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Old 06-17-2005, 03:49 PM   #1
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AT 220! These guys must be crazy.
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wow, and to think that the turbo gixxer 1000 video i had got there twice as fast. he had to be approaching 240 mph at 11k on those things
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That wheelie started at 60mph and ended at 140mph? Something doesn't seem right about that...
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good lord. that thing had some acceleration to it.
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Something just doesn't seem right about that.
Look at the surroundings. I have driven at high speed a lot and it seems like the speedo is reading in KPH not MPH.
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Something just doesn't seem right about that.
Look at the surroundings. I have driven at high speed a lot and it seems like the speedo is reading in KPH not MPH.
Negative my friend. Euro busa'* have a 300+ speedo and Us version'* have a 220 only on the 99 I believe. I know with the limiter removed and a tweek it can top out at 250 but need'* help with extra PSI. Turbo that Busa is what I say. The busa that I drove I had to shut it down at 140MPH. I never been at a speed like that in my life (bonny topped out at 108,and chevy express van tops out at 9 That shook me a little bit when I raised my head above 100MPH.
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Look at the stripes on the road... doesn't seem right. When he'* coasting back down, at about 100 MPH looks like hes only doing 35-45 MPH. I think it'* an imposter.
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The speedo is obviously supposed to be reading MPH as you can see the higher numbers in the middle, but based on the surroundings and what I've seen in my experiences with high speed driving, he might have hit 150ish. I think the speedo is just off. If not, props to that guy as he has way more balls than I do! At 100 the stripes just seem to be going by a little too slowly...it looks like about 60ish to me.

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The speedo is obviously supposed to be reading MPH as you can see the higher numbers in the middle, but based on the surroundings and what I've seen in my experiences with high speed driving, he might have hit 150ish. I think the speedo is just off. If not, props to that guy as he has way more balls than I do! At 100 the stripes just seem to be going by a little too slowly...it looks like about 60ish to me.

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I think you are right.... That sure does look like 60ish....

Funny those lines in the road were moving a wee bit slow for his speed...

Maybe the speedo was multiplying x 3

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A lot could be due to the FPS of thier camera. Like when filming a car and the wheels appear to be going backwards.

Either way, going that fast in any vehicle, but especially a bike, on a public road is just stupid!!! Not just to the person screaming along, but to anyone else who happens to stumble across them....
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