Originally Posted by Grant2k
A gas station attendant at a gas station near Route 78. I was on my Multistrada 620.
Him- "How fast does that go?"
Me- "I don't know, maybe 120 but I've never tried to find out."
Him- "Oh, really? I see them go by here at 200, 300."
He probably meant furlongs per hour, a measure still common in parts of the US.