Can you NOT speed? I知 struggling... - Page 6 - Yamaha FJR Forum : Yamaha FJR Owners Forums
 51Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #51 of 57 (permalink) Old 10-17-2020, 10:36 AM
Senior Member
High-G FJR Junkie!
 
bounce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 3,569
Quote:
Originally Posted by reddog View Post
I love to haul ass as much as anyone else and yeah I do have a problem trying not to speed with the FJR, it's to darn easy.

But, as told to me by a former CHP officer a few moons ago...

0 - 5 mph over limit won't stop / won't cite.
5 - 10 mph over limit may stop / may cite.
10 - 15 mph over limit will stop / may cite.
15 + over limit will stop / will cite.

Where I live with easy access to mountain roads and pretty much year round riding I have ample opportunity to exercise my immaturity. And I would have to agree with Red in that a little respect or being courteous can go a long way towards avoiding those pesky court appearances.

as always your mileage may vary....

The problem with all that is that it's all officer discretion so can't be depended on even from the same officer. If I had a cop tell me that, I'd chalk it up to the officer wanting easy pickings the next time I came through his area.

Ridden wet. Put up hard.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
bounce is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #52 of 57 (permalink) Old 10-17-2020, 05:23 PM
Senior Member
High-G FJR Junkie!
 
Bill Lumberg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Southeast
Posts: 2,875
I say how poor the wind protection is on the fjr vs the wing or RT. And it is lacking. But to be fair, I never rode the RT at the spirited pace I normally ride FJRs. This platform has not been a good influence on me.
passx likes this.

No commercials. No dictators.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


2018 FJR1300ES Stealth Model

IBA# 69560
Bill Lumberg is offline  
post #53 of 57 (permalink) Old 10-17-2020, 06:24 PM
Junior Member
Training wheels fitted!
 
later2day's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Clarksville, TN
Posts: 8
Cruise control has saved my license. I am very comfortable with higher speeds and if I am in control of the throttle I tend to creep up in speed. I do this in everything I drive, the truck, the bike, and the slingshot.
Ludwig61, gwbeachy and passx like this.
later2day is offline  
 
post #54 of 57 (permalink) Old Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Junior Member
Training wheels fitted!
 
Join Date: Mar 2020
Location: Lebanon MO
Posts: 21
I admit it - I go over the limit. End of my 12 step program. For the most part speed limits exist to create the cat & mouse game to collect revenue. Play the game. Never leave home without my radar detector, cage or bike. Can't count the # of tickets it's saved me - just yesterday it prevented one. I ride for fun, and there aren't many roads with curves that are fun at 55, not to mention curvy roads that have had the limit dropped over time due to flatlander crashes. If it comes to pass that bikes are governed to the posted limit ("The Force" magically limits the speed) I'll quit riding - it won't be fun. Just have to stick to the dirt and gravel.
ForJoyRider likes this.
OSU55 is offline  
post #55 of 57 (permalink) Old Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Member
Trainee Sport Tourer
 
Join Date: Jul 2020
Location: Southwest Ohio
Posts: 48
Unless the government starts subsidizing and giving them away, Governed consumer vehicles won't sell. For commercial vehicles, it's certainly more common.

Stock 2008 Yamaha YZF-R6S Blue >60k miles
Intuit is offline  
post #56 of 57 (permalink) Old Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Senior Member
Farkle Trainee
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Quebec, Canada
Posts: 193
Why buy a 145HP motorcycle if you want to follow the speed limits??
Back in Black is offline  
post #57 of 57 (permalink) Old Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Member
Trainee Sport Tourer
 
Join Date: Jul 2020
Location: Southwest Ohio
Posts: 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Back in Black View Post
Why buy a 145HP motorcycle if you want to follow the speed limits??
Because it lets you get up to speed limit + 5MPH NOW. 😈
https://www.fiestastforum.com/thread...81/post-404326

Stock 2008 Yamaha YZF-R6S Blue >60k miles
Intuit is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha FJR Forum : Yamaha FJR Owners Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome