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Date: 10/09/08 11:14 AM

44 Responses to This is What 200 MPH Looks Like

  1. Profile photo of ichamps
    ichamps Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 7:41 am
    Link: This is What 200 MPH Looks Like - A behind-the-handlebars view of a guy on a motorcycle at the Salt Flats in Utah, looking to break a record--or spine.
  2. Profile photo of apermal
    apermal Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:20 am
    Can`t really tell. The Salt Flats are barren so it was difficult to get a comparison of how fast he was going :s
    Oh well...
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    FreshMint Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:22 am
    335kmh... how is that an exploit on a bike?
  4. Profile photo of newlife
    newlife Male 40-49
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:23 am
    oooo....aaaaawww....200 mph looks like sand!!!
  5. Profile photo of RandyTheFool
    RandyTheFool Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:29 am
    Yeah, not a very well thought out video. No landmarks to discern how fast he was going, just horizon. I mean come on, go out and buy (or steal) a bunch of traffic cones somewhere.

    Hell, they couldn`t even put a mock speedometer on the video to show you what speed he was going at what points.

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    RickyGTO Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:34 am
    You can see the mile markers going by... that should be enough to tell you how fast he was going.
  7. Profile photo of RandyTheFool
    RandyTheFool Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:40 am
    4 out of 5 dentists disagree with you Ricky.
  8. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:45 am
    brruumm, brruumm, bruummmm, bruuumm. That bugged me.
  9. Profile photo of earthshone
    earthshone Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:46 am
    not an impressive video
  10. Profile photo of _Perfection_
    _Perfection_ Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:53 am
    I`ve seen more impressive videos before.
  11. Profile photo of BlackiPod
    BlackiPod Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:59 am
    This is NOT a record. If it is, I know a few people that have broken it. Check out this link.
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    jdjd5883 Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 12:17 pm
    a video on how annoying wind is
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    basketkase Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 12:50 pm
    blackipod.... that is clearly in kilometers per hour not miles.....
  14. Profile photo of BlackiPod
    BlackiPod Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 1:01 pm
    Yeah your right, but in the first video, he tops out at almost 320 kph, which is almost 200mph. If you think thats all he could do, or even that this video is a world record, you sir, are mistaken
  15. Profile photo of Benjaphar
    Benjaphar Male 30-39
    108 posts
    October 9, 2008 at 1:02 pm
    So apparently 200 mph is booring.
  16. Profile photo of krembill
    krembill Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 1:08 pm
    I just... ah screw it...
  17. Profile photo of BlackiPod
    BlackiPod Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 1:13 pm
    Oystah - they had to keep reving it because the tranny`s are set to such a low ratio that it would stall if it wasn`t continually getting gas - just like a lot of dirt bikes. Screw it, youre not even reading this
  18. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 1:23 pm
    I wanna go to the Great Salt Flats. It looks like an alien world...
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    clemaire09 Female 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 2:08 pm
    that`s some crazy poo.
  20. Profile photo of Vosser
    Vosser Male 13-17
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    October 9, 2008 at 2:28 pm
    you can see the great salt flats from as far as you can zoom out on google maps, its just a BIG ass white splotch on the western side of the united states, you cant miss it
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    YummyUkulele Female 13-17
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    October 9, 2008 at 2:49 pm
    It would be nicer to see some points of reference, just so we can appreciate how fast it`s going. A blur of sand doesn`t really tell me much...
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    Elvi739 Female 13-17
    481 posts
    October 9, 2008 at 3:32 pm
    I would literally be crapping my pants if I did that.
  23. Profile photo of langdonhill
    langdonhill Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 4:01 pm
    So was the world record broken?
  24. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 4:25 pm
    Land speed records are like ALWAYS done in the salt flats.

    I`ve always wondered...

    Does the ground taste salty?

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    Backfat Male 30-39
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    October 9, 2008 at 4:30 pm
    so 200 MPH looks like an endless expanse of nothing. Who knew?

    Opie, yes it does taste salty.

  26. Profile photo of Max_Normal
    Max_Normal Male 30-39
    501 posts
    October 9, 2008 at 4:34 pm
    I really don`t get what is so special about this. I did 170mph on the A2 between Canterbury and Dover while racing a Hayabusa on my stage 3 dynojet Gixer1100, a fairly normal tuned road bike (Yeah, I know it was foolish, and I won`t be doing it again, I have a Bandit with no fairing now anyway). You can buy a tune-up kit to make a Hayabusa do 200 mph on the road, and F1 cars do 200 mph as a matter of course.
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    sukitjeezus Female 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 6:16 pm
    Why`d they keep that obnoxious audio on?
  28. Profile photo of VictoryRider
    VictoryRider Male 40-49
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    October 9, 2008 at 6:31 pm
    I`m trying to figure out what that guy was doing with the rag in the beginning of the video.
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    VictoryRider Male 40-49
    1461 posts
    October 9, 2008 at 6:34 pm
    Why`d they keep that obnoxious audio on?

    At least at one point, you could hear them say what speed he had reached thus far. Either that, or they were to lazy to dub some cool music in. :-P

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    KidGixxer Male 30-39
    182 posts
    October 9, 2008 at 7:33 pm
    To Max_Normal and BlackiPod. Anything over 100mph has a factory inaccuracy of up to 10% intentionally put the by the manufacture. And all mph bike have the speedo max out at 189mph. But if you ever see that speed you really doing around 150 mph or so.

    And you not hitting 170 on an 1100 with only a stage 3 jet kit. You will need a little more with such and old/heavy bike.

  31. Profile photo of Unbalancing
    Unbalancing Male 13-17
    271 posts
    October 9, 2008 at 8:17 pm
    You always see things go fast on tv, but seeing it behind the handlebars certainly is something else.
  32. Profile photo of AliceHolly
    AliceHolly Female 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 8:38 pm
    I wish there were more markings that you could see flying by. Cuz just the background wasn`t really doing anything for me.
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    Quackor Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 9:13 pm
    they had to push it??
  34. Profile photo of CrazyD101
    CrazyD101 Male 18-29
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    October 9, 2008 at 11:11 pm
    He`s no Rolly.
  35. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
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    October 10, 2008 at 6:46 am
    I bet that was WAY scarier than it looked to us.
  36. Profile photo of Vagrant86
    Vagrant86 Male 18-29
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    October 10, 2008 at 8:05 am
    so uhhh wish there was something to refrence speed otherwise it looks like i dunno a still image of salt flats
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    hehehenerd Male 13-17
    5973 posts
    October 10, 2008 at 9:37 am
    we needed a speedometer, bad
  38. Profile photo of Custardface
    Custardface Male 13-17
    94 posts
    October 10, 2008 at 4:07 pm
    awwww... I thought he was gonna fall off.... :P
  39. Profile photo of daskapital
    daskapital Female 18-29
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    October 10, 2008 at 5:01 pm
    I agree with Vagrant86
  40. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
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    October 10, 2008 at 6:24 pm
    u need a reference point, or else its pretty pointless
  41. Profile photo of Poreka
    Poreka Female 13-17
    710 posts
    October 11, 2008 at 2:37 am
    Intense
  42. Profile photo of syke22
    syke22 Male 18-29
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    October 11, 2008 at 5:54 am
    the way he was reving the engine at the start was so drating anoying!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  43. Profile photo of SoCal
    SoCal Male 18-29
    650 posts
    October 11, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    i agree with syke22
  44. Profile photo of 1realhunter
    1realhunter Male 18-29
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    November 16, 2008 at 9:32 pm
    I`ve been to the saltlands and the ground does taste salty opie... and like dirt.

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