when im lucky enough to get a moron to do that i totally f*ck w/em. i get down like im gonna launch real hard then when the light changes i take off just fast enough to pace em (this also keeps u from looking dumb if they really arent trying to race). then when their motor is winding all hard i look at em flip em off & pull away.
Race a cage? Where's the fun in that? Even my slow old Beemer will kick the butt of 99 percent of the cars on the road. Naw. I outgrew racing cars a long time ago. It's the Harley riders I like to tweak.
"I was born yesterday, but I was up late last night."
Gary P. Nunn
Usually I try to ignore them. But sometimes some 17 year old kid pulls up in his tricked out Civic with one of those loud ass exhaust cans. Even then, though, I let it go unless he's got his girlfriend with him, and then after he's done looking stupid, I drag him out of the car at a traffic light and start beating the crap out of him, cause I'm cool like that. Then I drive off into the sunset with the floozie behind me and a cigarette clenched firmly in my teeth as I stare out into the world with icy blue eyes, in search for that kid in the Neon who pissed me off last week...
So anyway, all this goes through my head as I wait for the light. Then it turns green, we quickly glance at each other in some kind of suedo-macho male challenge (that's when I know it's on), and I stall it two feet into the intersection.
I wouldn't be so paranoid if you all weren't out to get me.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Aril, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Luv2RideFast: Damn, no one ever tries to race me! Guess they don't want to get beat by a girl. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Or maybe they're just lookin' for some real competition.
scotty, that is hysterical.....the best reply I've read in a while....
I like the pace strategy, and then just getting on it. Very effective.
I like to roll up next to a slammed Civic, stare at the punk's girlfriend for a while behind my smoked shield, getting the ol' evil eye from the kid, then flipping up the shield, and then right before the light turns green,telling him,"If that was your girl, she wouldn't be looking at me", and then taking off.
Up here in Michigan we get alot of rednecks in big trucks that thing they're hard. They always ask to race. I just tell em I dont waste gas on cars. The one car I was happy to race (besides that cop the other day)was a nice new Viper GTS. It was easier than I would've thought to beat him.
I like to pass them doing a wheelie, now that really pisses them off! I just wish they could see me laughing through my helmet
*note- I use to have a '97 camaro highly moded including a last resort 175 shot of NOS untill it was stolen. But let me get to the point, the last bike that I raced was a sweat looking 996 and I was grinning as I thought I was kicking his butt until about 85mph he just pulled away from me. So the moral of the story is it realy dosent matter what kind of car you have (unless it can hang with a bikes top speed) they'll never truly stomp a bike. Just my opinion.
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." -Albert Einstein
[This message has been edited by jk6672 (edited August 19, 2000).]
I've been that guy in the cage before. I guess I just did it because I was in a racey mood or because I had the "Rocky" soundtrack cranked up in the car or because I just wanted to see how fast the bike was. I only did it when I knew the road because I don't like street racing all that much. I usually save it for the track.
But I must say from a dead stop I can usually hang with or beat some of the 600's up to at least 80mph which is about where I shut it down anyway. I have a '99 Formula that will run 11.7 @ 122 in good weather. If the rider can't launch or can't ride, he's gonna get beat. I have to say that it is a sight to see a rider that just got beat by a cage he thought he would laugh at.
As a side note, some asshole trash talking guy brought a Zx-9 out to car night and my friend Brandon spanked him good in his 95' Formula that runs low 10's on street DR's.
No offense meant here guys and girls. I know that bikes are really, really fast and usually a bike vs. a car isn't even a race. But there are those special occasions when the bike doesn't know what it's getting into.
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