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I did not want to post too much off-topic. I must admit that I am also fascinated by fast and elegant cars.

But it was more of a legitimate passion in the 20th century, when fast cars stood for technological progress while today they stand for recklessness and unnecessary pollution.

I would prefer this one ....


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I thought this was pretty cool.


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I guess the had to make a pit stop in the middle to change tires :-)

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Have you seen this? Not a car and not very fast, but pretty cool nonetheless.

Especially if you've ever driven one of these,,,, backwards.



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I used to have a very fast motorcycle. The thing is, once you get it up above about 120 mph, the wind drag and on your helmet becomes pretty unpleasant. You feel like the helmet is going to be ripped off your head. Great thrill, though, lot more bang for the buck than a car.

I'll take a Ducatti 998.

That being said, naked bikes like Harleys are more of a chick magnet than faired bikes, and having chicks come up to me asking for a ride is a lot more of a thrill for me...

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I used to have a very fast motorcycle. The thing is, once you get it up above about 120 mph, the wind drag and on your helmet becomes pretty unpleasant. You feel like the helmet is going to be ripped off your head. Great thrill, though, lot more bang for the buck than a car.

I'll take a Ducatti 998.

That being said, naked bikes like Harleys are more of a chick magnet than faired bikes, and having chicks come up to me asking for a ride is a lot more of a thrill for me...

Depends on a bike. Certainly the case with a naked bike. But a sport turer is very comfortable at high speed. I had Kawasaki zx9 back in a day, eent to the max on it not once, about 170mph and lying tucked behind the screen was quite comfortable and bike was very stable. Not so much stability on pure sport bike like my last yamaha r1. Over 150mph is uncomfortable and wind buffeting is high. But on a naked one 120-140 is about it, more is creating huge drag..

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