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Old 08-02-2009, 07:09 AM   #21
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~98 mph on a Honda 360 in 1981. Didn't like it, only did it once.
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:57 AM   #22
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I think about 100 mph as a passenger on the back of my boyfriend's bike when I was 17. The bike's headlight had a short, and the light kept blinking on and off.

Juvenile stupidity.
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:12 AM   #23
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43 because that's as fast as it will go! it's also as fast as I want to go!
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:44 AM   #24
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About 195mph on a 1999 GSX1300R Suzuki Hayabusa, downhill.
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:58 AM   #25
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don't know. Had a 1957 Triumph 650 that was pretty stripped down - bought it with bent front forks, replaced them with Cerriani and dirt bike handlebars, didn't replace the ancient weathercracked front tire. After a few months of ownership I finally screwed up my courage, pointed it up the hill going out of Santa Fe NM, and twisted the throttle full open. Laid down on the tank and watched the front tire bouncing up and down at my nose and just held on. As I was passing a kid with a bicycle I heard a ting tink ting and discovered that the gear shift lever had vibrated off! That bike shed parts and oil like nothing else - a 5 mile ride left my rear numb for 15 minutes. Anyway, clutch in, got turned around and rolled back down and recovered the shifter before the young ruffian made off with his spoils. No idea how fast. Too comes to mind.
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Old 08-02-2009, 01:08 PM   #26
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About 195mph on a 1999 GSX1300R Suzuki Hayabusa, downhill.
My older brother has a Hayabusa w/turbo. He mentioned going 180.

Nfw I want to do that...
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Old 08-02-2009, 02:51 PM   #27
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100+ on a bored out 305 Honda. I was so tense I was pulling hard on the handlebars and it set up a kind of shimmy of the front tire. That was enough for me!
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:16 PM   #28
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132 on the back of a slightly modified Norton 750 driven by my room mate in college. I know this is the speed as we were on the Indiana toll road and we actually got the time stamps between toll booths. Probably needed the two of us to keep it down. I did get my Triumph 500 up to 100 but that was about it.
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:36 PM   #29
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:39 PM   #30
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Old 08-03-2009, 06:41 AM   #31
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Ain't saying on an FJR 1300.
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95 today on a Goldwing. Straight, flat stretch of hwy 40 from Steamboat Springs to Kremmling. I need to get my tires rebalanced...........
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I rode the 450 miles from where I live to Paducah in 5.5 hours, which included a stop for gas and food. I ride a big BMW. There was no traffic at all. On cruise control at 110.
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I rode the 450 miles from where I live to Paducah in 5.5 hours, which included a stop for gas and food. I ride a big BMW. There was no traffic at all. On cruise control at 110.
I rode from Little Rock to Paducah one day in September 1985, but it took me more than 5.5 hours.
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