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Arnie's cycle ride terminated by Aussie cops

Arnold Schwarzenegger speaking at the San Diego Comic-Con.
Arnold Schwarzenegger speaking at the San Diego Comic-Con. Image by Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0

Hollywood action hero and the former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was spotted in Melbourne riding a bicycle without a helmet which is required by law in Australia. Schwarzenegger was in Melbourne to attend the Formula 1 Grand Prix and the bodybuilding Arnold Classic. The police officers who picked him up used their discretion with the tourist and rather than issuing a fine directed him to the closest convenience store where helmets are on sale for $5. Read more: time.com