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Old 06-25-2013, 07:26 AM   #17806
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Like paint K bike parts.... or something...



Hey Nef! I'm gonna need your painting skills when you get back! I've got $3.47 extra for you, if you put me in line before Zodiac.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:29 AM   #17807
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I've asked over on the LA threads but want to ask here as well. Has anybody went through the process of registering your NY bikes in CA? I know CA is stricter so what needs to be done to my stock bikes, dl650 and dr350se? I'm surfing craigslists, but generally are the price of bikes different over there? Better/worse? I'm wondering if I should sell here if transfer is a problem or if resale values are better.

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Old 06-25-2013, 07:33 AM   #17808
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No word yet on the exact locations of the cameras. Perhaps this should be the subject of the Tag-O-Rama until we find them all?

The sooner they start enforcing the speed limit, the sooner we repeal the speed limit laws.

Also, this:

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Old 06-25-2013, 07:56 AM   #17809
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The sooner they start enforcing the speed limit, the sooner we repeal the speed limit laws.
Lemme know how that works out for ya'...
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Old 06-25-2013, 08:20 AM   #17810
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Lemme know how that works out for ya'...

IF the speed limit was enforced in NYC.. REALLY enforced... I'd give it about two weeks before City Hall and the DOT were surrounded by people with pitchforks and torches.

Can you imagine enforcing the 40 mph speed limit on the entire length of the FDR? Or, 45 mph on the LIE?
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Old 06-25-2013, 08:42 AM   #17811
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Can you imagine enforcing the 40 mph speed limit on the entire length of the FDR? Or, 45 mph on the LIE?
I thought it was 35 in a few places. Good luck with that, too.

I derive much amusement from watching the effectiveness of the speed cameras in South Korea. Everyone has a GPS receiver on the vehicles, even little 50cc scooters and a few bicycles. Most are programmed with the speed limits and locations of cameras. They flash red if you're approaching a camera too fast. Results is waves of slow-downs right around the camera and as soon as folks are past it, it's back to pedal to the metal.

My absolute favorite place to watch this is on the highway from Seoul to Incheon. Long, straight and well protected from livestock, so a great place to let your Lambo stretch is legs. I'll see someone doing upwards of 150 MPH, then see smoke pouring from the tires half a mile before a camera, then hear the engine scream back to redline a couple of seconds later.

Yeah, big safety improvement there.
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:55 AM   #17812
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:22 PM   #17813
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There's also this, I have a feeling they're going to be very popular. They also make them for motorcycles....... http://shopping.photomaskcover.com/p...-plate-blocker
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:04 PM   #17814
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If the city's gonna install speed cameras, how about on the East River bridges? How many of you obey the 30mph speed limit, especially early morning when no one else is on the bridge? That'd be a quick way to raise some revenue.
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Old 06-25-2013, 08:04 PM   #17815
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I might be in the minority here and if I ever get a ticket from one I will be pissed. But I do not think the cameras are a bad thing. I see how stupid people drive by me school during arrival and dismissal. Where my school is there is no speeding, but stupid u-turns, rushing around double parked cars, etc.
But if they keep the rules down to school zones I have zero problem with it. Does anybody know what the cushion you will get with them?
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Old 06-25-2013, 08:15 PM   #17816
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I might be in the minority here and if I ever get a ticket from one I will be pissed. But I do not think the cameras are a bad thing. I see how stupid people drive by me school during arrival and dismissal. Where my school is there is no speeding, but stupid u-turns, rushing around double parked cars, etc.
But if they keep the rules down to school zones I have zero problem with it. Does anybody know what the cushion you will get with them?
In other states the cushion is between 5 and 10 mph (though I have heard some states are 10+). Honestly, it seems like the traffic cops that are out and about should just be writing tickets for wreckless/aggressive driving. That's the most dangerous thing I've seen in the city. Most people drive a little bit fast, but there are some absolutely crazy fuckers that should be given crazy tickets to match their driving. That would help.
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:23 PM   #17817
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Man, that looks totally boring... you should come back to brklyn and do something far more exciting.

Like paint K bike parts.... or something...



I was thinking the same thing
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:24 PM   #17818
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Hey Nef! I'm gonna need your painting skills when you get back! I've got $3.47 extra for you, if you put me in line before Zodiac.

No one goes before the Zodiac. He has waited long enough.
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Old 06-26-2013, 07:08 AM   #17819
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:43 AM   #17820
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(and I've got an airhead project for you in the fall...)
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