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Old 08-04-2006, 05:31 AM   #1
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Default Re: High-Speed Motorcycles Proving Too Fast for Chicago Cops.

What do I see looming on the horizon Â… lets see.



Yep, speed restrictors and horsepower limits!



Thanks Lou and other infantiles for f*cking it up for all bikers.
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Old 08-04-2006, 05:32 AM   #2
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1st post!

I've never had occassion to run from the police... knock on wood I try to selectively speed on stretches of straight where I can see any potential speed traps, and even at that I seldom exceed 15mph over the posted speed. Anybody out there ever run from police and get away? Anyone try to run then get caught?

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Old 08-04-2006, 05:41 AM   #3
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"It's like a Mustang. People don't buy them to do 55 (mph)," he said.



God, I need to get me a Mustang! I hear those are built for speed! Better yet, I hear Accords are faster than Mustangs.. can't afford one of those though.
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Old 08-04-2006, 05:42 AM   #4
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Since you never speed, why do you care? You just want the wind in your hair, right?
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Old 08-04-2006, 05:53 AM   #5
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"1st post!"



Ha-haaa!



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Old 08-04-2006, 06:02 AM   #6
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As the Chicago representative of the GPTB, I find this behavior abhorrent. I never speed, run stop signs or red lights, and I obey every traffic law on the books, always. These people should be captured and subjected to a lifetime of debating KPaul on the merits of the 600cc four, biodiesel, and liberal conservatism. Or is it conservative liberalism? Anyway, about 3 months into their lifetime stretch, they will be so loony they will want to all buy Buells and go to Freddie Spencer's Superbike school.
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Old 08-04-2006, 06:03 AM   #7
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Just wait until the bigger cities realize that they can levy insanely massive fines and use these to buy another police copter just to patrol the freeways. Then you ain't a gettin' away with runnin' no mo, squid.



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Old 08-04-2006, 06:11 AM   #8
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Thanks for this post, I laughed for maybe 10 seconds straight and don't forget, deficits matter. Sharpened your teeth lately?



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Old 08-04-2006, 06:13 AM   #9
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And don't forget in LA where they just shoot a GPS dart at your vehicle and stop chasing until you stop moving. Next they'll be tranq darts. That'll slow down an RC51.
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Old 08-04-2006, 07:05 AM   #10
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This article is crap. Everybody is telling stories to look good, and the writer and paper editor bought it.</p>
<blockquote>Lou was going 168 mph on his Kawasaki 1000 motorcycle last year when he noticed the flashing lights of an Illinois State Police car behind him on the Bishop Ford Freeway in Chicago.</blockquote>


Sure, buddy:</p>
  1. Lou's checking his mirrors while he's traveling a quarter-mile every five seconds, and...
  2. Said mirrors are so rock-steady that he can see lights half a mile? a mile? behind him and...
  3. He knows it's the law a-comin' for him.
<blockquote>But for every person they ticket, at least one gets away, troopers said.

However, specific data on just how many bikers don't get caught wasn't available because troopers aren't required to note these incidents in their field reports.</blockquote>


This one stands without comment. At least the reporter asked if there were actual statistics available or if les gendarmes were just pulling it out of their utility belts.



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