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#1003537 - 01/12/18 10:02 PM So you think your fast huh?  
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This has been around a while, but every time you think your fast.....

Shawn


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2008 BMW R1200RT
1999 BMW R1100RT

#1003539 - 01/12/18 10:24 PM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Lone_RT_rider]  
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95% of an RT
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I tried to catch Bernie one day and found out I wasn't fast, in fact, I wasn't even able to keep up enough to ride sweep. rofl


95% of an RT.

I haven't had too many Beemers, I just don't have enough time.
#1003545 - 01/12/18 11:07 PM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Lone_RT_rider]  
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I live by this concept.

I'm not as fast as I used to be.

And I didn't used to be fast.


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#1003548 - 01/13/18 12:45 AM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Lone_RT_rider]  
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That is hilarious!


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#1003553 - 01/13/18 01:25 AM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Lone_RT_rider]  
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Hadn't seen it before. Literally laughed out loud.


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#1003559 - 01/13/18 02:39 AM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: EffBee]  
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Originally Posted by EffBee
I live by this concept.

I'm not as fast as I used to be.

And I didn't used to be fast.


Words to live by. The older I get, the slower I go, but it seems faster than ever.


95% of an RT.

I haven't had too many Beemers, I just don't have enough time.
#1003560 - 01/13/18 02:47 AM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Bud]  
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Similar...I tell people I start off slow and taper off from there.


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#1003563 - 01/13/18 03:38 AM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Chris K]  
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Originally Posted by Chris K
That is hilarious!


That link is awesome isn't it? I couldn't stop giggling for about 15 minutes. smile


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2008 BMW R1200RT
1999 BMW R1100RT

#1003568 - 01/13/18 04:37 AM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Lone_RT_rider]  
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Great story, thanks for sharing!


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#1003584 - 01/13/18 04:20 PM Re: So you think your fast huh? [Re: Lone_RT_rider]  
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Love that! Here is a LINK to an article describing what it's like to fly the SR71 from the same pilot.


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