Ever had one of those embarrassing, trip-down-the-stairs moments that make you stand up and look around to make sure no one was watching?

A French journalist had a moment like that recently except he wasn't so lucky. He drove a motorcycle off a pier in Saint Martin de Re, landing inside a boat moored at the dock, all while his own cameraman took video.

And then, being the good spirit he is, he posted on YouTube for all of us to see. It appears the hardcover saddlebags on the back of the 2013 Yamaha FJR 1300A he was showing off struck a metal post in the ground, throwing off his balance. The bike landed on the dock, and the journalist landed in the boat.

Next time he's driving near the water, he might want to wear a life jacket. Thanks to Jalopnik for the link.

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