Kerry can get 40 million votes.

    Comment by Pete — 9/21/2006 @ 9:58 am

  100. To all those who are defending Billy, let’s just pretend the headline read: “Billy Lane Killed by Speeding Truck” — While Billy was riding a motorcycle legally on A1A, a speeding Dodge truck that was passing 2 other vehicles illegally, struck Lane and killed him instantly. It is unknown if the driver of the truck was intoxicated.—Be honest… you would be calling for the guy to be strung up and burned. You wouldn’t care if the guy was a “good person” or not.

    How many of you had to run out and pull your “Kill a biker, Go to Jail” sticker off your Pinto because it was Billy. I’m not passing judgement… like many of the people that have posted here, I want anyone who kills a biker through negligence to be punnished…I don’t care who they are!

    BTW - Just what do the “Bible toters” do…I’m curious?

    Comment by NC Rider — 9/21/2006 @ 11:17 am

  101. If the truck driver had been anyone else, all of you so-called unbiased people would be posting about another “dumb cager” killing a fellow rider. So, that feeling you have inside that tastes like righteousness is in reality bitter disappointment. Grow up. We all feel let down. But that feeling pales in comparison to that of the victim’s family and friends.

    Comment by Jeff — 9/21/2006 @ 11:58 am

  102. My sympathies to Mr. Morelock and his family. Just goes to show that all us bike riders need to look out for “all” the idiots in cars and trucks on the road that don’t think road markings or signs apply to them.

    Comment by Luna — 9/21/2006 @ 1:02 pm

  103. MY CONDOLONENCES TO THE MORELOCK FAMILY!!!!!!!

    Comment by RONSTER — 9/21/2006 @ 1:23 pm

  104. I read through some of this crap. “To bad he hurt someone???” Look dumasses, he killed someone with his stupidity. If you think that is ok, then you are just as dumb.

    If he had been in a bar parking lot drunk (Like Always) and been waving a gun around and killed someone, the picture would be much different. And the picture is not different. He got drunk, and killed someone with his stupidity.

    Comment by Anubis Cycle — 9/21/2006 @ 3:56 pm

  105. My sympathies to the Morelock family as well. I looked thru this post and this being called an acident bothers me. Based on just the facts known, Mr. Lane crossed a double yellow line to pass other cars. This is no accident, he made a decision to break the law and that choice killed another person. He should have been arrested and charged on the spot. This does not just go to Mr. Lane but any one else that brakes the law while driving and kills someone. I ride am tired of hearing of motorcyclist been killed by a motorist and the motorist being giving the citation for crossig the double yellow. This is not right, these people broke the law and caused someone to lose their life and drasticly change a families life, there should be penalities for that and they should be hash. I don’t know what kinda of person Mr. Lane is and really don’t care, I am looking at the fact he choose to brake the law and cross a double yellow to pass and killed someone that enough for me.

    Comment by bryan — 9/21/2006 @ 4:16 pm

  106. Gees, I can’t believe the bias and stupidity being revealed by most comments. With out telling you who I am, what I value, or whether I’m a biker or not, all one has to do is look at the facts. The dead guy had no criminal record and was not the cause of the accident. A month ago Lane got busted for DUI even though he refused to take the breath analysis. Now, he crosses of double yellow and kills someone. Go figure. He’s going down and he should!

    Comment by Mike — 9/21/2006 @ 6:47 pm

  107. for those who seen billy drink himself stupid this was bound to happen at the doghouse in myrtle he acually fell off his bike going out the side alley never turned down a corona and now a family will suffer if alc. played a part

    Comment by richie — 9/21/2006 @ 7:26 pm

  108. Lots of negitivity here,and that does’nt do anyone any good. No one should be judging billy without all the facts,and those ar’nt known yet. To talk down about someone after an eveny such as this is in,excusible. We should be expressing are sympathy to the family and friends of Jerry, who very few of you have mentioned. No one makes it to the age of 34 with,out making a few mistakes or bad choices that they would,nt like to change or put behind them. Maybe if more people thought more about the others around them then the world would’nt be where it is. About the senator or governor that killed the biker in dakota that was tragic, but the fact he was on a bike is’nt the point car or bike he still would have died. It’s not abought cages and bikes it’s about self preservation, act like every one on the road is out to get you and ride acordingly! MORELOCK’S AND LANE’S i’am thinking of you,be strong.

    Comment by harvey foster — 9/21/2006 @ 10:45 pm

  109. No matter what anybody says, the situation sucks for all parties involved. I have made mistakes in my life that I have had to learn to correct and live with. I am a better person today and a better citizen for my community. Yeah I used to ride and I have met Billy. After Sept. 11th my company closed it’s doors and times were tough. Billy helped me sell my bike for a good price. Never asked for a dime. It got me and my kids through some tough months ahead. I wasn’t what you call one of his close friends either. Never struck me as homicidal maniac. Just another human. A human with a gift. I had never met Mr. Morelock, but from the sounds of it I wish I had. Always good to meet good people. The legacy he left behind makes me jealous. He had many friends and loved ones. I hope when I pass that I have half as many. Two decent guys, one huge tragedy. I don’t believe Billy will ever make this mistake again. He is living with guilt and remorse I’m sure. And whatever the legal outcome I hope both families heal and continue to do good things for others when the times come.

    Comment by Mike — 9/22/2006 @ 6:44 am

  110. To all the HATERS who are taking pleasure in seeing Billy Lane brought down, you should be very careful about enjoying another person’s misfortune. That kind of SH*T will come back on you. So what if he was at the Chart House. The guy has to eat. Don’t pretend that if your butt was on the line you would not do everything you could to stay out of prison, including using any advantages (money, fame, influence) that you had available. I admit I would. Don’t blame him for doing the same, if it comes to that.

    Comment by Zee — 9/22/2006 @ 7:32 am

  111. i just heard today that the blood results will be in next week dodge came and picked up the 2 remaining vehicles and they have Mr Lane under 24 hour surveilance they are also going to charge him with the most possible they can of the law this is from a friend who has a friend that is a retired cop of 28 years with the melbourne police department plus i also heard from another source that most of his sponsors have dropped him

    Comment by cblois — 9/22/2006 @ 4:01 pm

  112. All u people want to judge someone u dont know. I do know Billy personally and he is a great person. He does not think he is better then everyone else. He is a very down to earth person. He is a great man and just because he makes a BIG mistake DOES NOT make him a bad person. U people act like u have never done anything wrong and u have never made mistakes. Everyone has made mistakes in life and we all have to live with them. Like the old saying goes “People who live in glass houses dhould not throw stones” DO NOT judge until u know everything and the peron u are judging!!!!

    Comment by Candace — 9/22/2006 @ 4:41 pm

  113. The gospel according to pete. Yer a sick judging bitch. A very “small person". We’ll call you little peter.
    EVRYONE makes mistakes. Dumb ass.

    Comment by Ricky — 9/23/2006 @ 8:26 am

  114. There has not been any word in the local papers here in n.c. of the accident or the details . the accident wiil probably be hidden away in light of his success . i can’t say i haven’t been drinking and driving in the past but when we go out for a few beers i don’t drive anymore . i too have had a friend killed by a dwi accident and it didn’t take long for the lab work to come back . the substances in his system hardly make a difference , he broke the law crossing and passing in a no passin zone . seems pretty cut and dry .

    Comment by pickett — 9/23/2006 @ 10:12 am

  115. Billy Lane so full of talent, yet too stupid to understand everything he had is now lost. I hope his best freind in jail is one who will make him his bit_h. I ride like everyone else and want to see people pay the price when they kill a biker. I am the real deal, no not a drug infested low life pretty boy all inked up, but the kind of biker like most out there that will help a fellow biker and like to promote the better side of riding. Billy will get what he deserves and we have every right to judge based on what has been reported. Guilty Guilty and Guilty. Jail is your next long trip. I just hope I get one of the license tags you will make for my bike. It will be the closest you get to a motorcycle for a long time!!!!!!!!!!! Mr Morelock on his moped is more my kind of biker than Billy’s overgrown ego.

    Comment by Big House Billy (here is my ass) Lane — 9/23/2006 @ 7:06 pm

  116. one can’t deny that if those slow pokes weren’t holding up traffic, then this neverrrr woulda happened, no doubt about it. remove that componet & this event never happens. it’s time we speed this up & start citing all slowpokes for holding up traffic & causing accidents. we wouldn’t need to build more lanes, adding carpool lanes, etc., if people would simply pick up the pace. it’s time to show these toddering meandering floridians where the loud pedal is & getta move on. you know i’m right & simply too pc to admit it.
    the answer isn’t taking away our rights to our coronas now & then, but rather supply a few cans of monsta to wash all those senior meds down with first thing in the am.
    (sure i’m a hansen’s stock holder, but that’s really not the point.)

    Comment by outta my way — 9/24/2006 @ 4:31 am

  117. even if his money and fame get him off in a court of law he will still have to live with killing another person while doing something stupid

    Comment by greg — 9/25/2006 @ 2:25 am

  118. what a lose. i hope billy wasn’t drinking we all have seen how he likes to party. my question is where was his friends before he hop into the truck ?? they should of taken the keys from him. they as well have to live with they’re dission to let him drive if he had a few !!

    Comment by easyrider1 — 9/25/2006 @ 4:38 am

  119. I rode my Harley (Road-King) over a 2,100 miles just to have that chance of meeting such a wonderful human being. And I found him to have a kind and funny spirit.And Billy if by chance you come across this message and me being a woman who is a few years older that you a word of advise Drinking is a dangerous passion and a game to most of us who have a hard time facing reality (myself being a recovering drunk, i know what i’m talking about, sober 10 years now) And for those people who are out here should Never pass Judgemnt on someone, remember what the Bible say’s Judge not yet ye be judged!! Let those who have Never sinned throw the first stone!! There is a time to be born and a time to die. And Billy will have his time in court and he will have to face what he has done for many years to come. And for the victim and his family, our hearts go out to each and everyone.

    Comment by Susie — 9/25/2006 @ 5:18 am

  120. How do these people KNOW that Dodge picked up their trucks? How do these people know when the blood testd will be back from FDLE? Dodge can not JUST go to the impound yard and take the truck that was in the accident. What sponsors pulled out? It has not been on new or in a paper that I read locally. Like the Melbourne PD is watching 24 hrs!!!!! Are they going woth him to North Carolina???? I was in Chopper’s Inc. 23rd of Sept. and Dodge still had A NACCAR hood with the Ray Everham team each signing the hood. I bought two books which Billy personally signed, six shirts and a pin. Sh!t can happen to anyone. I like eating at the Melbourne Chart House. Good choice for dinner Billy.

    Comment by sandie — 9/25/2006 @ 10:03 am

  121. hey everyone Billy Lane turned himself in to police at 1:00 today his blood alcohol came back at .12 they have also charged him with manslaughter driving while license suspended and dui with serious injury they set his bond at 15,000 you can read it on the florida today website and also see him in handcuffs

    Comment by cblois — 9/25/2006 @ 10:23 am

  122. Here’s the latest. The blood alcohol reading should say .192 NOT .12 as reflected in the story.

    Billy Lane faces charges in fatal crash

    BY J.D. GALLOP
    FLORIDA TODAY

    COCOA — Local motorcycle builder Billy Lane turned himself in at 1 p.m. today in connection with a fatal accident Sept. 4.

    Among the charges Lane faces are driving under influence, manslaughter and driving with his license suspended.

    Lane, 36, arrived with his lawyers at the Florida Highway Patrol office on State Road 520.

    FHP spokeswoman Kim Miller said Lane’s blood alcohol level was .192 when the accident occurred on State Road A1A south of Melbourne Beach.

    She said bond would be set at $15,000.

    Investigators have said Lane was trying to pass two other vehicles on a double-yellow-lined stretch of A1A when his southbound 2006 Dodge Ram pickup collided with a northbound 1983 Yamaha moped.

    Melbourne Beach resident Gerald Morelock, 56, was killed. Lane and a passenger in his truck were injured.

    For almost 20 years, Lane has made a name for himself building custom “choppers.” He has appeared on the Discovery Channel’s “Bike Build-Off” and “Monster Garage.”
    Contact Gallop at 321-242-3668 or jdgallop@flatoday.net

    Comment by RLD — 9/25/2006 @ 10:32 am

  123. Well the news is in on Billy , doesn’t look too good.

    floridatoday.com

    Comment by Anneliese — 9/25/2006 @ 11:26 am

  124. Gee what a surprise. He looked great in the picture cuffed behind the cop. That shot should really increase his street cred. He’ll probably print it up as a new BL poster and he’ll be signing it at Strugis 2016.

    Comment by Somewhere in Montana — 9/25/2006 @ 12:41 pm

  125. Billy Lane is nothing but Ignorant. And that goes for anyone else who drives under the influance. Too bad with all the money Billy Lane has he couldn’t have been responsible and called damn cab.

    Comment by Anonymous — 9/25/2006 @ 2:06 pm

  126. READ 86 ABOVE. That is the truth of the matter. Billy is a thief and liar. He ripped me hard. All the people who say that they “know” him because they bought a shirt out of his shop and saw him sitting in his office reading his fan mail can deny the truth all they want. I can only feel sorry for you that you mindlessly defend the actions of such a loser. I would love to know what happened last biketoberfest 13. Anyone know, please feel free to post it up.

    Comment by The Ugly Truth About BL — 9/25/2006 @ 2:11 pm

  127. i think that everyone who has never ridden a motorcycle and those that have never driven after having a drink total a large difference. I am sure that more of you have drank and driven than have ridden. I lost a best friend and a sister to a drunk driver, and now I have to look at it from the other side. Makes me realize that people are people, and accidents do happen. Its a given, he should not have been driving, but like I said, you were just lucky it didn’t happen to you. Why does everyone have to be so critical. Godspeed to the man who died, but he’s in a better place (hopefully), and if not, that is his fault. We all should care about everyone, not criticize them for not being the way you think they should be or doing what you think they should do. The Biker lifestyle is wonderful, fun and a brotherhood. Too bad you don’t all have such good friends and have nothing better to do than to bad mouth someone you don’t even know.

    Comment by vmiller — 9/25/2006 @ 2:47 pm

  128. i have never claimed to be a angel i got a dui in the same county as billy they are very strickt here worse of all in my case i thought i was ok to drive and had my minor son in the car with me shame on me but i did learn from this i will not ever get intio a vehicle and drive ever again if i have had even one beer it is not worth it btw to all of you that want to know more on the story florida today .com has updated the story

    Comment by cblois — 9/25/2006 @ 3:39 pm

  129. If anything good comes out of this (like rpol the only thing) is that at least one person learn from this tragedy. Better if more than one. Think before you get behind the wheel. Your life can change in a flash.

    Comment by woodgw — 9/25/2006 @ 3:59 pm

  130. It saddens me to think If he would of stayed on his dang chopper this accident of hitting Mr Gerald Morelock might not of happened. They would of probably passed each other & nothing more. If anyone would of gotten in an accident it would of been Billy alone with his new flavor of the month (another 22 yr old little hoochie)that’s all.
    I mean I feel bad , I have/or had some sort of respect for Lane for going to school, getting his education & starting a business. BUTTTTTT it is very hard for me to have respect for him when he gets behind a LARGE truck & tries to pass on a two lane highway . Sorry Mr Lane, but I think you preach how you love this country , well shouldn’t you also love the laws ? Which if you had a suspended license you should not of been even driving .
    I am sorry that you didn’t know when to stop drinking & the person with you also didn’t have the brains ebough to tell you not to drive. I bet she was so in the HYPE of being with “BILLY LANE” she was on cloud nine. She should be an accessory to all of this ,she was in the car also.
    I am saddened to think One life is gone Gerald Morelock ,and one life is going to be ruined for many years to come Billy’s.
    I just pray someone is NOT sick enough to get Billy’s mug shot and try to sell t-shirts . God forbid they profit, it shoulld go to Gerald Morelock’s family to pay for his final expenses.
    The whole thig makes me ill to think thanks to alcohol 2 lives are ruined.

    Comment by Anneliese — 9/25/2006 @ 4:11 pm

  131. I got about halfway down and then skipped to my comments. Bunch of bable up there from some let me tell you.

    1. Mr. Lane if he has a legal license should know the laws of the road.
    a. You do not pass on a double yellow line.
    b. You do not drink and drive. Apparently his
    Al level was allegedly .19 or so?
    c. You do not pass more than one vehicle at
    a time.
    2. The reason for most if not all double yellow
    lines are there for a reason. Such as it is
    immposible or too dificult to see on comming
    vehicles esspecially Mopeds, scooters, bicicles,
    mortorcycles.
    a. as a Biker he esspecially should have known
    this fact.
    3. If he had equipment that was malfunctioning then
    as a mechanic he should know that it should not
    have been on the road , let alone used to pass
    two cars from the oncomming lane across a double
    yellow line at night none the less.

    His guilt or innocence will be taken on by a court of law and I feel confident he is proven guilty. I am sure his punishment will be harsh if it is a proven that DUI is the case here. I only hope it is also a strict penalty even if DUI is the case. He is responsible for the death of a 59 year old man father of a 16 year old boy who is at a point in his life that he needs a father most. A man loved dearly by his family a man that will neve breath life on this planet again.

    I see many here take that life for granted. I see many support Mr. Lane yet deny the pain he caused an entire family who loved the man he killed through his neglegence. I feel bad for Mr. Lane he has a long hard road ahead of him. Retribution will not be easy. He had his chance to learn from past mistakes and apparently he ignored it. I am sure like many he made alot of other mistakes we will neve hear about until his trial begins. And to those of you here that have not learned from your own lessons and will refuse to learn from his lesson I am sure we will hear about yours one day as well. It may not be headline news but deaths because of reckless behavior do hit the media rather regular. If not locally at the bare minimum.

    In any case I ussually don’t comment on sh!t like this but I felt some things needed to be said. I am sure many people will skim past my comments like the dozens I skimmed past to make my post also but thats life.

    Sh!t happens and responsible people learn to deal with the pain they caused and andure the pain they will go through to pay for their wrong doing. If Mr. Lane is a man who truly feels the pain he caused for a the family of a fellow biker by taking that mans life by his own irressponsible behavior then he will endure the pain he will be required to go through to pay his debt.

    If he is a wuss then he will cower and try and avoid the pain that is due him. Common human decency should prevail……. we shall see what he is truly made of by his actions in his near future. We all judge it is how we relate to others, it’s part of life. If you are sincere then you will try and be as objective as possible. If you are objective then you should see the wrong done by Mr. Lane.

    I say Mr. Lane because I don’t know him personnaly I don’t wish to either, I am sure many if not all here do not know him personally either, there may be a few that that may be an aquaintence of Mr. Lane’s but that does not mean you truly “know” the man. I think not trying to look at him as a celeb. makes it much easier to be abjective. In fact I think he got off way easy allready because of his status as a celeb. If this had been any other Joe Blow in a truck we would not be having this discussion right now. Mr. Blow would have been sent to jail to wait for his lawyer to get him out instead of sitting at home with his head in his hands. I could care less that he builds bikes, all I care about is that a man is dead and apparently Mr. Lane is responsible and needs to pay for his actions.

    I am also hopefull that he is at home with his head in his hands thinking about the pain he caused, the life he took and is considering his options for paying back this tremendous debt he has accrued by his irresponsible actions. I am also hopeful he has a good support system to get him through this. One mans life was ended another mans life might just be destroyed by this, but he still has a life and may recover from this in the long run with a strong support system.

    Innocent until proven guilty gets plaid way too much in this country, he did something wrong at this point I doubt anyone can deny that. At this point its really up to the court to determine the degree of responsibility and criminality of his actions. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

    If you can’t lay it all on the table it’s not worth saying. Sorry if you think what I said was long. Sorry if you did not take the time to read it.

    Comment by Who Cares - If Shoe fits wear it. — 9/25/2006 @ 4:46 pm

  132. After looking over a lot of the comments here, it’s hard to believe the number of idiots who have any kind of sympathy for Lane. A .19 blood alcohol level, no license, illegal passing, manslaughter… Screw Billy Lane. May he go down hard.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/25/2006 @ 5:12 pm

  133. I HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING BILLY AND SPENDING A WHILE WITH HIM….VERY GENUINE AND DOWN TO EARTH GUY. DON’T PASS JUDGEMENT TO QUICKLY. THAT’S WHY WE CALL THEM “ACCIDENTS"…TIME WILL TELL, AND JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED. GOD BLESS THE GENTLEMAN FATALLY WOUNDED IN THE ACCIDENT…

    Comment by JOHN — 9/25/2006 @ 5:32 pm

  134. Billy will have his day in court. If the facts that have been portrayed in the local rags prove true, it would be hard to imagine that he will escape punishment. We shall see if our courts turn this in to a joke or not. ws

    Comment by William — 9/25/2006 @ 6:36 pm

  135. Discusions with support for someone that drank to illegal limits, drove while under the influence, broke more than one law while driving and then killed an innocent person makes me embarrased to be an American citizen. The mentality of this country really leaves a lot to be desired when a bike builder turned murderer is a hero

    Comment by an embarassed citizen — 9/25/2006 @ 6:39 pm

  136. I’m hope he will get to build a purdy prison bike!

    Comment by Nunaubiz — 9/25/2006 @ 7:04 pm

  137. billy is a pussy bitch i punch him dead in his face one night he cant fight he has his friends fight for him

    Comment by chris — 9/25/2006 @ 7:20 pm

  138. For those of you ready to be JUDGED stand the f**k up…..Let the system do the work,…Key word “ACCIDENT", No ill intentions, just bad judgement…. God will have the last word. RIP Mr. Morelock, and RIDE ON BILLY!!!

    Comment by Tropicgyrl — 9/25/2006 @ 7:33 pm

  139. Maybe Billy can use his fame and position to help educate other people not to make the same mistake. As many have noted, many of us have done the same thing, driving drunk in the past, we just did not get into a wreck and kill someone, which unfortunately happens way too frequently. When someone famous like Billy does it, it makes big news, but it happens everyday but just does not get the headlines. But the damages continue, and the only way they are going to lessen is if people quit driving drunk and being irresponsible. I am not against drinking, but don’t drive when you are doing it. If people don’t start acting more responsibly in these kind of situations, then the law will just get stricter and tougher on it. Maybe Billy can spread the word in a way that other people will listen.

    Comment by Rotn2stay — 9/25/2006 @ 9:22 pm

  140. Bily boy, I sitin here jus waitn for ya to come tru da gate Se ya soon

    Bubba

    Comment by Bubba — 9/25/2006 @ 9:35 pm

  141. For all of you Billy fans who have said that this was an “accident” 1. knowingly getting drunk and getting into a vehcle and driving IS NO ACCIDENT this was his decision. 2. Driving on a suspended license that you know you have IS NO ACCIDENT this was his decision. 3. Deciding to pass in a no passing zone zone IS NO ACCIDENT this was his decision. Killing another human being as a result of your wrong decisons IS NO ACCIDENT. If the right lawful decisons were made, THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN “NO ACIDENT” Duh?…

    Comment by give me a break — 9/25/2006 @ 9:58 pm

  142. i think this is billy lanes private business.after killing a guy accident or dwi,whatever.he cannot take it back now and the guys family never will be the same.i don’t care if he is billy lane or just a regular john doe.invoulintary manslaughter is just that.it is usually an accident and the chopper gods are not involved with this one.he needs support not judgement.i’m sure the mothers against drunk driving will try to hang him.i say he loses driving privelages and goes to a rehab and aa meetings.those places are full of drunks and car wreckers.but i am surprised he hit a 2 wheeler and with a 4 wheeler no less.

    Comment by scottybsa — 9/25/2006 @ 10:22 pm

  143. i think you all should get a life.

    Comment by scottybsa — 9/25/2006 @ 10:54 pm

  144. oops sorry i think you should just mind your own business and leave billy to his.

    Comment by scottybsa — 9/25/2006 @ 11:02 pm

  145. To all Lane supporters who have actually met Billy:

    Among those of us who live in the Melbourne, FL, oommunity, many know the real truth about the man.

    He is a drunken creep that keeps his nose packed and his package in strippers. This time he nearly killed one (Erin?) as dead as the man he slaughtered on the highway, whatever her real name may be.

    Go to www.floridatoday.com and read the account of his arrest. Read how the state troopers had to restrain him so that the blood sample could be drawn.

    See, Bull-sheet Billy thought he had the system beat. Get himself sheet faced drunk-stoned-coked-up, drive wherever he wants as fast and recklessly he wants and then just refuse to take the test. So his license gets suspended. He can pay the tickets, so he didn’t care.

    He had to have more–more fun, more booze, more coke, more dope and more whores.

    Who, for the love of Mike, cares what his intentions were? The only intention he ever cared about was the intent to indulge himself, at any cost.

    Poor Billy. He killed that man driving the prostitute he just bought at the strip club called Cheaters to his beachfront home.

    He is trash and a stain on the face of the earth.

    Before you defend him further, imagine you are 16 and your father was just slaughtered by a selfish, drunken whoremaster.

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/26/2006 @ 2:10 am

  146. http://floridatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage

    Comment by greg — 9/26/2006 @ 2:37 am

  147. I cannot believe some of the garbage you people spew here. Everything from “he made a mistake” to “maybe something was wrong with the truck".

    Someone please tell me what would be “wrong with the truck” that makes you go out and drink and drive, cross the center line, pass two cars and kill someone? Dodge truck have had a lot of problems, their trannies used to suck etc, but never once did they force a drink down someones throat and make them pass two cars.

    If this were you or anyone else on the board who posted, your blood alcohol level would have been made public the same day or the day after….not weeks. It’s one of the easier and faster tests to run on someone.

    His prior incident sure isn’t going to help his cause. It also shows that there is a pattern. A pattern which until know he was obviusly not willing to change. It’s amazing how someone always has to die before a pattern or something else changes. Why could he not be remorseful and apologetic after his first incident? Now he doesn’t have a choice.

    Billy Lane like everyone else needs to accept responsibility for what he has done. His show is done, his career likely done and the family will rightfully sue him for millions.

    Was it worth it?

    Have we all made mistakes? Sure. Are any of us perfect? NO! Should it take killing someone to change? Absolutely not!!!! Everyone here would be whistling a different tune if it were their father or brother on that moped.

    Fame should not be the deciding factor when you kill someone……

    Comment by Justanotherbiker — 9/26/2006 @ 5:03 am

  148. I understand drinking and driving is wrong. What’s done is done now. The victim can’t be brought back. No amount of money that the family may get or jail sentence Billy Lane may get will ease the pain the family feels. Since Billy Lane is well known and looked up to by so many put it to use. Make him a spokemans for Drunk Driving. Instead of jail let him go to the schools, media etc and take a stand to make people aware that it can happen and will happen. Who knows he might just stop another person from from making the same mistake he did. My aunt was a victim just like Jerry Morelock and I no she’s would rather the person who caused her death to speak out about what happened and save another person verses locking them up. I feel terrible for the Morelock family because I know the anger I felt, but after I thought long and hard I know what my aunt would have wanted. Billy Lane Please make a difference, “Speak out” about what happened and save another life.

    Comment by Deb — 9/26/2006 @ 5:24 am

  149. My best friend was killed on his way home from Sturgis a few years ago, ran over on US 27 in Lake County, the cunt that killed him was high. She received a whopping 30 days in jail and 10 years probation. Bikers never mean anything in court.
    we are just low lifes the law could care less about. Maybe Billy has very little to worry about too…the court system in Florida is so f**ked up it’s hard to tell what will really happen. Drinking and driving is just plain dangerous and sh!t happens. Passing on a double yellow is also just plain stupid, drunk or not. It’s so easy to forget how dangerous operating vehicles can be until someone dies.
    I truly wish Billy the best, this sucks for all involved. Hang in there Billy, I feel for you man.

    Comment by mark cochran — 9/26/2006 @ 5:33 am

  150. Just like Indian Larry, Billy made a choice that was a mistake. And just like Indian Larry, he will pay the price. I make 2 or 3 mistakes a year myself. Regardless of what you think of Billy Lane, he’s going to be paying for this mistake for a long time. His fame will help him provide at least a monetary compensation for the family’s loss. Expect to see him involved in some type of public awareness service also. Probably won’t be on Discovery Channel for a while.

    Comment by V-MAN — 9/26/2006 @ 5:36 am

  151. It’s hard to believe all the inbred morons defending this scumbag. No, I don’t know Billy Lane personally, and I don’t need to. All I need to know is that he was sh!tfaced drunk (.192), and that he was driving recklessly (eye witness accounts), and that he killed an innocent man, who from what I’ve read was ten times the man Billy Lane will ever be. I look forward to seeing his stupid assed dreadlocks shaved off at the state pen.

    Comment by Thumper — 9/26/2006 @ 6:44 am

  152. Who are we to judge?Every one talks about his fame,we put him their by buying his bikes,shirts,watching him on TV.I feel sorry for every one envolved.Our world today is sh!t because of people like us.The only person to judge is the man upstairs.It’s sad when someone Dies,but it happens,no matter how we leave this Earth when it’s our time it’s our time.God took an angel and he left someone to fix his wings.It shouldn’t have taken this to wake us up about drinking and driving.I’m happy for Mr.Morelock because he no longer has to put up with bull sh!t like this,and i’m talking about so much hate and a judgmental World like ours,He’s in a much better place.And one more thing can someone tell me what a biker is?Because i ride, does that make me a biker?Or do i have to be covered in tatts and wear leather clothes or belong to some club?And if i do that and also decide to build bikes does that make me a wanna be?Remember when you point you finger at someone you have three more pointing back.

    Comment by Lynn — 9/26/2006 @ 6:57 am

  153. Gerald was my friend. He trained me to be a ranger at Sebastian Inlet. He was there for me when I worked the midnight shift alone (he was on the other side of the inlet) and I would become afraid of the drunken fisherman. I am a woman and a recovering alcoholic. I have been sober 10 years now. I know what it is like to have demon alcohol control you. But I did something about it before I killed somebody and Billy killed my friend. Gerald who liked to play guitar, who loved the ocean and all its occupants. Who lived a simple life, but a life full of love and giving back to this old world. Billy thought he was above the rules. So he goes to jail for awhile, hell be back. Gerry will never be back. I am torn between rage at Billy and the “there but for the grace of God go I” But mostly right now I hate alcohol and all it destroys. There are lots of Billys out there and lots of Gerrys too. Billy gets the news cause hes famous. Gerry isn’t famous, just a sweet guy who laughed, sang, protected our environment and had many real friends. Billy will be back. Gerry will not. So to all you drinkers and drivers out there who think your not THAT bad, you are. Please get sober before another Gerry is killed….Ginger Aka sobergypsy

    Comment by Ginger — 9/26/2006 @ 7:00 am

  154. this is all about disregard. Disregard for the NC law that suspended his license, disregard for double yellow lines on the road (which are not to be crossed over), disregard for the laws that dictate you will not drive with a BAC over .08. More indicative of celebrity status than anything else. We constantly see celebrities & athletes who disdain authority and act as if the rules do not apply to them because of their societal “status". What they fail to recognize is that our laws do indeed apply to them and they will pay for their transgressions, whether it be in a 8x8 cell or alone at night knowing that they did indeed take another life through their own inadequacies (in Billy’s case, his apparent ability to thumb his nose at authority; don’t defend him, he was driving on a suspended license, and that is a known fact).

    Comment by stevelos — 9/26/2006 @ 7:03 am

  155. TRAVIS REED
    Associated Press
    ORLANDO, Fla. - A motorcycle shop owner who has appeared on the Discovery Channel’s “Biker Build-Off” was arrested Monday and charged with drunken driving manslaughter in the traffic death of a biker.

    William “Billy” Lane, 36, registered a blood alcohol level of 0.192 percent, more than twice the legal driving limit of 0.08. He was also driving with a suspended license for refusing to take an alcohol breath test after a June incident in North Carolina, Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Kim Miller said.

    Lane, owner of Melbourne-based Choppers Inc., attempted to pass two cars Sept. 4 in his 2006 Dodge Ram pickup despite a double-yellow line, Miller said. He struck 56-year-old Gerald Morelock, of Melbourne Beach, on his Yamaha Motorcycle, killing the man at the scene, Miller said.

    Investigators are still trying to determine how fast Lane was going. Miller said Lane originally refused to submit to alcohol tests this time also, but complied when officers told him the bloodwork could be forcibly taken because the crashed killed someone.

    “We are currently conducting our own investigation of every aspect of this accident, including the reported blood alcohol level,” said Lane’s attorney Kepler Funk.

    Accompanied by his attorneys, Lane turned himself in at a Florida Highway Patrol station, Miller said. He was also charged with DUI serious bodily injury and driving on a suspended license involving a death. He was booked into the Brevard County Jail on $15,000 bond.

    Choppers Inc. released a statement on Lane’s behalf saying:

    “We first want to say that we extend our sincere sympathy to Mr. Morelocks family. Mr. Lane also was injured in the accident, but will cooperate fully in the pending investigation as he recovers.”

    If convicted, Lane faces up to 15 years in prison each for DUI manslaughter and driving on a suspended license in conjunction with a death, both second-degree felonies.

    The tattooed, dreadlocked man has grown acclaim building custom-made motorcycles, writing two books on the subject and appearing on several television shows, including the “Biker Build-Off” and “Monster Garage.” Last year he was featured in a Discovery special on his “Blood Sweat and Gears” tour.

    Comment by John Douglas — 9/26/2006 @ 7:11 am

  156. http://exupbrotherhood1.com/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=6559

    Comment by John Douglas — 9/26/2006 @ 7:12 am

  157. William “Billy” Lane, 36, registered a blood alcohol level of 0.192 percent, more than twice the legal driving limit of 0.08. He was also driving with a suspended license for refusing to take an alcohol breath test after a June incident in North Carolina, Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Kim Miller said.

    Comment by John Douglas — 9/26/2006 @ 7:13 am

  158. money or fame doesn’t matter when you make s stupid judgement call. all the good that he has done doesn’t replace a good man’s life. Repoprts talk of Billy’s injuries and his accomplishments and dont mention the hurt stripper or dead man that he killed. If I or any other no-name committed the same crime, then I doubt they would be talking about my accomplishments in the paper…..this is from floridatoday.com

    With four attorneys by his side, nationally known motorcycle designer Billy Lane quietly surrendered to authorities Monday on charges his blood alcohol was twice the legal limit during a collision that killed a 56-year-old man on a moped.

    Lane was charged with driving under the influence manslaughter, driving with his license suspended and driving under the influence with serious bodily injuries in connection with a Sept. 4 accident on State Road A1A, south of Melbourne Beach.

    Comment by panhead — 9/26/2006 @ 7:34 am

  159. Pete…right on brother. As for billysupporteralways: sounds like you were right in the middle of sucking Billy off…why don’t you go get back to that.
    Billy was a rider…he knew the rules…period. It is no longer a mistake when you willingly and knowingly(word?) break them. That is malicious.

    Comment by Jared — 9/26/2006 @ 7:41 am

  160. To Deb : I completely agree about using his celebrity status. They need to lock his ass up with two of the biggest boys in the joint and film it while they take turns playing patty-cake with him.

    Comment by John Douglas — 9/26/2006 @ 8:00 am

  161. ONCE AGAIN, to all you boneheads who say “Don’t pass judgment” or it was an “Accident"… Shut the hell up you celebrity ass-kissers ! Lane CHOSE to drink the alcohol that raised his blood alcohol level to over .19 that impaired his already-limited judgment . And if you take away the drunk factor, THE FACTS ARE: he still crossed a double line (illegal), he still double-passed (illegal), he still had no valid license (illegal) and he still killed someone (illegal). So all you bike builder ass kissers can kiss MY ass.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 8:07 am

  162. All you celebrity ass-kissers make me sick. You say “Dont pass judgment” and “You just dont know him", and “It was an Accident". Well screw you idiots. He chose to drink the alcohol that impaired his judgment and raised his level to over .19. He broke several laws and wasn’t even legal to drive. Those of you who support this jerk are homos and sluts!

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 8:11 am

  163. ALL YOU CELEBRITY ASSKISSERS MAKE ME SICK

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 8:15 am

  164. floridatoday.com
    More pics of the arrest

    Comment by RLD — 9/26/2006 @ 8:48 am

  165. Not long ago in casual converstaion with someone, I blurted out “… it’s all about the ride". As I was on my way home, I thought about whether that was true or not. Basically it’s BS (at least to me). It’s really about being able to walk into my house and hug my kids and kiss my wife after a cool ride. You can’t do that if your dead.
    I’ve been holding off on posting any type of comment on the tragic death of Gerald Morelock. First of all, without ever meeting Billy Lane, I can almost assure you he’s a good guy, with a good heart, and will be tormented by this the rest of his life. I have to say this… as a biker, I almost expect this type of behavior from those who don’t ride. I expect cagers not to comprehend how the slightest of reckless driving and bad choices (here it is blatant - not slight) can be fatal to a biker. The irony here is this was a biker behaving in a manner that bikers deem unacceptable. My thoughts & prayers are with those family and friends of Gerald Morelock and yes, even with Lane. Everyone loses in this. There are no winners. Ride Safe - J

    Comment by Jay — 9/26/2006 @ 8:48 am

  166. Tropicgyrl, ScottyBSA, Lynn, and every other homo and slut on the Billy bandwagon, you’ll have to get a contact visit to kiss his ass now. And that’s a good thing.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 9:12 am

  167. It is unfortunate this had to happen. For starters, accidents do happen and Billy made a big mistake. Known to happen. Another issue is Billy Lane had been drinking and driving. Not good for anyone. I think we need to hold judgement until a proper trial is conducted. Afterall, this is America. I feel his celebrity status did help in the way the law enforcements handled him but, that goes along with being a celebrity.

    Comment by Richard — 9/26/2006 @ 10:03 am

  168. Hey Richard, or can I call you Dick,…this was no “accident” or “mistake". Lane’s driving privlege was suspended for recently driving drunk. He made a conscious decision choice to do it again. Hellooooo… Maybe you need to ride headon with Lane to understand things.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 10:29 am

  169. Hey Richard, or should I call you Dick… Accident? Mistake? This ain’t Lane’s first drunk-driving incident. He was not legal to drive. He chose to get drunk again and get behind the wheel. You idiot. Why don’t you try riding head-on with a jerk like Lane.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 10:32 am

  170. Richard, or should I call you Dick. You’re an idiot.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 10:33 am

  171. Did everyone forget billy was drunk and someone died

    Comment by GG — 9/26/2006 @ 10:37 am

  172. I’m sorry, but causing a death while driving at TWICE the legal limit is no accident. Stop making Billy the victim. I live in Melbourne, I hear Billy is a real nice guy. The bottom line ism though, he (1) was arrested for DUI recently in N.C (2) was driving with a suspended license and (3) his blood alcohol was TWICE the legal limit. This was no accident.

    Comment by MelbourneComment — 9/26/2006 @ 11:05 am

  173. This was not an accident and not an isolated case of bad judgement.

    BullSh!t Billy HABITUALLY drives drunk. He HABITUALLY puts innocent people at risk. He HABITUALLY flaunts the laws against driving under the influence. I know this to be true for fact. Everyone in this community with a passing interest in motorcycles knows this to be true.

    Oh, excuse me if you met Billy once and he struck you as nice guy with a good heart. You get to know your neighbors over time, not over a beer!

    This habitual behavior represents a choice, an anti-social choice, and makes Lane too dangerous to have in the community with the rest of us. That is why he should be in the penitentiary, not as punishment, but for the protection of the rest of us.

    Was he so drunk he didn’t know he was going fast enough to knock down 3 palm trees and roll the truck into a power pole, AFTER killing a man? If it was just an accident, then why did he have to be held down by State Troopers so the nurse could take his blood sample? It sure sounds like he knew he was too drunk to drive. Why else fight the police trying to stop the test? So if he knew he was that drunk, and chose to drive like a maniac, that was no accident! It was reckless endangerment and led to manslaughter. He killed that man on the spot! HE HAS TO GO!

    Yes I drink and do other things, too. But responsible people who drink wait to sober up before driving. People who habitually drive drunk and kill other people should not be put in the same category as someone who has an accident or shows an occasional lack of judgement.

    If you can’t see the difference it is because you chose not to. Maybe you want to be just like Lousy Lane.

    How many more people does he have to kill or maim before he gets locked away for the good of society?

    Why would you excuse someone who drives drunk over and over and over until he kills someone? That is utter nonsense.

    Oh, and about the idea of sending him around to schools to tell kids not to drive drunk, how STUPID can you get?

    You don’t want to show kids that if you habitually drive drunk and kill people in a stupor you will get a slap on the wrist and let go to “teach” children!

    The best way to use his celebrity status is to show kids a video presentation showing the devestation he caused, including family interviews and Billy in the penitentiary.

    If that anti-social creep was brought into a school around here for any reason, the principal would be fired in a heartbeat.

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/26/2006 @ 11:10 am

  174. First of all BMH1, MR. I’M HOLlIER THAN THOU, glad to know you never f**ked up.
    I’m not going to sit here and defend Billy for what he did, but I’m not gonna beatem him up over it either. He will be beating himself up enough. It cracks me up when all of a sudden Blogs are popping up everywhere when a celebity biker kills a motorist while intoxicated, but when an Illinois Mayor killed a biker while intoxicated, NOBODY heard about it much less Blogs popping up everywhere.

    So before you go around beating up on Billy, take a look at your past and remember how many times you F**KED UP.

    The difference here is I can pretty much guarantee Billy will do right with what had happened.

    Comment by Robert — 9/26/2006 @ 11:30 am

  175. From over here in the UK, where Lane is less of a celebrity, I see this as a straightforward case. As good a guy as Lane seems to be, he got done for drink driving then went out and did exactluy the same again. This is not making a “mistake". This is arrogance. This is not a man saying “Oh heck I messed up, I’d better be careful". This is a man saying “To heck with your rules, I’ll do whatever I want and to heck with the consequences".

    To those who say Lane would give his own life rather than hurt another biker. Yeah right. But this time he didn’t and a guy lies dead. Lane is not the victim here. Gerald was doing what all of us bikers ask for … going about his business, quietly and without causing offence. Lane wasn’t and now Gerald is dead. There’s no sugar-coating this. The guy messed up big style and needs to be seen for what he did .. repeatedly broke the law, (written and unwritten) and made someone else pay the penalty.

    Comment by Ryvere — 9/26/2006 @ 11:42 am

  176. A drunk cager - in this case named Billy Lane -, killed a guy on a scoot, (even if it was a little scoot). Bikers get killed by cagers everyday…it is not a big deal legally….only in rare cases will the perp do any time over a year or two and only if extreme recklessness or alcohol was involved. Otherwise it’s suspended sentence. Bikers who kill other bikers or passengers do seem to receive harsher punishment. But as long as Bikers are being punished, the vast majority of cagers couldn’t care less.

    Lane’s case cuts more ways than a three bladed knife. He was a “cager", yet he is seen as a Biker, he is a celebrity, but has a unsettled prior.

    This should be a good wake up call on just why the asshole cagers of the road are our enemy. If they aren’t liquoured up then they are totally Cell Phone Drunk…and they don’t give a rat’s ass. They are there, and they will kill you and walk away. Society has given them that right.

    Lane – the cager – will have to jump through a few more hoops, and because alcohol was involved may get jail…but it won’t be for very long.

    A drunk cager killed a guy on a scoot (even if it was a little one). RIP Gerry.

    When you ride, don’t ever think Justice is riding bitch.

    Comment by The Big Boo — 9/26/2006 @ 11:46 am

  177. Robert wrote: “The difference here is I can pretty much guarantee Billy will do right with what had happened.”

    3 questions, Robert.
    1. How can you guarantee that?
    2. What is the right thing for Billy to do now?
    3. Whatever the right thing is, why hasn’t Billy started doing it already?

    I think your guarantee is pretty much a pipe-dream. If it is about Lane doing the right thing, it is pretty much a crack-pipe dream.

    I personally don’t care what he does as long as he is not on the roads where my children drive to work.

    Never mind about the blogs, focus on what he does. What if your neighbor got sh!tfaced everyday and went driving around your block at stupid speeds? What would you do? Call the police, maybe? What if he killed your dog in the process? What if he killed your wife? What if he killed…you?

    What if you invited him to stay up by your house so we didn’t have to put up with him anymore?

    A man is dead here. What right thing can Mr. Hotsh!t do about that?

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/26/2006 @ 11:55 am

  178. First of all I NEVER killed anyone. Second, If you’ll read more carefully, you’ll see I wasn’t blasting Lane as much as all the idiots siding with him saying it was an “accident.”

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 12:09 pm

  179. first: prayers and condolences to mr. morelock’s family and friends

    second: full restitution should be given to mr. morelock’s family as soon as possible for their permanate, tragic, and avoidable loss

    third: mr. lane should offer ,immediately, an apology and full explanation of the events leading to this accident

    foruth: mr. lane should face judgement and penalties in criminal and civil courts, with all available facts and information from both sides

    last: mr. lane should voluntarily give up his right to operate a motor vehicle or consume alcohol if he was at all impaired at the time of the accident

    summary: these actions would be the minimum i would expect from any “stand up guy”

    Comment by average guy — 9/26/2006 @ 12:09 pm

  180. And it comforts me so much that we all have your guarantee that Billy will do right. I was soo worried…

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 12:13 pm

  181. Great, some biker trash gets piss drunk and kills someone and now all the other trash comes out to defend him.
    If Billy is so broke up, why hasn’t he traded places with his victim yet?
    I’ll send him the pistol.

    Comment by Mars — 9/26/2006 @ 12:15 pm

  182. How can you guarantee that, Robbie boy? Because you saw him on TV doing a fundraiser for kids at some bike function? ABATE has been doing that sh!t for years to try to legitimize their image. Truth of the matter is that ABATE and other organizations that do public charity for the publicity. ABATE has historically been the biggest bunch toothless scumbags. So what if anyone organizes a f**king toy run. That doesn’t prove a goddamn thing about character. So, Robbie Boy, who the f**k are you and how can you guarantee anything on Billy’s behalf. You just proved you don’t know f**kall about the guy. Read Miamidude’s comment for something painfully close to the truth. Billy has never done a thing for anyone else -when the cameras weren’t rollin- if it didn’t benefit him some how.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/26/2006 @ 12:16 pm

  183. Robert, you wrote, “The difference here is I can pretty much guarantee Billy will do right with what had happened.”

    3 questions Robert.
    1. How can you guarantee that?
    2. What exactly is the right thing for him to do?
    3. Why hasn’t he started doing the right thing already?

    I think your guarantee is pretty much a pipe dream. In Lane’s case, it’s a crack-pipe dream.

    Here’s an idea, how about you invite him to move up around your house so he can run over one of your friends? I am sure that after he does, he will do the right thing.

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/26/2006 @ 12:19 pm

  184. DO RIGHT WITH WHAT HAD HAPPENED???? What, he’s GOD now and he can bring somebody back from the dead????
    Get a F*IN clue! There’s no doing right here. The man is DEAD. Think about that real hard for a second. Please.

    Comment by stevelos — 9/26/2006 @ 1:39 pm

  185. 182 posts. This is f**king ridiculous. Can we start a new thread?? I’m enjoying the everloving sh!t outta this but all of this scrolling is killing me…HA HA. Hope you are reading this billy. Paybacks a bitch.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/26/2006 @ 1:41 pm

  186. I’m glad to see that most of the real riders out there feel as I do. The rest of you celebrity ass-kissers can go f**k yourselves.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 2:14 pm

  187. This is for 126 and anyone that wants to read this. It is from a good source,and I believe it. My friend tells me that this man contacted Billy and his BLOOD SWEAT AND GEARS tour about helping him complete a custom chopper that he had started to build in honor of his son who was recently killed in Iraq. To make a long story short Billy said yes we will do it at biketoberfest The man took his whole family there. to have this done Billy went to his house took the bike out of his deceased sons roomtook it to his shop then took it to daytona and tricked the man into giving it away. so you people can say all you want about billy that is the most dishonorable thing I ever heard. that is a bad deal for him why do you think the bike has never been in any magazines.Billy is still making money off of that soldier and his family, selling his BSG dvd. For gods sake Billy the mans son is painted all overthe bike what a low life. one more thing I just heard that he was recently served and is being sued for this as well.My friend told me Billy kept dodging the process server finally they served choppers inc. So I dont want to hear anymore poor Billy people like him they get theirs when you do so many wrong.

    Comment by wvu — 9/26/2006 @ 3:36 pm

  188. i know most of you dont read what i write but i am from melbourne and the laws here clearly state that if you have been convicted of dui and are charged with dui manslaughter you can never get a license here again unless you go in front of a board of dmv and you have to wait 5 yrs to do that alls this boils down to is he just let north carolina have a very good case against him even though he refused a breathalyzer there not to mention driving on the wrong side of the rode and no helmet which is a requirement in north carolina my sympathy is with the morelock family and hope they can learn to deal with such a trajic event they have been dealt

    Comment by cblois — 9/26/2006 @ 3:45 pm

  189. I for one am glad that hopefully justice will prevail.
    The funny thing is I’ve been working in the motorcycle industry for 17+ years now, and most of us don’t even know who the guy is.
    The real bikers in our industry know that these fly-by-night yahoos like Mr Lane are enjoying their 15 minutes of fame, but blow everything that real bikers, the AMA, and others are trying to get established in our states with biker rights, etc.
    We work hard to get our laws changed for bikers to protect us and have some poser like this destroy half of what we work for.
    I’m truly sickened by the certain people sticking up for Mr Lane, especially the women, we call you “Pit-Ho’s” in the racing world.
    I hope Mr Lane gets prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

    Comment by K-BOB — 9/26/2006 @ 4:02 pm

  190. everybodys forgetting billy lane is a bike builder, not the pope.he never claimed to be role model for lifes choices.wheres all the people who supported his bussiness, and wished they lived his lifestyle? like nobody posting here has a freind ,or relative or knows somebody whos had similar sh!t happen to them. its easy to kick a guy when he f**ks up.hes gotta live with what happened ,so does gerald morelocks family. that pain wont ever go away. but dont act like billy lane was here to set examples, and now were all disappointed that hes just human. he’ll get his day in court and probably be sued for everything hes got. it will be a high price to pay. some will say it cant be high enough, but whatever it is it wont change one thing that happened. we can only hope tragedys like this wont happen again. wc.

    Comment by wind chill — 9/26/2006 @ 4:37 pm

  191. Yanno, I’ll just say all of yall sound like a bunch of ole women that have nothing better to do during their bridge game than bitch about everything and nothing. Look. Billy is a HUMAN BEING! Doesn’t matter if he’s famous or not. Unless he has some serious mental malfunction, he’s going to feel VERY BADLY for what has happened. NONE of you are GOD or any other high power. So don’t sit on your flat, computer chair imprinted asses and judge someone that most of yall have never met, or will ever meet for that matter. So get over it. Some of yall are acting like you have a serious case of penis envy. Yanno, maybe yall should have used this energy and done something about Janklow that ran a F**KING stop sign and killed a biker. But I guess just because Janklow was some lil piss ant state govener, he didn’t count. You wanted to try to look cool by beating down a famous person. Yall make me seriously ill and I’m sorry that I even stopped on this stupid site.

    Comment by Jax — 9/26/2006 @ 4:54 pm

  192. I’d like Mr. Lane to receive the same punishment any other automobile driver would receive if they had an ‘accident’ with a motorcycle rider.
    Didn’t Mr Janklow, former senator from South Dakota get 90 days in jail and a $500 fine, after running a stop sign, and getting hit by a 50+ year old MC rider, riding down a country road??
    A deadly accident a month ago in Denver ( a mile from my house; Elderly gentleman made the preverbial left turn in front of a sport bike rider, killing the 22 yer old ‘kid’, and no charges yet.
    But reverse the rolls, and Lane should be sent to jail for life/ WTF????????????

    Kinda like a pedophile. If a man molests a female, he goes to jail for 30 years. A cute female teacher rpaes a 15 year old boy, and she gets nothing, but becomes a celebrity, and a millionaire, after the book and movies come out.
    F**ked up world, isn’t it!!

    Comment by Dave — 9/26/2006 @ 5:16 pm

  193. Listen..like one of the comments I read earlier..Innocent till proven Guilty! Who are you guys to say what should happen to him (BILLY L.)? I know first hand that they (newspapers/reporters) are having a field day with this story at the expense of the victims family and Billy! I have met Billy and not that I condone his drinking, but I have seen him drink, and drink, and he still was fine..and not that’s it’s o.k to get behind the wheel of a truck, but there is something not right with this story.You have to look at it from all aspects and get all the facts..Didn’t even say how much he had to drink!!Wait for the report PEOPLE!!! F**k MAN!!!..Didn’t this accident happen around 9 at night. Was the victim wearing a reflector jacket on his moped? Was his helmet legal or was he wearing one just to say he was..cause in parts of Florida there is a no helmet law..I kinda have a hard time, believing Billy would just drive right into a moped (I know he went over 2 orange/yellow lines)but I think, Billy would have seen him? Something ain’t right here..Let’s be patient before EVERYONE here becomes judge and jury!! Sorry guys, but I still believe in INNOCENT till proven GUILTY!!

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 9/26/2006 @ 5:17 pm

  194. What is it with all the Janklow comparisons? Janklow wasn’t driving on across a yellow line intentionally, nor was he F**KING DRUNK> give it a rest you assholes. And for those of you who keep stating “you don’t even know him” some of us here know him very well. Well enough in fact to have been f**ked in the ass by him. And to you Gina, how the f**k do you consider .192 innocent. Oh yeah I forgot, Billy was drinking soda pop all day that day. Maybe his lawyer will argue that carbonation in his blood stream slanted the results. You should be convicted of public stupidity. Maybe they will subpeona your expert testimony about his ability to hold his liquor. Moronic, f**king moronic.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/26/2006 @ 6:05 pm

  195. To K-Bob!! !Like I said, INNOCENT TILL PROVEN GUILTY!! What is it with your freakin comment on Billy Lane!!! Why so angry? Cause you never made it to discovery? You have a lot to learn. Billy for one is a human being. I am sure he is not going on everyday without thinking of what happened on that day, like 3 to 4 times a day, and maybe more. I am sure when he goes to bed and it’s his last thought, and waking up his his first thought..and then he has it on his mind all DAY!!! We don’t know like i said earlier the real story, or all the facts!!! He’s not like all the other builders you refer to like, having his 15 mins of fame. He has a passion, and I am sure it’s not much different than yours. He loves bikes..but the difference is he got recognized and you didn’t!!! Now that he is known and this has happened, No one will let up? Let’s wait till we see what the results are. Now crawl back from under that scummy rock you crawled out of..and WAIT like we all are.!!! Meanwhile, I still made a prayer for all THOSE involved…Victims families and Billy!!! P.S. He is also a victim..he will have to live with this all his life…Remember that!!!

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 9/26/2006 @ 6:12 pm

  196. Looks like Billy’s going to do some time behind bars and that’s just fact! Don’t judge the man unless your willing to be judged yourself. What happened is just so tragic. My heart goes out to the Morelock family and the loss they’ll always feel. On the other hand “By the grace of god go I” I feel bad for Billy. He now has got to deal with the the fact that he took another mans life. This is something that’s going to always be with Billy. It’s simply tragic that this had to happen.

    Comment by Wood-i- — 9/26/2006 @ 7:11 pm

  197. Gina, go be a celebritywhorewannabe elsewhere you f**king douche. YOu don’t know a damn thing about Billy. You’ve got some real balls coming on here and lecturing people about the bike world like you are some veteran of the MC biznezz. Oh I forgot, everything you know about bikes you learned on discovery channel last week. Post on their forum and impress them with your “knowledge” and accuracy. More in your league, you wannabe star f**ker.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/26/2006 @ 7:33 pm

  198. This is not about a talented guy who has become popular by building kool choppers on T.V. It is about a grown man who got behind the wheel of his truck, Drunk, and KILLED an innocent man.
    If only we could turn back the hands of time, 2 yes 2 lives could have been saved, but that dosent happen in real life.
    The only good thing that can happen from this is that people who think its O.K. to drink and then drive MIGHT just remember this and not do the same thing.
    2 lives, one of a poor guy driving his moped home, and the other of a young, talented, young man with a skyrocketing career shot all because of too many beers, and a set of car keys…
    Very sad, isint it? may God watch over both these men….

    Comment by Jb — 9/26/2006 @ 7:34 pm

  199. well i speak first hand loseing what was not only my cousin, But he was also my BEST FREIND… Due to a low life no count drunk driver, he was sentenced to only 2 yrs. This was his 3rd offense, and this time he kills some one and badly injures the passenger. Well he was just released after serving only 9 months. In my opinion if you get behind the wheel intoxicated and take someones life you should be charged with murder 1. no exceptions as it is jus like putting the gun to their head and pulling the trigger as for Mr. lane i loved the guy and loved his work but if in fact he was drunk he should be incarcirated to look @ 4 concrete wall for the rest of his life never to see day light again. Thats the way i feel with any drunk driver. and even I DRINK on occasion but if i do i make sure ahead of time i have a LEGAL way home or all i drink is soda. If anyone thinks different you are either a alchoholic your self or your just makeing excuses and I myself am tired of the guilty going free and the innocent suffering the rest of their lives for the NEGLECT of stupid ass people that always seem to get away with almost every thing down to jusy plain and simple murder…

    Comment by S. Threatt — 9/26/2006 @ 7:47 pm

  200. And to comment number 195 EATME RAW you are a stupid low life also teh man crossed a double yellow line PURPOSFULLY and killed some one in the process are u ever in a big anough hurry that takeing some ones life is worth saving 30 seconds. I DONT THINK SO. he is not a VICTIM, as he did the crime in this case even if he was not drunk which is not sure at this moment. If he wasnt drunk he should still be charged with involuntary man slaughter if he was he should be hit with murder 1 just like i stated in my previous comment and make sure you read it before commenting again. BUT IN NO WAY IS HE THE VICTIM. What if it was your father, brother, mother, sister, or CHILD he has just taken the life of would he still be the victim in your eyes. I dont think so. Think before you speak as it makes you seem so stupid…

    Comment by S. Threatt — 9/26/2006 @ 7:56 pm

  201. This just seems to be a huge waste 2 men have lost their lives to one mans stupidity. To the Morelock family I am very sorry for your loss, I hope that we can all learn from this tragedy, especially with biketoberfest approaching.

    Billy I hope that you will find a way to make this a positive. Learn from your mistakes, get yourself sober. I have always thought alot of you and have shaken your hand and told you so. You always had time for your public, and never seemed to let the fame go to your head.

    Now it is time for you to be a man stand up to what you have done. BE LIKE INDIAN LARRY; get yourself sober pay for your wrongs and find a positive. Show the world, that you can be one of the coolest bike builders in the world, AND BE SOBER DOING IT MAN….

    Yea its tough but going on 5 months without a drink I can tell ya its worth it. Lets see if you can turn a negative into a positive

    Comment by HOTTHEAD — 9/26/2006 @ 8:10 pm

  202. whoa S. threatt, Im on your side man. I couldn’t agree more with you. #195 was posted by our friend Gina. Go back and look at the posters name at the bottom.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/26/2006 @ 8:14 pm

  203. ohh im sorry bud, i got the name wrong my mistake i do apoligize

    Comment by S. Threatt — 9/26/2006 @ 9:52 pm

  204. Gina, shut the hell up you stupid biker bimbo. You probably sucked Lane off or want to. No license, .192, illegal pass, dead rider. Shut the f**k up.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/26/2006 @ 10:28 pm

  205. Eye for eye, hang the bastard.

    Comment by Dimitry — 9/27/2006 @ 6:12 am

  206. Hey..EATMERAW…BMH1..etc..and all you DUMB F**KS..the way you write must be the way you live and act..I wouldn’t want to be in your shoes!! I have a great life..not a bimbo…and people who know me would agree..no I don’t want to “suck him off">.Quoted by BMH1>EATMERAW

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 9/27/2006 @ 6:13 am

  207. To the comment 201 Hotthead!! Congrats to you!! Well said..!!

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 9/27/2006 @ 6:20 am

  208. as i said b4 gina (short for vagina?), shhhhhhhh. you’ve already voiced your ignorance

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/27/2006 @ 6:57 am

  209. Gina, your lameness amazes me. Obviously you must surround yourself with people who are on your level if they can testify to your greatness and intelligence, much the same way you try to do the same for lame, er , I mean Lane. Your schtick is so easy to read through. Another dumbass female who comes off like some starry-eyed teenager. I’ve seen a million of you. Sad fact is, a scumass like billy would never give your skanky ass the time of day. He only digs “classy broads” who huff coke and shake their naked asses for money. Chances are, you aint got the goods to make it like that. Smell the coffee, it’s a sad reality that the closest you’ll ever come to your poster boy is mindlessly sticking up for his indefensible and reprehensible behavior on a web forum.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/27/2006 @ 7:24 am

  210. COMMENT #201 , SUMS IT UP PERFECTLY. BRAVO !!!

    Just hope Billy waks up and “smells the coffee".
    I have a feeling without him being able to ride his choppers & looking all tuff ,the chicks wont be all over him . THAT IS WHEN HE IS GOING TO SEE WHO HIS REAL FRIENDS ARE !!!!!!
    WAKE UP BILLY BOY .

    Comment by anneliese — 9/27/2006 @ 7:28 am

  211. ATTENTION POST 187 WVA ATTENTION POST 187 WVA…
    NOT TO DISPUTE WHAT YOU HAVE SAID BUT, ARE YOU SURE?
    CAN THIS STATEMENT BE VARIFIED? IF SO I HAVE A NUMBER OF ORGANAZATIONS THAT WILL GET THAT BIKE BACK FOR THE FATHER. OR GO DOWN TRING. PLEASE SIR COULD YOU FIND OUT FROM YOUR FRIEND WHERE I MIGHT INQUIRE ABOUT THE FALLEN SOLDIERS BIKE. I WILL BE READING THIS THREAD FOR YOUR REPLY.
    MY HEART FELT CONDOLENCES TO THE MORELOCKS FAMILY.

    Comment by 1ARMYBRAT — 9/27/2006 @ 8:57 am

  212. To EATMERAW and BMH1.To me it seems any one who writes in that is a woman is not at your level. You call them names,you put them down for there freedom of speech.I would’t want to be at your level,and act like Ten.I could, but that would make me no better than you.Like my friend said why can’t we turn this into something positive.But like i said some one at your level does not no what positive means.Go ahead and call names it’s just wasted words.

    Comment by Lynn — 9/27/2006 @ 9:21 am

  213. TO: EATMERAW!!!! Crawl back in from the rock your crawled out of this morning!! I have met Billy, He was a real nice guy..I DID NOT SAY ..and read this well EATMERAW…I condone drinking..all I said is the results were not out yet? You never passed a red light, or didn’t do a stop sigh…NO..You the best law obiding citizen…what if you passed a red light..and from that you hit a car..and killed him?? Would you like it if everyone made you out to be guilty from the get go..assumed that you were drunk..We all have to be careful..But accidents happen..I have a drink now and then..you don’t right..and I bet you wait and never made a bad judgement call of getting in your car before heading back home.YOUR A F**KING SAINT!!!…EATMERAW…RElAX and I am so done with your bu!!sh!t…

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 9/27/2006 @ 9:25 am

  214. Listen here people…All this lady here Gina is trying to say, is that You should wait for the results to be out. This isn’t a blog to diss everyone. the the men that have called her these terrible names… I say..Shame on you! I must be bad to say I love bikes..I have also enjoyed watching Mr. Lane on Discovery…but I would like to see what happens..I will not pass any judgement on anyone. My sympathy goes to the Morelocks for this terrible tragedy. There are many victims here, and we don’t need to add insults to injury! So, there is no need to call This lady here any more names..God Bless!!!

    Comment by Rev. Tony B.(S.I. New York) — 9/27/2006 @ 9:55 am

  215. Lynn….(COMMENT 212).Thanks so much…

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 9/27/2006 @ 9:59 am

  216. Wind Chill, you wrote: “we can only hope tragedys like this wont happen again. wc”

    You are dead wrong. We can put him in the penitentiary where he can not run over any more of us. THAT is all we can do. He leaves us no choice!

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/27/2006 @ 10:03 am

  217. Here’s more FACTS released by the FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL in our local paper today.

    floridatoday.com

    Comment by RLD — 9/27/2006 @ 12:38 pm

  218. To comment 211. The story is on Billys BSG dvd at the end. The guy lives in florida. That is all I know. If you find out more let me know on this blog.

    Comment by wvu — 9/27/2006 @ 12:42 pm

  219. Lynn and Gina…shhhhhhhhhhhhh!

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/27/2006 @ 1:03 pm

  220. Twits like you two should be seen (only if you’re good-lookin) and not heard. Why don’t you go start a Billy fan club.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/27/2006 @ 1:07 pm

  221. I have never seen so many backseat drivers; perfect 20/20 hindsight/Monday morning quarterbacks etc. I have personally worked with three men this year that killed someone while driving intoxicated. One killed his brother-in-law and his best friend (same person). Devastated does not get even close to describing him. All are doing time now.One was under 25. Where was all that wisdom on driving impaired then? Hell put your numbers down I can trace them and show you were you can volunteer.

    Comment by Mahatma — 9/27/2006 @ 1:53 pm

  222. to 211 if you people watch the dvd instead of listening to what some misinformed asshole said you would know that billy built the bike for free for mr sapp and then presented it to him at biketoberfest . then mr sapp in turn gave the bike to brandons best friend who served with him in iraq.p.s. you douchebags should live in the real world not your computers or the discovery channel.

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 9/27/2006 @ 4:20 pm

  223. well all you people saying you will not pass judgement need to read this whole passage about half way down his blood/alchohl level was released more than twice the legal limit it was no accident, he was drunk, and in no way is he a VICTIM… And before yo try to trash talk me read passage 199 and 200 as i speak 1st hand drunk drivers deserve no pity

    Comment by S. Threatt — 9/27/2006 @ 5:23 pm

  224. What? There hasn’t been a post to this thread in hours… I was really becoming addicted to watching you guys bash each other.

    Comment by jay — 9/27/2006 @ 5:23 pm

  225. Well, I guess I’ll crawl out from under my rock- REV put the fear of JESUS in me (not really). 222, this is no challenge or anything. I just want to make a point that if there is validity to dude’s claim that Lane tricked the soldier’s father outta the bike, do you really think that he would release a video that showed him doing it? No invite to flame, just a thought to ponder. I know the crafty f*cker and he’ll stop at NOTHING to make himself look good- at anyone’s expense. The whole thing smacked of “look at what a great dude I am.” To release a video of it no less is shameless tearjerking self promo. I’m sure that there was a ton of other footage he could have chosen to release if he humbly wished to do good deeds. Just some thoughts for you people to consider whle blinded by idolatry. To the people that actually know him (for real) and attest to his character, I say this- you haven’t known him long enough to see the true BL.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/27/2006 @ 6:03 pm

  226. Billy should get the same punishment as Janklow. Alcohol and drugs are bad. They impair judgement and cause horrible tragedies. What’s Janklow’s excuse for being sober. He was in a hurry so f**k the rest of us. Politicians lie the most and get punished the least! “I did not have sexual relations with that woman” (remember that famous line on National TV looking us all in the eye and claiming to be innocent.) Talk about tragedy, how about being to busy covering up the lewinsky scandal when the focus should have been KILLING BIN LADEN WHEN WE HAD THE CHANCE!!! Thx Bill 9/11 went along right on schedule. Talk about innocent victims losing their lives. Billy lane deserves to be punished but he isn’t number one the scumbag celebrity ladder.

    Comment by todd — 9/27/2006 @ 6:15 pm

  227. And by the way, stting on the couch memorizing the storyline to a bikebuilder’s self-promo video is really living in the real world. Ha, that’s a flame.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/27/2006 @ 6:18 pm

  228. I am still trying to grammatically correct 223’s post. So far I have determined that he is an expert on alcoholism, stupidity, and murder!

    If anyone thinks different you are either a alchoholic your self or your just makeing excuses and I myself am tired of the guilty going free and the innocent suffering the rest of their lives for the NEGLECT of stupid ass people that always seem to get away with almost every thing down to jusy plain and simple murder…

    You misspelled alcoholic. That also may be a record for what is called a run-on sentence. That is just in post 199! You are probably just here to flame the fire but if not may I suggest,
    1. Counseling: Before your resentments are noticed by someone who likes hurting people.
    2. Education: I would suggest staying in school.

    Comment by Mahatma — 9/27/2006 @ 6:23 pm

  229. BILLY LANE IS A FREIND, A BROTHER,& FOREMOST A BIKER. FOR ALL YOU GOD-FEARING, “HE DESERVES IT COMMENTS” , REMEMBER GEEKS, YOUR LIFE IS NOT OVER YET. WHEN TRAGEDY STRIKE’S IN YOUR LIFE, I HOPE YOU HAVE SOMEONE ON YOUR SIDE TO SUPPORT YOUR CANDY ASS’S. BILLY WILL DO WHAT ANY “REAL BIKER” WOULD DO. HE WILL FACE THE CHARGES, GET THE BEST LAWYER, & DO HIS TIME. NO EXCUSE’S. PERIOD !!. WE ALL DON’T GET TO LEAD THE PERFECT LIFE LIKE SOME OF YOU SO CALLED “BILLY BASHERS". BILLY WILL GET WHAT THE LAW GIVES HIMM , AND HE WILL HAVE TO LIVE WITH HIMSELF, KNOWING HE TOOK A LIFE. HE WILL HAVE TO LIVE WITH THAT, NOT YOU ! I SUPPORT BILLY FOR BEING HUMAN & HE WILL DO THE RIGHT THING IN REGARDS TO THE VICTIM’S FAMILY. HEY, WHERE WAS THAT BARTENDER, STING THEM UP TOO. YOU MIGHT AS WELL PUT JACK & COKE ON TRAIL WHILE YOU ARE AT IT. THIS IS A SAD BUT REAL PART IN EVERYDAY “AMERICIAN LIFE". IT HAPPENS IN EVERY STATE, EVERYDAY. MAYBE BECAUSE OF THIS SAD EVENT, SOME DRUNK ASS BIKER, OR POLITICION, (REMEMBER TED KENNEDY !!), WILL THINK TWICE AND SAVE A LIFE. FOR ALL YOU SO CALLED “BILLY BASHERS", HAVE IT ANYWAY YOU WANT, BUT I SAY BRO, HOW CAN I HELP YOU !! DAVE FROM HARLEYSVILLE M/C

    Comment by DEALERDAVE — 9/27/2006 @ 6:29 pm

  230. I first off want to give my condolences to the family of this poor soul that was taken early…..Rest Easy Man…..You sound like a cool dude…..I share your thoughts and willing’es of protection Of our Beautiful waters and beaches…..Thanks man!!!!!I don’t say this often But “God Bless"……

    I list myself as “ExBikerdue” because that is what I am…..I have been almost killed on 3 different occasions when I bought my bike because cars/trucks not looking for the “Bike Guy"…..no joke…..

    I grew up in Melbourne in the 60’s and have been going back home these past 6 yrs and will move back after I retire…..I know the road well where this happened….A1A and US1 are Death traps….If you don’t know em that is good because you don’t…..

    A1A is a sea side low spead (40mph) highway that is double lined for almost its entire distance…..Anyone who lives around it knows this…
    It’s packed with pedestians and moped/scooters….Night and Day!!!!!!!!It’s Beach Side…..Billy lives on It and he knew that……
    You can’t “Pull a Card” and hope It is your turn to make It!!!!!!US1 is the same down to the KEYS….I’ve been almost killed there by someone driving the wrong side….

    Yes, I enjoyed Billy’s shows on the tube just has alot of you, “But” and I say “But"…..This highway is a Death Trap to Pedestrians and Slower moving vehicles and He was aware of it…..He should have passed the keys to a friend…..

    Comment by ExBikerdude. — 9/27/2006 @ 6:44 pm

  231. 222-who gives a f**k what Lane built. He killed a rider that could have been me. F**K LANE.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/27/2006 @ 8:09 pm

  232. I have read alot of the blogs and now that all the facts are out, I think number #141 says it all……..

    Comment by Mary Lou — 9/27/2006 @ 9:30 pm

  233. Lots comments, The fact of the matter Billy will have to live with the accident and the mans death and a court of law will have to deside if he is guilty. In place of hate full words we all should be praying for the family MR morelock AND mr lane

    Comment by Brothers — 9/27/2006 @ 9:55 pm

  234. eatmeraw please believe im not sitting around watching this silly sh!t on tv im personally involved.that being said my story on the sapp bike is true,believe it or dont your opinion means nothing to me.i have been friends with billy for a long time and im not here to comment about you new found expert opinion on the man,just try to set that particular fact straight.everyone knows that this situation is f*cked up for everyone involved,what do you people get out of this sh!t youre all a bunch of morbid monday morning quarterbacks with nothing better to do.if it wasnt for this negative bullsh!t you people spew i believe you would have nothing to say.EATMERAW why dont you go back to watching your gay porn or whateverelse it is you normally do on your computer and stop finding glory in someone elses problems.thankyou im done now

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 9/27/2006 @ 10:15 pm

  235. I have found the comments from “Billy Home Town Boy’ really very interesting. He is apparently a neighbor of Billy Lane’s, and is not at
    all happy about that.

    I’m interested in knowing what he has seen of Billy Lane’s behavior around the neighborhood since this accident.

    I am a mother too, and would not want an irresponsible person driving around in my neighborhood either…and I also don’t have a death wish for myself or anyone else. That said…I have been guilty of drving when I shouldnt have been and am very careful to not put myself in that position again.

    I live in Melbourne, and have lived here just about all of my life, and am very familiar with A1A. I don’t know Billy Lane, but am familir with the biker world. My husband and I just sold our Harley because of the death risks of getting into an accident.

    This is a tremedous tragedy for all concerned. and our hearts go out to Gerald Morelock’s family and friends. His brother was so right when he said there were no winners. His brother died in a very tragic way, and Billy Lane is facing some very scary prospects. I’m sure he is hoping that ‘Billy Home Time Boy” is not on his jury.

    There’s not much else to say. One man is dead and all of his future is gone. Another one let a bad choice take away his future, and probably freedom, as well.

    It’s a very sad thing to everyone involved.

    Comment by Sandi — 9/27/2006 @ 10:24 pm

  236. Billy Lane is a poser and not a Biker. Bikers do not take their slut back to the shop to get the truck !
    He wants to be a biker but he doesn’t have what it takes which is why he has no patch.

    Billy Lane is just another wannabe who got too big for his own good. Karma has come back to bite him on the ass and he deserves it. It’s just too bad someone died showing Billy’s true colors.

    Bikers do not have 4 Lawyers when they are arrested !

    I’ve met the boy and he’s not very impressive. I live locally and went to his shop once. He was full of himself and desperatly seeking attention and aknoledgement from true bikers which he never got and never will.

    This “accident” shows him for who he really is and what he cares about. He is weak and is no Biker, just another punk who want’s to play badboy. Billy’s team of lawyers will fight this because he is weak and can’t accept his debt like a man.

    I went past Choppers, Inc. the other day and the 3 new “Billy Lane” Dodges are gone and the place looks deserted. Dodge, the Discovery Channel and every other corporation Billy sold himself to are now cutting the ties and running from him. He’s an embarrasment to his sponsors now.

    If he was the rock star he wants to be we would see him on the “Where are they now” VH1 show about washed up has been rockers someday in the future.

    The guy on the death trap scooter who died was more of a biker than Billy Lane ever was. He was riding……

    If Billy was a biker he would have been riding and nobody would have died. If Billy was a Man he would take the punishment he has coming to him like a Man.
    But he will try to weasel out of it because that’s who he is. Just another idiot running from himself.

    Comment by Krow Magnum — 9/28/2006 @ 4:00 am

  237. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT,BUT, WHERE IS BILLY’S COMMENTS?

    Comment by RONSTER — 9/28/2006 @ 4:51 am

  238. I UNDERSTAND BILLY HAS 4 LAWYERS. WHY WOULD SOMEONE ALIGN WITH 4 LAWYERS? NORMALY PEOPLE HAVE 1 LAWYER?

    Comment by Jake — 9/28/2006 @ 5:38 am

  239. To Mary Lou (Comment #232): I’m on the same wavelength as you with regards to comment #141.

    Comment by RLD — 9/28/2006 @ 6:35 am

  240. #233, that goes without saying Bro, I’m just sick of all the celebrity sympathizers and Lane ass-kissers out there, people who say he’s a great guy, and non-riders who think our legal system treats everyone fairly. Lane needs to go down hard.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 7:12 am

  241. #233…That goes without saying Bro, except for the last part. Lane gets no prayers. I’m sick of all the celebrity sympathizers and Lane ass-kissers emerging from this, idiots who thiink he’s a great guy, and non-rifers who think our legal system treats everyone fairly.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 7:15 am

  242. I also agree with comment #141, That sums the whole issue up in a nutshell! amen…

    Comment by Jayla — 9/28/2006 @ 7:23 am

  243. 229 your a bumb ass,how do you know what billy will or wont do. he’ll do what he has to andtry to cover his ass im sure…. f*ck billy he did wrong. I have been injured 3 times while riding and lost time out of my life ,suffered injuries ,an financial losses. I dont give a rats ass about about anyone who is out putting me or my family at risk just cause they wanna do what they wanna do. its apparant to me that untill he killed someone billy didnt give a f*ck,mabe he does now but now is to late to matter givvig a f*ck now doesnt make a differance. I certanily dont ever want to see anyone get hurt while riding and therefore I drive with that in mind. to everyone that thinks billy is so special think about your faimly member being killed by someone who dont care enough about othres to do the right thing. I pray i never hurt anyone while im being selfish and stupid

    Comment by vic — 9/28/2006 @ 7:52 am

  244. The Charges in Black and White!!!

    webinfo4.brevardclerk.us

    Comment by R — 9/28/2006 @ 8:10 am

  245. Cnt Record No. Charge Dt Statute Charge Disp Dt Final Disp Citation No.
    1 1 09/25/2006 DUI MANSLAUGHTER 20063322SGP
    2 1 09/25/2006 DWLS RVKD OR CNCLD WITH SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH 20063323SGP
    3 1 09/25/2006 DUI SERIOUS BODILY INJURY 20063324SGP

    Comment by Ricky — 9/28/2006 @ 9:10 am

  246. ATTENTION 187 WVA ATTENTION 187 WVA ATTENTION 187
    WVA, I HAVE MADE A FEW CALLS TO FRIENDS THAT ARE IN THE KNOW. YOUR FRIENDS ACCOUNTS OF THE FALLEN BROTHERS BIKE ARE INNCORRECT. IN FACT THE BIKE IS WERE IT IS MENT TO BE. PLEASE ADVISE YOUR FRIEND THAT HE IS MISGUIDED IN HIS ACCUSATIONS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE I CAN GET YOU IN TOUCH WITH A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT OF THE SITUATION.
    I AM SURE THAT MR. LANE HAS ENOUGH TO DEAL WITH WITHOUT HAVING RUMORS OF THIS KIND SWIRLING AROUND HIM. PLEASE STOP IT IS NOT TRUE.
    MR LANE HAS IN FACT DONE QUITE ALOT FOR THE TROOPS.
    CANT TAKE THAT AWAY FROM HIM.
    TO WHATABUNCOFBITCHES: YES SIR YOU ARE CORRECT I DO NEED TO GET A LIFE. RIGHT NOW MY LIFE BELONGS TO THE UNITED STATES ARMY. IM HOME ON LEAVE FOR A FUNERAL AND HAVE BEEN A LITTLE TOO BUSY THESE PAST YEARS TO WATCH DISCOVERY CHANNEL OR DVD’S. I DID HOWEVER HEAR THE NEWS AND WANTED TO CATCH UP ON WHATS GOING ON AND IN READING THIS THREAD WANTED TO CORRECT A WRONG SO THAT I MAY RELAY THE NEWS BACK TO MY UNIT WHEN I RETURN MONDAY THE 2ND. SORRY IF YOU DIDNT LIKE MY TACITS. IT WAS NECESSARY TO EXTRACT INFORMATION. AND ALSO BECAUSE I WENT THRU THIS SAME SITUATION WITH MY FRIEND INDIAN LARRY (RIP MY BROTHER) MANY YEARS AGO.
    MR LANE MADE HIS CHOICE AND NOW A JUDGE AND JURY WILL DECIDE HIS FATE. BUT WHATEVER THEY DECIDE TO DO WITH HIM WILL NEVER TOUCH THE PUNISHMENT THE HE WILL ENDURE WITHIN HIMSELF. I HAVE SEEN THE LOOK IN HIS EYES AND KNOW IT ALL TOO WELL. LARRY HAD THE SAME LOOK IN HIS EYES. IT NEVER WENT AWAY. FORGIVNESS OF OTHERS IS EASY. FORGIVNESS OF YOURSELF IS IMPOSSIBLE.
    I DO NOT KNOW MR LANE PERSONALY, BUT I DONT THINK HE WOKE UP THAT MORNING WITH THE INTENTIONS OF TAKING A MANS LIFE. WHAT I DO KNOW IS THAT HE WILL COME THRU THIS AND AT THE END OF THE DAY HIS TRUE FRIENDS WILL BE STANDING THERE WHEN THE DUSTS SETTELS. HOPEFULLY SIR YOU WILL BE ONE OF THEM. HE’S GOING TO NEED YOU.
    BY THE WAY THANK YOU FOR THE NEW HANDLE, IM NOW KNOWN AS DB (FOR SHORT). I WILL THINK OF YOU OFTEN.
    TO EVERYONE ELSE: NEVER JUDGE A MAN TILL YOU HAVE WALKED A MIKE IN HIS BOOTS.
    1ARMYBRAT OUT…

    Comment by 1ARMYBRAT — 9/28/2006 @ 10:35 am

  247. #246…The fact that you refer to Lane as “Mr.” tells me you’re another celebrity ass-kissin sympathizer. What Lane did for the troops does not outweigh or in any way lessen his killing of one man. The fact that you suggest this makes you an ass. Some of you people in the army get a twisted perspective of things. Why is your being in the army even an issue here?

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 11:26 am

  248. My friend told me not to say anymore, because that is the truth about the bike. The real truth will come out soon. The soldier that received the bike was not suppose to keep it.He was quoted as saying he could not do nothing with the bike for 3 years but he could only sell it or give it to Lane. not back to Mr. Sapp The soldier to this day has not talked to Mr Sapp. My source is from wv. and he knows the father personally. He said the end of the video has been edited,Mr. Sapp did not give a final interview. They used footage from when they came to his house to get the bike originally. That is all Iam going to say. The real truth will be told.

    Comment by wvu — 9/28/2006 @ 12:12 pm

  249. You are what you do.
    If you are driving a pickup you are not a biker.
    You are a driver.
    If you disregard the lives of others on the road you are reckless.
    If you drive drunk you are stupid.
    If your reckless stupid ass kills someone you are a killer.
    When B. Lane killed he was a stupid drunken asshole DRIVER.

    Comment by Billy Lane — 9/28/2006 @ 12:21 pm

  250. This goes to 234 my friend has said that the sapp family does not want to have any more comments on this because BL has his hands full on this situation he is in. But I have to say one thing BL did not build that bike for free Mr. Sapp sold his harley to build this bike look at the picture again BL is helping Mr. Sapp load the bike up from his house. your source is not as good as mine. PFC Sapp is buried in wvu. check your sources on that one….

    Comment by COUNRYGIRL — 9/28/2006 @ 12:45 pm

  251. I know Billy and I have been to his place in Melbourne and I don’t see where you all think that all he thinks about is his self. I drove about 2400 miles to meet him and go to choppers inc and he was very kind and friendly. And for 187 comment about the bike he built in memory of the guys son would died in Iraq you must have not watched the dvd cause his dad gave that bike to his sons best friend not Billy. My prayers go out to both Families. I will always be Billy’s friend and fan though good and bad. And what Lynn wrote made more sense then any other person that has wrote in 152. I think you all are running over Billy to much and forget that both his an morelocks family are in deep pain and they have to let all this rest in peace. He is in a better place now he is with God up above. He has found peace and with this world today it is a better place. But all of you out there throwing your poor judgement and all of this name calling makes you know better. You got to ask yourself is this what Gerry would have wanted people out there to do. I don’t think he would by reading about him. Just remember he is looking down on you. And is probably disappointed. Knowning Billy he tried to avoid this accident but it is something he is going to have to live with the rest of his life I feel bad for him.I will still remain his fan and friend cause probably like most of you out there I am one that stood in line to talk and to get to know him better in Sturgis. where are all of you now when he and his family need your prayers. He is not a bad person he has a heart just like all of us. my prayers go out to everyone involed.

    Comment by Patty — 9/28/2006 @ 1:18 pm

  252. Bmh1 you sicken me it is time you sew your mouth shut.you sound like total jerk off. I don’t see you over fighting.

    Comment by Patty — 9/28/2006 @ 1:25 pm

  253. So Patty knows Billy. Which is why your another Lane ass-kissin sympathizer. Put yourself on that scooter going head-on with Lane who was trying to get that 20y.o. girl home to his bed before his buzz wears off.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 1:55 pm

  254. We all know people are in pain dumbass. And it’s Lane who caused it all. But your another idiot who feels bad for him. It is YOU who sickens me. And you can sew your mouth up to Lane’s ass where it belongs.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 1:57 pm

  255. You talk about people in pain. And why is this??? Who caused it??? Yea, YOU sicken me… Sew your mouth onto Lane’s ass and keep it there.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 2:01 pm

  256. Goddamn, I gotta quit watchin so much gay porn, look at all the fun I’m missing.- ha ha ha! You are so misguided 234. My new “found expert opinion” eh? If you only knew, you dildo. I can’t believe all you “yeah, i know him” f*cktards. Gee, Dealerdave, you buy parts from the guy? I guess he’s gonna be cool to you, huh. Patty, you’re in his shop spending dough, what’s he gonna be, an asshole? Come on now. Aren’t we a gullible bunch. Of course he’s gonna come across like Jesus Christ as long as you are flowing cash his way to feed his alcoholism and whore habit and treating him like a motorcycle messiah to feed his gargantuan-and well hidden- ego. Sleep well knowing that all the coin you dropped on DVD’s and T-shirts and overpriced 44 magnum bullsh!t is going to a great cause- to pay for his 4 lawyers so that he can weasle out from under killing a guy in cold blood. That is SOOOO outlaw.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/28/2006 @ 2:37 pm

  257. Oh BMH, you just SICKEN me…How can you speak to a lady like that…BBRRAAAAHHHHHHH HA HA!

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/28/2006 @ 2:41 pm

  258. First of all I would like to say Grow up you idots and get a life and maybe do some volunteer until of making half ass remarks about Billy Lane.Its to bad you aren’t as good as he is.Iam sure you all have driven drunk but haven’t gotten caught but your day will come. So you no Iam sick and tired of all of you putting down Bily Lane.Its high time you clean off your own back door before you Judge.You all have forgotten all the money he has raised for Chrome and Kids at Sturgis this year.He cares.So if you don’t have anything good to say about Billy then I suggest you keep your damn remarks to your self.

    Comment by Helen — 9/28/2006 @ 3:13 pm

  259. Liek I said before Helen, I said very little about Lane other than the facts of what happened. It’s all the Billy-butt-suckers like you that make me post here. I’m a rider bitch. I don’t drive drunk and I sure as hell never killed anyone on a bike. “Oh but Billy rasied money for kids…” Yeah, what a great guy. Keep posting your remarks Helen, and show us how ignorant you are.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/28/2006 @ 3:33 pm

  260. “Its to bad you aren’t as good as he is.Iam sure you all have driven drunk but haven’t gotten caught but your day will come. So you no Iam sick and tired of all of you putting down Bily Lane.Its high time you clean off your own back door before you Judge.”

    You’ve proven your own intelligence by the above quotation. Might want to consider that my remarks may not be so half-assed. You might want to consider that I know something about his character from the way he has treated several people I know including myself. Might want to think about that Helen before you spout off some diatribe (look it up) about what a charitable and upstanding guy he is. Ever read his book? Might want to check that out. Particularily the part about his former (now deceased) best friend who was a f*cking drug dealer and the fact that Lane thinks that’s cool. Funny, he’s raising money for kids while his admitted friends are getting them strung out. All that charity money can pay for their rehab! Nice guy huh. Class act.

    Comment by EATMERAW — 9/28/2006 @ 4:30 pm

  261. i think everyone here has lost track of what is most important instead of slandering each other we need to all just wait and see what the court of law finds and does before we start calling people names there are 2 families that lives are affected by this that neither one can change was billy wrong for passing on the double yellow line yes did he intentionally kill someone no i don’t believe that for a minute did mr morelock get on his bike and drive thinking he was never coming home that night no there are no winners here even if billy hadn’t been drinking that night he still probably would have crossed that double line to get home i live in melbourne and the way the people drive even at 7:00 in the morning sober is scary im not saying Billy is right god knows im no angel when it comes to drinking and driving we have all done it one time or another but you people that have never got caught or wont say you ever have definately in denial because believe me one day your number will be up my sympathy to mr. morelocks family and also to Billy’s family because they will never forget this as long as they live

    Comment by cblois — 9/28/2006 @ 4:38 pm

  262. Bend over Billy and dream of riding a moped with 50cc or less and a top speed of about 28mph. I hope the girls can go to the Big House and visit. I hope Billy can see you on the other side of the glass. This may be the best punishment you can get! 15 years of trying to remember what it was like to make it with the girls.
    WATCH FOR BIKES!!! SHARE THE ROAD!!!
    Just having fun, BL say your sorry. Pay the family. Pay the price in jail. Wake up in 7-8 years and start over, you will have your real friends trying to get you back on your feet. You will finally appreciate everyday life. You will think twice before you drink in excess and you will always remember the man who you killed. Try and do something with your life that speaks about the man you have become, not the man you left as you entered prison. Regards, it is too easy to kick you when you are down.

    Comment by Big House Billy (here is my ass) Lane — 9/28/2006 @ 5:59 pm

  263. I don’t see your ass out that rasing money for charity. You say that you don’t drive drunk you better go tell that to some one else who will believe it. And as far as you saying you are a Rider Bitch well won’t you leave out the Rider part and read beween the lines.Yes he is a great guy and its to bad you aren’t a great person. If you were you wouldn’t be making your half ass remarks about someone that you don’t even no and haven’t met and until you do keep your mouth shut.He is a friend and always will be.

    Comment by Helen — 9/28/2006 @ 8:21 pm

  264. #243. HOPE YOU LIVE OUT THE PERFECT LIFE. CAUSE IF YOU F**K -UP, GOD KNOWS NO ONE WILL BE AT YOUR SIDE, WE ALL KNOW BILLY WAS WRONG, DUH. NO ONES GOES OUT TO HURT SOMEONE UNLESS THEY ARE A A$$HOLE. YOU HAVE BEEN DOWN 3 THREE TIMES, WELL GET IN LINE. WE ALL KNOW THE RISK THAT GOES WIH RIDING A BIKE. IT’S BEEN SAID YOU AREN’T A BIKER TILL YOU CRASH. I’VE BEEN ON BOTH ENDS. I’VE CRASHED & BBURNED, & BEEN F**KED YOU BY SOME ASSHOLE CAGE. ALL I’M SAYING IS, IF WAS YOU, WHERE WOULD YOUR FEELINGS BE?. I THINK BILLY IS FOCUSED OD ON THE VICTIM & NOT HIS OWN A$$. HE WILL GO DOWN, HE WILL DO HIS TIME. DOES THAT MAKE HIM A BETTER OR LESSER MAN?. I WOULD NOT WANT TO BE IN HIS SHOES, BUT BILLY HAS BROUGHT ALOT OF JOY TO HIS FANS & WAS ” A REAL MANS BIKER". IF YOU DIDN’T LIKE HIM BEFORE, SO BE IT,YOU PROBALY HATE HIM NOW, HE DOESN’T GIVE A F**K ABOUT YOU. HE WAS A PEOPLE’S PERSON & NEEDS OUR SUPPORT, EVEN THOUGH HE IS WRONG, HE CAN NEVER TAKE THE LIFE BACK THAT HE TOOK, AND BELEIVE ME HE KNOWS THAT. BUT WHAT HE “WIIL DO” IS PAY HIS TIME AMONG OUR SYSTEM. BILLY’S A STAND UP GUY, WHO GOT DRUNK & F**KED UP. PERIOD, YOU CAN NOT CHANGE THE FACTS, AND YOU CAN NOT CHANGE THE FACT THAT BILY WILL DO WHATEVER THE LAW GIVES HIM. SO QUIT YOU B!TCH-SLAPPING CAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW, THE NEXT TIME IT COULD BE BE YOU THAT NEEDS ALITTLE SUPPORT IN LIFE. AND IF YOU SAY YOU DON’T. THEN DUDE YOU MUST BE GOD, AND IF YOUR GOD, WE ARE ALL IN PROBLEM. DAVE fROM HARLEYAVILLE M/C

    Comment by DEALERDAVE — 9/28/2006 @ 11:23 pm

  265. My brother almost killed some one,the man did not die,but is in a wheel chair for the rest of his life.My brother still to this Day can not Forget or want to.He is now friends with this man and family.What my brother did was wrong,and will pay for this for the rest of his life.Yes i like Billy Lane,So what!Does not make me an asskisser.My heart goes out to the Morelock family for the loss that thay all share.My heart goes out to Billy lanes’ family because he has a mom and dad who will also have a loss,everyone is hurting.BMH1 and EATMERAW what ever you two are need some thing in your life,your to full of hate.I would hate to see a bad thing happen to you because i don’t think people like you would have much friends or family standing by you.And by the way BMH1 I’m SMART AND HOT,and people like me never keep our mouths shut.

    Comment by Lynn — 9/29/2006 @ 6:15 am

  266. Whats up all you Billy Butt-kissers? Helen, thanks for posting again and showing your real ignorance. Lynn, a hot chick wouldn’t waste time posting here. So go ahead and mouth off. And screw Lane’s mommy and daddy…they did a lousy job raising a turd that only thinks of himself.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/29/2006 @ 7:21 am

  267. First off, Gina, I’m not gonna flame you or call you names, that’s not or never was my intentions. I understand that Mr Lane is a human being like the rest of us. As for the “You’re just jealous” type of response, I’m sory but that’s a third grade response.
    Mr Lane was arrested for DUI a few months prior, and even on a suspended liscense decided to get behind the wheel and unfortunately, an innocent man paid with his life. I think most of the outrage from the people on this forum stems from the fact that IF MR Lane gets off with a slap on the wrist, it won’t be because he’s innocent, it’ll be because he has money.
    As for the IF he gets convicted, and the folks that say he should ‘Promote safe driving’ campaign as punishment, that never really helps because people know he’d only be doing it because he got caught.
    As for referring to me Gina, you don’t have the slightest clue who I really am, nor will I ever devulge the info. So your comments are made in a rather a spot of ignorance.
    I can only wish justice prevails and wish only the best for Mr Morelocks family.

    Comment by K-BOB — 9/29/2006 @ 8:54 am

  268. notic my name - yea Iwas drunk but I wasnt on suspendede and I didnt cross dub yelows. my only prayer is he keeps th dreads - we dig thos here

    Comment by doin-5-10-in-Q — 9/29/2006 @ 9:29 am

  269. OK BMH1,So you don’t like Billy Lane and his family so what!Comments must bother you because of you sore attitude towards human life.Ignorance has you written all over it.When your time is up and you face death i hope some one is there for you.But i think the only person will be the sh!t hole down below.Your a waste of good breath.Your a repeat of the same words move on,can you say nothing more than kiss some ones butt?Grow up!!Every one is human and all are sh!t smells the same.Are you a woman or man?

    Comment by Lynn — 9/29/2006 @ 10:10 am

  270. I just had to say that the facts are pretty much out there folks. As for Billy being a good or bad person, I don’t give a damn. He is responsible for the death of another person. PERIOD! Hate him or worship him, that fact still remains.

    Now with that said, why do you people who like Billy and say stupid stuff like “all the good charitable things he has done or I met him once and he was nice to me or he is a bikers man, etc"??? Do you live with this man? No. So unless you get behind those closed doors you don’t know squat about him. Ask yourself this, do your friends know everything about you? All the dirt? If you said yes, move on because you’re a pathological liar.

    Helen, why are you so sure everyone else is a drunk driver too? Sounds like you have issues of dealing with your own drinking and driving problems when you proclaim all others to be drunk drivers too. That is the first thing a DD will do to excuse themselves of it by claiming “everybody else does it, I just got caught that’s all". Bullcrap. Accept your responsibility for your own actions (something this “great guy” Billy hasn’t and still isn’t doing in the least. Are you really so gullible to believe Billy did all those charities out of the goodness of his heart? Does PR mean anything to you? Do you even know what it is like to be in the limelight with your business and what it takes to win the hearts of your customers when you sell bikes at this dollar level? You do crap like that even if you don’t give a rats ass about the charity as your backers (Discovery Channel) will “suggest” that you do? Even the organizers of these charities know to call you and make veiled threats that if you don’t it could be that your fans would see you as heartless if it got out. It seems that you are the one that is naive and needs to grow up.

    Lynn, maybe you should keep your mouth shut as it is obvious you still see your brother as a victim, Bullcrap!! You really want to blame the wheelchair victim for being there and causing your family all of the grief! Admit it you POS!!! Oh are we to feel bad for your brother just because he is going to have remember what he did? Oh how sad, he has to try and remember but the true victim has to try and get through each day without the use of his legs, not to mention he lives poor, is in pain and will die earlier in life from this “accident". Your brother on the other-hand will have fun, walk, run and only have to “remember” what he did to that man. He should have to wait hand and foot on his victim if he wants to really remember what he did. Just be quiet and save what little dignity your family might still have.

    Dealerdave, I don’t know what to say to what has to be the dumbest remarks I’ve ever seen from a grown man. Perfect life? What the hell does a perfect life have to do with killing another man? Punching somebody, stealing, even being an addict is being not perfect but killing someone else is on another level. If you can’t see that then you are one f’d up dude. Why would I care if he gave a f**k about me? I don’t give a f**k about him, he’s a nobody just like you and me. He made bikes, you do something for a living too so why glorify him? Do you really think he is focusing on the victim? Are you that dumb? He is worried about his own ass or he wouldn’t have 4 lawyers trying to get him off. If he was a repentant person he would have a lawyer there just to be sure the rule of law is followed but he would be under strict rules not to defend what he did. That isn’t going to happen, he’s only worried about saving his ass. I just can’t believe you can say crap like that with a straight face, amazing.

    Patty, you are the most apathetic person I have ever had the displeasure of reading about. First, driving 2400 miles to meet a “made for TV” biker isn’t something to brag about, it just labels you a loser obsessed fan, I know it is a waste of time to tell you because you can’t talk to crazies like regular people and have them understand, that is why they are crazy! But I have to say that you are the most self righteous idiot to say something like Gerry is looking down on us disappointed? Where in gods name do you get off putting words in the mouth of the man Bill Lane killed through all but the most conscious of decisions? You really need to just shut the hell up as you have no right to speak for the victim (Gerry, since you can’t seem to tell truth or facts from your fantasy world). So you went to Sturgis, big deal, it’s just the biggest inbred redneck hardly-ableson event in the world that only proves what you are - a groupie chick that wants to bed every famous wanker like Bill. I won’t call a 36 year old man-child Billy, it makes him seem not responsible for his actions like he is some damn kid!

    You fame-asskissers can just get out of here because you sicken me by the way you “we victims too” try to excuse your own bad behavior by chastising guys like BHM1 for getting angry and calling you losers out for what you really are… arse-wipes!

    IF ANYONE ELSE IS GOING TO REPLY WITH ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE LAME-ASS “HE HAS TO LIVE WITH THIS THE REST OF HIS LIFE” BULLCRAP EXCUSES, PLEASE STOP AND LISTEN TO YOUR DUMBASS SELF… HE GETS TO “LIVE” ARSE-WIPE, GERRY DOESN’T. AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED LIVING BEATS THE HELL OUT OF DYING!

    In due respect for all of those middle-of-the-road posters, I truly hope that Bill Lane gets a fair and unbiased trial where all of the facts are proven true and those claims that are false are dismissed, that the jury deliberates with a clear and just mind and then when the verdict is read he spends the next 15 years behind bars instead of in them!

    Don’t like that? can you do simple math?

    DUI Pending in NC + DUI + Yellow Line Violation + Vehicular Homicide + Failure to make public apology by admitting your guilt as a public person + hiring a dream team of 4 lawyers to turn the victim into a bad person and stall for as long as you can now and through appeals = one major asshole, not a hero arse-wipe!

    Comment by RASP — 9/29/2006 @ 10:20 am

  271. Before someone says how do you know the lawyers will make the victim look bad because they have never been through one of these affairs, let me make it clear, a lawyers job is to dimish the worth of the victim in a wrongful death civil suit so to reduce his clients financial exposure to losses from his careless ctions. (for you mouth breathers that support Billy and don’t understand what I’m saying - make the victim look bad to the jusry and the award gets smaller, now go polish the chrome on that garage queen HD you inbred!)

    Comment by RASP — 9/29/2006 @ 10:25 am

  272. Helen, Lynn, Gina and all you Lane Nut-suckers, take a look at all the forums on this. You’re in the minority. The only ones who support Lane are the sluts who are attracted to him and his diminishing number of fans.

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/29/2006 @ 10:55 am

  273. Wow!
    What a bunch of ignorant, petty, emotionally immature, children some of you are.
    You sound like a group of alcoholic, drug addicted, prozac popping, insecrue, insomniac, chain smokers with rotweilers who hate their lives, jobs, and anybody who disagrees with them. How many of you kick dogs or beat your spouses? If this is the amount of reason you put into a serious subject, what are you doing with the day to day stuff. Do any of you have kids? What are you teaching them? Oh my god, what a scary thought. I always thought (and hoped) the Jerry Spinger Show was fiction but this crowd has convinced me to reconsider that thought. Here’s a bit of advice my opioniated friends - it’s never a good idea to sleep with your brother or sister and probably not a good idea to sleep with your cousins either. It’s no wonder we all can’t just get along after reading some of this stuff.

    Comment by and I thought I had issues — 9/29/2006 @ 11:11 am

  274. DealerDave, you wrote:
    “BILLY WILL DO WHAT ANY “REAL BIKER” WOULD DO. HE WILL FACE THE CHARGES, GET THE BEST LAWYER, & DO HIS TIME. NO EXCUSE’S. PERIOD !!. ”

    Great! That is exactly what I am hoping for. I want him off of my streets so he can’t slaughter any of my family members or anyone else in this community.

    We want him the hell out of here. Trust me, I speak for virtually all of southern Brevard County.

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/29/2006 @ 11:29 am

  275. Check out www.myspace.com/erinderrick
    Picture of Billy and the chick who was his passenger

    Comment by PNKD — 9/29/2006 @ 11:35 am

  276. Looks like typical clubslut by her pics. She thought she was gonna get Lane up in her but got a face full of windshield instead. Wonder what she looks like now…

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/29/2006 @ 11:55 am

  277. I have really been entertained by your comments BMH1. Along with the massive spelling errors, bullying tactics, expletives and obvious lack of a significant sex life - evident with your prejudgement and demonstration of envy towards the very attractive female in the truck - you have made me realize that things can always be worse, and I could be you. Thank you for that.

    Comment by God — 9/29/2006 @ 12:28 pm

  278. 277…I dint kno I wuz bein graded on shpelling…you shtoopid schmuck

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/29/2006 @ 12:54 pm

  279. Haha nice comeback. I love it. On a serious note, very sad all of this happened. All we can hope for now is something positive out of it.

    Comment by God — 9/29/2006 @ 1:06 pm

  280. 279…and that’s how it all starts. We’re all on a serious note and feel sad for the Morelocks, and then the dimwitted Billy asskissers post up about feeling sorry for him too and how he’s such a good guy and not to forget about all his charity work…

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/29/2006 @ 1:34 pm

  281. 270 you did not read what i wrote,as for both family’s you have no ideal.Yes i stand by my brother because thats what family is for.And i also stand by my brothers friend and yes his friend.Ok no more nice guy.I’m going to your lower standerds.You sit your ugly fat asses behind a computer and no one can see you and you don’t have to face people with your words,because some one like me would kick your ass.We have your haters so what and you have people that just don’t care and some do,and i do.Like i said i like Billy so what get over it.Some of you i think might be men should be shot.Bikers your NOTTTTT!!!stay behind your computer and grab hold of that small thing between your legs because thats all you got.If you can shut my mouth good luck it,it won’t happen.And what does BMH1 stand for?Butt muncherhomo #1.EATMERAW you most likely smell nasty.RASP why didn’t you put your name Dumb f***k that can’t read.BMH1 sew your lips to EATMERAWS ass and EATMERAW sew your lips to RASP D**k.All three should get together you might have fun.I can keep it going so bring it on!!!

    Comment by Lynn — 9/29/2006 @ 2:33 pm

  282. 281…yea, this is all about you… as I said in 280, this is how it starts. and the idiot posting 281 proves it…

    Comment by BMH1 — 9/29/2006 @ 3:09 pm

  283. Been riding since the age of 5 (father owned a shop in san diego for years until my uncle was killed on his bike by druken driver….Father sold the shop but we were allowed to continue to race……I have been down this road and my uncle mike was killed by a 20 yr old who was drunk…I understand both sides…My problem with Lane is simply this…DUI in NC…He should have went to jail then and learnt his lesson then….but he didn’t because of the system….You screw up once you learn your lesson…. make the same mistake….U need to be punished to the extreme…..For the one that died “may god be with your family” for Billy “May god be with u as well”

    Comment by Mitchell J Schenck — 9/29/2006 @ 3:21 pm

  284. If you want to find out info. about Billy’s case & court appearances go to: http://webinfo4.brevardclerk.us/facts/facts_splash.cfm then click on LOG ON (you dont need password), then search by NAME, enter WILLIAM LANE & find this particular case. While I was a fan of Billy’s (& a neighbor) I just can’t get past the fact that a life has been taken and many more lives will never be the same due to his negligence. I feel more for the victim’s family than anyone else right now. Maybe it’s because I was nearly killed by a drunk driver 6 mos. ago, maybe because I was her 3rd victim w/in 10 yrs & again she got off, maybe because the South sucks for prosecuting DUI cases or the laws just suck down here in general. Whatever the case, a man is dead and Billy’s actions are the reason, sh!tty as it is for him. But let us remember that even if he does a heavy prison term he’ll still be breathing, and his fans & family will still have him, and he’ll probably stilll have his business to look forward to. What does Mr. Morelock and his family have to look forward to?
    Just my humble opinions….it blows any way you look at it and I’ll pray for all involved in any event.

    Mush

    Comment by Mush — 9/29/2006 @ 5:10 pm

  285. Bill, you pretty boy, your bikes suck, and now so will you, if justice is served!!! It’s your turn to be someone’s bitch…

    Comment by kookydude13 — 9/29/2006 @ 6:11 pm

  286. Kill A Biker Go To Jail! Billy Lane Sucks!

    Comment by billybobfz1 — 9/29/2006 @ 10:45 pm

  287. I MET BILLY AT A TOPLESS BAR AND HIS SHOP. HIS EGO WAS TOO BIG FOR ONE BAR STOOL. HIS BIKES ARE OVERPRICED PIECES OF CRAP THAT LOOK LIKE OLD SCHOOL ON ACID. HIS COMPANY SLOGANS WERE ALL ABOUT DRINKING, CAROUSING, HELL RAISING AND BEING A “GANGSTA". BILLY WAS A WANNABE BIKER, GANGSTA, LADIES MAN & MOVIE STAR. NOW HE IS A MURDERER, A LOSER AND SOON TO BE A BITCH. TOO BAD HE CAN AFFORD 4 LAWYERS BUT NOT 1 GOOD PYSCHIATRIST TO HELP HIM WITH HIS ABUSE PROBLEMS. A SIMPLE 12 STEP PROGRAM WOULD HAVE SAVED A LIFE AND HIS WORTHLESS CAREER.

    Comment by THE STUNT MAN — 9/30/2006 @ 6:22 am

  288. EVERYONE NEEDS TO JUST LEAVE BILLY ALONE!! HE DIDN’T ANYTHING THAT MOST OF US HAVEN’T ALSO DONE, IT JUST TURNED OUT REALLY BAD FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED!! hOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU DRANK AND THEN DROVE? i HAVE SEEN BILLY MANY TIMES, AND HE SEEMS TO BE A GREAT GUY!!!!!!I REALLY HOPE EVERYTHING WORKS OUT FOR BILLY , AND HE DOESN’T LET ALL OF THIS BRING HIM DOWN.I’M SURE BILLY IS BEING PUNISHED ENOUGH ALREADY!! KEEP YOUR HEAD UP BILLY, YOUR TRUE FANS WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU .

    Comment by SUE — 9/30/2006 @ 6:22 am

  289. Youre right 285, Lane’s bikes looks like Junkyard Wars losers. Anyone with Choppers Inc. crap on your bike, get rid of it fast.

    Comment by Jon — 9/30/2006 @ 7:25 am

  290. Whats with a white dude with dreadlocks? I always think of dreads as dirty and filthy because you can’t shampoo the hair. What’s the attraction to this guy? Especially now.

    Comment by Dyna Dina — 9/30/2006 @ 7:29 am

  291. Everyone in Santa Cruz knows he is inocent.Come on people sh!t happens.

    Comment by Anonymous — 9/30/2006 @ 12:09 pm

  292. To Sue (288). You say we should leave Lane alone because he didn’t do anything we all haven’t done.

    You are dead wrong. Most of us have never killed a person.

    I live in the same community. I know lots of bikers and many who have done business with Lane. I have seen him in the bars.

    He is forever getting drunk, coked up, stoned and then driving like a wild man. The surprise is that it took this long for him to kill someone, if it is his first time.

    He HABITUTALLY drives while completely smashed and when he does he is incredibly agressive.

    My kids drive on these roads. Lane is too dangerous to leave alone.

    We can not leave Billy alone. We have to put him in the big house before he kills another of our friends and family members.

    WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO PROTECT OURSELVES FROM SCUM LIKE BILLY LANE.

    Comment by Billy Home Town Boy — 9/30/2006 @ 12:34 pm

  293. That pic of him and that bar slut was taken after the accident…hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…I guess he really feels BAD huh? He supposedly just met her that night? According to her friends thats what happened, so this pic was definitely taken after…typical Billy…party on

    Comment by fry him — 9/30/2006 @ 3:15 pm

  294. Billy is a good guy. I think this was just a measly accident. Anybody that thinks Billy should be dead should stop, he is a good guy. LEAVE BILLY ALONE!!!!
    Billys bikes are awsome.

    Comment by Jimmy Seeley — 9/30/2006 @ 3:55 pm

  295. I just checked out Erin’s myspace and unbelieveable! Was she with Billy in a bar last night…the Friday night AFTER his Monday arrest? I don’t see any remorse or lessons learned from this tragedy from either one of them. They looked like they were having a great time. They are both dangerous to all of us on the roads.

    Comment by Lock em up — 9/30/2006 @ 4:58 pm

  296. To #294 Jimmy Seeley…

    A ‘measly’ accident!!?? What kind of comment is that? I’m sure it isn’t ‘measly’ to the Morelock family. Do you know what ‘measly’ means? It’s small, meager, slight, etc. Is that the value you put on this man’s life because of your adoration of Billy Lane?

    What in the hell is this guy doing in a bar this week, with the woman that was with him when this accident happened? Check out her myspace…doesn’t look to me like they are filled with remorse. It doesn’t look like the ‘accident’ had any effect on either one of them whatsoever. They’re just still out having a good time, with no concerns. How did they get home last night? I’m glad I was out of town when they did, but I have kids on the road.

    I’m appalled with your adoration. I have tried not to be judge and jury, but the myspace pics did it for me. Gerald Morelock’s death has done nothing to change either one of them, and they are continuing their same destructive path.

    I’m pretty shocked that they haven’t been picked up by the police this week. If I had been the reason a man was dead, the last place I would go to was a bar. That should have been a bond condition for Billy, but apparently was not. I’m convinced now that he is dangerous out there, and that he will commit again. And apparently Erin has still been out there partying as well, with all of her ‘enhanced’ friends.

    I like to party too and have a good time, but never if I think I’m going to endanger someone else. I think these people have a total disregard for other people’s lives, and think they are invinsible and above the law. Any compassion and understanding I might have had for Billy Lane’s predicament is gone once I saw that he is still out there doing the same thing. That’s an outrage!

    I bet his 4 hot shot attorneys are not too happy with his behavior either. I would be slapping him up side the head for what he’s doing.

    I just find it disgusting and appalling that both of them are showing such an utter disregard for someone else’s life.

    He might build an ‘awesome’ bike, but he is a real low life in my view, and a real danger to all of us.

    Comment by Lock em up — 9/30/2006 @ 9:08 pm

  297. And as far as Lane’s Choppers Inc bikes go, damn are you blind? Look at the September issue of Horse magazine. Right there on the cover are two piles of sh!t. Lane and his bike

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/1/2006 @ 7:46 am

  298. Billy Lane is a joke in the real bikers world. I hope he goes down hard for what he did.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/1/2006 @ 8:45 am

  299. may this tragedy wake us all up about drinking and driving drinking makes us all do stupid things what happened to billy could ve been me up until 4 yrs ago when i blessed to get clean and sober 23 yrs in miami drugging and drinking on the road always god sees everything even our hearts i pray for all the victims involved and hope that out of this good comes from it yo billy repent my brother we all make mistakes its what we do after them that shows who we really are if u read this and your not saved get on your knees my brother and ask gods forgiveness and ask christ to come into your life it will be the best thing you ever did peace to all

    Comment by marvin — 10/1/2006 @ 8:56 am

  300. No disrespect to Mr. Morelock (RIP) but he was not a “biker". He was riding a scooter on a dangerous road at 9:00 p.m. on Labor Day - however, even if he had been in his own cage, he probably would have been killed when struck head-on by a massive Dodge at high speed - either way he loses. It could have been your or me on our bikes or someone’s 16 year old practicing for their drivers license - I was a huge Billy Lane fan - and I still give him props for his success and hard work in the biking industry - however, there is no excuse for continuing an irresponsible lifestyle that endangers others and now someone has died. That is final, people. If Billy uses his money and fame to get a light sentence - well, it’s been good enough for our elected officials and other sub-humans, so I guess you can’t blame him for that. But if he then continues to disregard the safety of others, that is inexcusable.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/1/2006 @ 9:25 am

  301. Lane is a middle-aged yuppie who went to college and is trying to perpetrate the biker image. He got a taste of alcohol, drugs and girls half his age and that, combined with his biker-buildoff exposure went to his head. Now that he’s done a crime (several) the pussy can’t do the time.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/1/2006 @ 12:56 pm

  302. One life lost. One life destroyed. All over partying and excessive alcohol use. What a waste.

    Comment by Jimmy — 10/1/2006 @ 6:19 pm

  303. I bought a shirt from choppers inc and billy was there,can I say I know him too? of course he was nice,I paid 25 bucks for a $2 shirt. with any luck billy boy will be bubbas bitch before too long

    Comment by agentsmith — 10/2/2006 @ 2:19 am

  304. 252 Patty/ 265-281 Lynn !!Thanks for the great comments…Glad you put in your comment..Couldn’t have said it better..

    Comment by Gina (Montreal,Canada) — 10/2/2006 @ 6:03 am

  305. Lane is NOT a biker. People who ride these “things” are not bikers. Besides that, this is not a topic about his bikes. This is about how he drank too much and drove, which is against the law, then he INTENTIONALLY crossed a double yellow(again, against the law), then hit and killed another person. All because he did not want to wait for a clear spot to pass. And yet there are people here saying to get all the facts before passing judgement?! You people must be Lane worshipers. What more do you need for “facts"? No matter what the courts find, those of you defending billy will still think they did not get all the facts. Someone here said that if he was a nobody, we would not even be reading about it. Probably right, but that nobody would be getting the book thrown at them. The same BETTER happen to lane. He did not just wreck someones car. HE KILLED SOME ONE. All cause he has an inflated ego. Billy lane is lucky I am not the one performing his punishment. He would remember it even through alzheimers and would be reminded of it daily.

    To those of you defending billy with your pathetic “get the facts” argument, get off your cookie cutter cruisers. Get a real bike or dont ride at all. Lanes bikes are NOT choppers, they are CUSTOM bikes.

    Comment by eldar — 10/2/2006 @ 6:10 am

  306. Billy boy killed a person because of crappy choices he made WILLINGLY. He should get the punishment that anyone else would. Glad I dont drink and drive like that loser, billy.

    Comment by eldar — 10/2/2006 @ 6:21 am

  307. Good Morning riders, let’s see what stupid things the celebrity sluts and lane asskissers have to say this week…

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/2/2006 @ 6:38 am

  308. HOW DOES ANYONE KNOW FOR SURE THE MY SPACE PIC WAS POST ACCIDENT? I AGREE THAT HE HAS REALLY SCREWED UP. HIS FAME MAY BE HIS DOWNFALL..ALL SORTS OF PICTURES, FILM, ETC SHOWS HIM BOOZING IT UP..THIS ACT THAT HE AND SOME THOUGHT WERE COOL, MAY COME BACK TO HAUNT HIM IN A BIG WAY. REGARDLESS OF ANYONES OPINION OF THE GUY, HE MESSED UP HERE AND SOMEONE DIED DUE TO IT. HE WAS ABLE TO SEE THE SUN COME UP THIS MORNING, THE GUY HE HIT WAS NOT..I DONT KNOW WHAT PUNISHMENT AWAITS HIM..I AM SURE IT WONT BE ENOUGH FOR WHAT HE DID. I HAVE NEVER MET THE GUY AND HAVE NO OPINION OF HIM ONE WAY OR ANOTHER. I DO KNOW WHATS HAPPENED HERE CANNOT BE ARGUED AWAY. I AGREE WITH MOST THAT LANE IS NOT A VICTIM HERE, AND THIS WAS NO ACCIDENT. HE MADE ALL THE DECISIONS IN THIS. TOO BAD MOST OF THEM WERE WRONG.

    Comment by bikertrash — 10/2/2006 @ 7:11 am

  309. Anyone who’s afraid to do time for their crime is a piece of sh!t. He’s using all the money he made from his idiot fans and Choppers Inc. customers to pay lawyers to get him off. And their are still morons out there who continue to support this piece of sh!t.

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/2/2006 @ 7:46 am

  310. I don’t know if the pic of Billy and the chick was after the accident or not - but from reading some of her posts, she is apparently carrying on with her clubbing and drinking like Mr. Morelock (RIP) was nothing more than a bug on the windshield - that speaks volumes about her character - IMO. Some of her selfishness and uncaring attitude can be excused by her young age - girls that age are notoriously stupid (I can say that because I used to be one) - Billy Lane on the other hand is near middle-age and should have enough sense not to drive like an asshole (drunk or sober) who thinks he owns the whole road - he has a history of doing that. It is cool to thumb your nose at the MAN until someone gets hurt - in this case KILLED. Nobody cares if Billy Lane wants to drink himself stupid - just don’t get behind the wheel of a deadly weapon and take out the rest of us. I don’t know him - I only know what I hear from people in the biking industry - Rick Fairless, Mondo, Aaron Greene, that he is a good guy. I believe them- but even good guys do bad things sometimes. If you are a friend and supporter, great, stick by him, but don’t send him the message that what he did is okay - you can be a friend and supporter and also let him know that what he did is wrong - whether he was drunk or not is beside the point - he was driving like he was the only one on the road - that is wrong. That is the one thing true bikers hate and fear the most. I don’t think he should be burned in oil - he is not Jeffrey F**King Dahmer - but he should have to pay the price for what he did - He should have seen this coming if he continued driving like a maniac - drunk or not.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/2/2006 @ 7:56 am

  311. According to an article in Florida Today….Billy just met that girl on the day of the “accident"..so that pic was either taken THAT night or after..Couldn’t have been before.

    Comment by fry him — 10/2/2006 @ 8:53 am

  312. I agree on one thing here the girl looked like a slut. But what stripper doesn’t isn’t that what must guys go there for? And as far as the picture goes on my space that could have been the night they meant and the night of the accident. The pics of her and Billy were probably posted after. I can’t see Billy at a bar after the accident number one the probably would not let him in. Now as far as Erin goes she sounds like a heavy partier by reading her myspace she didn’t learn. BMH1 god I thought you had left I wish you would. So those pics were not taken after.You can pics on myspace a month after they were taken I can’t believe you all thought they were taken one week after she was still in the hospital. And you all need to lay off about his bikes they are awesome bikes they are bikes you can ride and enjoy. Not bikes you sit in a corner for show and dream about riding them. Rock on Billy your bikes Rock!!!!! And I will Love Billy to the end I’m a true friend and Fan and will always love those bikes. Not saying what he did was right but he and only himself will have to live with it the rest of his life not you or anyone of us. And as Erin goes she is just has guilty she got in the truck drunk she should have taken the keys but instead she choose to climb on in so put the book to her as well. But instead she will probably be right in line with all of you Billy haters. What a piece of sh!t time will tell. Always FRIEND and FAN. Love you Billy hang in there you still have Friends out there. And for all of you out there he is a great guy he just made a bad choice like all of us have in our lifes. And for the one who made the comment about of course he is going to be friendly cause you were in his shop spening money or at sturgis sending money he didn’t know that I had got anything from his shop or at Sturgis he was still friendly so you can kiss my ass. Go to sturgis and call all of those biker people inbred redneck hardly ableson I dare you. You must be a heartless know good asskisser on the face of this earth and you must have a ugly fat short complex or something. your a person that thinks you know everything and who everyone is but you don’t know sh!t so keep trying one of these days you will grow up MRS. OR MR. know it all comment 270 this is for you RASP. God Bless all involed.

    Comment by Patty — 10/2/2006 @ 11:06 am

  313. Patty, it does not matter how nice he was or how sorry you THINK he might be. Facts are this, He was drinking then drove. He then passed in a no-passing zone. He killed a person. This was no accident, this was plain stupidity on BILLYS part. His treatment should be the same as it would be for anyone else. PERIOD.

    Comment by eldar — 10/2/2006 @ 11:46 am

  314. Everybody, meet PATTY, she supports the killer Lane.

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/2/2006 @ 12:08 pm

  315. With stupid friends and supporters like SOME of the ones on here, it is no wonder Billy is in this mess - I am truly sorry for him now. Just because a guy is hot does not mean he can kill someone and everybody should look over it - I would think he would be a lot hotter if you didn’t have to worry about him running you into a utility pole on the way home.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/2/2006 @ 1:13 pm

  316. what is wrong with you people? would you let all people who killed someone out of jail? or just the famous ones?

    Comment by agentsmith — 10/2/2006 @ 1:49 pm

  317. I got one thing to say to all the ladies on this post. How would you feel if Billy did this and the person he killed WAS YOU HUSBAND, BROTHER, OR SON??
    I met Billy once on Sturgis 2004 , yeah he was nice , so was EVERYONE ELSE THERE !!!!
    Why should he have it easy ? Because you women think he is good looking . I suppose you ladies also believe O.J. is innocent and Jeffrey Dahmer was a nice quiet neighbor ,just misjudged & Charles Manson had a bad day.
    I know one thing His so called flavor of the month ERIN is riding high with her friends after a few days she was back to her boozing WAYS & Billy is probably in hiding down the Keys trying to clean up his act .
    Gee the photo of him on his Choppers Inc site sitting with a beer is gone …..trying to clean up your act MR LANE ??? LITTLE TO LATE
    How about starting a trust fund for the victims son ,since you(BILLY) had the $$$ to post bail in record time ???
    Hope he gets 5-10 that he has to serve. Might finally knock him down a few pegs.

    Comment by Anneliese — 10/2/2006 @ 3:58 pm

  318. I wonder if they allow conjugal visits in Florida prisons. It would be nice if all the fan boys and fan girls could visit him and suck his c*ck during his long prison term

    Comment by chrisT — 10/2/2006 @ 4:07 pm

  319. You all out there are making it sound if he got up that morning and decided he was going out to kill this guy he is not a killer. And no not every one that kills someone should get out of jail famous or not it depends on how they kill accident or just down right murder. so all drop it. It was not murder. If you have ever drove while you had been drinking it could have easy been you that caused this accident so remember that next time you get in your vehicle while you have been drinking if you drive drunk you are just one of the lucky ones that haven’t got caught and haven’t been in a bad accident stop listen and think.But lay off killer cause that he is not.

    Comment by Patty — 10/2/2006 @ 4:17 pm

  320. People who drive drunk need to pay for there actions no matter who they are, people who commit these Crimes have to live with the consequences for the rest of there lives.The law will deal with him serve up the applicable punishment I’m sure.
    AJ

    Comment by aj — 10/2/2006 @ 6:20 pm

  321. People who drive drunk need to pay for there actions no matter who they are, people who commit these Crimes have to live with the consequences for the rest of there lives.The law will deal with him serve up the applicable punishment I’m sure.
    AJ

    Comment by aj — 10/2/2006 @ 6:24 pm

  322. PEACE

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/2/2006 @ 11:22 pm

  323. To Patty #318..Exactly what yu wrote about Billy waking up and deciding..o.k. today I will cause damage….That wasn’t his intentions!!! NO!!! Like Patty wrote and so did I, He made bad choices, but so have all of us…except that some of us got lucky and never got caught or didn’t get in an acccident!!! END OF FREAKIN STORY!!! Relax!!! And BMH1…stop calling people names!! Grow up, all I have to say about you, is that your parents didn’t raise you well at all..Shootiong all that vulgarity out on the blogs…Is that what you do all day is sit in back of a comp. and call people names..I would love to see how you live or your face looks like….Must be hard for you to look at yourself in the mirror everyday. I bet you don’t have a mirror…you must be ashamed to look yourself. I am fed up of all of you . It didn’t happen to you. It happened to the Morelocks and Lane..This blog is getting outta control.!!!p.s.ALSO.. I heard from a VERY reliable source..the pic in Erins Space was taken the night they first met..just posted later on by one of her friends!! Stop with her also..she didn’t cause this accident either…I don’t know her, and I won’t judge her..even if she is a stripper or not…that didn’t cause the accident..GROW UP PEOPLE!!!

    Comment by Gina (Canada) — 10/3/2006 @ 5:10 am

  324. My Prayers goes out to Billy Lane and his Family and the Morelock Family.Also to the rest of the idots on here. The Judge will do what he thinks is right so the rest of you need to stop trying to be Judge and oh Mighty.He has not been found guilty yet by the Judge.Yes by some of you he has but again I will say its not your place to do that.He knows he made a bad choice and has to live with it but that doesn’t make him a bad person.He has feelings the same as we all do.

    Comment by Helen — 10/3/2006 @ 5:13 am

  325. The wreck had less to do with Billy Lane being drunk and more to do with his style of driving like he was the only one on the road - IMO. If he had been stone sober and tried to pass in that manner, he would still have taken out the scooter guy (RIP). The fact that he was sh!t-faced just makes it worse for him legally. And girls, come on, if he looked like Lyle Lovett, you would not be so sympathetic. “He’s a good guy” and “He was so nice” is girl talk for he is sexy, dirty and hot. The perfect punishment for Billy would be to be locked in a room for a month with these “adoring” female fans. With people like that encouraging him, it is no wonder he has f**ked up so badly.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/3/2006 @ 5:42 am

  326. 318… nobody called it murder, but manslaughter under these conditions is just as bad.

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/3/2006 @ 7:06 am

  327. When you dump your bike, this is “sh!t happens". When you kill someone, even by accident, that is NOT “sh!t happens".

    Billy could have used good judgement and not drove after getting plastered. He could have used good judgement and waited for a clear and LEGAL spot to pass TWO cars. He instead chose to think only what he wanted was important and thus he killed someone. That basically DOES make it murder, PATTY!

    You say he has to live with this, you know what. Gerry’s family has to live with it for much longer AND live WITHOUT Gerry. But clearly patty does not give a sh!t about anyone but herself and her desires.

    Comment by eldar — 10/3/2006 @ 7:46 am

  328. I USED TO THINK BILLY WAS COOL BUT NOW I BELIEVE HE SHOULD PAY FOR WHAT HE DID. BILLY, I HATE TO SAY THIS BUT NOW YOU’RE NOTHING BUT A BIG HEADED DUMBASS.

    Comment by ONCE A FAN — 10/3/2006 @ 7:56 am

  329. So Billy is supposed to be in NC court this week. Does anyone know what the penalties are up there for the charges? Is he going before a judge or a jury? I’m sure the news of his latest crime is known to the judge, but he probably can’t consider that in sentencing. What I really want to know is if he gets any jail time, how will that effect his criminal proceedings down here? Does the FL case take precedence because it’s more severe, or does NC because it happened first? Any attorneys out there?

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/3/2006 @ 9:21 am

  330. 324…well lookie here, the moron HELEN is praying for Billy again… You know, maybe Lane will see your post and try to to hook up with you too!!! The you two can go out and find another victim to kill.

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/3/2006 @ 9:31 am

  331. 323…Hey Gina (Canada) you moron…forums like this are anonymous, so stop getting your panties all twisted up in a bunch talkin about who I am. Thats not the issue. Your stupidity becomes more apparent with every post that you make. Keep writing…

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/3/2006 @ 10:44 am

  332. To all you people defending Billy Lane.

    I hope he gets off scott free and runs down your father next.

    Comment by deeve — 10/3/2006 @ 11:29 am

  333. to post #329 im not a lawyer but in this situation as it is your probably right the judge in n.c. has had to have heard about this and will probably charge him with dui only because of the outcome of the blood alcohol test results here and if he doesn’t dont worry in the state of florida even if you get a dui reduced to a reckless they still consider it a dui so lane just kissed his license goodbye for a long time he must wait 5 years before being even eligable here for a hardship if they don’t revoke his license permanently and that is a very good possibility with the license suspension and still drove in this latest crime

    Comment by cblois — 10/3/2006 @ 3:44 pm

  334. this forum is a joke..i do know billy very well and have for years….there is no excuse for what happened period….but to say it was intentional because it was a double yellow or because billy was drinking is is just stupid….there was no intent on taking a life….i think all the people who support billy can support him without saying it wasnt his fault….people die in dui related or just flat out accidents everyday and there is no forum about these people….im sorry for all involved in this terrible situation….for all the supporters,friends, and fans of billy recognize he was in the wrong and i am sure he wouldnt plead any other way.. so support the victims family along with billy and his….as far as all the people passing judgement on billy and anyone else i feel sorry for you and think you should keep your self hatred and bashing to yourself or get involved with a group that actually prevents these tragities…

    Comment by biker1313 — 10/3/2006 @ 5:54 pm

  335. Okay… can we change the subject of this thread now…? I read in an earlier post that Lynn stated that she was hot. How hot are you?

    Comment by Jay — 10/3/2006 @ 7:16 pm

  336. Biker, if you know Lane so well, tell him to man up to his crimes and stop trying to weasel out with his team of lawyers.

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/4/2006 @ 6:42 am

  337. you know what I find funny is that if it was Billy that was hit by a drunk driver you would all be singing a different toon (well the Billy suporters at least)

    you would all be crusiing the drunk but since the drunk is your beloved Billy lane it is just an accident.

    an accident is something that couldn’t have been prevented this incedent could have been prevented had billy ackted responsibly but he didn’t and now someone is dead and it is his falt and should and will pay for it.

    Comment by unknown — 10/4/2006 @ 6:47 am

  338. Biker1313 I agree with you.You said it well.I have had the pleasure of meeting Billy lane as well

    Comment by Helen — 10/4/2006 @ 6:59 am

  339. Meeeting Billy Lane is no “pleasure". If you’re a hot female like me, all he wants is whats in my pants. If you’re a cow, then he probably treated you like a fan. Either way, Billy Lane sucks. Especially now

    Comment by Dyna Dina — 10/4/2006 @ 7:48 am

  340. Biker1313 I to agree with you I can’t have said it better. I also have had the pleasure of meeting Billy. Biker1313 ROCK ON!!!!

    Comment by Patty — 10/4/2006 @ 10:39 am

  341. Hey Patty, why don’t you tell Gerald Morelock to “rock on” ok?

    Comment by Dyna Dina — 10/4/2006 @ 10:53 am

  342. I agree with you Anna Conda #27. Except I don’t have a boyfriend! I’d definitely would be all about getting down & dirty with him!

    Comment by Loree — 10/4/2006 @ 11:26 am

  343. Gina 323…how can you possibly have a ‘VERY reliable source’ in Canada? I live in Melbourne and don’t know what Billy is doing. You, Patty, and Helen blow me away with your worship for this man. Even if he is hot, in a bad boy kind of way, I wouldn’t want him. Decent men protect their women…he could have just as easily killed Erin that night too.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/4/2006 @ 11:30 am

  344. I see you whores hangin off Lane’s balls at the shows … you make me laugh.

    Comment by sCreech — 10/4/2006 @ 12:03 pm

  345. #334,anyone who said billy intentionly killed someone is an idiot,but he did intend on drinking and he intended on driving home.
    he should pay the same as any of us un-famous peopla would.

    Comment by agentsmith — 10/4/2006 @ 1:06 pm

  346. By the way..Lock em Up!!! I shouldn’t have to justify myself to you or any other “A-hole” here..Have a great day!!!!!

    Comment by Gina (Canada) — 10/4/2006 @ 1:13 pm

  347. You right little lady, you haven’t have to justify yourself to anyone here…I have spent a little while here just reading the blogs.. Not impressed with lots…This ain’t about y’all…it’s about 2 diff. families going thru something they never thought would happen to them…This is something they would have rather read in the papers, then find ou thru the authorities…Why are you guys bashing the women here like they were dirt..They are intitled to free speech..Do u treat ur mama at home that way, or your other female siblings..If you don’t agree with any of the blogs..don’t write anything at all!!! Condolences to the Morelocks…It can’t get any worst..we just have to take things day by day!!! And Billy..no matter what comes outta this, i am sure you will not make the bad judgement call you made that night.
    P.S. I went to look at that pic earlier..I see no drink in Billy’s hand…so why should the pic be of any issue… We all deal with life in diff. ways……"M”

    Comment by Mike (Kty) — 10/4/2006 @ 2:06 pm

  348. Well Mikey, not all women are getting bashed. Only the barsluts who are “praying for Billy.” Also the Gay-for-Billy jerks like you who are making statements for Lane like youdid in 348. How do you know he won’t do this again? He did it twice so far…

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/4/2006 @ 2:26 pm

  349. Many people act as if they were Billy’s best bud and can say how good of a person he is. What you all are guilty of, including me is spending time telling other people off and acting like you know all the facts! The truly sad thing is one has lost their life and you all are taking sides. Yes I have meet billy myself, seen his mistake down in salisbury NC at the smokeout. But it was his choice. Lets not forget the life lost, and continue on trying to prevent things like this from happening again. Ride safe out there!

    Comment by Vrider — 10/4/2006 @ 3:45 pm

  350. You Billy-butt-kissers are really starting to bore me…

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/4/2006 @ 3:47 pm

  351. Un-f*ckin-believable how many still support Billy Lane after what he did. He’s proven himself to be a piece of crap. If he goes to prison, good riddance to bad garbage

    Comment by SPgurl — 10/4/2006 @ 4:58 pm

  352. Damn… could this post settle it once and for all! If you support him or hate him, you shouldn’t be able to dispure the following:

    1. Billy was at fault
    2. He *ucked up badly!!!
    3. He should be punished appropriately in a criminal court of law and in civil court
    4. Of course this was not intentional, but it doesn’t change the fact that he did it
    5. Lynn and Dyna Dina claim to be hot. We all want to know more about that…

    Comment by jay — 10/4/2006 @ 7:24 pm

  353. And before anyone posts a correction… that should be “dispute” not “dispure"…

    Comment by jay — 10/4/2006 @ 7:25 pm

  354. Billy Lane is a first class, make that a NO class “Jackass". After a brief encounter with him in Daytona, when I tried to return a razor phone which had fallen from his truck while he moved ng a barricade, he looked at Me and said get out of the way. I threw the razor phone in the trash! I shouldhave broken him up in little pieces and maybe a good man would still be alive. He is a “punk” that deserves to be hung! Go to hell Billy Lane, Oh, that’s right you will!

    Comment by Thomas Berik — 10/4/2006 @ 7:32 pm

  355. 1. Getting drunk in a bar.
    2. No Licnese
    3. Driving
    4. Probably no insurance
    5. May not have been his truck (maybe a sponsors truck) Could be just as liable since everyone already knew his license was suspended ????
    6. Disobeying simple road markings.
    7. KILLING a human being on a motercycle, yes it is a motorized vehicle on two wheels.
    9. DESRVES TO BE PUNISHED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM !!!

    My condolenses to Mr Morelock and his family.Your in our prayers…

    Comment by 9mm — 10/5/2006 @ 7:24 am

  356. “It was a pleasure to meet Billy” - translation - “He signed my tits at Sturgis” - that is TOO FUNNY….

    Comment by PNKD — 10/5/2006 @ 9:08 am

  357. We are only human we all make mistakes ifwe were all perfect would’nt this be a great world to live in cut him some slack

    Comment by Bill Franklin — 10/5/2006 @ 12:07 pm

  358. Too bad he didn’t cut Mr. Morelock some slack.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/5/2006 @ 12:17 pm

  359. Wait - you’re right Bill Franklin, some slack is just what was needed here - Billy should have slacked up on the booze and gas pedal.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/5/2006 @ 12:21 pm

  360. OK - I don’t know nuthn about Billy’s accident except it sounds like we was a dumbass who lilled someone. This and every other forum regularly condems cagers who kill bikers - same should go for Billy. On another note I have never really liked the guy or his bikes. I’ve seen two biker buildoffs and recently read (in the horse I think) about the third he was in. In both the ones I saw he had no idea how to get the bike running and someone else had to do it for him (Indian Larry - rip) and in the third his bike caught fire on the side of the road LOL. “Master Builder"? - yeah right. I wouldnt give to 2 cents for one of his bikes - hes just another poser who hopped on the made for tv chopper bandwagon - doesn’t seem like he knows sh!t.

    Comment by JD — 10/5/2006 @ 12:33 pm

  361. 357…Billy Boy, this was his second chance. Lane got his “slack” and he killed somebody with it. How much more slack you wanna give him, huh????

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/5/2006 @ 1:17 pm

  362. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW THE NORTH CAROLINA COURT APPEARANCE WENT TODAY ?

    Comment by bikertrash — 10/5/2006 @ 1:41 pm

  363. Not yet, but the Melbourne paper is covering it. He went to court at 2:00 today. Here’s the link http://www.floridatoday.com. Did anyone notice that Erin doesn’t have a myspace account anymore? Probably her Billy bar pics. I think the attorneys probably have something to do with that.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/5/2006 @ 2:22 pm

  364. lock em up i noticed no my space account yesterday you are probably right on that one someone made her get rid of it or the prosecutor is using it as evidence in this recent case from the rumors here in melbourne alot of people think she is going to sue him as well for her injuries sustained in the accident but i chalk that up to be you knew he was drinking why the hell did you get on a bike then in a truck with him just young age stupidity i guess

    Comment by cblois — 10/5/2006 @ 3:34 pm

  365. i have watched billy several times on discovery. the
    only time i didn’t see him act like he was hot s&*t
    was on the tribute to INDIAN LARRY (God rest his soul). As for billy boy i think all the fame went to his head. i’ve always noticed he just thought he was better then everyone else. see how that flies in
    prison. rules of the road are there for a reason and apply to all of us famous or not. call it an accident if you want but he made the choice to pass in a no passing zone and THAT was not an accident.
    i really hope they get a judge that looks past the celeberity and do what is right and just. if he was drinking he also made the choice to get behind the wheel, guess he’s too good to take a cab!!!!!!
    by the way all you billysupporters I HAVE NEVER GOT
    BEHIND THE WHEEL AFTER DRINKING. if drink at home or have a DD. i don’t feel sorry for billy AT ALL.
    he made his bed now lie in it.

    Comment by whirlwind — 10/5/2006 @ 6:14 pm

  366. Billy should be feelin like a piece of you know what right now youd think? well i stumbled across somethin today. got on ebay and found an auction that was placed by copymeplease (Billy Lane). auction #250028618054 an old hot rod for auction by Billy. check the dates out. doing some liquidating Billy? anyway i clicked the bids link to see who all bid on the car. one guy did most of the bidding but towards the end like the last 50 minutes a guy going by the name 1957elrey. you know who that is? Warren Lane Billys brother. Warren built a bike a couple years ago called elrey. got a bunch publicity from the bike at easyrider shows. just helpin lil bro out? just killed a guy and now he just screwed a guy out of about 3500.00. man what a swell guy. Bills true colors just keep shining thru.

    Comment by ironworker — 10/5/2006 @ 7:09 pm

  367. I do not condone drinking and driving at all. Billy did not get into his truck that night and intend to kill anyone; it was a stupid mistake, a mistake that Billy will live with everyday for the rest of his life. From the time he wakes up till the time he falls asleep and he probably even has nightmares about what he did. He should be punished for what he did. I have to say I have met Billy and spent time with him he is a wonderful person, genuine and caring, I’m sure he is sick over this. You people shouldn’t judge others wrongs any one can make a bad choice your life isn’t over yet you could still f*ck up and when you do remember the hateful nasty things you have said about Billy. Maybe one day someone will have the pleasure of saying them about your dumb ass. I’m sure you are all perfect and have never made any mistakes Wow wish I could be like you.
    No one in this situation is going to make out, the Morelock family has lost their loved one and Billy has lost all normalcies in his life he will never be the same after this. I just hope things work out for everyone involved. No matter what is said Billy will always have true fans and friends that stand behind him, love him and care for him and enjoy seeing his work, none of you will ever take that away. Good Luck Billy our prayers go out to you as well as the Morelock family for your loss.

    Comment by billy lane — 10/5/2006 @ 8:07 pm

  368. For all you opposers looking to destroy a reputation. I Have listened and have heard negative reviews when something bad happens to someone good. FYI Billy was innocent in the court of law in N.C. today. I am tired of negative reviews. Lets get the facts straight. Noone is above the law. I have never heard a good blog when Billy has lit up so many childrens faces when he took time out of his busy schedule to sign autographs for children who looked up to him. As we all know alcohol impairs ones judgement. It does not mean you are above the law. Billy and the victim has a lifelong of bad memories of this. It’s so easy to rip on a person when something bad happens. Where were all the positive responses when he took time away to brighten little childrens lives with cancer when he was visiting them. I heard not a one. Thank you! There are no winners here. Both parties are and will be forever at a loss. As my own mother said if you have nothing nice to say don’t say nothing at all. I hear so many judgements against him. If you are his judge comment back. That means you are so educated in law you make the final decision. If you knew him personally you would understand he is not a habitual offender nor above the law. Unfortunately a life was lost and will not and can not ever be replaced. Has any blogger so quick to ridicule him experience this? I did not think so. Nor will you understand the effect of this misfortunate accident. There are no winners as I will continue to repeat. Instead of kicking people while they are down, why not try to understand the effects of alcohol on the human body. It Impairs judgement. Billy is a biker and had respect for them the most. Is anyone aware he has an engineering degree from FSU. This is fate and try to understand this. If we were all so perfect it would not take years to fight Roe vs. Wade. The family is at a tremendous loss and is an absolute shame. Not one negative review can take that back. If we all lived in a perfect society there would be no laws. Just remember both parties suffer. Why not spend more time yourselves with children suffering from fatal diseases and put all your useless comments to children who need it. Whatever your comment back to me is: Help those who need it today and the world will be a better place. There are people suffering all over the world; make your time more useful and try helping more misfortunate youth other than your own personal negative attitude. If you are his judge please respond!!!

    Comment by Mikey C — 10/5/2006 @ 10:35 pm

  369. Well, here is the news from NC court, as reported from Florida Today…

    Custom motorcycle builder and TV personality Billy Lane, appearing Thursday in a North Carolina court, was found not guilty of driving a motorcycle while intoxicated after a three-hour trial before a judge.

    Lane had refused to take a Breathalyzer test after being stopped in June. The refusal forced the suspension of his driver’s license, but also left prosecutors without any evidence to present in a Rowan County court.

    Lane’s attorney, James Davis, called several witnesses who testified that Lane drank only one beer that night in North Carolina.

    Lane, however, still faces DUI and “driving with a suspended license causing a death” charges in Brevard County after a Sept. 4 head-on crash on State Road A1A that left a moped rider dead.

    Because his license was revoked in North Carolina, he had lost his right to drive in Florida at the time of the fatal accident.

    “Regardless of the outcome in North Carolina, he was still driving with a suspended license when he got involved in the crash at Brevard County,” said Sgt. Michael Brown of the Florida Highway Patrol."We have our own case,” Brown said. “The investigators are confident they have a good case against Mr. Lane.”

    The victim’s family was stunned by the decision.

    “Oh, God,” said Morelock’s brother, Byron, a financial consultant. “This is unbelievable. I swore to my boy, ‘This ain’t gonna happen here.’ ”

    “This is a joke,” he said. “This guy killed my brother. I’m disappointed in (North) Carolina.”

    Florida Highway Patrol Homicide Investigator Sgt. Channing Taylor said that Lane, who had been at two bars before the accident, was attempting to pass three cars at night on a double-yellow line when he hit a mini-Yamaha driven by Sebastian Inlet Park Ranger Gerald Morelock.

    The accident severed Morelock’s leg and sent his body flying to the pavement. Taylor said he died instantly.

    Lane, who was injured along with his passenger, 22-year-old Erin Derrick, submitted to a blood alcohol test after being told he had no choice, but did not give a statement to investigators.

    The test showed Lane had a blood-alcohol level of .192, more than twice the legal limit of .08.

    His attorney in Brevard, Kepler Funk, said he is investigating the incident as he prepares for trial.

    “Things aren’t always what they appear,” Funk said. “Just because somebody gets accused of something doesn’t mean they did what they’re accused of doing.”

    Looks like he dodged one, but I’ll be surprised if he can overcome the case down here in FL. He has a top notch attorney, but facts are facts. How is he going to overcome .192? That’s way more than one beer. I hope I can continue to have faith with our justice system,

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/6/2006 @ 12:08 am

  370. Unbelievable, NOT Guilty in NC!!!! All it took was refusing the breathalizer, guess they should have held him down there like they did here in Brevard county to get him to comply to the test!!!!!

    My sincerest sympathies are extended to the Morelock family.

    http://floridatoday.com/

    Comment by RLD — 10/6/2006 @ 5:18 am

  371. billy feels bad..billy is hurting..billy will do the right thing..billy is a victim too..billy is genuine and caring..he helps others..ENOUGH OF THIS CRAP..I AM DISGUSTED WITH THE WHOLE SITUATION..I JUST READ HE BEAT THE NC CHARGE..HAD SOME PALS COME FORWARD AND TESTIFY HE HAD ONLY A FEW BEERS THAT DAY..BULLSHIT..WAS THE ROWAN COUNTY COURT ON CRACK? WHY THE HELL DO YOU THINK HE REFUSED THE BREATALYZER TEST? BILLY IS IN SURVIVAL MODE RIGHT NOW..THE EVENTS IN ROWAN COUNTY YESTERDAY SHOWS THAT..HE HAS LAWYER’D UP AND IS TRYING TO SAVE HIS ASS, AND HIS ASSESTS..HE WILL ONLY DO THE RIGHT THING IF A COURT ULTIMATELY FORCES HIM TOO..I AM VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE NC COURT..HE REFUSED THAT TEST FOR ONE REASON ONLY..HE KNEW HE WOULDNT PASS IT..GOOD NEWS FOR YOU BILLY FANS IS THIS WILL NOT REFLECT WHEN HE APPEARS IN FLORIDA..IT NEVER HAPPENED..WHAT A CROCK..

    Comment by bikertrash — 10/6/2006 @ 5:33 am

  372. Well, here it is. (reported in Florida Today). He dodged the first bullet…

    Custom motorcycle builder and TV personality Billy Lane, appearing Thursday in a North Carolina court, was found not guilty of driving a motorcycle while intoxicated after a three-hour trial before a judge.

    Lane had refused to take a Breathalyzer test after being stopped in June. The refusal forced the suspension of his driver’s license, but also left prosecutors without any evidence to present in a Rowan County court.

    Lane’s attorney, James Davis, called several witnesses who testified that Lane drank only one beer that night in North Carolina.

    Lane, however, still faces DUI and “driving with a suspended license causing a death” charges in Brevard County after a Sept. 4 head-on crash on State Road A1A that left a moped rider dead.

    Because his license was revoked in North Carolina, he had lost his right to drive in Florida at the time of the fatal accident.

    “Regardless of the outcome in North Carolina, he was still driving with a suspended license when he got involved in the crash at Brevard County,” said Sgt. Michael Brown of the Florida Highway Patrol."We have our own case,” Brown said. “The investigators are confident they have a good case against Mr. Lane.”

    The victim’s family was stunned by the decision.

    “Oh, God,” said Morelock’s brother, Byron, a financial consultant. “This is unbelievable. I swore to my boy, ‘This ain’t gonna happen here.’ ”

    “This is a joke,” he said. “This guy killed my brother. I’m disappointed in (North) Carolina.”

    Florida Highway Patrol Homicide Investigator Sgt. Channing Taylor said that Lane, who had been at two bars before the accident, was attempting to pass three cars at night on a double-yellow line when he hit a mini-Yamaha driven by Sebastian Inlet Park Ranger Gerald Morelock.

    The accident severed Morelock’s leg and sent his body flying to the pavement. Taylor said he died instantly.

    Lane, who was injured along with his passenger, 22-year-old Erin Derrick, submitted to a blood alcohol test after being told he had no choice, but did not give a statement to investigators.

    The test showed Lane had a blood-alcohol level of .192, more than twice the legal limit of .08.

    His attorney in Brevard, Kepler Funk, said he is investigating the incident as he prepares for trial.

    “Things aren’t always what they appear,” Funk said. “Just because somebody gets accused of something doesn’t mean they did what they’re accused of doing.”

    I hope this doesn’t turn out to be another OJ case. Evidence is strong in FL, so he’s not off the hook yet.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/6/2006 @ 5:46 am

  373. I think most of the people who have commented here have not said they HATE Billy Lane and are not enjoying his misery. I think most of the negative comments have been toward the ones who are trying to say he did nothing wrong and leave him alone, not toward Billy Lane himself. I believe Billy Lane is a good person who made some bad decisions. BUT he cannot be treated differently than Joe Shmoe who f**cks up and kills somebody. He cannot be excused because of who he is.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/6/2006 @ 5:51 am

  374. I am usually proud of being from NC. FL don’t let us down. Billy must be feeling better today after getting his get out of jail free card. I heard that they only give you that once, maybe he should have saved it for FL.

    Comment by Big House Billy (here is my ass) Lane — 10/6/2006 @ 7:00 am

  375. I dont hate Lane personally…I hate people who have no regard for others on the road. He happens to be one. And if by some twisted act of justice Lane comes out not guilty in all this, I will boycott Choppers Inc. products and anything related to this piece of garbage .

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/6/2006 @ 7:24 am

  376. O.J., Robert Blake, Michael Jackson…let’s hope that Lane doesn’t get added to the list of criminals who get off free.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/6/2006 @ 7:27 am

  377. OK, NC police arrested Billy Lane for DUI, riding on the wrong side, and riding without a helmet. He’s found not guilty. So, then he was really sober, riding on the right, and had his helmet on??? Come on. What the hell kind of justice is THAT?

    Comment by Dyna Dina — 10/6/2006 @ 9:28 am

  378. Only one beer. Good thing they didn’t ask how much Jack he consumed.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/6/2006 @ 9:42 am

  379. Here’s a post from our local paper, Florida Today.

    That is simply poor work by NC law enforcement. DUI can be proved without breath tests, it happens all the time.

    Lane was in NC for a chopper magazine 3-day party called the Horse Smokeout. And there were numerous eyewitness accounts posted on their forum of his drinking to excess after the event, where masses party in the Holiday Inn parking lot. Lane then attempted stunt-riding and crashed into a parked car and LEFT the scene. A picture of that car was even posted:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v212/richiepan/lame.jpg

    But somehow he was not found or held accountable, though there were numerous witnesses. It was later at night & across town when he was pulled for riding on the wrong side & no helmet.

    We are sure he will get the most & best justice money can buy.

    Comment by RLD — 10/6/2006 @ 10:16 am

  380. Were you any of you in NC to see him hit that car and leave the scene? He didn’t leave the scene, he was pretty scratched up and he talked to the owner of the car and got things settled with her first, then he left. Get your facts straight before you post bullsh!t!

    Comment by wereuthere — 10/6/2006 @ 11:14 am

  381. Hey wereuthere, were you there??? And were you there when Lane plowed into Morelock ripped off his leg and killed him instantly?? Were you there at the hospital when Law enforcement and hospital staff had to forcibly hold him down while he was kicking and screaming in order to draw blood for a blood/alcohol test??? We’re all just tellin’ at as we read it wereuthere, just as you are, or perhaps you really were there and can enlighten us further.

    Comment by NotShowingMyAssandKillingPeople — 10/6/2006 @ 11:57 am

  382. 382…Hows this for a fact: One man is dead because Lane drove drunk.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/6/2006 @ 12:48 pm

  383. Never said he did no wrong. He was wrong and he will pay for what he did. I just said get your facts straight before you post bullsh!t!

    Comment by wereuthere — 10/6/2006 @ 12:57 pm

  384. I think “wereuthere” may be one of the witnesses who testified for Billy - only one beer - oh yeah and hell froze over that day, too

    Comment by PNKD — 10/6/2006 @ 1:06 pm

  385. JAMES, why arent you letting all posts go in ?? Why are you offended?

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/6/2006 @ 1:49 pm

  386. he will get off with rehab and probation for real just u watch laws are not the same for rich people and poor people thats life

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/6/2006 @ 2:11 pm

  387. whatabunchofbitches…and you’re happy and celebrating for Gerald Morelock??

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/6/2006 @ 3:00 pm

  388. i never said that i was happy about the guy dying i think its a terrible situation,but im sick of all these people acting like they know everything and condeming billy as if hes the antichrist.tell me what good all this negative billy is this and billy is that talk does it does not help or change a thing.The thing that pisses me off is all these people who think they know everything because they read it in the paper or on the internet,you dont know everything most of you dont know alot.do us all a favor and find something productive to do with your time.but this prolly wont get posted like my last 20 posts so whats the point

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 10/6/2006 @ 3:23 pm

  389. i think billy is a nice person.i live in melbourne fl and have had beers around him at hooters.back when they had bike night on fridays.and i am sure billys mind set will be changed for ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!….i ran into him at ace hardwear 5 months ago and he did not have some big star ego because i said hay whats up.and acted.just like anybody ealse.so anyone that thinks billy thought that forget it,,,billy is billy,,we all have dues to pay after big mistakes now dont we people.and as far as the 22 year old.so what of age.remember she will never forget that night as well

    Comment by tim fincham — 10/6/2006 @ 3:24 pm

  390. Yeah, Billy is a GREAT guy. He can swig lotsa beer and booze, he can get stupid young girls to ride wit him, and most of all, he can survive a head-on crash while doing all the above!!!

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/6/2006 @ 3:37 pm

  391. I think I’ll join the Gay-For-Billy Club with you Timmmy…

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/6/2006 @ 3:40 pm

  392. L.A. RIDER youre a bitter guy,you might want to get some help with that.

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 10/6/2006 @ 9:14 pm

  393. just pray for them all they need it right now we all need it don,t hate it could be any of us

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/7/2006 @ 3:01 am

  394. enough already the whole thing sucks christ you people need to stop being so f-in nasty to each other every one has a valid point but why are we attacking each other…. I feel really bad about hte whole victims family but can we at least leave the gory details out for their sake… And Billy is only human not superman I know I have met the guy, bad choices don’t make you a genuis but leaves you still human….Also could we all learn a little from this as I asumme that most of you go to bike week events DONT BE A HIPOCRIT AND DRIVE UNDER ANY INFLUENCE CUZ ALL YOU KNOW YOU’VE BEEN THERE JUST LUCKIER THAN THE PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THIS SITTUATION. Now don’t be bashing me for pointing out the obvous, I really believe maybe if we read between the lines some good will come of this maybe we all will be a little more careful driving I trully think its a shame when anyone dies, lets not make it worse by attacking each others opinions.

    Comment by marion — 10/7/2006 @ 8:36 am

  395. No bitterness here Bitch… Like i said, you Billy-Butt-Suckers are so ignorant that youre entertaining.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/7/2006 @ 8:45 am

  396. dont hate the player hate the game

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/7/2006 @ 9:03 am

  397. Gee Wally and you new posters, I’ll tell you… This started out as a serious forum with prayers and thoughts for Gerald Morelock. But the Billy Lane Sympathizers never fail to interupt with their senseless posting of how great Lane is and what a nice guy he is and it was just an accident. He’s NOT a great guy because he has no regard for others. It was NOT and accident because he wasn’t even legal to be driving. Now… let’s sit back and watch the Billy-Butt-Kissers respond…

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/7/2006 @ 9:42 am

  398. Lane chose to step in front of the public eye with his bike building. He could have helped the custom bike industry and the biker image if he weren’t thinking of just himself. But he wanted to get that 22y.o. girl to bed so much that he swerved into oncoming traffic through double yellow lines and around two or three cars and killed a man.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/7/2006 @ 9:45 am

  399. This is a sad, sad situation. I love the bikes that Billy makes, and he is probably a great guy; but everyone who says this is an accident is mistaken. An accident is defined as something that is out of human control. Billy chose to drink at two bars; Billy chose to drive a truck with a passenger while under the influence; Billy chose to drive at a high rate of speed with a suspended license; Billy chose to pass at dusk, crossing double yellow lines. All of these choices resulted in a consequence, not an ACCIDENT. Billy should be forgiven, but should pay his dues. And yes, I have been convicted of a DUI and paid my debt to society. My condolences to the victims family. Ride safe.

    Comment by Riff Dawg — 10/7/2006 @ 10:05 am

  400. Now that’s on the real Riff.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/7/2006 @ 12:11 pm

  401. Riff..399 …. right on man, well said. Couldn’t agree more, justice must be served.
    As for my prior comments, I can make as many as I want, I ride everyday, unlike the “chopper world” wannabe’s out there.
    By the way, Sturgis is a “trailer-fest” now, with only about 20% of the riders are actually bikers, not just wannabe doctor/lawyer/I have money tools.
    REAL bikers don’t buy 100,000 dollar choppers that are garage ornaments, its the the guys on the old shovelheads, us guys on the bikes doin 30+K miles a year.

    Comment by K-BOB — 10/7/2006 @ 1:31 pm

  402. I feel bad for the victims here. They are the real ones that have experienced a loss..
    But if justice is fair (time will tell) B Lane will be paying ouyt heavily to the family & the young girl he had w/him.
    If he doesn’t get any jail time then, it willb be true again. Money can buy the law.

    Comment by Flathead Red — 10/7/2006 @ 9:48 pm

  403. why is every body talking about the bikes he build this has nothing to do with what happen like i said dont hate the player hate the game and he was on top of his

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/8/2006 @ 3:19 am

  404. Who is the prosecutor in Rowan Co NC - Barney Fife? Makes you wonder if he will walk in Florida too.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/8/2006 @ 4:00 am

  405. Hey Wally, it’s the “player” who killed Gerald Morelock. So no, don’t hate the game. Hate the jerk who played too much…Billy Lane

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/8/2006 @ 5:18 am

  406. 404…I hear you PNKD. But it might be a good thing that he got off in NC. Now Florida prosecuters should really come out strong knowing what might happen with this guy.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/8/2006 @ 5:21 am

  407. I can see him getting little or no punishment in Florida - another case of Rich Guy walks when Joe Regular would get nailed - it is amazing that people were willing to perjure themselves to save his a$$ - unless he pulls some other dumba$$ stunt between now and trial, he could get off - I am sure his lawyers will come up with some witnesses who saw him drink only “one beer” on Labor Day and he probably has dyslexia too and thought he was on the right side of the road.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/8/2006 @ 5:38 am

  408. Wallace, I get what you are saying. Don’t blame Billy for using the F’d up system to save himself. I don’t. I would do it, too, if my a$$ was on the line. Except I am not rich and wouldn’t have that option. BUT Billy had plenty of time and warnings to stop the dangerous driving - it is too late now to say Gee, I wish I hadn’t done that - a man is dead. I used to party hearty back in the day and have driven impaired too, but there comes a time to grow up. L.A. Rider is right, he played the game too long and Mr. Morelock (RIP) was the loser. Unfortunately, there is no redeal for him.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/8/2006 @ 7:19 am

  409. If he gets off, our system sucks. Money or fame shouldnt be a factor when a life is lost.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/8/2006 @ 7:38 am

  410. Just want to comment on NC verdict… The two court cases are not related and the NC Judge cannot use that Lane Killed someone because @ the time of of NC where Lane refused Breath Test he had not killed anyone… So When he went to court the other day it was only on the charges of his Refusal of the Breath Test and Suspended license.. If he had not driven like he was suppose to do until the Oct. 5 courtdate then he probably would have been reinstate his driving privilages(sorry if spelled wrong) He got off only because of no evidence to prove he had been drinking on that date in NC only not the Sept. incident. So when he goes to court I think the date is Oct. 27th for the Sept. incident where he killed Mr. Morelock then he will be tried for that incident. I don’t understand why the papers lead you to believe the court system did something wrong without explaining to us (the Public) how it all works. its like they want everyone to fight and take sides about it. Not Fair at all. So Lane will have his date in court the Mr. Morelocks death.

    Comment by pete — 10/8/2006 @ 7:46 am

  411. people are so quick to point fingers dont for get we make mistake to what happen is billy made bad decisions to drink and drive but remember no one is better than the other we all will give acount for allof our sins just stop the name callig what goes around comes around

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/8/2006 @ 7:46 am

  412. If Lane was a true biker, which he is not, he should at least be a real man and own up to his actions. He doesnt realize how very, very fortunate he is right now. If the late Mr. Morelock was my brother Lane may be missing at this time. L,L and R to the Morelock family.

    Comment by AXE 1%er — 10/8/2006 @ 9:58 am

  413. ive been following the wreck since i found out about it not that i am out for blood but how the case will turn out i read the horse a lot and i see billy in it a lot never met him like some of his bikes thoughmy cousion got ten years for x amount of duishedid 5 out of ten if 95% of the world were rich our prisons would hardley be full billy was at fault sober or drunk hes paying for it now but the point i am making michal got off oj got off its the system we have in place can of like the rich mans son goes to collage the poor mans goes to work dont get me wrong i dont hate i make good money but wrong is wrong we will have to wait and see.

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/8/2006 @ 11:54 am

  414. Who’s pointing fingers Wally? Lane killed a man. Are you dense or what?

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/8/2006 @ 4:19 pm

  415. wow axe pretend 1%er how is billy not owning up to his actions???? and please tough guy dont make threats that you surely cant back up. please for your sake watch what you say .

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 10/8/2006 @ 4:58 pm

  416. I agree with axe. If Lane killed one of my family like that, I’d find a way… So go kiss Lane’s ass Bitches, while you can.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/8/2006 @ 5:23 pm

  417. Mr. Billy Lane acted in a way that he thought was right despite his celebrity status in the motorcycle industry, and despite the fact that it is a fact that Mr. Billy Lane killed an innocent man who was doing what he loved doing in riding his moped that is basically a mptorcycle. He was on two wheels called a moped, a motorcycle but you need to peddle the moped to get it rolling, and Mr. Lane was in a much larger Vehicle where his vision may have been obstructed by sunlight, window tint on the truck, or alcohol, as there may be many factors to why he hit the elderly man on accident. By Florida State Law, it is not against law to take a motor vehicle and hit someone or kill someone with the use of a motor vehicle, as long as Drugs or Alcohol is not a factor in the cause of this accident. I know this to be a FACT ! Cause both of my parents were killed by a 29 year old driver on 6-27-2005 when he came across the highway of eastbound traffic on I-4 and Branch Forbes Road. This driver hit the vehicle in the far left passing lane when both vehicles came up onto the Highway of west bound traffic, when the pick up that was driven by Mr. James T. Falls of Plant City Florida hit my parents Cadilac killing both of my parents. This is not against the law folks.

    Where Mr. Lane went wrong was when he drank the Alcohol and at twice the legal limit in Florida, and he crossed the double yellow line, when he struck the elderly man on the moped. With this mans death, Mr. Lane must face a court within the state of Florida for the crimes that he has committed. Mr. Lane is lucky that the state Florida highway Patrol is not coming after him with several more tickets such as Careless Driving, Improper passing, and many more. He may be getting off lucky.

    It is my firm opinion, that everyone who drives upon the roads and highways of the state of Florida accepts the responsibility every morning that they drive to and from work or where ever there journy takes them and each of these people accepts the same responsibilty of driving as the same that Mr. Lane accepted when he got in his truck and started that engine. Now, it is time that Mr. Lane pays for his crime. This accident is also a slap in the face to all of us other motorcycle riders because of Mr. Lanes disobedience in obeying the laws of Florida.

    Larry E.

    Comment by Larry — 10/8/2006 @ 10:01 pm

  418. Billy was supposed to be a “BIKER” - he should have been looking out for his brothers and sisters on the road - He didn’t - Once the cameras were not there, he was just another cager in a hurry.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/9/2006 @ 5:38 am

  419. Billy’s lawyer has already stated they are doing their own testing - that means he will have a paid expert who will testify that the state mishandled the BA test - Cast doubt on the BA results and Billy is halfway home free.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/9/2006 @ 7:02 am

  420. Thats right…in a hurry to get a barslut into bed was more important than waiting his turn in traffic like a regular person. Plus he didn’t even have a valid license in the first place.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/9/2006 @ 7:04 am

  421. 419…I already know there’s a good chance that Lane will get off with a slap on the wrist. That’s why I and those who ride with me will boycott any products, shows or runs that have anything to do with Lane or Choppers Inc. in the future. As it stands, ALL of Lane’s assets should go to the Morelock family….NOT to lawyers and specialists hired to get Lane off easy here.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/9/2006 @ 7:08 am

  422. Following is a new lawsuit filed by I believe Gerry Morlock’s mother, Delores. Good for her! Hopefully justice will be served in this case, if not, the Morelock family will hopefully win “monitarily". Billy has several real estate holdings in this county, one of them being an oceanfront home that he bought last year for nearly 1.2 million dollars.

    DOLORES MORELOCK VS W D LANE

    ——————————————————————————–

    Case Number: 05-2006-CA-058089-XXXX-XX Case Type: AUTO NEGLIGENCE
    Filing Date: 10/02/2006 Case Judge: JOHN D. MOXLEY, JR.
    Case Status: ORIGINAL PEND Case Status Date: 10/02/2006
    Check Out Date: Charging Agency:
    File Location: /CLERK/TITUSVILLE/RECORDS CENTER/CA 2006/ Jurisdiction Area: CENTRAL

    ——————————————————————————–

    Case Alerts
    None
    ——————————————————————————–
    Party Type No. Party Name Status Ptcpt Id DOB DL Number D.O.C. Nbr
    DEFENDANT 2 DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION A 2406995
    DEFENDANT 1 LANE WILLIAM DAVID A 189353 02/06/1970 L500924700460
    PLAINTIFF 2 ESTATE OF GERALD V MORELOCK A 2688534
    PLAINTIFF 1 MORELOCK DOLORES J A 2688533

    Case Outcome

    Comment by RLD — 10/9/2006 @ 7:17 am

  423. WOW - SO easy for all of you to throw blame around so easily, as if you know what the fu*k was going on in EITHER side of this very sad situation.

    Billy Lane , although rather irresponsible in this situation, is still a human being , and VERY capable of making a mistake. His judgment may not have been ( ok , I know it was not ) the best, and the outcome was TRAGIC to say the least. One thing that is wierd to me, is the fact that he has been shown all over TV riding his Bike, and Cars and Trucks, yet, he had no valid drivers license. Why was something not done THEN ? I am curious, as to why ?

    My answer for that simply is, the pursuit of the alimighty dollar, by corporations, and sponsors, and other people using Billys name to promote thier products etc.

    Billy Lane I am sure is in a state of turmoil over seeing that guy flying over the road due to his actions. I am sure he sees it over and over again. He will have to deal with that, and NONE of you will.

    To the Morelock Family. From the bottoom of my heart I extend to you my best wishes. I hope you truly find your peace with this awful situation, and hope that you can let your loved one go in peace and know he is in a better place and waiting to be joined with you again sometime in the future.

    Comment by Mike J — 10/9/2006 @ 8:44 am

  424. You’re Bill-borderline Billy-butt-kissing there Mike J. Anyone can make a mistake. BUT at the time Lane killed Morelock, he had TWO driver licenses on suspension, both for drunk driving related offenses and not submitting to testing because he knew he was drunk. SO Mikey, Lane desrves nothing but blame here. It was no mistake or accident. He wasn’t even legally able to drive

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/9/2006 @ 9:50 am

  425. And you say that Lane is in turmoil from seeing Morelock flying over the road. I DOUBT IT. It’s hard to see anything through a thick and constant haze of alcohol.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/9/2006 @ 10:01 am

  426. What’s going on here??? It’s all trash talk!! Everyone is calling others names…Holy crap…and what are the Morelocks suing??? Don’t go after someones home…so now the Morelocks are making it about money as well??? This is all f@cked up!!!Leave the guys ( Billy’s) house alone!!!

    Comment by just a reader — 10/9/2006 @ 10:12 am

  427. NC turned out to be a travesty of justice…just another example of how fame and money can buy your way out of consequences that everyone else has to pay.

    Florida is just getting started on this case though. I’m noticing from these posts that there are a lot of Melbourne people keeping up with this. I live here too, but don’t know Billy Lane; I have only seen him in passing at Bike Week and at a few local bars.

    I have two stepsons that regularly drive A1A to go fishing in Sebastian, and it scares me to think they could have been the ones slaughtered that night. I’m not trying to railroad this man, but Billy needs to be off the road so innocent people can drive them, He has shown that he has no respect for a suspended license, DUI laws, illegal passing, and speeding to the endangerment of others.

    If I had any first hand knowledge of his habits or actions, I would be contacting the State Attorney’s office to offer my testimony at his FL trial, in an effort to bring this man to justice.

    Anyone out there that can do this?

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/9/2006 @ 12:12 pm

  428. will some one here with out sin cast the first stone

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/9/2006 @ 3:11 pm

  429. Gee Wally, you’re not a Bible-thumper AND a Billy-Butt-Kisser too? How about if we be more specific and say: Someone here without a DUI Manslaughter cast the first stone…

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/9/2006 @ 3:20 pm

  430. DOES ANY ONE KNOW HOW THE MORELOCK FAMILY IS COPING AND WHEN IS THE COURT DATE. LA I AM SURE YOU KNOW.. PLEASE POST ANY UPDATES

    Comment by Anonymous — 10/9/2006 @ 3:33 pm

  431. HIs first appearance is the 27th. I don’t know the Morelock’s but the family seemed to be appalled at the NC verdict, and today’s paper reported they have filed a civil suit.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/9/2006 @ 4:15 pm

  432. No amount of money can bring back anyone. But you have prices to pay for being an habitual un-licensed alcoholic & dopehead driver.
    It’s just a natural progression that things get worse. Till someone hits bottom.
    Or in this case some unfortunate (innocent) victim gets taken out..
    NC needs to be ashamed of their legal system.
    Maybe justice can be served in Fla. Maybe this too will awaken this killer.

    Comment by Flathead Red — 10/9/2006 @ 7:23 pm

  433. you know whats funny ?? i rode that section of a1a the other day doing the speed limit or more and got passed 5 times on a double line.why dont you locals that are so worried about your kids going fishing do something about the laws and the enforcement of them on that road instead of just bashing one person.get out and make a difference instead of whining on here.

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 10/10/2006 @ 2:59 am

  434. Dear Reader (#426): It’s people like you THAT DON"T READ and then post your moronic statements that get everyone up in arms. Comment #422, was MY opinion and not the MORELOCKS, so don’t make claims about the MORELOCK family making it all about the MONEY! And yes, MRS. MORELOCK is well within her rights to file civil suit. (I certainly would under these circumstances). And as stated in #432 NO AMOUNT OF MONEY can bring anyone back, but it certainly can “cushion” the pain of the loss, and it sends a CLEAR & STERN message to the perpetrator (and future perpetrators for that matter). Read things through “READER” before you insert foot in mouth!!!

    My condolences to the MORELOCKS, may justice prevail in Gerry’s favor.

    Comment by RLD — 10/10/2006 @ 5:56 am

  435. 433…Did any of those people kill a man? Bitches, you are a Billy-Butt-Kisser and therefore are unable to have a clear perspective of the issue. Pull your face out and maybe you’ll be able to understand…

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 7:50 am

  436. 434…your words are clear. The Billy sympathizers are not able to pull their heads out long enough. And most Billy sympathizers are not riders and cannot know what this is all about.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 7:54 am

  437. accident
    n 1: a mishap; especially one causing injury or death
    2: anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
    [syn: fortuity, chance event]

    This is not an “accident” …. this is a case of someone screwing up. We all have errors in judgement, and I thank God that none of my “errors” has cost a life. I’m not a “Billy Supporter", but it’s also not my right to judge him either. Fair application of the law, REGARDLESS of what he does for a living and how well he does it, is the only issue I have my doubts the system will handle well. Perhaps his celebrity status will make the outcome of this whole tragedy of some value in the long run for public awareness of all the issues involved, i.e. DUI, traffic safety, motorcycle awareness, etc. Ultimately, Billy has to live with his choices and the outcome. My prayers are with the Morelock family.

    Comment by Lady Biker — 10/10/2006 @ 8:43 am

  438. As NC verdict proves, “fair application of the law” may be a problem. Thanks to the Billy supporters, Lane has more than enough money to buy himself out of serious trouble. It’s a lot easier to live with guilt in a 2 million dollar beachfront house which Lane has.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 11:22 am

  439. Billy is a friend of mine and always will be and for the comments made about most of us don’t ride well i do and doesn’t change the way I feel. Call me what you want a asskisser or whatever I have been called on this blog words don’t hurt me it just goes to show you all what kind of a person you are and that is why you don’t have friends cause I sure wouldn’t want to be your friend. But I do have to say that none of this really matters what we say the only thing that matters in this case is what the judge has to say!!!!!!!! So quit with all rude comments it just goes to show you have to much time on your hands and need something to do or you are trying to get people to talk to you cause you can’t find it anywhere else. Rude comments to each other has nothing to do with the accident. So call me what you want cause there are people out there who don’t like Billy and that’s fine but know one out there can tell me who to like or dislike and in this case I happen to think the world of him and most of you out there haven’t had the chance to meet him don’t know him should not be passing judgement he has a heart and a big one. So I guess you can call me a Billy support if you want cause that I am.

    Comment by Patty — 10/10/2006 @ 11:36 am

  440. Patty, if Lane gets his drunk ass back on the road, maybe you can be the one going head-on with him then.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 1:54 pm

  441. I’m just glad I live on the other side of the country fron the jerk and all his ass-kissin friends.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 1:56 pm

  442. lot of haters in here why worry about his house or how much money he has go out and make some for your self stay focus on whats at hand a man was killed.

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/10/2006 @ 3:13 pm

  443. 439 u hit the nail on the head thank u.

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/10/2006 @ 3:17 pm

  444. Fortunately, you Billy-Butt-Kissers are in the minority. Maybe it’ll take a drunk like Lane plowing into you to wise you up.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 3:50 pm

  445. You asskissers always seem to skirt the issue…which is that Lane killed a man. He commited a crime.

    Comment by BMH1 — 10/10/2006 @ 3:54 pm

  446. You idiots that support Billy Lane need to go head-on with him when he’s drunk and see how it feels. Billy Lane is a piece of garbage.

    Comment by SPGURL — 10/10/2006 @ 3:58 pm

  447. 441…THATS the bottom line.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/10/2006 @ 4:22 pm

  448. MORELOCK family making it all about the MONEY! And yes, MRS. MORELOCK is well within her rights to file civil suit. (I certainly would under these circumstances). And as stated in #432 NO AMOUNT OF MONEY can bring anyone back, but it certainly can “cushion” the pain of the loss, and it sends a CLEAR & STERN message to the perpetrator words don’t hurt me it just goes to show you all what kind of a person you are and that is why you don’t have friends cause I sure wouldn’t want to be your friend. But I do have to say that none of this really matters what we say the only thing that matters in this case is what the judge has to say!!!!!!!! So quit with all rude comments it just goes to show you have to much time on your hands and need something to do or you are trying to get people to talk to you cause you can’t find it anywhere else. Rude comments to each other has nothing to do with the accident. So call me what you want cause there are people out there who don’t like Billy MY opinion and not the MORELOCKS, so don’t make claims about the MORELOCK family making it all about the MONEY! And yes, MRS. MORELOCK is well within her rights to file civil suit. (I certainly would under these circumstances). And as stated in #432 NO AMOUNT OF MONEY can bring anyone back, but it certainly can “cushion” the MY opinion and not the MORELOCKS, so don’t make claims about the MORELOCK family making it all about the MONEY! And yes, MRS. MORELOCK is well within her rights to file civil suit. (I certainly would under these circumstances). And as stated in #432 NO AMOUNT OF MONEY can bring anyone back, but it certainly can “cushion” the

    Comment by limitediqlikeu — 10/10/2006 @ 5:10 pm

  449. maybe they should do away with all bike weeks & bars. i think there is a very hi pecentage of hipocrits in this comment page.

    Comment by ws — 10/10/2006 @ 6:37 pm

  450. Jason, get real. The Blood/Alcohol is ONLY one item or proof, unless you are going to tell us that they switched the blood samples at the lab or some other moronic excuse…Whether Billy Lane is a nice guy or not is not at issue…what is at issue is the FACT that he was witnessed attempting to pass 2 vehicles, under the influence of alcohol (established as fact), over a double yellow line (also established as fact). The fact at issue is that Billy Lane was grossly irresponsible to the extent that he took another life DUE TO HIS DECISIONS.
    Also of not, is the FACT that he was arrested for DUI, just last June.
    Grow up and quit apologizing for him. He committed the ultimate sin and deserves the ultimate punishment as the law allows.

    Comment by Loophole — 10/10/2006 @ 9:21 pm

  451. 441 just because someone makes a comment will not make him or her a butt kisser free country free speech all this talk about butt kisser makes me think a lot of fags are in here are u!!!

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/11/2006 @ 1:30 am

  452. I have to agree, 449 has a point I said it and got called names it seems there are a lot of stones thrown in glass houses around here and if people wnat to get their point across and they feel so strongly they should do something positive like, a fundraiser change the law instead you have people calling each other pretend 1% ers and fake biker i thought the whole reason for being a biker is that we all had something in common here, we share a likeness for riding, now albeit that there are some that go overboard and state that your not a biker unless youv’e ridden in the dessert in 124 degree heat or a nor’ easter blizzard with no gloves on ridding on a riggid pan or shovel kickstart. Come on people who are we to judge each other and to say that you truelly aren’t a biker Morelock is being considered one and he was ridding a 83 scooter so lets not all be hipocrits we have I am sure unless you are a direct descendent of god made mistakes and I in no way saying that I am sticking up for dui’s and killing people but lets not say we ourselves are perfect, and the other fake, I see your point soemtimes you see riders that try a little to hard to look tough, still nice to them they are people too, are you saying if you say a fake or pretend 1%er hurt or in dyer need you would pass them by because they did not meet your standards of a true biker, what is a true biker is it easy rider, is it the leader of some mc club is it some bad a** that does not shower or bathe, or is it some one that has ridden for 50 plus years, I am sure if some one that knows could answer in their on way its and opinion and a way of life for others the one thing I am certain of though is that we all enjoy it!

    Comment by marion — 10/11/2006 @ 5:17 am

  453. # 448 (limitediqlikeyou)
    ……Billy is that you?????

    Comment by Anonymous — 10/11/2006 @ 5:19 am

  454. well well

    Comment by no need for speed — 10/11/2006 @ 5:23 am

  455. It seems that I have to agree with 449, what are we attacking people that have a likeness and that is ridding, why are we calling each other pretend 1% and fake bikers really who is the one making the rules of who is a true biker and who is a fake. I just don’t seem to get why we are attacking each other instead of doing something positive, like changing the law like someone suggested earlier and what about awareness, it seems like there are a lot of stones being cast at each other but really we each are not perfect and to say one over the other isn’t a biker because of whatever reason is silly. Really I am not in any way saying that I support dui’s and killing people. I think that is wrong and truely a shame, but on the other hand Morelock is being considered a biker and he was driving a scooter and this is coming from the writings of you people. So what I guess I am trying to say what is a real biker, is it easy rider, is it someone who rides a scooter and has an unfortunate fate, is it someone that rides in the desert heat of 124 degrees, or in a nor’eastr blizzard with no gloves on a riggid pan, who is left up to make that desiscion someone that thinks that because they are tough and were doing it before it was mainstream? Would you pass up a fellow biker that was hurt or in need because he did not fit the standard of a true biker, I would hope not but from the looks of it it seems being a true biker qualifies you for something that doesn’t exist in the real thick of things, because most true individuals embrace the shared likeness of riding with others. Wether it be with a bada** mc club or with the hog chapter, maybe a ride to the vietnam mem. with the rolling thunder, you sure as hell better believe you’d never tell a vietnam vet he wasn’t a true biker or would you? So what is this trully about doing something about laws and people disobeying them or making people aware of the consiquenses. It seems to me a little of both couldn’t hurt. I really think anytime someone gets killed it is a truelly unfortunate, wether it is in a car or on a bike or any other way, just think though people that are on cellphones can cause just as much hurt, or people playing with radios or navigation systems, let us think about that!

    Comment by no need for speed — 10/11/2006 @ 6:41 am

  456. As proven yet again, the Billy-Butt-Kissers address everything but the issue. The issue: Lane is a criminal who killed a man. Lane did what every person who uses a public road fears. As he has proven, he learns no lesson. If he gets off, he’ll do it again. The issue once again: Lane is a criminal who needs to go down hard so he can’t kill again.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/11/2006 @ 7:02 am

  457. Start posting Billy-Butt-Kissers!

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/11/2006 @ 7:06 am

  458. You Lane ass-kissers always cloud up the issue. Lane killed a guy. I don’t want to be on the same road as a drunk a-hole like Billy Lane. That;s the issue.

    Comment by Dyna Dina — 10/11/2006 @ 8:13 am

  459. LA you seem to have only one valid point but, then you get off track and start attack mode I agree with you, Can’t you see that, what I am saying is don’t
    disagree with someone and start attacking them by
    calling them butt kissers thats all, and fake bikers and such point being you want to be taken seriously but people wont respect your opinion if you insult 99% of the biker population, your so focussed on the small picture right now you don’t even really see what the big one is, I have been saying all along
    and all the others that have lost their lives its sad and preventable. Your right people should owe up
    to their mistakes but on the other hand you agree
    with people that say he killed someone on a scooter as a biker he should know better as if to say that Morelock was a biker which is fine I have no problem calling him a fellow 2 wheeler, but hen you go ahead and say to others that don’t share the same view as your self fakes and pretenders which is fine if thats how you feal, just stick to one point flipfloping is what president Bush does, And as clouding up the issue if all you are saying is you don’t want to be on the road w/ Lane I’ve got news for you there are many more out there more than you can count, so you’ve made your point over and over we get it noone is saying your wrong but what is the purpose of repeating yourself channel it elsewere were good can come of this.

    Comment by no need for speed — 10/11/2006 @ 9:20 am

  460. you all need to go out and egg is 2 million dollar house just kidding

    Comment by josh billy butt kisser not — 10/11/2006 @ 9:42 am

  461. I am from nc and saw billy at the smokeout after he skinned himself up. A fan came up behind him to get his attention he grabbed his road rashed arm. Butt- kissers aren’t always good for the butt. Anyway, I saw him drink more than one. I wasn’t called as a witness. In defense of NC justice, if you refuse a breathalyzer test its an automatic 1 year suspension of your license. Any lawyer worth anything can get anyone off of a DUI if you don’t blow and there are no aggravating factors (wreck, puked in the cop’s car, resisted arrest). I am somewhat of an expert. I have had 3 DUIs in NC over the last 20 years. Always blew, always got convicted. I finally learned my lesson (thank god before killing someone). Now that I don’t drink, no DUIs. I hope billy can do the same. If not, things will get worse. I hope for his sake and everyone else in Florida, his punishment is severe. If it isn’t, where is the motivation to change going to come from?

    Comment by lilbear — 10/11/2006 @ 9:46 am

  462. This was an unfortuante accident… he knows he is looking at at least 15 years… alraady put a cool million+ down for his lawyer… I think his next chopper should be dedicated to the person he killed… Billy needs to stop drinking and get some help.

    Comment by Tommy Alexander — 10/11/2006 @ 10:51 am

  463. 462, dude this was no accident. This was a crime. And I cound’t care less if Billy Lane builds another chopper. If he does, it won’t be worth sh*t after what he did.

    Comment by Dyna Dina — 10/11/2006 @ 11:37 am

  464. i just hope this guy doesn’t get away with murder

    Comment by SPGurl — 10/11/2006 @ 11:49 am

  465. CHECK THIS OUT.THIS HAS BEEN PUT ON IN THE LAST FEW DAYS..GO TO THE CHOPPERS INC SITE..LOOK AT THE OPENING PAGE (LATEST NEWS/HOT FROM THE SHOP)..I AINT LYING, THEY ARE ANNOUNCING BILLY LANES AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS DURING DAYTONA..I CANT FRIGGING BELIEVE IT..EVERYONE WHO HAS POSTED HERE NEEDS TO SEND THEM AN EMAIL AND TELL THEM HOW INAPPROIATE THIS IS AT THIS TIME..INCREDIBLE..AND DISGUSTING

    Comment by bikertrash — 10/11/2006 @ 12:43 pm

  466. Reading more about the morelock family, I wouldn’t doubt that any money won would go to a charity, because that was the type of man Gerald Morelock was (RIP)
    As for the moped comments, he was riding a Yamaha XC180 which is freeway speed scooter that a person needs a valid motorcycle endorsement to ride.
    But all in all, yeah it gets me upset to think someone could get away with something like this because they have fame/fortune.
    Its the perfect example why everyone should be an AMA member and support the “Justice for All” campaign in every state.

    Comment by K-BOB — 10/11/2006 @ 1:04 pm

  467. Those of you with Choppers Inc shirts and products are paying for Lane’s lawyers and specialists to get him out of this mess so he can party in his 2 million dollar oceanfront home while Gerald Morelock’s mutilated body rests in a coffin. Boycott Choppers Inc and Billy Lane. He needs to go down hard.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/11/2006 @ 1:18 pm

  468. CHECK THIS OUT…GO TO THE CHOPPERS INC WEBSITE AND LOOK UNDER “LATEST NEWS"..THEY HAVE ANNOUNCED BILLY AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS DURING BIKETOBERFEST..YOU WOULD THINK WITH THE SITUATION BEING WHAT IT IS, THEY WOULD NOT BE THIS CLASS-LESS..I AM APALLED PERSONALLY, AND FEEL THIS IS VERY INAPPROIATE GIVEN THE CIRCUMSTANCES..SEND CHOOPERS INC AN EMAIL AND LET THEM KNOW YOU THINK THIS IS NOT APPROPRIATE RIGHT NOW..THIS INFO ADDITION IS NEW..ALL 400 PLUS WHO HAVE POSTED HERE NEEDS TO LET THEM KNOW WHAT YOU THINK OF BILLY LANE SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS DURING BIKETOBERFEST…

    Comment by bikertrash — 10/11/2006 @ 1:43 pm

  469. got news for the haters i hate a man died it happens all the time if your a biker even more, but this is real ask any lawyer billy killed a man accident or not the truck belongs to dodge they have insurance onbilly and them self the morelocks can only get what the insurance pays so haters stop worrying billywill keep his house money there u have it haters

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/11/2006 @ 3:38 pm

  470. Everyone who drives upon the roads and highways of the state of Florida accepts the responsibility every morning that they drive to and from work or where ever there journy takes us other motorcycle riders because brothers and sisters on the road an innocent man who was doing what he loved doing to drink at two bars swig lotsa beer and booze Why are you offended? he did no wrong get your facts straight before you post without breath tests, it happens all the time.And I cound’t care less if Any lawyer worth anything can get anyone off of a cop’s car its sad and preventable.you all need to go out and just think though people that are on cellphones can cause just as much a nor’eastr blizzard with no gloves on a riggid pan!!!!
    is it the leader of some mc club is it some bad a** that does not shower or bathe, or is it a
    Loophole

    Comment by limitediqlikeu — 10/11/2006 @ 4:05 pm

  471. u killed my best friends dad jackass! shouldn’t of been drinkin now ur gona pay for it for the rest of ur life when ur sittin there thinkin oh sh!t what the hell was i thinkin when i was drinkin.

    Comment by zachary — 10/11/2006 @ 4:24 pm

  472. L.A. you sound like a very troubled man with a very small tool.i hope you get out of your house and get some fresh air and stop obsessing about this and by the way i for one am also glad you live across the country from here.

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 10/11/2006 @ 5:04 pm

  473. 468-Wally, you have a thick skull. Like all Billy-Butt-Kissers, you miss the issue. It’s not about who owns the truck or insurance.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/11/2006 @ 5:55 pm

  474. Billy Lane is a criminal and repeat offender. He deserves nothing but to go down hard.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/11/2006 @ 5:56 pm

  475. bitches, no troubles here as long as lane pays for his crimes. why are YOU worried about ME and my small tool so much? as i say, you asskissers never fail to steer the talk away from the issue.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/11/2006 @ 7:36 pm

  476. Bitches 472, your comment to LA just shows your ignorance. He’s entitled to his opinion, just like you’re entitled to yours. You should stay focused on the topic of this forum, instead of making meaningless personal attacks to the posters.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/11/2006 @ 8:34 pm

  477. L.A.Rider stop being a drama queen. Where you somebody’s bitch up in N.County? Are you hurting for attention, theres plenty of sugar daddies down in El Bee for ya hunny. So stop spazzing out on Billy Boy when ever he paroles maybe he’ll give you a call.

    Comment by jj@cfl — 10/11/2006 @ 10:29 pm

  478. Celebrity or not I thought for sure billy was screwed with this mistake. I wonder how bad the N.C. verdict will hurt the morelock’s? Won’t florida see this as a first offense instead of a very incriminating second offense that yeilds a lengthly punishment. A suspended license is one thing but the DUI 1st offense would show a pattern of reckless behavior and force florida to do something. Crossing the double yellow line should be enough, but being intoxicated will help explain that error, The N.C. DUI would have proven his blatent disregard for the law!!! Without the prior DUI evidence florida will have an excuse for being gutless and the celebrity factor will come in to play like we all knew it would anyway. If justice is not served then the blame lies on North Carolina. If I was billy I’d be scared to go sign autographs. Someone might put a cap in his ass.
    I can see Dodge losing money in the civil suit(if in fact they insured the vehicle) and they are as innocent as Mr. morelock. A hemi pick-up is not the bad guy. The turd driving is the culprit. A ford pinto or any other vehicle would have given the same result.

    Comment by todd — 10/11/2006 @ 10:34 pm

  479. How much money Billy Lane has is not the issue - From what I hear he worked hard and earned his money - The issue is that he drove in a dangerous manner and killed an innocent man - He should be held accountable just like you or I would be.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/12/2006 @ 5:02 am

  480. What a bunch of hypocrites - Self preservation is a primal instinct - Billy Lane has to fight the charges - How many of you would lay down and say give me the maximum? NONE would.

    Comment by Zee — 10/12/2006 @ 5:16 am

  481. Hey jj@cfl.rr.com: Let’s stick with the issue at hand and get off LA’s ass, Billy killed an innocent man while breaking several MAJOR laws, that’s called a CRIME - spelled C-R-I-M-E making Billy a what? Let me spell it for you - C-R-I-M-I-N-A-L !! Stick with the subject moron and cool it with your “Billy Boy” threats.

    Comment by RLD — 10/12/2006 @ 5:29 am

  482. The veiled prompts for somebody to take out Billy Lane are wrong. To kill someone in cold blood is worse than what he did! I do not see that kind of hatred from the Morelock family. To want him to be jailed is one thing, but to want him dead is just wrong. Unless you are a family member of Mr. Morelock, you cannot justify that kind of hate.

    Comment by Zee — 10/12/2006 @ 7:16 am

  483. I spent some time with Billy in Florida over a couple of days in the past.

    Having never met him before, I was anxious to meet him and looking forward to it.

    Regrettably, I was honestly disapointed after spending time with him. I found him to have a very large ego to say the least and to be highly self centered. The Billy I saw on TV fell quite short of the Billy I spent time with.

    I will never forget sitting in his shop with him while some kids came in with their parents. He couldn’t be bothered to even turn around and say hello to them while he was literally 10 feet away working on a bike.

    That gave me a little insight into who he really is. These little kids would have loved to have been acknowledged but instead, he asked one of the girls in the shop to deal with them. He acted like it was a burden. The bike and work he was doing at that time was not so important that he couldn’t have said hello.

    Billy was known to party hard. It was simply a matter of time before his lack of maturity and irresponsible ways caught up to him. It’s a shame that an innocent man had to lose his life for Billy to learn a valuable lesson.

    I don’t necessarily think he is a bad person but he is and was clearly very selfish. The act of drinking and driving in itself is terribly selfish. This wasn’t a simple mistake, it was a pattern with Billy.

    It could have been anyone of us or our loved ones that he killed that night. Sometimes it takes a crisis for someone to change, one can only hope that this will be a turning point for Billy and that once he serves his time, he will emerge a better human being.

    Comment by PDC — 10/12/2006 @ 7:31 am

  484. Billy thought he was a badass when drinkin’ the Jack - turns out he was just a bad drivin’ JackAss.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/12/2006 @ 8:24 am

  485. What an interesting and diverse (and diversionary) blog this has been! I am inspired by the growing number of writers that seem to understand what the REAL ISSUE is and what the REAL FACTS are.

    The REAL SHAME is that Lane will probably get off with a wrist-slap, make some insincere public statement, and then resume a life of comfort and leisure.

    My only point of contention with any of the posts is due to their flagrant lack of intelligence. Oddly, the Billy Lane Fan Posse (Gina, Lynn, Helen, Marion, Patty) are the primary offenders.

    I can understand Mr. Lane needing to hire Official Ass Kissers, but I’m disappointed that such an important job would not require a Junior High School diploma.

    Gina, Lynn, et al,… call your local middle school. Tell them you need to re-enroll.

    I may agree or disagree with many opinions about this incident, but I will respect any intelligent person’s right to state them. However, I cannot even READ the blathering, slobbering, unpuctuated drivel from the Gina-Lynn-Helen-Marion-Patty clique.

    Ladies… you spend too much time boozing away your days in front of daytime TV. Please… if you can’t think, don’t write.

    Comment by Super Glide — 10/12/2006 @ 9:08 am

  486. I agree with you - Super Glide - these are the kind of stupid C*nts that give the rest of us girls a bad name and make men disrespect women - LOL

    Comment by PNKD — 10/12/2006 @ 9:35 am

  487. So Billy Lane has the guts to schedule an appearance at the upcoming SEMA show in Vegas in the Ol Skool Rods booth. He thinks people want to see him. And where is Gerald Morelock appearing???? Lane, you piece of garbage.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/12/2006 @ 9:44 am

  488. la rider you are repeating your self get of line a do something, i am begining to think your computer can’t go on any other sites.

    Comment by no need for speed — 10/12/2006 @ 10:34 am

  489. The sad fact is that Billy will not serve time for this. He showed up in court with 4 lawyers?!?!? How many of us can afford that! He will be given a slap on wrist, probation, sent to alcohol counseling, do community service, do another show on Discovery produced by Hugh “Chop**it” King showing Billy ‘rising from the ashes’, how he has learned from his mistake, is putting his life back together, etc. etc. This whole situation is pathetic!

    Condolences to the Morelock family

    Comment by Paul — 10/12/2006 @ 11:38 am

  490. Get this: I accidently shot and killed my wife today. I didn’t realize my gun was loaded. I guess I bought the gun, and the bullets, so I guess it’s murder. … but never meant to leave the bullet in the chamber and shoot my wife… and I wasn’t even drinking.
    For those of you who define a mistake as putting the wrong date on a check…you need to get a life! Enjoy it, just try not to hurt yourself or others. Try as you may, accidents do happen.

    Comment by FLHTCI — 10/12/2006 @ 11:55 am

  491. Imagine Billy Lane having to listen to four suits telling him how to save his ass.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/12/2006 @ 12:32 pm

  492. FLHTCI - How many times in the past did you point it at her before you shot her? Dumbass.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/12/2006 @ 12:54 pm

  493. 490…once again for another dumbass, this wasnt an accident. it was a crime. you need to get a clue

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/12/2006 @ 1:06 pm

  494. First things First. I am sorry for the family and the children in this accident. Now with that said There are alot of you out there that are so quick to pass your judgement just because of who Billy is not for what happened. I am heavily involved in the motorcycle buisness and I hear this sort of thing all the time please understand that I not saying that driving drunk is ok but are we sure if he was drinking or not. Just remember all you judges out there that everyone make mistake and yes this one was hugh and when the time coms he will pay his dues. If you really knew this man and all he has givin back you would know that this is just a very sad accident and a man lost his life a fellow biker. GOD BLESS

    Comment by JIMMY — 10/12/2006 @ 3:04 pm

  495. it is called vehicular homocide, and to the idiot who
    said the fault goes to the two drivers holding billy lane up, well you are a moron. with people like you on the road it is no wonder there are so many accidents. I hope you don’t live near me.

    Comment by denise — 10/12/2006 @ 5:02 pm

  496. you people really dont have anything better to do . so sad

    Comment by whatabunchofbitches — 10/12/2006 @ 5:08 pm

  497. Hey RLD #481 I’ve got my daughter’s training wheels for sale on Ebay, if you want to start riding your scooter off the sidewalk. F%*k’n Retard…….!O and wrong email JACKASS ; ) xoxo

    Comment by jj@cfl — 10/12/2006 @ 7:56 pm

  498. WOW WOW!!!!

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/12/2006 @ 9:42 pm

  499. 482 how long did it take you to find those words in the Dictionary?And what i write is called freedom of speech.Did you not learn that in grade school?Is this what blogs are for?What Billy Lane did was wrong,but i’m not here to judge him.My Heart goes out to the Morelock family and i hope thay don’t find this blog and read all of this crap we write to each other.You also wrote i need to stop my boozing .And you talk about drinking and driving?I think you need to go back to the Dictionary and find some more of those big words for your self.And PNKD,i could care less if a man does not respect me because I RESECT MY SELF FIRST.If a man does not have respect for woman it’s because he’s not secure with himself.Sounds to me PNKD your the asskisser.And who ever wants to say more bad things about me bring it on,because i’m going to give it right back,its just word.And i love a good challenge.

    Comment by Lynn — 10/13/2006 @ 7:22 am

  500. Hey PNKD, JJ and others, this place is getting stupid with Lane ass-kissers. Where else can we go?

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/13/2006 @ 7:44 am

  501. Hey - LA - Don’t leave - Can’t let the loonies take over the asylum - As soon as their lithium kicks in they’ll go back to sleep.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/13/2006 @ 9:55 am

  502. Hey 490, now say a person was drinking and walking through a park shooting a gun at random and a bullet accidentally killed someone, you’de call that “Just an accident"? and would you say the guy shouldn’t be prosecuted?
    There’s a difference, if you did the first, you weren’t doing anything illegal, the second, the person was.
    Billy Lane was breaking a number of laws, most of them put in place to avoid incidents like what happened, and he made the conscious decision to break them.

    Comment by K-BOB — 10/13/2006 @ 11:41 am

  503. Lynn - I do not need a dictionary to write. I’m sorry you need one in order to read.

    >>And what i write is called freedom of speech.Did you not learn that in grade school?

    Like I said, I respect any intelligent person’s right to state their opinion. That’s why I can’t take your opinions seriously.

    >>And PNKD,i could care less if a man does not respect me because I RESECT MY SELF FIRST.If a man does not have respect for woman it’s because he’s not secure with himself.

    Lynn - A man like me with a mere BA would not have married a woman with a PhD if he was insecure. Sorry, no points for you.

    PNKD - You have my highest respects!

    >>me bring it on,because i’m going to give it right back,its just word.And i love a good challenge.

    Lynn - Your greatest challenge would be to make sense. I’m sure you have cogent thoughts in mind. You just need to learn how to communicate them. What people are saying here are not just words – they’re ideas. Do you understand the difference?

    Getting back to the main topic… are y’all familiar with the American Motorcyclists Association’s “Justice for All” campaign? For those of you who aren’t, it is aimed at bringing about stricter laws and penalties for those who kill people in traffic “accidents".

    To quote from the AMA web site:
    “A van driver in Iowa crosses the center line of the road, running head-on into a group of six motorcyclists. Three are killed, and two more are seriously injured. The driver gets off with a fine of $70—less than an average speeding ticket.

    “In Oklahoma, a driver runs over a motorcyclist who was slowing to make a right turn. The driver pleads guilty to negligent homicide. She is sentenced to 30 months probation and ordered to perform unspecified “acts of kindness.”

    “A U.S. congressman from South Dakota with a long history of traffic offenses blows through a stop sign at over 70 mph, causing a crash that kills a motorcyclist. A jury takes just a couple of hours to convict the driver of second-degree manslaughter, a felony that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years. The judge gives him just 100 days.

    “Outrageous? We think so. And there are literally dozens of cases just like them across the country, in which drivers seriously injure or kill motorcyclists, then get off with little more than a slap on the wrist.”

    I don’t know what position the AMA is going to take on the Billy Lane incident, but it will be interesting to watch. Will the motorcycle industry and the motorcycle community go easy on him because he’s “one of ours"?

    I was Googling around yesterday and happened to find a photo of the victim, Gerald Morelock. When you can put a face to a name, the tragedy becomes much more real.

    Comment by Super Glide — 10/13/2006 @ 1:51 pm

  504. I’m still here PNKD. BTW, where are you from???

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/13/2006 @ 4:05 pm

  505. #499…I was gonna say a little here , but Lynn you tok the words right outta my mouth!!! You are amazing…No one of the owmens judged…they just said what will be decided by the COURTS…NOT BY YOU> L.A. RIDER, BTW…PNKD(ASSKISSER),K-BOB…OR THE REST OF YOU SHIT HEADS!!! All you guys have done so far, in this forum..is criticize everyone, or call them names…Stop your freakin stupidity…show me the diploma you have for becoming JUDGE AND JURY!!! Lynn…you are a real LADY!!!! HATS OFF TO YOU , for sticking up to all these weasels!!!

    Comment by just a reader — 10/13/2006 @ 6:26 pm

  506. some people think its ok to kill a biker with a car or truck. they are wrong. we have tried to educate to the world to look out for us bikers for many years. if this goes unpunished as 2nd degree murder it sends out the message that its ok to kill a biker. i dont care who did what, when you kill a biker with such gross negligence then you should pay the price. money may prevail in this instance, look what happened with OJ.

    Comment by Anonymous — 10/14/2006 @ 6:36 am

  507. I just loaded a butt-kisser filter on my pc and it works great. automatically deletes all the ignorant posts from Lane ass-kissers!

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/14/2006 @ 8:27 am

  508. It also tells me that several of the Billy-Butt-Kissers are logged in under different names

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/14/2006 @ 8:28 am

  509. LA - I am from Kentucky - the home of fast women and beautiful horses - LOL

    Comment by PNKD — 10/14/2006 @ 9:49 am

  510. Cool, but too bad so far away!

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/14/2006 @ 4:24 pm

  511. I’m in socal Rider

    Comment by SPGurl — 10/14/2006 @ 5:47 pm

  512. #503 As i sit here with some of my friends reading your sh!t we can’t help but laugh.With what Degree’s you and your wife have,you most likely make pretty good money?Well here is one for you,put your brain and money where your mouth is!!And if your smart like you think you are,you should understand.You can pull up all the articles you want from other States but what good does that do?I have done that and i got no where.You start with the state you live in.You evan go to your Senate,and House Representative and you don’t stop.And why is just about the drunk driver?What about the drunk that gets on a bike?I just wasted some of my good words on you and my 17yr son gives me more of a challenge. My words and my ideals go to action everyday on a cause.You can have all the Degree’s you want, your insecure because you had to tell me about them.And thats not being proud thats bragging. PNKD have you heard any good blonde jokes lately?

    Comment by Lynn — 10/15/2006 @ 12:44 pm

  513. Lynn, you’re a complete idiot and should shut the f**k up. You are a disgrace to intelligent women. Someone on here asked a about Billy’s attorney, Kepler Funk, and why he doesn’t have a national name representing him. Kempler Funk is the most prominent CRIMINAL defense attorney in our area so he’s hired the best that is locally available. I hear that Billy entered a written not guilty plea, so he won’t have to appear on the 27th. I’ll be interested in seeing how Biketoberfest turns out for Billy. Not quite the ‘renowned celebrity’ that he has become accustomed to.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/15/2006 @ 2:51 pm

  514. 512…a PERFECT example of how the Billy-Butt-Kissers skirt the issue. Thank you for your ignorance LYNN. Maybe you might change your tune if your 17yo son gets taken out by a jerk like Lane. Address the issue our shut the hell up.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/15/2006 @ 4:18 pm

  515. I have also known Billy since the incepton of Choppers Inc. and if you don’t know the man, then you are an asshole to think that he just doesn’t care!! He is one of the kindest men on the planet and would do anything for you even if he didn’t know you. Yes he made a mistake but If you think he just gonna hire a dream team and forget about it, YOUR NUTS!!! Billy Lane cares about people, If you were in trouble, it wouldn’t matter what time of the day or night it was, He would be there for you. So all of you ignorant Assholes that want to judge him, are just that IGNORANT!!!!!!

    Billy, I will alsways be there for you DAY OR NIGHT!

    your friend the Icemann!!!

    Comment by chris eisen — 10/15/2006 @ 4:49 pm

  516. Billy is a geat person who would do anything for you even if he didn’t know you. To judge anyone is wrong and if you think the there is one day that goes by that he doesn’t hurt for the family of Gerald Morelock and for Gerald himself, YOU ARE OUT OF YOUR MIND!!!!!!!!!!!

    Billy would never!! hurt anyone deliberatley He has been a friend of mine since before the big television shows and remained a True friend for years!!!!

    Billy, I will always be there for you!!!!!

    Comment by chris eisen — 10/15/2006 @ 5:05 pm

  517. 515…Then why doesn’t Lane just compensate the Morelocks and co a plea instead of spending all that money on attorneys and specialists to disprove the evidence, huh? If Lane stepped up and admitted his guilt, then he’d be a righteous person. Instead, he’s a piece of garbage. Those who support Lane are buried too far up his A$$ to know right from wrong, and you’re going to come out smelling like his sh*t.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/15/2006 @ 7:04 pm

  518. OMG - Lynn is JUDGING me because I am blonde, and I haven’t even KILLED ANYBODY LATELY - Too Funny!!!!!

    Comment by PNKD — 10/16/2006 @ 6:00 am

  519. Nobody said Billy did this on purpose or that he isn’t hurting over it - that doesn’t matter - he repeatedly drove drunk/stupid until he killed someone and now has to face the music just like you or I would - Most of the NON-JUDGERS here would be judging us fast enough if we had turned Billy into a hood ornament. Just be honest.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/16/2006 @ 6:12 am

  520. Good Morning LA, SPGurl, Lock Em Up and Super Glide - Hope you have a great day!!!

    Comment by PNKD — 10/16/2006 @ 7:08 am

  521. 515 & 516 Chris I couldn’t have said it better!!!! Billy is a great guy and a very sweet person, and talking to him I totally agree with you he is a person that cares I just wished I lived closer cause I would do anything for him as well. But I will always be his friend and fan. 518 L.a. Rider get off they gay stuff cause everyone on this blog knows that you yourself must be gay your just in the closet cause that’s the only thing you can say to come back at anyone so go get on your gay porn site and get off this one you are on the wrong site you suck.PNKD haven’t killed anyb0dy lately so are telling us you have? Your a loser. so go join your friend on his gay porn site. lynn your the women let them have it cause the only idiots out there are lockemup,larider,pnka disgrace that has your 3 names on it along with ingorance. oh and I forgot down right judgemental pussies out there. Chris and Lynn, Helen and I and I’m sure alot more people out there will always love and respect Billy for the rest of our lifes we don’t care if you all don’t care for him sounds like to me you all have a jealousy problem. So go on with your lifes being the jerk offs that you all are and enjoy not having any friends cause I won’t want friends like you. Billy I will always be there for you even this far away. Chris hope your close by you sound like a awesome person and friend we all need friends like you. You rock maybe in my life time I will get to meet you I would love to have a friend as caring as you seem. Lynn keep up the good work Friend I think your getting to them they keep repeating themselves Can’t think of anything else but to shut your f**king Mouth and we all wishing they would took there own advise. Billy always and Friend.

    Comment by Patty — 10/16/2006 @ 7:22 am

  522. Hey L.A RIDER. Im sure thats your real name you MEATHEAD. It is not about being a Billy Lane Ass Kisser.Its about whathappened and what happened was a bad choice and a bad accident where a man lost his life you FOOL so stop with the Billy crap you keep falling back on and face it if it wasnt for Billy Lane you probably wound have never signed on. So when you read this and come back with your Billy Ass kiser crap AGAIN remember one thing I have never meet Billy and probably never will you CLOWN. And if and when the verdict comes in im sure Billy will pay for the hole thing. God Bless the family and Billy because know one wants to here someone lost a life especialy fellow biker.

    Comment by jimmy — 10/16/2006 @ 8:18 am

  523. Hey PNKD – I AM having a great day! I love the comments from Lynn… it’s like having my own pet retard.

    >>Well here is one for you,put your brain and money where your mouth is!!

    As a matter of fact, I have, and I think I do. I’ve been an AMA member for 23 years, as well as an AMA Legislative Supporter and regional volunteer. I also belong and contribute to many other MC industry organizations and charities, AND I work for a Major Manufacturer (name withheld). I’m not an outsider - I have my career and livelihood invested in this business.

    >>You can pull up all the articles you want from other States but what good does that do?I have done that and i got no where.You start with the state you live in blah blah blah…

    Wow… thanks for the eye-opening civics lesson!
    ——

    I am not a journalist. Some of my friends are, and they constantly throw one question back in my face whenever we get in some heated discussion on some news topic and I veer off on tangents of opinion or focus too much on surrounding details:

    “What is the crucial issue?” Not as simple of a question as it sounds. In other words, what is the issue that is most relevent, that makes or breaks the story? What is the essential element that defines, more than anything else, what is REALLY going on?

    In any news event, the crucial issue evolves. The crucial issue is no longer that he killed somebody (it’s now just a fact of the matter) or that he was drunk and unlicensed (likewise).

    What I think is the most crucial issue NOW (and you can all argue that I’m wrong) is that Billy Lane and his four lawyers entered a formal “Not Guilty” plea on all counts. So, despite whatever the known facts are, he’s publicly saying “It’s not my fault".

    And yes, I know that’s what representative attorneys do, even if you’ve killed someone in front of a thousand witnesses. But the important thing is that his actions (and lack of public comment) are all about covering his ass and assets.

    There have been all kinds of people on this blog that have claimed “you would do the same thing".

    I beg to differ. Maybe I’m an overly optimistic, foolishly naive believer in the nobility of the human spirit, but I think the average you-or-I-or the next guy would take personal responsibility for our actions, especially when the results were so tragic.

    Now before one of the defenders chimes in with the lame argument that “no one is saying that Billy is not taking responsibility, and doesn’t feel horrible, and will have to live with this blah blah blah"…

    Well, I AM SAYING IT! He had the chance to do the honorable thing, and he ducked out of it. He is NOT taking responsibility, he is NOT feeling for the victim and his family, and he is NOT living (facing up) to what he did.

    He could have been a man, but he chose to be a spineless worm.

    THAT’S the crucial issue.

    Comment by Super Glide — 10/16/2006 @ 9:30 am

  524. VERY well said Super Glide. I have a great deal of respect for both your thoughts and actions. I know the court has denied Billy any direct contact with the victim’s family, but nothing should have stopped a public apology. I’m sure he’s acting on the advice of his four attorneys, and scared of the consequences he is facing, but he can still publically say he’s sorry for ‘the accident’ without jeopardizing his not guilty plea. Exactly what he’s not guilty of I’m not quite sure, but maybe this is how the criminal court system works.

    >lynn your the women let them have it cause the only idiots out there are lockemup,larider,pnka disgrace that has your 3 names on it along with ingorance.

    I lost track of all of the misuse of words, punctuation errors, spelling errors, and non-sensical comments. Who is ignorant? Patty, Lynn, Helen…you are not wearing anyone down. I look forward to the next stupid things that come from your posts. They mainly center on how you once had a conversation with Billy, how sweet and nice he is, and then you proceed to personally bash others with opposing views with your idiotic comments about gay porn, insecurity, and no friends.

    If you talk as stupid as you write, his defense attorneys would NEVER call you as a witness!

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/16/2006 @ 7:18 pm

  525. 524 You belong to groups that help charities and you call me a retard???I don’t belong to groups to help,i rely on my self and it called Humanitarian.I help everyone and i don’t need a group telling me how much money money to give or what group can we help this time. Alcohlism is a disease and you go out of your way to help that person,and not just Billy.He is not the only person out there that is an Alcoholic and has killed some one.We just help them not to cause another death.I can’t help him, i can only help the people in my town and help them understand there actions.So Mr.524 why don’t you ask your Journalist friends why some people pass over articles and shut off the news.It’s because some people don’t like to hear or read the bad.Now tell me if thats on AMA web site?I do have to say this, i am having fun disagreeing with you and i can’t wait to see what you call me next.

    Comment by Lynn — 10/16/2006 @ 8:10 pm

  526. You guys are silly. This is not Disney Land. You HAVE to defend yourself in this day and age. Nice guys finish LAST. Not long ago, I went through an uncontested divorce, and my ex had a lawyer. My ass was raked over the coals. You think if Billy just accepted responsibilty and plead guilty with no lawyer, that there would be no other litigation against him? Think again.

    Comment by FLHTCI — 10/17/2006 @ 1:54 am

  527. VERY well said Super Glide. I respect both your actions and thoughts. I know the courts have denied Billy direct access to the victim’s family, but he could have issued a public apology for ‘the accident’. I’m sure he hasn’t based on the advice of his four attorneys, and his fear of the consequences he is facing, but this could be done without jeopardizing his not guilty plea. I’m not sure exactly what he is not guilty of.

    Patty, Lynn, etc….you’re not getting to anyone. I look forward to your posts because they are so stupid. You have recurring themes…gay porn, no friends, jealousy…give me a break!

    > lynn your the women let them have it cause the only idiots out there are lockemup,larider,pnka disgrace that has your 3 names on it along with ingorance.

    I lost count of the misspellings, grammar and punctuation errors, and non-sensical jibberish. So who is ignorant? You say you would do anything to help Billy. If you don’t speak any better than you write, there isn’t a defense attorney in the world that would call you as a witness.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/17/2006 @ 6:46 am

  528. Right on Glide. Based on all the people that I talk to, our opinion on Lane is shared by the majority. Those who differ are the ones who either do not ride or have a twisted perspective of reality. Morons like 523 JIMMY who insist that this crime was an “accident” are simply ignorant. And of course I wouldn’t have signed on here if it weren’t for Lane…DUH!!!! You Billy-Butt-Kissers skirt the issue. Why do the Morelocks have to wait for the verdict???? If Lane would man up to his actions, this whole issue could be resolved right now.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/17/2006 @ 7:47 am

  529. 522 PATTY says “BILLY IS A GREAT GUYAND A VERY SWEET PERSON.” Well Patty, you dumb broad, if I could choose anybody in the world to ram head-on with and kill me, I HOPE HE’S A GREAT GUY AND A SWEET PERSON! You dumb bimbo.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/17/2006 @ 7:53 am

  530. Lynn - next time maybe you and your friends should try to pass around a clue instead of the crack pipe.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/17/2006 @ 8:42 am

  531. I met Billy Lane in Sturgis in 2005 at the FTS
    I seen him this year ta the FTS nursing a bottle of
    wild turkey the guy has a problem.I think he is ina lot of trouble.i will pray for him and the other guy
    it is a bad deal. Buy the way i thought he was a real Jerk nose up in the air.I thought he was taller.
    What would Larry say about this i would say he would forgive him and pray for him anyway one mans opion

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 10/17/2006 @ 9:40 am

  532. Here’s the latest from our local paper:

    floridatoday.com

    Comment by RLD — 10/18/2006 @ 7:37 am

  533. Well, the correct post WAS there - I guess the ass-kisser gremlins are at work in here as well as in our local paper (the on-line story about Billy that was posted to the Florida Today site is also gone.

    Anyway prosecutors have charged him with 3 felony counts - manslaughter, dui, and I believe wreckless driving causing property damage and bodily harm.

    Comment by RLD — 10/18/2006 @ 8:43 am

  534. I read that Billy appeared in NC “clean shaven, in a designer suit and hair concealed in the suit". WTF? I can understand the suit, but to hide your hair???? What kind of sh!t is that?

    Comment by Former Billy Fan — 10/18/2006 @ 10:47 am

  535. 534…Lane is a poser and not the tough-guy tattood one-percenter that he tries to make himself out to be.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/18/2006 @ 12:46 pm

  536. The saddest part is that the event resulted in a loss of a fellow biker, Mr Morelock.
    Billy’s actions has set back everything that the AMA and other bikers rights groups has been fighting for since day one.
    For the Billy supporters, yes please support him if you feel he is your freind, but PLEASE do not defend his actions, because his decisions cost an innocent man his life.

    Comment by K-BOB — 10/18/2006 @ 2:34 pm

  537. Kill a biker go to jail.

    Comment by Dano — 10/19/2006 @ 4:08 am

  538. i seen a show where they are making choppers in prison hopefully he will get put there.

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 10/19/2006 @ 5:24 am

  539. Kill ANYBODY while drunk/speeding/wrong lane, go to jail.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/19/2006 @ 7:07 am

  540. Lane pleads not guilty to DUI manslaughter charge

    BY JOHN TORRES
    FLORIDA TODAY

    Celebrity motorcycle builder Billy Lane this afternoon pleaded not guilty to DUI manslaughter in the Labor Day accident that left a Melbourne Beach man dead.

    The state attorney’s office today formally charged Lane with the second-degree felony. If convicted, he faces a maximum 15 years in prison.

    The state attorney’s office is continuing its investigation and could tack on additional charges.

    “There is a possibility of other charges, but it doesn’t substantially change his exposure,” said Assistant State Attorney Wayne Holmes. “It’s a serious offense.”

    Lane was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol investigators on Sept. 25 in connection with a Labor Day accident that left Melbourne Beach resident Gerald Morelock dead. Police said that Lane’s blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.

    In anticipation of the official charges, Lane’s attorney Kepler Funk filed a written plea of not guilty with the courts and a demand for a trial.

    According to the Clerk of Courts Web site, Lane is due in court on Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. in front of Judge A.B. Majeed for a first appearance. But Funk also filed a waiver of appearance, meaning Lane will not be in court that day.

    “The most important thing to remember is that a human being died in this accident and it’s a tragedy that Mr. Lane feels every day,” Funk said, adding that when first arrested Lane was facing 25 years in prison. “This decision is not a surprise to me. I’ve been in contact with the state attorney’s office on numerous occasions regarding this case, and I look forward to continued dialogue to resolve this case.”

    Lane, who owns a shop called Choppers Inc. in Melbourne, was originally charged by the Florida Highway Patrol with driving under the influence manslaughter, driving with his license suspended and driving under the influence with serious bodily injuries.

    The fact that the state only filed one charge against Lane, puzzled the victim’s brother Byron Morelock of Indialantic.

    “I want him charged appropriately,” he said. “I hope they don’t drop the ball.”

    Investigators said the wreck occurred Sept. 4 after Lane crossed a double yellow line on State Road A1A south of Melbourne Beach to pass several other vehicles before striking Morelock, who was riding a 1983 Yamaha motorcycle.

    Contact Torres at 321-242-3649 or jtorres@flatoday.net

    Comment by Sportsterholic — 10/19/2006 @ 1:29 pm

  541. patty and lynn we need to talk.

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/20/2006 @ 5:13 am

  542. WELL……………..SO THE MEDIA GROOMED CHOPPER GOD IS A FUCK UP ……….JEEZ………I’M SHOCKED !! WHAT A FUCKIN JOKE ……….THESE SO CALLED SELF PROCLAIMED ASSHOLES MAKE ME WANNA PUKE ! FOR THOSE OF US THAT HAVE BACKED OUR BIKES OUT OF OUR DRIVEWAYS MORE MILES THAN THESE ASSHOLES HAVE RODE FORWARD…I SAY FUCKIN “A” . GOOD ON YA DICK HEAD !! NOW MAYBE THE CITIZENS THAT BUY INTO THIS CROCK OF SHIT WILL WAKE UP AND REALIZE THAT THESE MORONS AND THE NETWORKS ARE GIVIN IT TO EM IN THE ASS EVERY TIME THEY TURN ON THE TV SET………….WHAT NEXT TV MOGULS ??? BILLY LANES BLOOD GUTS AND BEERS TOUR ? OR BETTER YET MAYBE ONE OF THESE OTHER SO CALLED CHOPPER WHIZ BANG MORONS …..YOU KNOW THE ONES YA SEE AT THE RALLYS PISSED OUT OF THEIR MINDS SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS FOR THE PLATINUM MASTER CARD CROWD …..MAYBE THEY’LL STEP UP TO THE PLATE AND PICK UP THE REIGNS THIS FUCKIN MORON DROPPED IN THE DIRT !!!!!

    Comment by THE REAL DEAL — 10/20/2006 @ 6:11 am

  543. 522 PATTY says “BILLY IS A GREAT GUY AND A VERY SWEET PERSON.” Well Patty, you dumb broad, if I could choose anybody in the world to ram head-on with and kill me, I HOPE HE’S A GREAT GUY AND A SWEET PERSON! You dumb bimbo.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/20/2006 @ 6:18 am

  544. Anyone notice how the last article posted stated he was riding a “1983 Yamaha Motorcycle” instead of a street legal moped?

    Kudos to the writer for taking the “its not street legal” issue out of the equation.

    Florida, Don’t let this turn into another South Dakota US congressman gets 100 days bullsh!t. Hit Billy boy with every charge you can and make it stick.

    Time to teach drunk driving douche-bags a lesson.

    Comment by deeve — 10/20/2006 @ 6:52 am

  545. FL only charged Billy with one offense - Kepler Funk is having “dialogue” with the prosecutor “to resolve” the case - Uh Oh - I’ve seen this sh!t before.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/20/2006 @ 8:20 am

  546. What Gerald Morelock was riding WAS street legal Deeve. Does it really matter? I agree with PNKD…it doesn’t matter who was driving what…kill anyone in those circumstances and you should be held accountable. That’s a very residential stretch of highway and it could have been anyone…a kid on a bike, a biker, or a car. His Dodge is massive; add high speed and illegal pass and no one has much of a chance against that. Billy had to travel that stretch of road every day to get home…there is no other way to get there. If he ever drove it sober, he had to know the road rules were in place for a reason, and decided to ignore them. I’ll be interested in seeing how he is able to plead not guilty for that.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/20/2006 @ 8:30 am

  547. A “street legal moped” is how a journalist who doesn’t know sh!t from shinola would describe a scooter. If he was riding on the highway, he was on a street/highway legal scooter, like a Yamaha Riva or something similar. Not fast, but legal.

    Mopeds (those things you have to pedal to help the little motor get up steep hills) are NOT legal for use on highways. But I doubt he was on a moped. I haven’t even SEEN a moped on the street since the the early 1980s.

    In any case, whether Mr. Morelock was on a scooter, a moped, or roller skates, he was killed by a drunken idiot and his wife and children will never see him again. Reckless driving under the influence is not an “accident".

    C’mon Lynn and Patty… say something stupid again. Entertain us!

    Comment by Super Glide — 10/20/2006 @ 8:48 am

  548. Lynn and Patty are too far up Lane’s A$$ to respond

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/20/2006 @ 10:33 am

  549. PNKD, Glide and others, I hope you’re emailing Choppers Inc. and letting Lane know what we think of his panty ass.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/20/2006 @ 12:12 pm

  550. Bottom line…… And I hate ta’ tell a few of ya’……. (Just’ call me Nostradamus).

    Lanes lawyer WILL find discrepencies in the blood test, whether it the way it was taken or by whom it was taken.. Lane WILL NOT be convicted for DRUNK driving………………

    Watch. / listen… Thats why state / appointed lawyers suck and big $$$ Lawers work for ya…

    Unfortunatly,,,,….. Youlll see.

    Comment by wildgw — 10/20/2006 @ 7:08 pm

  551. Hate ta’ break it to you “lane bashers"………

    He will not get convicted of “drunk driving"…….

    His lawyer will find out, how, when, and by who, the blood sample was taken, and if NOT done exactly like the “law” says, will not be admissable.

    Deal with it chumps.

    Man I wish I was a lawyer…… Easy pickins. Jus’ ghiv me da’ $$ and I’ll grease da’ palms of the court system. We all WIN ! ! !(except the family of of dude that died) …

    SEE YOU CHUMPS AT BIKETOBERFEST!!!!!!!

    Comment by wildgw — 10/20/2006 @ 7:48 pm

  552. Wish I had more $$$$ for A N Y lawyer (in case I gotn in trouble).

    Otherwise, (which is reality), I’d be fukd. (like I am.

    Comment by wildgw — 10/20/2006 @ 8:03 pm

  553. Win or lose his case, LANE is a piece of $hit and I plan to let him know what I think of a drunk driver that kills a motorcycle rider.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/21/2006 @ 7:58 am

  554. I just saw into my crystal ball……

    Lanes BAC is thrown out, due to inconsistantcies in the administration of blood sample. The arresting officer was not the officer that detained him in the hospital while nurse, took his blood sample.
    Also, her certification was one day past due because she had to drive her daughter to daycare that day.

    Lanes lawyer allows him to plead guilty to a lesser charge, which gets him 30 days in jail (must be serve at least two days consecutive within two years) or at least do comunity service which can be payed off, if inconvienent for the defendant.

    A drivers license suspension of 5 years is applied.

    A 3 year probation is also administered.

    Also, (other than the family of the victim) Nobody remembers or cares about this case or the one that was killed, and Life goes on (for some).

    G

    Comment by wildgw — 10/21/2006 @ 8:10 pm

  555. if you guys look on the brevard county clerk of courts website you will see were they did dismiss the other two charges of dwls with death or serious injuy and dui with death or serious injury the only one they are persuing is the dui manslaughter what a joke but i will tell you this the judge he has to go in front of is not a easy going judge she has been on the bench for several years and does not take cases like this lightly i really believe he will get jail time for this also them dismissing the other 2 charges that is normal procedure here they usually prosecute the worst charge and drop the other charges atleast they did when i got my DUI last year do I agree with this no but the prosecute what the have the most evidence in with the most serious charge to make it stick in this case i don’t agree with this at all cause all 3 charges are very serious and relate to one another but i guess they know what they are doing I HOPE SO ANYWAY

    Comment by cblois — 10/22/2006 @ 8:57 am

  556. whether or not Lane serves time, it is important that he not be allowed to party his merry way through life again. Boycott Lane appearances and Choppers Inc. products. Let the industry know that Lane sucks and we don’t want to see him anymore.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/22/2006 @ 3:26 pm

  557. Well, cblois is right. I had to see it for myself to believe it. Here is the link to the Brevard County Clerks office…

    brevardclerk.us

    Dismissed! I bet the Morelock family is devastated. My guess is the NC verdict factored into the driving while suspended, and his girlfriend probably doesn’t want to push the DUI with serious bodily injury charge. Billy must be riding high right now! I’m losing some faith in the justice system, because if this would have been anyone else, they would have had to go through a trial to get charges dismissed. I don’t know which judge dismissed these charges; Meryl Allawas was not the original judge assigned to this case. She is known to be a victim advocate. He is apparently asking for a jury trial, so maybe the people will speak instead of leaving justice in the hands of a sole judge. I hope the reasons for this dismissal are made public so we can try to understand. It sure appeared to be pretty cut and dry. It is a FACT that his license was suspended; it is a FACT that his BAC was .192; it is a FACT that he crossed a double yellow; and it is a FACT that Gerald Morelock died a horribly violent death.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/22/2006 @ 3:37 pm

  558. There seems to be a number of local people keeping up with this post…cblois, RLD and others. We vote here, and can have an impact. I think we should take note of what judge dismissed these serious charges without a jury trial. Was this judge bought? Could YOU afford to buy that judge if the charges were against you? Let’s let that judge know how we feel about it when elections roll around.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/22/2006 @ 8:00 pm

  559. Hint…it’s either Majeed or Allawas…

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/22/2006 @ 8:08 pm

  560. And why is Lane already slipping through the fingers of justice? Because of the ignorant bleeding-heart mentalities of people like the ones that infest this forum. Boycott Lane and Choppers Inc.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 10/22/2006 @ 8:20 pm

  561. I’m with you LOCK EM UP. Our local voices need ot be heard in the community and the court system. And if this BOZO called Billy is acquitted (or even if he isn’t), then the Morelock’s need to consider a HUGE civil suit and nail him where it hurts.

    Comment by RLD — 10/23/2006 @ 5:53 am

  562. I doubt we will see Bill at the full throtlle on stage next year i believe he would be boooed severly.
    i know that most Bikers dont like poeple that kill
    other bikers he will have to watch his back his life will never be like it was.THATS A SHAME!!!!STUBBY LITTLE DRUNK F__CKER GET A HAIR CUT RASTA BOY!

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 10/23/2006 @ 5:56 am

  563. Interesting pic in this blog of Billy signing autographs at Biketoberfest this weekend in Daytona. Just carrying on like nothing ever happened.

    http://www.mikeodom.name/index.php/all?cat=20

    Comment by RLD — 10/23/2006 @ 8:36 am

  564. lock em up it is not the judge that dismissed the other two charges it is the prosecutor doing so i know it is not right but as a state attorney they can do these things if they wish without a judge okaying it is sad but true once it goes into the prosecutors hands and they feel they don’t want to persue charges they can dismiss them

    Comment by cblois — 10/23/2006 @ 1:47 pm

  565. 524 - Lynn, you utter moron, I don’t mind ANYONE here disagreeing with me. And I’m glad you’re having fun, but YOU’RE not disagreeing with me – you’re just blathering on and not making any sense at all. You didn’t understand a single thing I said – you just reinterpreted everything through the filter of your own sorry life experience, and that’s all you’re capable of responding to.

    “Alcoholism is a disease". Well, duh. I wish you all the success in the world in rehabilitating your own local alcoholics. It sounds like an affliction you have firsthand experience with, so I’m sure all the drunk-ass drivers in your trailer park can relate to you.

    “He is not the only person out there that is an Alcoholic and has killed some one.We just help them not to cause another death.”

    The best way to help them “not to cause ANOTHER death” is to penalize them appropriately. Send them to prison. Make them pay restitution. Take away their drivers licenses for the rest of their lives. Anything less just wipes the slate clean so that they can repeat their “mistakes".

    Oops – I killed another human being. Not my fault, though… I was DRUNK. Alcoholism is a disease. I can’t help it. You can’t blame me. It was the bartender that killed the man. It was the whiskey that killed the man. I was innocent! I’M the victim! ME ME ME!

    As far as bad news in the media… smart, responsible, caring, involved citizens want to know what’s going on in their world – good OR bad. Weak minded losers who can’t deal with real life just change the channel and watch American Idol.

    The diseases you’re suffering from, my dear Lynn, are Escapism and Denial. I’d include Ignorance, but with you it’s probably congenital.

    But take heart, o saviour of drunken drivers, for you will win in the end. As much as many of us would like to see Billy Lane go to prison and take it up the ass, he will likely get off with a slap on the wrist – 90 days in some nice celebrity rehab center and some unspecified community service.

    There are two kinds of justice in this country – justice for actors, celebrities, politicians and rich people… and justice for The Rest Of Us.

    So this drunken, self-absorbed idiot that you worship will walk free… and then you’ll feel like you’ve been vindicated.

    Comment by Super Glide — 10/24/2006 @ 9:19 am

  566. 521 your a poet and dont know it

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/24/2006 @ 3:06 pm

  567. u could put every one here in a paper bag shake it upput your brains in a bird and the bird would fly backwards all but 503

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/24/2006 @ 3:20 pm

  568. Personally, I think Lane’s punishment should be to visit the local hot spot bars in the area a couple of hours before closing each night for a couple of years and preach about the consequences of driving drunk…especially when you have a fine piece of ass that you are speeding home to tag. Take a God Damn taxi, and you might make it home to hit it multiple times. Let’s face it. Alcholol impairs your judgement. Mix that with a serious hard-on, and you simply can’t think. Been there.

    Comment by Ricky — 10/25/2006 @ 2:07 am

  569. I am really concerned about all the little strippers who will be laid off and become homeless if Billy is taken out of circulation. The streets will be full of them. Maybe Patty and Lynn can start a charitable “Take a Stripper Home for Dinner” campaign.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/25/2006 @ 7:04 am

  570. I LIKE STRIPPERS THEY ARE FUN ALL GIRLS SHOULD BE LIKE THE STRIPPERS I KNOW!!!!

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 10/25/2006 @ 8:56 am

  571. Looks like Lane is no longer listed to appear in Vegas at SEMA for Horse magazine. Maybe he’s finally getting the message that nobody wants to see him anymore. Send those emails to Choppers Inc and let him know what a jerk he is. I did.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/25/2006 @ 3:11 pm

  572. This will be the last you hear from me I know you all will be bored without me, Just have to say that I was at Daytona this weekend and Billy just wasn’t signing autographs and acting like nothing had happen I personally could tell you all that he is really bothered and upset about the whole situation.I hope the four guys that I heard talking sh!t are one if not all four of you on here that I personally told them to shut the f**k up to your faces. It is funny how many guys can talk sh!t on here but act like the biggest pussy every. Just wanted to say you all need something to do with your life and quit trying to be judges. PNKD & L.A. RIDER
    WALLACE & SUPER GLIDE and who ever has sh!t in your mouth which I wished you could all choke on it. But what I wanted to say is one of my Grandma’s saying does FO mean anything to you? OH I forgot I’m talking to a much of dumb asses so let me tell you F**K OFF. Hope you all have a great Life, not really.Now you all won’t have anyone to talk about so have fun being bored. But before I go did anyone read or hear about the dumb ass on the crouch rocket just give you all something else to talk about that is not a accident it was down right murder two people crossing the road hand in hand when they were hit by a crouch rocket because he choose to drag race down Daytona Speedway road at 59mph and killed the two people sad so all of you can judge this see what you come up with. Bite me

    Comment by Patty — 10/25/2006 @ 4:02 pm

  573. That guy who was drag racing a crotch rocket didn’t have his license either. It was suspended. He is not famous though so I guess you will not be sticking up for him, eh Patty?

    Comment by James - Whybike.com — 10/25/2006 @ 6:20 pm

  574. Bye Patty! Good luck in grade school! Hope you graduate!

    Comment by Super Glide — 10/25/2006 @ 7:16 pm

  575. Patty, you’re a complete idiot. Bye bye..dumbass. I’m look9ng for some intelligent things to read….

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/25/2006 @ 7:27 pm

  576. ahhh patty lighten up
    dont drink and kill any of my brothers and we wont have any problems.do you want someone to acciendentally kill one of your friends or family?
    I am sure william is upset. I think he should be he
    f__ked up bad he is lucky it wasnt a 1% he might really have problems!

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 10/26/2006 @ 5:38 am

  577. You are right on, James. At 312 Patty is quick to disrespect the young girl with Billy “I agree on one thing here the girl looked like a slut", says she “sounds like a heavy partier” and even says “put the book to her” but not one word against Billy for drinking, speeding, driving in the wrong lane and almost killing the girl as well as Mr. Morelock.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/26/2006 @ 6:23 am

  578. 95sporty: By your comment (578) it seems to me your trying to put the blame on the deceased (Mr. Morelock) for his own brutal and untimely death. Billy was sh!t-faced drunk (BAC 0.192), passing on a double line (aggressively), and driving with a suspended license. HE BROKE ALL THE DAMN RULES OF THE ROAD. MR. MORELOCK DID NOT!!!!! Billy takes ALL the blame as far as I’m concerned.

    How utterly insensitive of you.

    Comment by RLD — 10/26/2006 @ 11:07 am

  579. 95sporty - Even a Harley would be no match for a massive Dodge coming head on in your lane at high speed - And the reason scooters and mopeds are dangerous is because of inattentive/bad/drunk drivers - same with all bikes.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/26/2006 @ 11:43 am

  580. Right on RLD, I totally agree with you. 95sporty, what a stupid post. LA tells it like it is, and as sad as this tragedy is,I respect his courage to voice his opinion that is shared by many others. It is vile. Billy would have mowed down anyone driving ANYTHING that night. Gerald Morelock has no blame in driving a street legal scooter. He just wanted to get home safely that night. Billy just wanted to get laid as quickly as he could, so he had no consideration for anyone else on the road in his quest to satisfy himself.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/26/2006 @ 1:24 pm

  581. Re: 572….to Patty…Don’t waste your time here with these freakin losers…trust me, all they give anyone here is a head-ache!!!! Hope Billy gets off with a slap on the wrist after all the sh!t you guys are writing…I thought this blog would be over…it got worst…it’s a waste your time site over here!!!!! L.A. Rider,just for the record…I hope you croak!!!

    Comment by just a reader — 10/26/2006 @ 1:36 pm

  582. 575 if you do read anything on here that makes sense I guarentee you didn’t write it.Super glide you are a complete ass.The way you talk you can tell that you are someones worse nightmare.That wasn’t nice what you said to Patty. I sure would think that your Mom taught you better. But guess not.That shows what kind a moron you are.I agree with 582 patty why waste your time with these uneducated idots that think they no everything.then you have some on here says that Billy don’t care and shows no remorse. How do you no how he feels? You don’t.We will see what the outcome is and the Judge will decide.So please keep your stupid remarks to your self and remember who the victims are here.I will support Billy lane.So say what you want cause that is ok.

    Comment by Helen — 10/26/2006 @ 5:15 pm

  583. 565- Blah,blah, blah,you don’t know sh!t.Sounds to me like you need help with your anger problems toward every one.I can give you a number if you need it.Some of you love to kick people when there down and you like to keep them there.Thats whats wrong with this World.I help every one in need not just alcoholics, i help kids,mothers,men,drug addicts,the homeless.I give them a hand in life,I don’t keep kicking them when there down.Maybe some of those people that don’t read the News paper is because thay don’t have the .50cents to get one or maybe thay don’t watch T.V is because thay don’t have one.Are you getting it yet #565??WAKE UP!!Super Dick your just another suit on a bike.My dad has been riding a lot longer than most of you and at his age is still riding,and he can tell you its just not a drunk in a vihicles.You can be drunk and get on a bike and kill some just as easy.I hope when some of you are down for something you did wrong some one gives you a hand. PNKD do you like your self?One Day you could be walking the streets or a stripper on a pole to make money.You must have been there and did’t make it.

    Comment by Lynn — 10/26/2006 @ 6:23 pm

  584. Helen, you’re as stupid as Lynn and Patty. What a bunch of ignorant dumbasses! Have any one of you ever had a coherent thought in your mind? Let’s disre

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/26/2006 @ 7:38 pm

  585. Well, Lynn, I admit I shouldn’t have dissed the strippers. Sorry girls. You are still a dumbass, Lynn.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/27/2006 @ 6:27 am

  586. 572…Sh!t in my mouth Patty? What kinda weird stuff are you into?

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 7:58 am

  587. Lynn Patty and Helen, the Billy Lane cheerleaders! What would we do without you…

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 7:59 am

  588. Billy Lane is a piece of crap. Boycott his appearances and Choppers Inc products.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 8:01 am

  589. 582 and 583… Look at these two morons… all caught up in themselves and can’t seem to address the issue.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 8:03 am

  590. The issue, you morons, is that Lane drove illegally, drunk, made an illegal pass, killed Gerald Morelock, can’t man up to it, and is trying to weasel out of the punishment.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 8:05 am

  591. Address the issue.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 8:05 am

  592. The issue: Lane drove on a suspended license illegally and drunk and passed multiple cars illegally and killed Gerald Morelock

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 8:08 am

  593. AND NOW THE JERK IS USING HIS MONEY TO AVOID THE PUNISHMENT. BILLY LANE COMMITED A CRIME. AND THE “TOUGH” GUY WITH THE TOUGH TATTOOS IS AFRAID TO DO HIS TIME

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 11:01 am

  594. Man up to your crime Lane. Stop trying to weasel out of it.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 10/27/2006 @ 12:07 pm

  595. 575 if you do read anything on here that makes sense I guarentee(GUARANTEE) you didn’t write it.Super glide you are a complete ass.The way you talk you can tell that you are someones worse(WORST) nightmare.That wasn’t nice what you said to Patty. I sure would think(WOULD LIKE TO THINK) that your Mom taught you better. But guess not.That shows what kind a moron you are.I agree with 582 patty why waste your time with these uneducated idots(IDIOTS) that think they no(KNOW) everything.then you have some on here says that(THAT SAY) Billy don’t(DOESN’T) care and shows(NO S) no remorse. How do you no(KNOW) how he feels? You don’t.We will see what the outcome is and the J(j)udge will decide.So please keep your stupid remarks to your self(yourself) and remember who the victims are here.I will support Billy lane.So say what you want cause that is ok.

    Comment by Helen — 10/26/2006 @ 5:15 pm

    Well normally if a person is going to ramble and rant on that others aren’t educated enough to post, look at your own first. Also, you may want to try and writing complete sentences and possibly paragraphs.
    Support Billy all you want, but don’t defend his actions, because that makes you as bad as he is.

    Comment by K-BOB — 10/27/2006 @ 3:06 pm

  596. No dought he is guilty of what has happened. But just in case he does beat the charges lets deal with it as best as we can. Just don’t support him by any means by buying the junk from Choppers Inc. Take away his means to make a living. Boycott everything that has to do with that piece of crap.
    Lets all remember, Mr. Morelock was killed. And thats because of “Lames” actions.

    Comment by 9mm — 10/27/2006 @ 3:31 pm

  597. Well hell…why dont all you cheerleaders out there that call yourselves bikers just buy poor Billy another beer, pat him on the head and pitch in to get him a new truck. Be sure though that this one doesn’t have any of those silly “Kill a Biker, Go to Jail” stickers on the bumper. Wouldn’t want ol’ biker billy to appear a hypocrit now would we.
    Billy didnt make mistakes…he made decisions, and accordingly will have to pay for those decisions for a long time. Maybe not in prison, since he has such a fine team of stand up guys defending him.
    And some even still call him a biker.

    Comment by jands — 10/27/2006 @ 6:31 pm

  598. So what’s the latest news ? When’s the jury trial set for ?

    Comment by Flathead Red — 10/27/2006 @ 10:59 pm

  599. jands, i’m with you too. all these people who say good luck to Billy Lane are idiots.

    Comment by Softail Gail — 10/29/2006 @ 6:57 pm

  600. In response to Flathead Red #598, according to the Brevard County Clerk of Courts website there will be a “docket sounding” on 11/09/06. This is a proceeding in which the judge assigns trial dates or takes please. Since the wimp had already pled NOT GUILTY, I presume they’ll be setting the trial dates.

    Comment by RLD — 10/30/2006 @ 7:05 am

  601. Whoops - there’s not supposed to be an “e” on pleas.
    Sorry.

    Comment by RLD — 10/30/2006 @ 8:01 am

  602. lotta haters in here ,seems like to me you people care more about what billy has than what happen,things happen to people all the time,as for all u hater go back to school ,get something then just may be u can stop yuor crying about what billy has ,his house his money ect.

    Comment by WALLACE — 10/30/2006 @ 2:15 pm

  603. Wallace, you and some others in here just don’t seem to get the magnitude of what Billy has done. It blows my mind! This was not just an everyday mistake, he freaking KILLED a man!!! An innocent man, a man with a family that loved him dearly - they’re lives have changed forever because of Billy’s disregard for anything and anybody except for getting a piece of ass that fateful night!!! Yes Billy deserves to suffer - he took a life, he needs to PAY - whether it be in jail, with a lifetime of guilt or monitarily - or ALL of the above. Step up to the plate Billy - confess your guilt instead of trying to duck under that proverbial legal wire. Trust me, your concience will be better for it, if you have one.

    Comment by RLD — 10/31/2006 @ 6:23 am

  604. Wanting justice is not hating, Wallace. Billy should pay legally and financially for taking Mr. Morelock’s life. Unfortunately, the system is set up to protect the wealthy. That is what makes people angry. We are all supposed to be treated equally under the law and everybody knows it just doesn’t work that way.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/31/2006 @ 6:41 am

  605. I met Billy a few years ago at Octoberfest and thought he was really down to earth. Iwas really bummed when i heard what happened to that brother on his bike. Billy’s gotta pay, plain and simple. JMO

    Comment by bajagerry — 10/31/2006 @ 10:05 am

  606. FRY HIS ASS EYE FOR AND EYE LIFE FOR A LIFE
    THIS WAS NO ACCIDENT
    HE WAS WRONG HE SHOULD PAY FOR ALL ETERNITY

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 10/31/2006 @ 11:16 am

  607. Damn, Lee, I thought you were kinda laid back and then you come out yellin’ about life for a life and all.

    Comment by PNKD — 10/31/2006 @ 1:53 pm

  608. Well, I take a few days of vacation, and come back to find that the morons are still at it.

    “But before I go did anyone read or hear about the dumb ass on the crouch rocket just give you all something else to talk about that is not a accident it was down right murder two people crossing the road hand in hand when they were hit by a crouch rocket because he choose to drag race down Daytona Speedway road at 59mph and killed the two people.”

    This by Patty, just before she decided to go. Too bad you left Patty, because I’d like you to answer this…what in the hell is the difference that makes the Daytona situation murder, yet Billy has no accountability in killing a man, speeding as well, drunk, and illegal pass? Since you have gone, I’m sure I can get the same brainless logic from Helen, Lynn, or Wallace, so what do you all have to say?

    Lynn, you said, “My dad has been riding a lot longer than most of you and at his age is still riding,and he can tell you its just not a drunk in a vihicles.You can be drunk and get on a bike and kill some just as easy.”

    Yeah, so what is the point you’re trying to make with that comment? What does that have to do with Gerald Morelock’s death, other than Billy did kill him and was drunk when he did it.

    I simply don’t understand how some of you can be so obtuse about this situation. I’m trying to see some logic in your comments, but I can’t find any. So what if you spoke to him one time and he was a nice guy. That doesn’t change what he did, and the tragic results of his actions. Can you focus on the issue, and make me understand where you’re coming from?

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/31/2006 @ 8:51 pm

  609. Just by looking at these posts….which I’m sure Billy and his attorneys are doing as well…I feel qualified to select a jury of ‘his peers’. If I was doing that, I would pick the most ignorant, illiterant dumbasses from the jury pool. Anyone that showed any intelligence would automatically be discarded. It’s the dumbasses that are following Billy.

    Comment by Lock em up — 10/31/2006 @ 10:29 pm

  610. Welcome back LOCK EM UP, hope you had a nice vacation:)

    Comment by RLD — 11/1/2006 @ 6:03 am

  611. >>I would pick the most ignorant, illiterant dumbasses from the jury pool.

    Defense attorneys hire often hire professional, expert personality profilers, and they would sure love to have people like Lynn and Patty on the jury. Their best bet would be people with the following traits:
    - History of drug or alcohol related dependencies
    - Victims of abusive relationships
    - Kids doing poorly in school
    - Spends free time with a TV set
    - Follows “American Idol” and “Survivor” religiously
    - Occasionally reads “People” magazine, but mostly looks at the pictures (reedin an ritin skils aint to gud)
    - Admires and trusts celebrities and their cult of personality
    - Hero worshippers i.e., looks to external sources for self validation
    - High school diploma (barely) and no college education
    - Frequent emotional outbreaks
    - Ranting: rhetoric without reasoning

    I think we have some jury candidates (certified, bonafide dumbasses) right here!

    Comment by Super Glide — 11/1/2006 @ 10:47 am

  612. 595 wrote:
    >>.I agree with 582 patty why waste your time with these uneducated idots(IDIOTS) that think they no(KNOW) everything.

    Helen - Why (why) do you include (include) the correct spelling (spelling) in parenthesis in your (your) comments? Trying to prove you’re one level above an uneducated “idot"?

    >>then you have some on here says that(THAT SAY) Billy don’t(DOESN’T) care and shows(NO S) no remorse. How do you no(KNOW) how he feels? You don’t.

    No, I don’t know how he feels. He hasn’t been very forthcoming about his feelings for the victim and his family, has he? But I don’t really care. Remorse will not bring Mr. Morelock back.

    >>So please keep your stupid remarks to your self(yourself) and remember who the victims are here.I will support Billy lane.So say what you want cause that is ok.

    “Keep your stupid comments to yourself” and “say what you want” are kind of contradictory, aren’t they?

    “Remember who the victims are…". Helen, who do YOU think the victims are? Do you think Billy Lane is a victim? Everyone here knows who the victims are except for you, Lynn, Patty and the rest of the whining idiots. You feel sorry for a drunken, reckless fool and don’t even give a shit about the victim and his family. But you go right ahead and give Mr. Lane all your fanatical support.

    Comment by Super Glide — 11/1/2006 @ 3:26 pm

  613. why can’t the chicks on here post a link with pics?? come on… we want a face to go with the Billy Lane butt kissing comments… then we might be more understanding

    Comment by anony — 11/1/2006 @ 4:19 pm

  614. He drives a truck with a mural of himself riding a motorcyle on the side…I think this pretty well sums up what Billy is all about.

    Comment by jands — 11/1/2006 @ 5:33 pm

  615. Yeah, if I were going to drive drunk, pass illegally, and kill someone, I’d at least make sure that there wasn’t a picture of me on the side of the side of the truck I’m driving. That might make it hard to get away. With it. Arrogant dumbass.

    Comment by Amy Z — 11/1/2006 @ 8:54 pm

  616. Thanks RLD…I had an awesome time visiting my daughter and her fiance in NYC. Glad to get back to the south and back into shorts!!!

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/1/2006 @ 9:56 pm

  617. I WISH I COULD WEAR SHORTS I HATE WINTER THE ONLY GOOD THING ABOUT IT IS SNOWMOBILING!

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 11/2/2006 @ 5:43 am

  618. Interesting conversation I with one of Erin Derrick’s (Billy’s DATE he met the night of the killing) ex-coworker yesterday. Apparently, Billy and Erin are now a “couple". Manslaughter - how romantic. I’m sure they’re working diligently on their stories (lies) for Billy’s defense.

    Sickening, if true.

    Comment by RLD — 11/2/2006 @ 6:30 am

  619. Well, isn’t that interesting. I’m so pleased for the happy couple. That’s probably why the bodily injury charge was dismissed. I’m sure Billy will stick with her at least through the trial. He sure doesn’t want to piss her off and gamble on her testimony…not to mention the risk of her filing a civil suit for monetary awards as well.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/2/2006 @ 10:02 am

  620. I’m sure Billy is treating Miss Erin very well right now.

    Comment by PNKD — 11/2/2006 @ 11:44 am

  621. All u freakin guys think about is suing one another..how much Erin could make if she wasn’t with him..or the Morelocks wanting to sue the shit outta Lane…WTF..Don’t you guys have insurance, like we do in Canada..and if so..what is it good for? And as for Billy Lane…Leave him the fuck alone..It’s not your freakin trial …or your life…It’s His!!!! Get it..HIS!!! Leave him the F@ck ALONE people!!! Get a freaking Life…Move on…

    Comment by pissed at this blog!! — 11/3/2006 @ 6:35 am

  622. I just wanted to state that, I AM NOT a billy lane fan. I was not a fan of his work, I’m sure the guy was a hell of a nice guy, but I have to agree with some of the points made earlier. I just seen that his blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit (although someone in here swore that he wasn’t drunk) So this would make 2 DUI’s? I also read that his license was suspended. I think Mr. Lane is indeed in some trouble but I also agree with a point someone else made. A regular Joe Shmoe would have been locked up on spot, and still sitting there. It’s a damn shame though, and as I said, I wasn’t a fan of his bikes, but I still had respect for the guy. I know that pretty much all of us have been under the influence driving at least once, but I know when I’d have a few and drive, I wasn’t exactly trying to draw attention to myself by passing anybody in a no pass zone, I don’t care if they were doing 25 in a 40. R.I.P. Mr. Morelock

    Comment by Chuck — 11/3/2006 @ 7:47 pm

  623. #621 No, suing each other is not what all of us think about in the US, but sadly too many people look for an opportunity and do it, and that’s the reason for my comment. I don’t know what kind of insurance you can get in Canada to cover yourself for killing another person, but the Morelock family deserves every penny of it. My compassion is with his life being cut short, and the loss his family must bear. There isn’t enough money for that.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/4/2006 @ 6:58 am

  624. Well the names have changed but I see that Lane ass-kissers are still at it. So Lane and the barslut are a couple? How cozy. At least Mr. Morelock didn’t die for nothing.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 11/4/2006 @ 5:01 pm

  625. And hey pissed, keep yourself and your opinions up there in Canada. Leave Lane alone for what…so he can kill again and peg the breathalyzer ??? You idiot.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 11/4/2006 @ 5:05 pm

  626. you are so right about that lock em up there isn’t enough money in the world to bring back Mr Morelock but i think what some people forget is he does have a 16 yr old son who still needs to be provided for and i think that is why the civil suit was bought against lane i don’t know this for a fact but that would make sense since what lane did was completely arrogant ignorant and down right stupid and as all of you know im no angel i have said i have gotten a DUI but i learned my lesson before i killed someone
    R.I.P Mr. Morelock

    Comment by cblois — 11/4/2006 @ 5:17 pm

  627. Cblois, civil suits are filed because a lot of people have lost faith in the justice system, and that is the only way left to defend against criminal injustice. Think OJ. It’s the way to retaliate when you feel helpless when the system lets you down.

    I think the 16 year old was Gerald’s nephew, and they were very close, so it’s not necessarily a matter of financial support. This kid is grieving for the loss of his uncle, and has seen no justice rendered so far.

    The Morelock family deserves whatever monetary compensation they get, and they are certainly not greedy for seeking it. Would you rather have the money, or a person you really loved still with you?

    Someone said it appears like Billy is slipping through the fingers of justice, and I agree that it does seem to be the case. As outrageous as it seems to be, in a seemingly cut and dried case, it appears that he has a very good chance of beating these charges. Kudos…I guess…go to Mr. Funk and his magical powers. I’m sure you’re being very well paid for your services, and hope your conscience can live with the defense you’re going to present.

    By the way Mr. Funk, you also live locally and you should tell any loved ones you have to get off the road now, because Billy doesn’t care if he has a drivers license or not, and he could mow down someone you love the next time he illegally gets behind the wheel. If it was your kid, how aggressively would you defend that?

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/4/2006 @ 10:07 pm

  628. FLY FREE BILLY

    Comment by wallace — 11/6/2006 @ 11:19 am

  629. Hey, “Pissed Off at This Blog", why don’t you go piss on yourself. Unlike your socialized monarchial wasteland, the USA is a republic that elects its representatives. Our right to vote precludes a civic obligation to engage in open forum and judge the conduct and actions of our fellow citizens, from the most lowly person up to and including our own president. Our civil rights also preclude a civic responsibility to serve on juries, so we value and honor the ability to think, analyze and adjudicate intelligently.

    >>Leave him the fuck alone..It’s not your freakin trial …or your life…It’s His!!!!

    Lesson 1: It’s a public trial in civil court, ergo it concerns all of us (but not people from foreign countries, like Canada)
    Lesson 2: It’s not Mr. Lane’s life that concerns us. It’s the life he took. That is the heart of the matter.
    Lesson 3: Actually, Mr. Lane’s life is NOT his at the present time. His life is in the hands of a judge and jury of REPRESENTATIVE citizens. It is they who will determine Billy Lane’s future. It is they who have a responsibility to our nation to uphold its laws and our freedoms. That’s a responsibility people in this country do not take lightly or with casual disregard. That’s why the forum of public opinion matters to us.

    Think about that the next time your British queen shoves her royal scepter up your frozen Canadian ass.

    Comment by Super Glide — 11/6/2006 @ 2:57 pm

  630. Finally an intelligent statement…Thanks Superglide

    Comment by justavaoice — 11/7/2006 @ 6:36 am

  631. Let me add one thing to SuperGlides comments (which were great in and of themselves). To anyone who thinks otherwise - whether this clown was drunk or driving on a suspended license or illegally - none of that matters as much as the fact that he took someone’s life (father, brother, uncle, son, nephew). Those peoples’ world is missing what used to be there due to Lane’s actions. What would you claiming his innocence say if it was your (father, son, brother etc.) who you just put in the ground? Forever, never to be seen on this earth again? Compound it with how would you feel if you found that he was stumbling drunk?? What a f*ing waste! Think about it before you come to his aid. And those of you in Canada who disagree, go bow to the queen/king and do exactly what he/she tells you to do. We in America won’t.

    Comment by billy lane is gone — 11/7/2006 @ 10:49 am

  632. From 619 (lockemup): “I’m sure Billy will stick with her at least through the trial.”

    Dammmmmmnnn!

    Comment by wildgw — 11/7/2006 @ 7:52 pm

  633. I only wish all incidents of this nature received the exposure that this one did, because this shit happens ALL THE TIME! :(

    Comment by FLHTCI — 11/8/2006 @ 3:04 am

  634. Well, well, well. It appears birds of a feather DO flock together. I was doing a little investigative work myself on our Brevard County Clerk of Courts website, and little miss Erin Derrick has her own lengthy traffic citation rap-sheet going on. Let’s see, within her brief driving career, since 2001 Miss Derrick has had 12, count them, 12 infractions. But here’s the clincher …… the last infraction on 10/31/05 was, now get this, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE!!!!!!

    Numbnutts and his little slut deserve each other.

    Comment by RLD — 11/8/2006 @ 8:02 am

  635. Oh yes, I forget to tell you, another one of Miss Derrick’s brushes with the law was driving (with knowledge) while license was SUSPENDED.

    I tell ya - both of them are BOZO with a capital B.

    Comment by RLD — 11/8/2006 @ 9:27 am

  636. They have so much in common…sounds like true love to me….

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/9/2006 @ 12:11 am

  637. Att: Superglide…go back from under the rock you crawled out of!!! You f’in loser!!! Who the heell are you to be judge and jury? If you were on a scooter in the middle of the road, and I were drivingmy truck,I would run you over, then look in my rear view mirror, and if I didn’t finish you off, I would put it in reverse and run you over again for having such a big F’in mouth!!! Go back in your mom’s womb!!! You parents should be shot for raising such a nasty child!!!

    Comment by pissed at this blog!! — 11/9/2006 @ 6:53 am

  638. oh yeah one more thing…is suing Billy..taking his money gonna bring back Mr.Morelock? And Superglide..don’t write any shit back…we don’t need to hear your freaking shit.

    Comment by pissed at this blog!! — 11/9/2006 @ 6:58 am

  639. This question is for any of you legal buffs/lawyers out there. With regards to Erin Derrick’s sordid, criminal traffic past, particularly the DUI, in the defenses’ eyes is she still a credible witness or will the procecution tear her a new one?

    Comment by RLD — 11/9/2006 @ 9:08 am

  640. 638 wrote:
    And Superglide..don’t write any shit back…we don’t need to hear your freaking shit.

    Eat shit, you dumbass dirtbag. Get your ignorant Canuck ass out of here. Who are you to proclaim Billy Lane an innocent saint? If I were driving MY truck down the road and saw you on your little skateboard, I’d put a bullet in your mouth.

    Your not saying anything that hasn’t already been said ad infinitum by other morons and idiots, so save your breath.

    Comment by Super Glide — 11/9/2006 @ 4:07 pm

  641. hey guys i just got off the court website here in melbourne looks like lane’s new docket sounding court date is set for 2/2/07 at 9:00a.m. how convienent he gets to spend the holidays with his family while the guy mowed downs family gets to mourn him what a f**ing joke

    Comment by cblois — 11/9/2006 @ 5:29 pm

  642. One thing I’m finding interesting in the court records is that Billy is waiving all rights to be present for any court proceedings, so apparently he is not required to be there. Why would you do that…this is, after all, his future on the line?

    If it was your future, wouldn’t you want bo there there to be hear everuting that was said and done? Or is this how the wheels of justice turn for people with money?

    Is the outcome already decided before court starts and that’s why he’s not showing up?

    If this is justice, I’ve lived under an illusion that we have the best court system in the world. If the ‘behind the scenes’ events are determining the outcome of his trial, then why have a trial?

    I don’t ever expect to live my life needing Mr. Funk’s services, but if I ever had a need of a criminal defense attorney, I’m picking him. He’s done pretty damn good for Billy so far.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/10/2006 @ 12:46 am

  643. Perhaps a legal expert can answer several questions. Please read #634, 635 & 639. Thats my first question.
    My second question would require you to go to the court website www.brevardclerk.us. Click on “Court Case Search", “login",do a name search, and type in William Lane. Click on the citation that refers to the DUI non-capital MURDER. Click on “Register of Actions".

    What does the action on 11/08 mean :
    11/08/2006 16 1 RSP NTC DSCVY/DMND CLAIM ALIBI

    and then the date has been change to 02/02/07?

    Comment by RLD — 11/10/2006 @ 8:26 am

  644. RLD…I’m certainly no attorney or expert, but I am very interested in the legal system. I believe the prosecution would tear Erin up on cross examination IF her own criminal records are allowed to be revealed to the jury. But based on what has happened so far, Mr. Funk will probably try to suppress that evidence, and will probably be successful. She will most likely come across as a sweet and young innocent girl. That’s IF this ever goes to trial. I think I’d put my bet on a plea agreement, and some token community service. Mr. Funk has really earned his money so far.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/10/2006 @ 8:45 am

  645. We’re getting way too caught up in legal analysis and the court system. Lane is going to buy himself out of this. We need to make sure he does not continue his roll in the bike industry. F*CK BILLY LANE AND ANY OTHER COMPANY OR BUSINESS THAT SUPPORTS HIM OR HIS PRODUCTS.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 11/12/2006 @ 8:24 am

  646. Hey you bunch of losers!! You don’t know shit about Billy! I read somewhere in this blog, that he’s still with Erin!! That’s a crock of bull..and who ever posted it is FULL OF SHIT! “YOU” DON’T KNOW SQUAT! HE’S BACK WITH TYRAN! P.S. Stop judging Billy…this ain’t his court…and you guys are nothing. Do ur homework you bunch of losers and leave Billy ALONE!

    Comment by lost in the blogs! — 11/12/2006 @ 9:24 am

  647. thank you 646 you bunch of losers dont hate the player hate the game

    Comment by WALLACE — 11/12/2006 @ 3:58 pm

  648. Who gives a sh*t who Billy is with? The issue is not his love life - the issue is whether the drunken reckless driving mofo will walk after running down an innocent man.

    Comment by PNKD — 11/13/2006 @ 6:29 am

  649. i like snowmobiling
    billy should start making tricked out sleds
    something to do while in prison hehehehehehe
    poor bastard should hang him by his bag

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 11/13/2006 @ 6:38 am

  650. Wallace, you keep saying don’t hate the player, hate the game - that is just bullsh*t - without the players, there wouldn’t be a game - when the player keeps playing until he kills someone, the game is over - what do you think should happen - everybody should just let these drunk f**kers drive over anybody who gets in their way? If you are ever on the receiving end, you will change your cliche.

    Comment by PNKD — 11/13/2006 @ 9:14 am

  651. 646: >>Hey you bunch of losers!! You don’t know shit about Billy!

    “Lost in the blogs” – Apparently, you don’t know shit… period. It’s also obvious that the “court of public opinion” is a concept beyond your feeble, limited grasp of understanding.

    And who cares who he’s with? People who live their lives vicariously through other people’s reality TV shows? People like you?

    647: >>thank you 646 you bunch of losers dont hate the player hate the game

    Wallace, you’re an even more worthless thinker. “Don’t hate the player…?” By that immature logic, we should punish murder, but not the murderer. Wow, very persuasive.

    Drunken driving and manslaughter are not games, except to dimwwitted idiots like you, Wallace. Next time you share your opinions, try to make sense.

    Comment by Herb Langston — 11/13/2006 @ 10:59 am

  652. Hey, #646!!!! The only losers on this blog are you and the other Billy ass-kissers. If you know so damn much truth about Billy and his personal life give us a freakin’ weekly report. Otherwise shut-up!

    Comment by RLD — 11/13/2006 @ 11:32 am

  653. BY JOHN A. TORRES
    FLORIDA TODAY ADVERTISEMENT

    State park ranger Gerry Morelock – killed in a Labor Day wreck involving motorcycle builder Billy Lane – apparently also was driving under the influence, according to autopsy results.

    But Assistant State Attorney Wayne Holmes said those blood test results should have no bearing on how the state prosecutes Lane for DUI manslaughter – a second-degree felony that could land the celebrity biker in prison for 15 years.

    While Holmes would not comment on the test results, he pointed to established Florida case law.

    “For many years, the general focus of the law has been on the driver of the vehicle that causes the accident,” he said. “We will be relying on state law.”

    A blood test, ordered by Florida Highway Patrol officers investigating the accident, revealed that Morelock’s blood alcohol content was .133. Police say Lane, who survived the crash, had a .192 blood alcohol content – or more than twice the legal limit of .08.

    He was formally charged Oct. 19.

    Lane’s attorney, Kepler Funk, said Morelock’s autopsy result was not unexpected.

    “This fact is not a surprise to my office and we continue to investigate the case with a fine-toothed comb,” he said.

    Florida Highway Patrol investigators arrested Lane on Sept. 25 in connection with the accident that killed the Melbourne Beach resident.

    Lane, who owns a shop called Choppers Inc. in Melbourne, originally was charged by the Florida Highway Patrol with driving under the influence manslaughter, driving with a suspended license and driving under the influence with serious bodily injuries.

    Investigators said the wreck occurred Sept. 4, after Lane crossed a double yellow line to pass several other vehicles on State Road A1A south of Melbourne Beach. Driving a pickup truck, he struck Morelock, who was riding a 1983 Yamaha motorcycle.

    Contact Torres at 242-3649 or jtorres@flatoday.net

    Comment by tequila — 11/14/2006 @ 7:21 am

  654. I like Florida it is very nice there
    they dont have any snow so no Snowmobiling which is
    not good. So this year at the full throttle saloon
    i dont get to watch Swilly Lane Swill Wild Turkey
    during the Jackyl concert thats a shame.
    i have met Swilly he is a douche baq short and never wash’s his hair he is a drunken nut sack bag!!!

    Comment by LEE SASSMONA — 11/14/2006 @ 8:27 am

  655. lol lee the thing that gets me is what most people don’t understand or intend to ignore is it states on your license or atleast here in florida OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO ANY SOBRIETY TEST REQUIRED BY LAW now with that said lane should have never been driving we all know that because he broke that contract with DMV in north carolina for refusing a breathalyzer where he was also ticketed with not driving in the right lane seems to me he has a problem deciding which LANE he is his SUPPOSE TO BE IN ON A 2 LANE ROAD the last time i checked on a two lane highway it goes only two ways not any lane you want to drive in with that said RIP Mr.Morelock and to his family that doesn’t have their loved one here this holiday Season.

    Comment by cblois — 11/14/2006 @ 6:11 pm

  656. Another forum where Lane ass-kissers are mouthing off is the Cyril Huze blog on Billy Lane. PNKD, Lock Em Up, and others, post up there too.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 11/14/2006 @ 11:07 pm

  657. I happened across Billys myspace.com.. It seems to me that he is back with Tyran. The girl who he dumped on his Blood Sweat and Gears tour. He has her name tattooed on his wedding ring finger. She has posts up on his site saying how much she loves him. She is also number one on the site. He changed his status from single to in a relationship.. So who knows? Maybe he is using Erin for court, and Tryan to meet Hugh Hefner, his idol and one of the people he would like to meet… It is amusing. Also to watch the number of friends go up and down daily.
    And yes, he should pay for what he did. I, personally, know the pain Gerald’s family is feeling

    Comment by Elle — 11/15/2006 @ 10:36 pm

  658. Billy Lane is an icon in the custom motorcycle industry, no arguing about that.It’s unfortunate that things transpired that will have ill effects for both parties involved.I am not a Billy Lane ass kisser but I do respect the man although now less than I did. Billy made choices and those wrong choices will have a detrament effect on him for the rest of his life.The chopper builder will need to pay restitution to the family and pay Lawyers, that will take a significant amount of his assets. I find what he did as very stupid and there is a price for stupidity and on the level of stupidity that he is guilty of, the price will more than likely ruin him even with his supporters.Things will never be the same and he will not live the rich and famous life style he once knew.No doubt about it Billy, you are guilty of Manslaughter and you have no one to blame but yourself.I will still forgive you but you are going to have to pay a tremendous price for your stupid behavior.I hope one day after you pay the price that you may continue to build choppers and be an asset to the motorcycle community and let others learn from your mistakes. I hope this changes you for the better. Good luck my friend,your going to need it. My simpathy goes out to the dead victums family,not Billy Lane.

    Comment by Custom Harley rider — 11/16/2006 @ 11:38 am

  659. Now where else would anyone go except here to read such asinine and bullshit comments?

    Let me be the first to say to the real people who are sticking beside Billy, thank you. As a close friend of his, I’ll pass this along from him.

    Now, onto the “butt-kissers” comments….you are a fucking reject from hell and I would guess that you are so perfect that your feet don’t touch the floor…makes one wonder what kind of environment that you were raised in to be such a callous and insensitive person. Ohhhhh, I know! The kind that your own mother would turn her back on! Self-righteous, pretensious asshole.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Morelock family at this devastating time, and I have personally said as much to them.

    Yes, Billy made a BIG mistake. I know that I myself have made quite a few, and yes I can honestly say that I caused a life to be lost…..and if it weren’t for my true friends (Billy being one) I can’t say where I’d be today.

    I know that its hard for a person to look at him and see him in the same light, all I can say is that we have all been through it sometime or another and where would we be if everyone turned his/her back on us?

    All things happen for a reason, and although the meaning of what this tradgedy is has yet to come to light, believe me…..it will.:)

    Comment by Christy — 11/18/2006 @ 5:49 pm

  660. I think that he made a mistake and everyone dose yah he should pay the price but he should get normal sentence not a worse one than the average person. Its not his fault he smart and can make it somewhere in life he should be judged fair and not as an example. Let him do his time and forgive him you wouldnt keep talking about this if it was an averge joe so why do you keep it going let the law settle it and leave him alone

    Comment by cory — 11/19/2006 @ 9:02 pm

  661. For Christy. I agree with your comment. Where would we all be if everyone turned their backs on us in our time of need? I have been thinking of that. I have had a lot of “times of need".. To think I would have all my friends turn on me would be traumatic. I know Billy’s life will never be what it was. I know Mr. Morelock’s life has ended way before it should have, and so needlessly. All caused ny such a tragic event. I extend my condolences to the Morelock family and I do wish Billy the best in dealing with what is to come. I DO admire him and what he has accomplished with his life at his age. I kiss no one’s butt btw. I just feel for all involved. Also, I have never met Billy so I am not saying he is a nice guy, or I bought a shirt from him and he signed it so he is great.
    The bashing and name calling on here I admit is so uncalled for. Agree, disagree, but stop with the filthy names. Sounds so middle school and it is so tiring to read.

    Comment by Elle — 11/19/2006 @ 9:16 pm

  662. I feel bad for the family of Gerry and for Billy. It’s always a bad thing when someone loses their life but it’s worse for those that have to live through it. I’ll be praying for Gerry’s family and for Billy. You guys gotta look up. Later. PB out.

    Comment by Pastor “B” — 11/20/2006 @ 1:15 pm

  663. Christy Christy Christy…mistake? I think not. What Lane did is commit a crime. Was it a mistake that Lane hopped into his truck drunk? Was it a mistake that his license was revoked? Was it a mistake that he pulled into oncoming traffic? There’s no bashing going on here. But there’s a whole lotta Lane ass kissing going on. You idiots are pure entertainment. Keep writing all you Bikky Butt Kissers. Show your ignorance!!!

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 11/20/2006 @ 8:57 pm

  664. And Pastor, why in hell would you feel bad for Billy? He ain’t feelin too bad about killing Gerald Morelock now is he? You bleeding-heart sympathizers are a riot. It’s a good thing you all are in the minority.

    Comment by L.A. RIDER — 11/20/2006 @ 9:01 pm

  665. MAYBE AS A NICE GESTURE BILLY COULD GIVE THE SON A CHOPPER SO HE WOULDN’T HAVE TO RIDE A PIECE OF SHIT JAP BIKE LIKE HIS OLD MAN .

    Comment by HELLBOY — 11/21/2006 @ 1:56 pm

  666. Christy….. “yes I can honestly say that I caused a life to be lost….. all I can say is that we have all been through it sometime or another….” See, it’s comments like this that cause everyone to make fun of the BBK (Billy Butt-Kissers). You say that nonchalantly like the majority of us have carelessly killed someone through our own negligence, stupidity, and arrogance, and that, goshdarnit, these things just kinda happen sometimes! Well, that’s simply not the case with most people, and I think the biggest issue most people on here have with Billy is what is perceived to be his arrogance and impenitence over what he’s done. There hasn’t been a peep out of the Lane camp, and he’s continued to conduct his life in a “business as usual” kind of way. Regardless of the fact that he’s undoubtedly TORTURED on the inside over this, it’s not obvious to the public – which are his fans and his clients and customers. They’re disappointed, disillusioned, and want answers and an apology. He hasn’t given ANYTHING except the impression that he doesn’t care, isn’t interested in dealing with this, and just wants his lawyers to “handle it” so he can get on with his debauchery. So, THAT’s where all this negativity, doubt, and criticism come from. I don’t doubt that Billy is a nice guy, a decent guy, blah, blah, blah. And I know what he was thinking when he was out drinking and driving – “I’m okay….. I’ve done this before…. Nothing bad is going to happen….” and the minute it does, you have that sick feeling in your stomach and just want to turn back time. You realize that yes, you WERE too drunk to drive, and that worst case scenario CAN happen, and it DID. And it’s too late when it happens, and you’re scared to death and it makes you feel like shit about yourself. I know that’s where Billy is with this right about now. But the right thing to do, the manly thing to do, the human and humane thing to do is to stand up, take your lumps, learn your lessons, and dole out your apologies. He’ll be a bigger person, a stronger person, and a more well-respected person for having done so. If he doesn’t, we’re all just going to beat up on him like the coward he appears to be.

    Comment by Chicklet — 11/21/2006 @ 6:56 pm

  667. FIRST OFF CHOPPERS ARE THE BIGGEST PIECES OF CRAP I HAVE EVER ROAD. THEY HANDLE LIKE CRAP THE RIDE SUCKS AND EVERY ONE PAYS WAAAAY TO MUCH FOR THEM. BILLY LANE IS A JACK-ASS JUST LIKE JESSIE JAMES THE ORANGE COUNT CHOPPERS ECT. ALL THE BIG BIKE BUILDERS GET WAY TO MUCH MONEY FOR A CRAPPY PRODUCT WHICH WAS MADE BY SOME MEXICAN FOR $2.00 AN HOUR BILLY LANE SHOULD BE SENT THROUGHT THE RINGER AND NOT GIVEN ANY CELEB. TREATMENT AND TO HELLBOY CHOPPERS SUCK

    Comment by CHOPPERS SUCK — 11/21/2006 @ 9:32 pm

  668. Thank you Chicklet, for responding to that ridiculous comment fromChristy about all of us going through something like this at some point or another. God forbid!

    I can understand him trying to avoid the consequences of his actions. Who WANTS to go to prison? He has the money to hire four attorneys, and it’s human nature to save yourself.

    But as far as I can see, he has yet to appear in court; in fact the only time I can see that he has spent facing the realities of his situation is the 90 minutes he spent in jail when first arrested. This is when he had the privilege of turning himself in…as opposed to being arrested without notice, and the humiliation that would go along with that.

    His attorneys are probably controlling his public comments, but I totally agree that he should make a public statement. The attorneys could help him word it so it wouldn’t hurt him in court, but he could at least convey some sympathy to the Morelock family, and remorse for his actions. However, at this late date, it wouldn’t be accepted as sincere.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/21/2006 @ 11:23 pm

  669. In response to 665… Yeah maybe Billy can give him a real bike… (No offense to the Morelock Family)Riding a 1983 moped that goes 35mph does not designate being a biker… Whether you choose to ride an american or foreign bike doesn’t matter as long as your riding..I just happen to prefer Harley’s and always will.

    Comment by justavaoice — 11/22/2006 @ 6:02 am

  670. 659 Christy wrote:
    “yes I can honestly say that I caused a life to be lost…..and if it weren’t for my true friends (Billy being one) I can’t say where I’d be today.”

    If you’re a “true friend” of Billy Lane, as you say, then I believe with all certainty that it’s people like YOU that made people like Billy tell themselves that it’s OK to drive drunk. And it’s people like YOU that forgive him for this terrible crime because, well hell, YOU’RE a negligent, careless, irresponsible, mindless drunken killer TOO.

    It’s apparent that idiots are always forgiven by idiots, and killers are always forgiven by other killers.

    All you butt kissing losers better hold on tight to each other, because you’re all you’ve got. The rest of our species think you’ve gone off the deep end.

    And “Hellboy"… as someone who chopped his own Harley back in the early 70s on a 16-year old kid’s budget, the things that are being built by the TV celebrity “chopper builders” are not… choppers. They’re overwrought ass jewelry for rich people to show off – rich people who seldom ride and who could care less if the motorcycling industry vaporized overnight. They’re over-customized show bikes, nothing more. Real riders would never plant thair ass on one of those toys.

    But I really like your idea of Billy Lane giving Gerald Morelock’s kid a “chopper". I can imagine his profound joy… “Wow! An overpriced two-wheeled trinket built by the actual drunken loser that killed my father. This makes up for EVERYTHING!”

    People that posture about “shit Jap bikes” are usually the people that put the least miles on their own bike’s odometer. All talk, no walk.

    Comment by Super Glide — 11/22/2006 @ 6:27 am

  671. 15-20K PER YEAR IN THE GREAT WHITE NORTH !

    Comment by HELLBOY — 11/22/2006 @ 9:45 am

  672. What a real shame because of a very mistake some innocent person is dead. Everyone reading this has made a mistake somewhere in his or her past. Thankfully none of us will ever experience a similar fate and await the verdict. None-the-less, we should all allow Billy the respect of saving our comments. We don’t necessarily have to support him at this time, but show a little compassion for what he ultimately will suffer. Very little compassion I must add.

    Comment by Jim Gto — 11/22/2006 @ 9:49 am

  673. What a real shame because of a very mistake some innocent person is dead. Everyone reading this has made a mistake somewhere in his or her past. Thankfully none of us will ever experience a similar fate and await the verdict. None-the-less, we should all allow Billy the respect of saving our comments. We don’t necessarily have to support him at this time, but show a little compassion for what he ultimately will suffer. Very little compassion I must add.

    Comment by Jim Gto — 11/22/2006 @ 9:49 am

  674. Maybe a little rehab would do him good. If he hadn’t been drinking would he have passed anyway ? Nobody knows but Billy.He did a crime so should do some time , but should get the same cosideration as a normal person gets(pleading to a lesser charge).

    Comment by HELLBOY — 11/22/2006 @ 11:10 am

  675. To Tom, from 09-10-06,,Billy has made a mistake, we all have, in one form or another which lands us in jail or on probation, but the question is ?? do we learn from it? Such as some men hit women, some men have sex with under age girls, some men verbally abuse women. I wounder if any of these criminal acts apply to you or any of the other saints that are so judgemental with their comments. Some of you should take a long look at your self in the mirror before being so harsh. If your life were on display, as the key opened the door, how many skeletons would come out? You sound like you have a few skeletons your self. What comes around ,,,,, goes around !

    Comment by Sarah — 11/22/2006 @ 1:59 pm

  676. 674. Great White Northerner wrote:
    “He did a crime so should do some time , but should get the same cosideration as a normal person gets”

    But he isn’t going to get the same consideration as The Rest of Us… he’s a “celebrity". No matter who gets on the jury (if it goes to trial), they will be representative of the general cross section of America: simple people who are enamored by those absolutely fabulous stars and celebrities.

    When was the last time that some movie star, TV celebrity, rock star or pro sports player got sent to prison? Robert Blake? OJ Simpson? Michael Jackson? These rich celebrities buy their way out, and most Americans seem to be OK with that… they just want to be entertained and distracted from their real life, so celebrities get cut a lot of slack.

    But some CEO commits a white collar crime and off to prison he goes. Bilking millions of dollars is apparently a bigger crime than killing someone or molesting young children. And besides, CEOs don’t have any entertainment value.

    Everyone knows how the Billy Lane trial will end up, and that’s why most of us are pissed.

    Comment by Super Glide — 11/22/2006 @ 2:38 pm

  677. In response to 665… Yeah maybe Billy can give him a real bike… (No offense to the Morelock Family)Riding a 1983 moped that goes 35mph does not designate being a biker… Whether you choose to ride an american or foreign bike doesn’t matter as long as your riding..I just happen to prefer Harley’s and always will.

    Comment by justavaoice ….

    Ummm Justavoice, do your homework a little first. That Jap Moped” was a 180cc, and is faster than most stock Harleys, and more than capable of freeway speeds, so thanks for showing us all your ignorance.

    Comment by K-BOB — 11/24/2006 @ 5:17 pm

  678. Hey Billy, Since you wouldnt return my call MOTHERF$CKER. I figured id drop you a line on here since your reading it and laughing at all these ass bags that think they know you but dont like i do. You owe me big and you know it so while your breaking out the check book pay some old debts while your at it. For all of you on here backing Billy F$CK YOU. IM OUT

    Comment by Jeff Lawson — 11/25/2006 @ 9:37 pm

  679. “MAYBE AS A NICE GESTURE BILLY COULD GIVE THE SON A CHOPPER SO HE WOULDN’T HAVE TO RIDE A PIECE OF SHIT JAP BIKE LIKE HIS OLD MAN . ”

    G. Morelock does not have a son, the only kid is his brother’s son. He could barely support himself, never mind a family. He was in and out of trouble for years and was impaired at work and on the road. Did he deserve to die? No, but he was not the upstanding person many are trying to portray him as.

    Comment by FL Biker — 11/27/2006 @ 7:07 am

  680. Hey K-bob do your homework moran…The definition of a moped is that they are resticted to 30-35mph and have a low powered motor, If it was a 180cc why are they designating it a moped.. Prove me wrong, show me where they made a 180cc moped in 1983

    Comment by justavaoice — 11/27/2006 @ 8:43 am

  681. Gee…I see your point…if Morelock had owned a Harley instead of a Yamaha he might well have survived the crash. Because he might well have been driving his pickup with his Harley on the trailer behind him like most of the yuppie, RUB, posers, ect…that keep backing poor misunderstood Billy.
    Now we even see people trying to knock the victim and his lifestyle…like maybe he deserved what he got?
    Oh…and as far as Morelock not being a biker because he wasnt on a Harley…$25,000 on the price tag won’t make a dent in 25,000 on the odometer towards paying your dues as a biker.
    Superglide…never met you guy but I’m with ya on this all the way.

    Comment by jands_44 — 11/27/2006 @ 7:53 pm

  682. #679 FL biker…

    Thanks for setting the record straight…Gerald Morelock was not a dad, but apparently was a pretty awesome uncle, and was very much loved by his nephew.

    I live in Brevard County and have looked at Gerald Morelock’s criminal record…I really didn’t find much. I’m interested in where you got your information that he was in and out of trouble. It’s not on the Brevard County Court records. Maybe he was…I don’t know…but do you know more than I can find?

    I do agree with you that he didn’t deserve to die, and maybe people are trying to portray him in a way that you find offensive. No one is perfect, but I find it horrific to think about being hit head on with a massive truck, with a guy driving without a license, speeding, illegal pass, and drunk. I’m amazed there is a defense against those numerous, and very serious, violations. Let’s go back to Super Glide’s comments that basically say those with money don’t pay the consequences that the masses pay. That’s an inequity in our justice system.

    It’s really ugly…no matter what happens.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/28/2006 @ 3:03 am

  683. #682 Lock em up…..

    I don’t want to drag his name through the mud, but he had numerous citations and a temp lic suspension for non-payment. One court record involved a Marchman Act (involuntary) which generally indicates serious substance abuse issues. None of this matters as he still was a person as we all are, imperfect as we may be. He was impaired while driving that night, but he well may have made it home if not for another DUI that got in his way. We will never know. The only diff between Morelock and Lane is one died and one is alive. Both have/will suffer.

    Comment by FL Biker — 11/28/2006 @ 8:39 am

  684. Thanks for responding FL Biker…your viewpoints are respected and well taken. I don’t want to trash the victim, and really don’t want to trash Billy either. But I will call it like I see it, and if it seems like I’m trashing…oh well.

    You’re right that we’re all imperfect and maybe guilty of things we’ve gotten lucky with in the past. I really hope this tragic situation has been an eye opening experience for all keeping up with it, and hopefully will prevent needless deaths and injuries going forward.

    But I have to disagree with one of your comments. There is a difference between Morelock and Lane….Morelock had a valid driver’s license, and he was apparently driving very carefully that night.

    Billy sure wasn’t. He didn’t have a license, he illegally passed, and was speeding in a residential area. He thought he owned the road.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/28/2006 @ 10:43 pm

  685. “Morelock had a valid driver’s license, and he was apparently driving very carefully that night.”

    Maybe, we don’t really know about his driving other than what any witnesses may have seen. But if he was impaired then being carfeul doesn’t make it right. Of course your point about Lane driving recklessly is the issue - that appears to be what caused the tragedy. Sad for all involved.

    Comment by FL Biker — 11/29/2006 @ 5:27 am

  686. 2 wrongs don’t make a right and again deepest sympathy to the Morelock famiy but he was drunk too.. to #681 I don’t think that people were saying that he wasn’t a biker because he didn’t ride a harley..To me whether you ride a harley or jap bike if you ride you are a biker..I just prefer Harley’s. Riding a moped does not make you a biker.. get real! So the people on their high horses “oh he killed a biker” again, get real..

    Comment by justavaoice — 11/29/2006 @ 8:28 am

  687. 686- My post was directed towards post #665. Guess I should have included that in my post. Sorry if I offended the wrong guy…

    Comment by jands_44 — 11/29/2006 @ 2:29 pm

  688. Who cares WHAT he was riding? I don’t care if he was in a car, on a bicycle, skateboard, or jogging along the road. He was in his lane; in fact to the far right side, and Billy was NOT in his lane, and had no legal right to be there. Mr. Morelock never had a chance against his big truck, whether he was impaired or not. Hopefully, the alcohol in his system lessened the pain when his leg got severed in the impact.

    Comment by Lock em up — 11/29/2006 @ 4:25 pm

  689. #678 Jeff Lawson…… C’mon, man, you can’t make a comment like that and not give us the scoop! Spill, brother! Pretty please with sugar on top?!! C’mon!! Do it for me, one of the few people on here who knows how to spell!

    Comment by Chicklet — 11/29/2006 @ 7:18 pm

  690. you people need to get a life. mr. lane made a mistake and a jury will be able to tell us just how bad it is. sometimes bad things happen to good people, i hope the next person that gets into an accident and kills someone is not you. cause if it is then i would like to set up a blog and pick you apart like you have billy.

    Comment by manbaby — 11/29/2006 @ 10:08 pm

  691. ManBaby: Perhaps instead of telling us to “get a life", why don’t you tell Mr. Morelock to get one - I’m sure he’s love to have his back, since Bad-Ass-Billy-Boy took his away from him. Billy might as well as picked up a loaded gun, pointed it at Gerald and pulled the trigger. Would you call that a mistake too??? Trust me, getting behind the wheel, being that intoxicated, with no license and passing on a double line was no FREAKING mistake or accident.
    Dumb as shit, but no accident!

    Comment by RLD — 11/30/2006 @ 9:31 am

  692. hey Justavoice, look it up, it was a 1983 Yamaha XC180 Mr Morelock was riding, so thanks again for showing your ignorance you biker-wanna-be

    Comment by K-BOB — 11/30/2006 @ 4:35 pm

  693. I cant believe people are still calling this an accident. It was not an accident it was a Wreck, caused by a drunk, driving on the wrong side of the road, on a suspended license. Which he lost by the way for driving drunk on the wrong side of the road.
    An accident is when something beyond your control happens, like a mechanical faliure, unforseen weather or road conditions, things of this nature.
    This is not the case. Billy caused it, and for this he should pay and pay dearly. Forgive him if you wish, but that does not mean he walks off scott free.

    Comment by jands_44 — 11/30/2006 @ 5:30 pm

  694. What Mr. Lane did, no matter how you look at it, was wrong and exercised poor judgment. Yes, I will condemn his actions. Yes I to have F’d up and am not perfect but I learned from my mistakes and also paid for my transgressions. I, if you must know and want to scrutinize, was arrested for DUI in CA. I got not guilty but still learned from the event. For about 18 months after I barely drank and always D/D’d for my friends. Since then, 2001, I have operated a motor vehicle after a “few” drinks at a local establishment, but most times opt to ride with a friend or still make the decision to be D/D from time to time. The few times that I drove after a few drinks didn’t make my actions right and I know that, I just got lucky and didn’t get caught. So scrutinize me all you want. I could care less. Mr. Lane took a gamble with his judgment and lost, he got caught!!! Plain and simple.

    Who knows if he will choose trial by peers or by judge? Either way he should pay for his actions and decisions as a man. Ohh and I don’t really give a S#!t how bad he feels about the situation. What is done is done. Should have thought about that before operating a vehicle in the manner that he did. Just about everything we do everyday could potentially kill us or someone else. We just have to minimize risk and potential as much as possible. I drive a large pickup and also a motorcycle, so I know the potentials for danger of both.

    So please learn how to type with some semblance of proper grammar and spelling and get off of Mr. Lanes nuts! Who in the hell gave some of you access to a computer?

    Comment by Phil — 12/1/2006 @ 7:11 pm

  695. I’m shocked. I went to school with Bill all my life. I noticed his drinking problem in highschool and then wrote it off as we all liked to party and have fun. But to still be doing the same thing 20 years later is pathetic. Sometimes when your life is spinning out of control - it takes something this tragic to happen - to teach you a life lesson. I hope Bill learns this and accepts his fate. Hopefully he will also get help for his alcoholism. Do your time Bill - stop drinking and ask your victim’s family for forgiveness. it’s the only way. What a shame.

    Comment by High School Friend of Bill Lane — 12/2/2006 @ 3:37 pm

  696. If the driver weren’t Billy Lane, 90% of you would want his head. Get real, he was drunk (results out now) and he killed someone. That is a serious crime. If Billy had half the integrity most of you think he does, he would own up to this and take the punishment. Instead he has hot shot lawyers and is playing this like “the man” would any day. Bullshit wanna be bikers all of you - Billy Lane is acting like a fricking Walmart or Enron CEO. Some frickin rebel he is and all of you - everyone wears a suit. Hypocrites all.

    Comment by Deke — 12/2/2006 @ 9:58 pm

  697. http://www.howardstern.com/rundown.hs?d=1164844800#8362

    Read the heading “Everyone’s a Big Talker”
    I’d seriously like to read the transcript from the above interview, if it occurred.

    Comment by RLD — 12/4/2006 @ 12:26 pm

  698. This was posted on the twowheelforum.com blog area on 12/01/06.

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Gas Man
    Sirius Satellite Radio Subscribers….
    Apparently Billy Lane is supposed to give an exlusive interview to Scott Ferrall on Howard Stern’s - Howard 101 Channel tonight.

    Apparently this is the first interview since the accident…

    On Howard Stern this morning Scott called in and eluded to the fact that Billy may have been in the midst of receiving “oral favors” from a lady friend when the accident ocurred.

    http://www.captainthunderracing.com/

    Correct. Scotty Ferrall…SHAKE IT UP!
    __________________

    Comment by RLD — 12/4/2006 @ 12:34 pm

  699. Hey K-Bob If the definition of a biker is riding a moped then I will gladly be nothing!! just someone who rides a big boy bike that likes to hear a rumble (american or foreign) when they ride. Poser!!!

    Comment by justavaoice — 12/5/2006 @ 5:45 am

  700. If you judge a biker by the bike he rides you are the poser.

    Comment by Gregory — 12/5/2006 @ 7:56 am

  701. rick November 30th
    theres an interview with billy lane on the scott ferrall show ch. 101 on sirius radio 6pm tonight. theres talk that billy was recieving oral from the passenger when the wreck happened.

    The above is a post from the Helmet Hair blog. Apparently the show was rescheduled to last night 12/4 because Billy had the flu. Anyone in here that has Sirius Radio tune in??

    Comment by RLD — 12/5/2006 @ 8:33 am

  702. As it is stated above I am not judging.. As I have stated previously It doesn’t matter whether you are riding american or foreign (Ijust happen to prefer American) as long as you are riding..However I do not classify a person that is burning all over town on his moped a biker..Sorry I was brought up on a totally different definition…My opinion and I am stickin to it!!

    Comment by justavaoice — 12/5/2006 @ 9:38 am

  703. To justavoice..Hey…fill us all in on the definition of Biker.

    Comment by jands_44 — 12/6/2006 @ 12:59 pm

  704. He wasn’t hauled off to jail for prosecution resons. Many people jump to conclusions because they are frustrated…they all want to be the hangmen waiting in the gallows. If they arrested him and is issued a ticket for DUI or DWI he could take the ticket to court and pay his fines and close the deal. Once the deal is closed he can’t be prosecuted for the manslaughter charge. If you just start throwing people in jail for a suspected crime, then we’re taking a step back in time. Might as well just string him up. You have to show compassion for all involved. All of the individuals involved have families and friends that are dealing with this tragedy. The “wichhunters” that replied above need to look at thier lives and things they’ve done in the past…some of those things could have had seriouse repercussions but you were lucky enough to get away with it. One day, your time may be up. If your drikning and running a straight line down the road and he rams his bike under your truck do to fault of his own, you still go to jail. Think about that when you’ve had more than one drink at Applebee’s and decide to drive home…assuming you weigh more than 100lbs. So to all a good day and try showing compassion even to strangers…it has to start somewhere. For jands_44 a biker is one who bikes.

    Comment by ken — 12/12/2006 @ 12:36 pm

  705. I GUESS WITH THE PARTS AVAILABLE NOWDAYS TO BUILD OR REBUILD A HARLEY, YOU COULD SAY MOST BIKERS ARE RIDING A FOREIGN BIKE.BUT IF IT GOES UNDER 35 MPH, YOU ARE NOT A BIKER AS STATED BY JUSTAVOICE .

    Comment by HELLBOY — 12/14/2006 @ 1:37 pm

  706. I gotta hear about the oral favors story!

    Comment by wildgw — 12/14/2006 @ 7:45 pm

  707. Ken…I personally think it goes alot deeper than that.
    But I also think that we are worrying to much about whether Mr. Moorelock was or was not a biker.
    I dont care whether he was riding a bicycle or driving a Cadilac. Billy broke numorous laws which ended up causing the death of another person.
    Of course the fact that Billy has made his money and fame off of the, lets call them, motorcyle riding community, because we all know that not everybody that rides is a biker, seems to in the mindes of most, myself included to a great extent, to make Billy’s actions worse than a no name under the same conditions.
    A judge/jury might be more apt to show him some lieniency if he had offered some restitution to the Moorelock family rather than spend his money on a team of lawyers.

    Comment by jands_44 — 12/16/2006 @ 9:16 pm

  708. So whats the latest on this case? Is this jerk going to pay for what he did or is he going to skate??

    Comment by BEnDER — 12/29/2006 @ 3:22 pm

  709. 706 what the hell are you talking about? He was getting his dick sucked!! Happens all the time, just got mine sucked a couple hours ago. Why would you care? Billys a top notch loser plain and simple. I heard his business is hurtin bad. God I hope its true. FU$K YOU BILLY
    IM OUT

    Comment by Jeff Lawson — 12/30/2006 @ 12:12 am

  710. Right on Jeff! Wrong Lane Billy Lane deserves no pity, sympathy or breaks. JUST LIKE THE BUMPER STICKER ON LANE’S OWN TRUCK SAYS: “Kill a Biker, Go To Prison.

    Comment by BEnDER — 12/30/2006 @ 11:51 am

  711. Fact: His driver’s license was under suspension.
    Fact: His blood alcohol level was double the legal
    limit
    Fact: He attempted to pass other vehicles over
    double solid yellow lines.
    Fact: He is not exempt from the laws and regulations
    that we all have to abide by.
    Fact: maximum penalty is 2 x 15 year sentences to be
    served concurrently.

    Comment by Simon — 12/31/2006 @ 8:25 pm

  712. #711, Yeah, and inspite of those facts, LANE enters plea of Not Guilty. He’s a coward and a jackass. Did the crimes, but can’t do the time.

    Comment by L.A. Rider — 1/2/2007 @ 12:10 pm

  713. I’m sure that Billy will get the best justice money can buy.

    Comment by silver — 1/2/2007 @ 4:28 pm

  714. Yes L.A. Rider, if I was well off with money I would just let a public defender that was appointed to me take care of my case too. Let’s get real. He has to do what’s in his best interest now. Everyone has a right to a fair trial. If he pleads guilty then there is no trial. If everyone had the money they would do the same. Unfortunately there is an unbalance for the small guy in our legal system. That’s the way it will always be. I hope all you bikers keep that in mind while you’re “not drinking” and “not driving” better have some money socked away for a good lawyer so you can plead not guilty too when that time may come for you…

    Comment by ken — 1/3/2007 @ 11:27 am

  715. I bet he gets his hair pulled from behind and they talk dirty to him once he gets into the pokey to serve his 5 years. February will be here shortly!!! “Mr. lane” will become Miss lane. His nickname will be “hardtail".

    Comment by todd — 1/8/2007 @ 3:10 pm

  716. hey all i don’t know if you have seen it yet but it looks like billy’s shop is closed for business on a daily basis internet orders only and the only time he will be opened is if there is a big motorcycle event happening with a 30 day notice of the hours of operation this will be very intresting to see what happens next as my guess is all the money is going to the lawyers and can’t afford the employees anymore i may be wrong but that would be my guess

    Comment by cblois — 1/10/2007 @ 6:24 pm

  717. I can’t believe this happened and that I missed it. I was just messing around on the internet and read about this. I can’t say i’m surprised though after watching him party and drive on TV.

    Comment by John — 1/13/2007 @ 4:04 pm

  718. Well, I just heard about this today so I guess I’ve been living in a cave for several months. Stuff happens. Some good. Some bad. I’ve spent some time today reading up on this since first reading about it this morning. I’d like to be one of those sticking up for Billy. “We all make mistakes.” “Accidents happen.” “Judge not lest ye be judged.” “Get all of the facts before judging or making a decision.” And my personal favorite: “Innocent until proven guilty.” However, this is pretty simple folks (IMO) Just because he refused a breathalizer test in another state and after a 3 hour judge trial was found “not guilty", does not mean he was “innocent". The fact that he was driving while his license was still suspended pending the clearing of that other case means he had no right to be on the road at all. It happened. It was bound to happen. It was simply a matter of time. Billy’s history indicates that he drinks, he drives, and now, he has killed someone as a result of those actions. If he is slapped on the wrist, or if he is not suitably punished (as he wasn’t in the other case) he will do it again, and again, and again. Get him off the road. Permanently.

    Comment by Cazman — 1/19/2007 @ 11:16 am

  719. I GUESS YOU GUYS DON’T KNOW BILLY GOT RID OF HIS ORIGINAL ATTORNEY MR KEPLER FUNK AND GOT 2 NEW ATTORNEYS THAT REPRESENTED HIM TODAY IN COURT THE JUDGE WAS SHOCKED LIKE MOST OF US HEARING THIS THAT SUMS IT UP FOR ME HE IS DOING THE SHUFFLE TO KEEP HIS ASS OUT OF JAIL AS LONG AS POSSIBLE WHICH TO ME SUMS UP AS DO THE CRIME BUT CAN’T DO THE TIME WHAT A COWARD

    Comment by cblois — 2/2/2007 @ 6:02 pm

  720. A family friend gave me this blog to read….and i wish that I had not.
    Yes there are many kind people with class on this site.There also are a number of crual,small minded
    folks too.
    i feel like I need to defend Gerry. He can no longer do that himself.He had a good driving record. He was not “in & out” of trouble either.
    He was killed by a man with a criminal driving record that blatently snubed his nose at the legal system while driving without a license, speeding,passing on a double line and also DUI.
    Eye witneses said that Gerry was driving good on his side of the road when Billy Lane started and kept on passing several cars and slammed into Gerry.
    i always have and always will love Gerry . He brought a smile to everyone he met.
    A few of you should be humiliated and ashamed from your comments. I thought that i could endure anything, but now i realize that i may have needed my brother’s strengh more than I ever really knew.

    Comment by bmorelock — 2/14/2007 @ 12:11 pm

  721. Mr. Morelock: I am so sorry for your loss, and so sorry that you had to read some of the nasty, cruel comments from the so-called “Billy fans” - a crude bunch for the most part aren’t they? May it bring you some solace that most on here back you 100%. May justice be served in your brother’s memory.

    Comment by rld — 2/14/2007 @ 2:54 pm

  722. When is the next hearing/trial date?

    Comment by DHA — 2/20/2007 @ 11:40 am

  723. According to Brevard County’s clerk of court website there is a “docket sounding” scheduled for 3/16/07

    Comment by RLD — 2/21/2007 @ 12:07 pm

  724. And thus begins the slow process of evasion for Billy. How many more lawyers will he pay in order to evade his sentencing.

    Comment by jands_44 — 2/22/2007 @ 8:50 am

  725. Its to bad another life was lost to a dui but this happens everyday. Billy is a sweet guy and used bad judgement, but I still love him and his bikes and am sorry another life was lost from booze. So he has money what about the jerks that feed off our taxes for their lawyers. What about the lawyers passing out the fu$k you cop cards when they know their clients are going to get another dui. Let the courts handle this. I read his bikes suck what do you ride? He make a bad call but God has forgave him. God will take care of the man killed. Bikeweek is nothing but bikers drinking and driving. I quit going because of the drunks. Don’t blame just Billy blame all the dui’s. God take care of all of us.

    Comment by Chloe — 2/28/2007 @ 6:45 pm

  726. I hope some drunk runs you over Chloe.

    Comment by Billy hater — 3/1/2007 @ 4:28 pm

  727. cblois..#719….SHUT UP! BILLY IS DOING WHAT MOST WOULD HAVE DONE. If he wouldn’t be a public figure, this site would have no comments on him. Do u think he is the only one who used poor judgment of drinking and driving? I am sure 99% of u have done it and 98% never got caught, or miraculously didn’t have an accident..BUT he did.. Let him be and stop all this sh!t!!! He made a mistake and is now paying for it..and I am sure he will NEVER forget it! It’s his trial, not yours. All of u that judge him all make me sick, cause I am sure at one point in your lives, mistakes you made, you wish u could take back! I am sure if he knew what was in store for him, he wouldn’t have done it! It’s sad but true. So LEAVE BILLY ALONE! Go on with your lives!

    Comment by Dyna Lady!!! — 3/7/2007 @ 4:25 pm

  728. To the people that are bashing Billy Lane… do you show as much interest in all the other DUI’s you read about? Do any of you know what kind of hell Billy is going through right now? Trust me when I say that there is nothing the courts can do to him that would even come close to what he is doing to himself.
    Billy made a bad judgment call and he will pay for that the rest of his life.
    Do any of you know what its like to know that you are responsible for the death of another person? It doesn’t matter what the circumstances are, knowing that your actions took the life of another human being is life altering! I know because it happened to me, no I wasn’t drunk or speeding and I didn’t have to go to trial,it was an accident but trust me when I say that I was my own judge,jury and I condemned myself to a life sentence.
    You all are saying how because of his celebrity status he will get some sort of special treatment, how special do you think he feels when he reads the horrible stuff you all are writing? You want him to be treated like everyone else but you feel that you have some special right to trash him and hope he gets the worst possible sentence, do you all do this to average citizens that are in the same situation? I doubt it.
    I give Billy a lot of credit for being strong enough to go out in public knowing that all of you judgmental people are out there just waiting to attack him. I know how hard it was for me to even leave my house to go to the food store thinking that everyone in my town saw me as a murderer, I cant imagine how hard it is for him. But last week he WAS out, he was out to host a benefit breakfast that raised $34,000 for Boggy Creek - a camp for seriously ill children but I guess you aren’t interested in the good he does. When was the last time you raised that much money for a charity?
    I think you should all back off, Billy is going through hell right now, a hell YOU will hopefully NEVER KNOW.
    In the mean time the rest of us will support him and pray for the Morelock family.
    Bonnie

    Comment by Bonnie — 3/11/2007 @ 4:38 pm

  729. Great Post Bonnie. Rick

    Comment by FLHTCI — 3/12/2007 @ 9:45 am

  730. Billy Lane will only be judged by his actions. I am sure he is not a bad person, but intentional or unintentional you pay for your faults. Yes, I have driven a vehichle under the influence and luckily never had any situations, but in doing that I am responsible for anything that happens whether it be to myself or someone else. A life was lost and I pray for that family. I also pray for Billy Lane.

    Comment by night train — 3/13/2007 @ 7:57 am

  731. Burn in hell Billy, YEAH.

    Comment by Billy hater — 3/13/2007 @ 5:35 pm

  732. Well said Bonnie (#728) !!!

    Comment by Dyna Lady!!! — 3/14/2007 @ 4:51 am

  733. #657 Elle…. if u really don’t like Billy Lane..why the F@ck are you going to his MySpace profile and checking on Tyran and Billy?..I know the whole story, we all do…Leave Billy the F@ck alone and get a freakin !!!LIFE!

    Comment by Dyna Lady!!! — 3/14/2007 @ 4:55 am

  734. Thanx Dyna Lady and Rick. I just will never understand people that take pleasure in other peoples pain. I guess when you have no life of your own the only pleasure you can get is from someone else pain. All we can hope is that one day they are judged as harshly as they have judged.
    Bonnie

    Comment by Bonnie — 3/14/2007 @ 5:14 pm

  735. i think you all ought to STOP!! AND THINK!! Has any of my family or myself made a mistake!! Here where i live in NC alot !! of people pass on double lines and will pass you anywhere and did any one bother to see that Morelock has alcohol in his blood test ? well he did,, and why would a 50 something yr old man be riding a MOPED for christs sakes if he HAD a license to drive anything else.,Morelock wasn;t a angel either.. STEP back pause and THINK!! be4 running your mouths about Billy .I have known him for years and husband has known him since he was kid . He is really god person so he likes strippers..having beers with friends and having fun ..Hell he isn’t a Angel ..But you tell me whom of u have NEVER DONE 1 thing wrong your whole life? Or made a mistake that you will regret ALL the REST of your lives?LEAVE BILLY ALONE AND LET GOD AND THE COURTS take care of it!! Let me know who has made a mistake in their lives..not saying Billy did…SO I CAN DOWN YOU ALL!!! IDIOTS AND tyvm for his faithful people whom believe in Billy and know he would never harm soul!!

    Comment by Karen Teague-Few — 3/20/2007 @ 4:27 am

  736. You that judge must be GOD ,,So Billy liked pole dancers,,drinking and having good time..WHAT are you all judge and jury? Let the cours decide and leave Bill alone .He would never hurt SOUL and HAS given in life mor than he has ever taken ,,Grow up.,!!!! Get off his back!!WHERE you all there when it happened what is is accused of? Well until YOU are in his shoes!Keep your opionons to yourselfs. Apparently u like Billy till all this crap he accused if happened!! WELL ,.,I SAY TO ALL U DOWNERS..AREN;T U AND ALL YOUR FAMILY MEMEBERS JUST ANGELS~~~~~~~~~

    Comment by karen Few — 3/26/2007 @ 6:39 pm

  737. ANS FOR SIMON AND OTHER DOWNERS GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT BEFORE U DOWN A INNOCENT PERSON’

    Comment by karen Few — 3/26/2007 @ 6:42 pm

  738. Karen:

    You-be-funny. Innocent man???? I think NOT! Just ask any of the witnesses to the DEATH of Gerald Morelock. Lane is FARRRRRRRRR from innocent. This will all come out in court.

    In the mean time - why don’t you pick yourself up a dictionary and study it before posting again - oh yeah - and have yourself yet another drink.

    Comment by rld — 3/29/2007 @ 5:27 am

  739. WOW.
    Karen, do a little research before you start bashing Mr Morelock. The “moped” he was riding was a Yamaha XC180, in which Mr Morelock HAD TO HAVE A MOTORCYCLE ENDORSEMENT to drive. The Scooter will EASILY do freeway speeds, so instead of bashing for his liscense, try not to be so damn ignorant.

    Comment by K-BOB — 4/3/2007 @ 2:30 pm

  740. Karen:
    If you’re trying to defend Billy, you’re not doing him a favor with your illiterate ranting and ignorant assumptions. If you want to develop a persuasive and thoughtful argument, try using your brain… or if you don’t have one, borrow someone else’s.

    Comment by Super Glide — 4/5/2007 @ 10:39 am

  741. Thank you for at least caring for our family.Many of you do not have the true facts.i have never bashed Billy Lane publically. His unlawful and deliberate actions last laborday night killed my Bro….
    Our family is devastated…..maybe his is too.
    We are all suppose to be equal but it seems that some of us ( famous people, wealthy, huge corporations) are MORE equal than others !!!!!!!!!!!
    We have faith in our legal system….maybe that is a bit to POLLYANNA thinking, but We believe .
    Thousands of bikers from around the world have sent their caring & prayers to us. We thank you.
    My Brother Gerry was my rock.Always there .Always willing to help.Anyone !!!Even some few out there that act blindly insane over BL & his actions.Gerry would be the first to listen to you.
    But he can’t anymore……………..
    BL’s pack of wolves attacked my Mom and i 2 weeks ago in a depo. they acted heartless and hurtful.
    if all of this crap happened to “Y O U” and your Fam….. you would be devastated too.
    i will end this with a true & sincere thank you to most of you out there in the biker world.
    Now i know why Gerry liked to ride so much !!!
    & by the way, He had a big ole BMW as well as his Yamaha.

    BY

    Comment by Family friend — 4/6/2007 @ 9:58 am

  742. family friend i hope you and your family will someday come to peace with the cards that have been dealt to you and your mother and sister over losing a son, brother ,& uncle and a loved one especially my prayers and thoughts are with you i am no angel I got a DUI in december 05 with my minor son in the car i am just grateful i didn’t hurt us or someone else god bless you for all your family is going through i will tell you this i did learn my lesson as i hope the person that did this to your brother gets the same wake up call cause that it exactly what it is a wake up call god bless happy easter

    Comment by cblois — 4/7/2007 @ 8:06 pm

  743. REALITY CHECK - Here s some relevant points that no lawyer, cop, MADD nutter (aka cops) nor Media Mobster will ever admit. (1) BAC/BAT scores are never valid for crash victims, due to internal injuries mixing intestinal alcohol with blood alcohol, and a rising score as alcohol is digested after the crash. So the test score at the time of the crash might be 20% of the test score, even without internal injury. Dead victims can only get an accurate test when blood is drawn directly from the heart, which is never done. (2) Alcohol machines never test for alcohol, and are never guaranteed by the manufacturers to test for alcohol. (3) Driver licenses are voluntary civil contracts extorted at gunpoint by police state death squads, thus are invalid, thus no court has jurisdiction for traffic citations, including driving on a revoked or suspended licensed . Driver licenses can only be required for commercial drivers for hire , such as truck drivers and taxi drivers. Every person has a Constitutionally guaranteed God-given Natural right to travel by any mode of transportation, including driving cars or riding deadly horses. Scooter riders don t need driver licenses in 50 states. FAA does not require pilot licenses for ultralight pilots in 2007. (4) Insane DUI laws result in crash victims prosecuted for first degree murder, which carries the death penalty or life in prison in NC. (5) The so-called legal limit for so-called blood alcohol is 0.00% (ZERO POINT ZERO ZERO PERCENT). This is true in all 50 states, as published in govt driver license handbooks. THERE IS NO PASSING SCORE FOR BLOOD ALCOHOL. 2 airline pilots in Florida were sentenced to 5 years in prison for the “DUI crime” of drinking coffee in the airport. Likewise so-called field sobriety tests also have no passing score, and stone cold sober cops can never pass such a test in a court room in front of a jury. You can drink 24 beers in 24 hours and have a 0.00% BAC/BAT for all 24 hours, according to all driver license test books. (6) So-called alcohol rehab detox loony bins actually increase the rate of alcoholism, addiction, overdose, suicide and murder, due to rampant medical malpractice, and are mere police state death camps used to loot insurance funds. (7) Medical doctors are the leading cause of death in USA, murdering over 2.5-million US citizens every year, with immunity from arrest. How many crash victims survived the crash, to be murdered in death camps, with the deaths statistics then blamed on drunk drivers ? (8) Illegal alien felons murdered over 40,000 US citizens in USA since 9/11/2001, often by DUI homicide, yet police sell them fake ID driver licenses , and refuse to arrest and deport them during traffic stops. (9) Every prisoner in jail costs taxpayers $50,000 a year, destroys the offenders family and business, destroys the business economy, and prevents the offender from paying restitution to the victim. So keep these thoughts in mind when demanding that police state death squads take all your Constitutional rights at gunpoint.

    Comment by DealsGapDragon.com — 4/8/2007 @ 4:57 pm

  744. Hey Justavoice, that “moped” Mr Morelock was riding requires a mc endorsement and will do 80+ mph you twit.
    And thanks for callin me a poser, I love that from you wannabe’s. I probably have more miles on two wheel in the last 5 years than you’ll ever see in your lifetime you moron. But nice try. Your ignorance is kind of amusing.

    Comment by K-Bob — 4/11/2007 @ 3:53 pm

  745. DealsGapDragon - Points well made, if a little hyperbolic. From my research, I’ve found the following:
    a. The number of physicians in the U.S. is over 700,000.
    b. The number of accidental deaths caused by physicians per year exceeds 120,000.
    c. Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171.
    Doesn’t sound like a lot until you compare it to the number of gun owners vs. the number of shooting deaths in the U.S. each year (.0000188 per gun owner). Doctors are deadly, and you’re more likely to die at their hands than anyone else’s.

    However, most victims of drunk drivers die at the scene of the “accident", not in a hospital. Ask any cop or state trooper.

    Watch out for those black helicopters.

    Comment by Super Glide — 4/12/2007 @ 2:25 pm

  746. We, the people, made Billy Lane and icon and now we wish to condemn him. I bet everyone who condemns Billy and wants him “hanged” know someone (or maybe it is ourselves) who drives drunk because they can “handle” their alcohol or haven’t had that much to drink? Before you hang Billy, just think about your friend or relative or maybe even yourself, who drives drunk and thinks it won’t happen to them. I know the man in KY who hit the church bus full of kids didn’t think he would ever do such a thing either. It happens every day, we just don’t hear about them unless it is someone very well known. Change the laws, don’t re-elect the judges who let the drunk drivers off, set laws that will put offenders in jail, take not only their driver’s license, but their plates and registration to vehicles as well. Hold the person who loans them a vehicle responsible by taking their car and driving priviledges from them. We make criminals see parole officers when they are released from jail, well, give the drunk driver help and treatment while he is in jail and then when he is released, make it mandatory to his staying out of jail that he see a counselor every week and attend AA meetings and give public speeches to schools, universities, and to driver’s ed. classes about what it costs to drink and drive thinking “it’ll never happen to me". I know Billy personally and he is a very good guy. He just got too much too soon and wasn’t able to handle it. There are many out there just like him, they just haven’t done something stupid yet or gotten caught. Billy is no different than the actor/actress who has struggled hard for his/her career and finally made it and gone wild–can we say Robert Downey, Jr., Roseanne Barr, Winona Ryder just to name a few? It happens and we, as asociety, promote it. How about the sports star who signs the big contract and then becomes addicted to cocaine or steroids? We, society, are as much to blame because we promote the behavior. When our stars are on top and nothing bad is being said about them, we are their biggest fans…….but the moment they do something wrong, we are their worst enemy and are willing to “hang” them or make sure they go to jail and throw away the key!! There aren’t just two losers here, there are countless losers…..first is Gerald (he will never walk this earth again), his family as they will never see him or hold him again, Billy, he will have to live with this for the rest of his life, Billy’s fans who looked up to and admired him whether they are young or old, bike builders everywhere because people will look for their fall or put them in a class of uncouth, law-breaking, hard drinking persons who don’t care about others, Billy’s family who have to wonder what will beocme of him and if he will be able to cope no matter what the outcome. Let’s not condemn; let’s work to find ways to help those who chose to drink and drive and find better laws and ways to keep them off of the roads.

    Comment by gidget — 4/16/2007 @ 10:10 am

  747. why is he fighting the charges if he is really sorry? does he feel he should not have to be penalized for taking another man’s life ? first off you don’t have to drive a car when you’re drunk i don’t care what an idiot on here said: you can wait until your sober to drive just wait a few hours and stop drinking , take a cab, get someone else to drive your car, call someone to come pick you up. billy could’ve done all these normal responsible things yet he chose not to with a history of DUIs. he hasn’t learned yet and killed a man so he needs to be removed from society for awhile and i’d expect he is going to be in prison for some time for this.

    Comment by kenneth — 4/22/2007 @ 6:35 am

  748. First to Gerry’s family, I am so sorry that you were treated so disrespectfully there is no excuse for that at all. I can understand your feelings of loss. I lost my brother too, not at someone else hand but the pain is the same.
    I have also been in Billy’s place, I wasn’t drinking but I was involved in an accident that took the life of another person.
    What Billy did was wrong, and trust me when I say that he is in his own hell right now. I’m not comparing it to the hell you and your family are going through by any means, there is nothing that compares to that, but he is going through his own hell.

    Knowing that my actions caused another human being to lose their life was unbearable. As I’m sure it is for him. In my case the family was incredible they were so forgiving and had so much compassion for me that it almost made it harder for me to deal with it.
    What I’m trying to say is to I know how much you loved your brother and how much you must miss him but all the fighting isn’t going to bring him back it is only going to leave you bitter and unhappy.

    Don’t let the people that attack you tarnish your brothers memory by making lower yourself to their level. Please don’t hold anyone except the people that did that responsible for their actions. I’m sure Billy wasn’t even aware of what they did, he wouldn’t have condoned that.

    What I’m trying to say is what happened to your brother that night was a tragedy and one that surely could have been prevented. Billy acted irresponsibly that night there’s no doubt about that. And as much as I know you (and Im sure Billy also) wish you could go back and change things you cant but you can choose how you handle it now.

    I don’t know if you have heard from Billy at all but I can tell you that when I had my accident one of the hardest things for me was that I wasn’t allowed to have any contact with the family and I was forbidden to say I was sorry. I’m sure to them it seemed I had no remorse, the least I could do was tell them I was sorry. They had no way of knowing that telling them how sorry I was, was all I wanted to do. Although nothing I could have done would have prevented the accident and no matter how many people tried to convince me that it wasn’t my fault I KNEW I had taken someone’s life and I NEEDED to tell them how sorry I was!

    That family could have hated me for what happened and they would have had every right to, but instead of feeling hatred for me they felt pity, pity for ME the person that took their father, their grandfather from them! How could they possibly feel pity for me? I remember sitting in my car when the police came, I couldn’t get out, I physically couldn’t move at all, the daughter of the man was standing with the cop, her father was on the ground between her and me, I could feel her staring at me and I was terrified to look back, I didn’t want to see the hatred in her eyes but when I finally looked up that’s not what I saw, she was looking at me with more forgiveness and compassion than I have ever gotten from anyone in my life. She even stopped the news people from photographing me! What she did that day changed me forever, knowing that anyone could have that much compassion for another human being made me a different person, a better person!

    I know about being attacked but from the other side, I was called the neighborhood killer, my kids were subjected to name calling at school and my granddaughter learned about the accident from a bunch of 2nd graders at school. I didn’t leave my house for months but remembering the look in that woman’s eyes got me through.

    I’m by no means trying to tell you what to do or how to feel I just know that hate will leave you bitter but forgiveness will heal you. Don’t be influenced by the people on here that put your family down or the ones that put Billy down, none of them including me, matter. Do what you need to do to make things right in your heart.

    Im not excusing Billy but I think if we are all honest with ourselves we would have to admit that we have all at one point in our lives made the same stupid decision to drive when we had been drinking, we just got lucky.

    Try to see past all the pain and look into your heart, maybe your not ready to forgive him but maybe you can find some compassion for him, for your sake and for your families sake. An maybe it will change his life the way it changed mine, maybe it will prevent someone else’s family from going through the pain you feel. You will never heal if you let your anger eat at you.

    Let your brothers name be synonymous with goodness, forgiveness and love instead of hate, anger and bitterness.
    Billy going to jail or your family wining a settlement wont bring your brother back, it will only change the way he is remembered, instead of the way you describe your brother, the way you remember him, all the good things he did in his life, all people will remember is the fighting. And although I didn’t know him but I know by reading about him, I think that would be a horrible injustice.
    I hope whatever you decide you find peace….
    Bonnie

    Comment by Bonnie — 4/22/2007 @ 9:53 am

  749. Kenneth, are you seriously going to sit there and say that YOU have never done ANYTHING irresponsible in your life? You’re right what Billy did WAS irresponsible but don’t tell me you haven’t ever done the same! How arrogant of you! have NO IDEA what Billy or anyone else is feeling! I hope you or someone you love never goes through what Gerry’s family or Billy are going through you have NO IDEA what you’re talking about. What give you the right to be so judgmental? I hope your mistakes are scrutinized as closely and judged as harshly as you have seen fit to judge Billy’s. Whatever happened to compassion? What is it that you think will change if Billy is locked up? Is it going to bring Gerry back? Make his family hurt less? Do you even take into consideration the good Billy has done, do you even know? Have you met him? Seen the change in him, the sadness since this happened? Im going to guess not, but somehow you feel qualified to be his judge and jury. You have no idea who he is or what he does for others or how he feels about any of this, you just want to run him down because of his celebrity, Im sure you don’t spend your days checking the news looking for others in the same situation or do you? Do you decide what their fate should be also? When did you decide that you have the right to decide what happens to him or anyone else?
    Get a life and stop feeding off other peoples tragedy and pain!

    Comment by Bonnie — 4/22/2007 @ 10:18 am

  750. Bonnie -

    Get it through your thick skull that not everyone is an irresponsible idiot, and that not everyone is a drunk. The greatest arrogance here is your own, presupposing that everyone else is as screwed up as you or Billy Lane or any of the other defenders that excuse his actions because they also have a history of drunken driving.

    When someone dies in a car accident, it’s a tragedy. But it’s always an avoidable tragedy. Shit doesn’t just happen. The choices YOU make determine what happens. If you choose do drive carelessly or recklessly or under the influence, is it just an “accident"?

    What gives us the right to be judgmental? How about the fact that we abide by the law? How about the fact that we make a conscious effort not to do anything stupid or reckless? How about the fact that we vote on laws, elect representatives to pass laws, and have to sit on juries to judge people that break those laws?

    Billy is not being judged as a person, but as a citizen. He broke the law, resulting in the most tragic of consequences, and for that he must be judged. He didn’t make a typical, ordinary mistake, like turning left in front of an oncoming motorcyclist – something that normal people do every day. He made a selfish, reckless, dangerous AND HABITUAL decision to act criminally, despite previous warnings and arrests for those same criminal actions.

    People aren’t pissed off at him just because he’s a made-for-TV “celebrity".

    What really pisses people off is that he is USING his wealth and celebrity to mitigate the consequences of those criminal actions.

    Bonnie, if YOU killed someone in a car accident while rip-roaring drunk, while crossing a double yellow line, while exceeding the speed limit by a wide margin, AND had a previous record of DUI arrests, then you can go through all the “personal hell” you want. And even if the victim’s family forgives you, you will still be judged by a jury of your fellow citizens and you WILL go to prison.

    But if someone else did exactly the same thing, yet had millions of dollars to buy their way out of a just punishment, would YOU think that’s fair? Would YOU think justice had been served?

    Comment by Super Glide — 4/23/2007 @ 6:25 am

  751. Yeah, Billy is feelin’ real bad. This jerk is still so full of himself, it’s sickening. You’d think he would have more important things on his mind than postin’ his new pics on MySpace and chattin’ up the mindless sluts who drool over him. I guess you gotta feed the ego.

    Comment by DreamWeaver — 4/23/2007 @ 11:52 am

  752. You know what, Super Glide - you are RIGHT ON!! And DreamWeaver - I tend to agree with you. Not a sorriful man at all, visiting his myspace daily, posting new pics of himself too - not to mention corresponding with bimbos with looks (at least online). Tyran used to be his biggest
    his #1 fan (and girlfriend) - I wonder where she fled to? Billy it seems has no comprehension on how to be humble in this technological world.

    Comment by rld — 4/24/2007 @ 9:56 am

  753. Letsee, he had the accident September 4, 2006 and it’s goin’ on nearly 8 months and he STILL doesn’t even have a definite trial date ? Looks to me like somoenes enjoying his last gasp of freedom. He should be working out in prep for his meeting with Dick the Bruiser though ;>)

    Comment by silver — 4/29/2007 @ 2:34 am

  754. Why did everybody quit rippin on Billy for?

    Comment by Billy hater — 7/24/2007 @ 7:20 pm

  755. hey best of luck hope all go’s well but hope and pray u change to be the man we all know u are.

    your pal
    jay the f-n bird
    love ya!! bro. good luck

    Comment by jay — 8/20/2007 @ 6:16 pm

  756. Check out your fan base billy boy….youre fu$%ed

    Comment by Anonymous — 8/28/2007 @ 5:44 pm

  757. ok well i see alot of people are hatin on billy lane for what he did..ok i had a brother killed by a drunk driver..i hated that fu ker for along time…well im over the hate..yea he messed up every one does its sad that an innocent person got hurt for some one to learn a lesson as long as he learned a lesson..no one deserves to be in prison unless you rape kids kill people with that intent..people like that deserve life in prison..yea he messed up but how many people out there in this world hit some one when they are drunk and driving and kill some one or hurt some one and dont even spend a weekend in jail.you cant hate on billy for what he did if you are not going to address the hole problem..lockin up one person cause he is known isnt gonna stop the next ass from killin some one drinkin and driving he needs to learn but lockin him up isnt gonna teach him..make him send a check for $1 every month for the next 20 years to the family of the person he killed..not for the money but for the remembrence of the accident that alone will be great punishment.he will never forget what he did and if it dont kill him it will sure drive him insane…
    i dont know you billy but i got much love for ya dogg get back to buildin bikes and givin guys like me something to envy…take it easy dogg and keep your head up…

    Comment by chewdogg — 9/20/2007 @ 11:59 am

  758. I think anyone who drives drunk is a scumbag–before you can be drunk,you have to be sober,and any reasonably intelligent person knows that driving while impaired is dangerous. No, Billy did not make a mistake–2+2=5 is a mistake–what he did was downright mean and selfish, and he should, iif I had my way, fry for his selfish action! Typical instant gratification MORON! I hope he enjoys the prison sex, ‘cause he’s real purty and they are gonna love him!

    Comment by dick upright — 9/21/2007 @ 10:26 pm

  759. Where is Billy at this time?..Free on Bond?..I cant seem to find any up to date articles on him..Can some one help me out please.

    Comment by Smokey — 10/9/2007 @ 8:34 am

  760. Ladies and gentelmen,

    I am not sure what you are all arguing about!
    The fact is he was not arrested for DUI, so no one should assume he was!
    The fact is he could have had mechanical problems that caused him to vear left and cause the accedeint. An to whom ever said he is a mechanic, he is not, he is a bike builder just because you have some mechanical knowledge it doesn’t neccasaraly mean your a mechanic. Plus a car and a bike are two different things.
    The fact is someone is dead and the truth is if it was not for his fame none of you would have even known about it.
    We have all commeted illegal acts with our viechals whether it be an illegal U turn or parking in a handicap zone. Any one of us could have caused that accident any one of us could have killed that man.
    Billy has always been a biker and has always partied like a rockstar, his fame or fortune did not make him any different, he has always had a good heart but has alway been wild. In any case I am sure that last thing he wanted was to hurt anyone.
    And he is wise to listen to his lawyers and keep a low profile, point at hand look at all of you passing judgement with facts, the little that he made over the years would all be lost becuase people like your self like to point fingers and blame with out even putting your self in someone elses shoes. To the person who did say he should show his face, would you! its not the shame of what happen its the remorse that would keep you away from everything.
    I don’t blame or relieve Billy of anything. All I am saying is that these things happen, death is part of life and anyone who rides a bike,scotter,mopped or bicycle knows that everytime they get on they are risking their life.
    I feel bad about the deat and even more about his family being with out a father but if you guys really feel so strong about it then why dont some of you men! go and try to be a father to the 16yr old that lost his, or some of you women go and be a sister to a wife who lost her husband. Why don’t you collect money to help them with any bills and stuff and why your at it why don’t you do the same for every family that every had a lost.
    Life is what it is and if was not Billy who took a life it could have been anyone else. Forget the blame game and start the help game. If all of you thought he was out of control, why didn’t you put constructive words at his website, telling him to slow down, instead you waited for something to happen to tell him he was out of control.
    To the family who lost their father. My depest sympoth, I know some of my words may seem harsh and I am sorry but I hope that your father tawght you well, in knowing that life is precious and should be treated with love even for those who have done you wrong. I hope you find forgiveness in your hearts whether Billy is guilty or not and though you will miss your father I hope he gave you memories you can always look back on to make you smile.

    Comment by Jose — 10/11/2007 @ 11:03 am

  761. Your an idiot Jose.

    Comment by Billy hater — 10/13/2007 @ 3:53 pm

  762. Fact: Lane was informed that a breathalyzer test was mandatory, and so, reluctantly, he agreed. The result? 0.192, more than twice the legal limit.
    Fact:He was, at that time, driving with a suspended license.
    Fact: He crossed a double yellow line, in order to pass several vehicles, and at that time struck Mr. Morelock head on, causing his instant death.

    Those are the facts of the matter. Now, as to my opinion. I think that he should be hammered to the full extent of the law. I think that ANYBODY should be hammered to the full extent of the law, in that position. Do I hate Billy Lane? No. No more so than I hate anyone who breaks the traffic laws, drives drunk, and kills someone. Because that is the FACT of the matter. And I couldn’t care less if he is Joe Blow, from Bumfuque, NJ or Billy Lane, or the Governor of the state of (Insert Here).

    Oh, and a small matter which has no real bearing on anything….Lane holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering. So yes, he IS a mechanic.

    Comment by Daniel — 10/21/2007 @ 2:13 am

  763. The only ones that really matter now are the ones of Billy and the family of the man that was taken from them. I hear all of tghis defense. Is it really so hard to put yourself in the families place. If it was your Mother, father, sister, or brother how would you see all of this.

    Comment by Dave S. — 10/23/2007 @ 8:41 am

  764. I have never read so much defensive dribble.
    The facts are Billy Killed some one If it was you or I in the state of Florida we would be in jail already.
    Yes Billy really is an okay guy & this incident is something that he will carry with him for a long time.
    But what about the poor little guy that the wonderful state of Florida that goes after & enforce all there little bullshit DUI penalties, & really screw with some ones life who did not injure any one but themselves.
    Was actually clean or had one beer Had an animal cross the road in front of him putting him in the hospital. Florida is only concerned about who is paying the medical bill. Not weather Billy Lane Killed some poor slob. I am sorry I like Billy but up until his accident He Has been & was totally out of control with no sense of responsibility.
    Giving Billy a free ride is a crime in its self.
    He will only return to his former ways. I can just see it now all of Billys supposed bros congratulating Billy on getting off & buying him a Bud. Hell be right back where he is now.
    the image of the motorcycle industry will

    Comment by Joe P — 5/14/2008 @ 3:47 am

  765. Drunk or not, if you cross the double yellow to pass and kill someone, it’s reckless homicide, at the LEAST. If any of you Billy A$$hole defenders cross the double yellow and I’m in the oncoming lane, I’ll pull out my 44 and shoot your F’ing face. It’s no less handy than the brake.

    Comment by Bob — 10/11/2008 @ 6:20 pm

  766. The definition of Accident: Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one’s foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap

    For those who keep referring to this whole “incident” as an accident, then they need to read the above definition. Not by any means was this an accident. Billy INTENTIONALLY drank, he INTENTIONALLY got behind the wheel. He INTENTIONALLY passed on a double line. I know he didn’t INTENTIONALLY kill a man, but this was all derived from his CHOICE to get behind the wheel after drinking.

    Somebody made comment that everybody has gotten behind the wheel after being intoxicated. I for one have never drank and drove. Whether it be in 4 wheels or especially 2 wheels.

    I have lost friends to DUI’s from both sides. The ones who were killed because they were stupid enough to think they were fine to drive after a few, and from the people who were struck by the idiots who were drunk. I have no respect for those who think or choose to get behind the wheel after drinking.

    As of today, the sentencing for Billy has come through. 6 years in prison, 3 years probation and a life time ban on driving.

    Dos this sound like an appropriate sentence for Billy’s night of bad choices, only Billy can be the judge of that because he has to live with what he has done.

    However, I have one last point to make: If the tables were reversed and it was Billy who had been killed because of the choice somebody else made to get behind the wheel and drive after drinking, would the sentence have been so light, and would people have been more sympathetic to the driver who killed a person? I think not!

    Comment by Lisa Mackay — 8/18/2009 @ 3:17 pm

  767. Bill Lane is a great guy;we have ALL got behind the wheel,or the handlebars at one time or another.Let`s pray for him,and the family of the other victim.In this scenairo,NOBODY WINS!!What about forgiveness? Let`s all move forward,and when Billy gets his freedom back,let`s all give him a chance to “make it up,as best he can,and will"!!He comes from a very ood family!! Remember,forgiveness is the only way.Where is that guy he built off against;Mike Brown?Mike ,if he is as christian as he wanted us all to believe,should be doing all he,and all of the “like-minded” bikers should be on their knees praying for these victims,and helping both families move forward!!J> Seabolt

    Comment by Anonymous — 12/29/2009 @ 8:24 pm

  768. Let he who is without sin among us,cast the first stone.And to you folks who just can`t help yourself from using fowl language,well,get some education!!

    Comment by Anonymous — 12/29/2009 @ 8:28 pm

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