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Old 11-26-2012, 09:08 AM   #213
NJ-Brett
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Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Southern New Jersey
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I think you need to be able to do at least 150 mph to be safe.

But I enjoy high risk, and for most of the 40 years of accident free riding, most of my bikes would only do over 100 mph if you tossed them off a cliff.

I find iit hard to believe a modern 650 bike will not go faster then my air cooled 250 (85 mph).


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Originally Posted by SnappNBrrap View Post
+11 on the 865 Triumphs - no balls
Yamaha Vstar 650 - can't ride 2up, tire pressure is a 20mph factor on the bike, will only do about 85mph 1up, downhill, with a tailwind. IMO every bike should be capable of 110+ for passing/emergency purposes. Oh and its a pig and wont stop for Schitt.
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