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Old 08-07-2011, 07:33 PM   #12166
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I forgot to add, en-route to Idahos back country apparently I was treating the new KTM in a similiar fashion to my sport bikes, and unbeknownst to me, there was a heavy motors officer presence on the one piece of 15 mile or so stretch of asphalt that we covered. WHOOPS! They were extremely courteous, and professional, and let me off with a warning. I found that it would be somewhat amusing if a motors officer sat on mt white KTM.
They call for multiple unit back-up?!
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Old 08-07-2011, 07:43 PM   #12167
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They were taking turns, one on radar, 2 to pursue. All sitting in that pull out, radar pointed both directions. They just stepped out as I approached directed me to pull over.
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:26 PM   #12168
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:34 PM   #12169
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:00 PM   #12170
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Old 08-07-2011, 10:44 PM   #12171
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I forgot to add, en-route to Idahos back country apparently I was treating the new KTM in a similiar fashion to my sport bikes, and unbeknownst to me, there was a heavy motors officer presence on the one piece of 15 mile or so stretch of asphalt that we covered. WHOOPS! They were extremely courteous, and professional, and let me off with a warning.
Wow. Never had THAT Happen before. Fucker!
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Old 08-08-2011, 12:18 AM   #12172
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They were taking turns, one on radar, 2 to pursue. All sitting in that pull out, radar pointed both directions. They just stepped out as I approached directed me to pull over.
You're on a KTM! They are on BMWs for Pete's sake.

I have visions of the dumb old Empire trying to snag the Millenium Falcon and then Han kicks in the hyperdrive.If you had had the Go Pro facing backwards, it would have been even better.

Just kidding. Amazing how good the TKCs are on pavement though, isn't it? I have found deliberately riding with crappier (for black top) knobbies has mutated into a form of licence preservation.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:18 AM   #12173
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"Wow. Never had THAT Happen before. Fucker! "

QWIK,
Seems to me that you and I had been pulled over a number of years ago on sport bikes here in Idaho and let go with a warning. Then you decided to do a wheelie next to the Police. Oh pretty sure I have the pictures from that as well.
So Yes, you have had that happen before.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:42 AM   #12174
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Old 08-08-2011, 07:12 AM   #12175
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WTH? How's THAT work? I still can't drive in Idaho....

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Seems to me that you and I had been pulled over a number of years ago on sport bikes here in Idaho and let go with a warning. Then you decided to do a wheelie next to the Police. Oh pretty sure I have the pictures from that as well.
So Yes, you have had that happen before.
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:53 PM   #12176
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"Wow. Never had THAT Happen before. Fucker! "

QWIK,
Seems to me that you and I had been pulled over a number of years ago on sport bikes here in Idaho and let go with a warning. Then you decided to do a wheelie next to the Police. Oh pretty sure I have the pictures from that as well.
So Yes, you have had that happen before.
LOL That was a Great Day!
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:52 PM   #12177
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WTH? How's THAT work? I still can't drive in Idaho....

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We were both on Sportbikes with full leathers on including well used knee pucks. Slow day for Ada County SO's. We ended up talking for quite a while and as a Joke I challenged the Motor Officer to a Wheelie contest. He told me "Go For it but wait until traffic is clear and My Sargeant is Gone." I did and pulled a standup and carried it for a little ways. The were giving me and Heimer was shakin his head at my stupidity for actually doin it. Good memories of that entire day actually. Dheimer is one of My Closest friends and can rip on street or dirt.
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:37 AM   #12178
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WOW!!! You can actually do what most of us would love to do... PARK YOUR KTM IN THE LIVING ROOM!!!

Great looking bike by the way!
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:41 AM   #12179
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Yeah. His wife is pretty cool to allow that!
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:43 AM   #12180
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I picked up my new Dakar a few weeks ago in Santa Cruz and have a big blue crush. Qwik, where do you do a lot of your riding?
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