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Ok...Mounted the Kumho Tire on Saturday...it is now Monday and I already have 839+ miles on it....Love it....But I have to blame the tire....

I went over to Union Center WI to pick up a MT and rim for a spare (Just in case I have to have warrenty work done on the bike...it was a good deal $75 for tire and rim...almost brand new)...

Well...I was headed home...been riding GW's for 30+ years (last bike purchased new was a 1981 GL1100 Interstate) always had MT tires on the bike....never had a speeding ticket....only tickets ever were in a car....

Yes you guessed it...put a car tire on the bike and what do I get to show for it...a speeding ticket....I tried to explain to the officer that I was doing a research project for motorcycle on how CT's were safe at all speeds....he just was not buying it.....:shrug: oh well one every thirty years isn't bad considering I propable desired about 29 more....:shock:

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Congrats on the new Kumho! Sorry to hear about the ticket though. That big smile on your face from the smooth BMT ride should help ease your wallets pain.:thumbup:
 

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Thanks...the funny thing about it was the ticket was for 20 over and only $139 normally those tickets are about $225...not sure if the officer made a mistake or not...not going to tell....:lol:
 

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Ok...Mounted the Kumho Tire on Saturday...it is now Monday and I already have 839+ miles on it....Love it....But I have to blame the tire....

I went over to Union Center WI to pick up a MT and rim for a spare (Just in case I have to have warrenty work done on the bike...it was a good deal $75 for tire and rim...almost brand new)...

Well...I was headed home...been riding GW's for 30+ years (last bike purchased new was a 1981 GL1100 Interstate) always had MT tires on the bike....never had a speeding ticket....only tickets ever were in a car....

Yes you guessed it...put a car tire on the bike and what do I get to show for it...a speeding ticket....I tried to explain to the officer that I was doing a research project for motorcycle on how CT's were safe at all speeds....he just was not buying it.....:shrug: oh well one every thirty years isn't bad considering I propable desired about 29 more....:shock:

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Do you think the Police are in kahoots with the gwrra?:lol:
 

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But officer, my wing rides so smooth with a C/T on it I didn't realize I was going that fast!:oops::oops::oops: But I sure am glad you didn't clock me doing 75 in that 35mps curve back yonder!:lol::lol::lol:
 

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It's hard to explain when the speedo is "stuck" at the fastest speed one has been traveling that day! LOL
 

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I tried to explain to the officer that I was doing a research project for motorcycle on how CT's were safe at all speeds....he just was not buying it.....
Never heard that one.:shrug:
I would have laughed and sent you on your way.
 

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Yep, it's that darn CT: Increased performance may result in "performance awards".
 

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Thanks...the funny thing about it was the ticket was for 20 over and only $139 normally those tickets are about $225...not sure if the officer made a mistake or not...not going to tell....:lol:
Shame ,shame , on you. Speeding is dangerous :lol: The trick is to get officer impressed with the bike and the gadgets for less pain and humiliation. So I heard ;) Believe it or not I was let go with warning by our State Patrol a few months ago at a loosing license speed. Luckily timing and brakes worked well to my favor:thumbup:
 

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Shame ,shame , on you. Speeding is dangerous :lol: The trick is to get officer impressed with the bike and the gadgets for less pain and humiliation. So I heard ;) Believe it or not I was let go with warning by our State Patrol a few months ago at a loosing license speed. Luckily timing and brakes worked well to my favor:thumbup:
Thank Some One he wasn't 20 miles up the road when I was doing triple digits...:eek:4:
 

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Lab Rider, have you noticed that your mpg has dropped after putting that square tire on the bike :lol: ? Mine dropped just alittle, the smiles per hour has got much better.
 

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A man has to know his limitations!:lol::lol::lol:
 

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Lab Rider, have you noticed that your mpg has dropped after putting that square tire on the bike :lol: ? Mine dropped just alittle, the smiles per hour has got much better.

Smiles increased....:lol::lol::lol:....mpg...don't know yet....I will now have a chance to find out since my triple digit riding days are over :22yikes:....

I will post when I determine the mpg....

Sh...t what do you mean I will post...hell I just drive and fill up and drive....are we really suppose to check those numbers:shrug:

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Take Defensive Driving and keep it off your record.
 

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A man has to know his limitations!:lol::lol::lol:
See that's one of my many problems. How do you know your limits till you hit them ?? ;) I refuse to live by somebody elses limits ,that's just wrong. Although I did find my limit on your bike in the rain with sunny on rear that day :eek:4: that was right at the limit of dumping your bike ,:oops: So guess I know one limit anyways :lol:
 

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That is definitely the tire's fault. :thumbup: Hope the ticket didn't get too deep in the old pockets!

I caught a lot of flack about using a CT but I love it. Have not got a ticket yet... and I am doing extensive research on using my Dunlop Winter Sport in the summer! :doorag:
 

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See that's one of my many problems. How do you know your limits till you hit them ?? ;) I refuse to live by somebody elses limits ,that's just wrong. :lol:
OK! I agree with you on this.:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: Now will you please send me some Darksider cookies. I know beyond a shadow of a doubt, I haven't reached my limit on them yet!:thumbup:
 

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OK! I agree with you on this.:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: Now will you please send me some Darksider cookies. I know beyond a shadow of a doubt, I haven't reached my limit on them yet!:thumbup:
Weekend ride is all it will take Rocket. Just think how many you can eat sitting in my kitchen next to a gallon of milk.
 

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Weekend ride is all it will take Rocket. Just think how many you can eat sitting in my kitchen next to a gallon of milk.
Milk! What's that?:shrug::lol::lol:
 

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Glad you didn't get two tickets, one for speeding and another one for " Fire ball when you crash"

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