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Guy Procter  says:

Would you ride 193mph down this road in the rain?

A 28-year-old man has been charged with riding at nearly 200mph on this road in the rain on Wednesday evening. It's just south of Albany in the state of New York and the same location another rider was clocked doing 166mph a few weeks previously. Police say Anthony Anderson was doing 193 mph on Interstate 87 when he was spotted by an...

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Aug 09

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busaman195 says:


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May 12

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records1990 says:

195 down the road

No, not in the rain, and not when it's dry, if they want to be racers then go to the track and do it the right way, there's no on-coming traffic on the track.

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Jul 09

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CaNsA says:

I've done 150 in the torrential rain on a very similar but "private" road.

Lived to tell the tail.....

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Jan 11

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snev says:


So lets have the whole story MCN.... What bike?, The riders skill, why so slow compared to the TT, NW200, How many people Died???? what was the officer Driving or riding. What was the outcome?

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Jan 04

Posts: 150

venturer says:

well you know, these modern sports bikes, all you need is damp air and the bike goes like f***, i just don't know what happened, i bought one of those cheap flyby wire throttles off a toyota and my visor had also fogged up so i'm not sure how fast the bike was going, but then i hit the kill switch because all the blue and red lights were flashing, i thought the rev limiter was playing up. My friends in Ward 3 can you give me directions........



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Aug 02

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eatcs01 says:


It depends on what the rain was like. If it was light drizzle, then probably YES. If it was fooking it down, then no.

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Nov 08

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But hey, records1990, there's no oncoming traffic on a dual carriageway, is there? Bigger issue might be closing speeds on other unpredictable vehicles... ...and whether you can "stop safely in space you can see will still be clear when you get to it" especially bearing in mind the 60m thinking time and almost 600m braking distance from 193mph (calculated from highway code dry basis of 2/3s, 2/3G)- even with racing wets pulling say 1.4G, and a superhuman rider doing a 6 second horizontal handstand on the bars, you're still looking at around 300m to haul it up! Mind you, police recording device calibrated up there?? 193mph my ar$e.

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Oct 11

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Sounds like a laugh.

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Sep 06

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ahinks says:


If i wasn't scared what the "bigger boys" in prison might do to me.

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Apr 10

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FellRaven says:


I've searched the internet and their is only this version of the story released by the Police. This is nothing to say whether the road was clear, how long the speed was maintained, whether their were any junctions etc etc. "The fastest known speeding ticket was issued in May 2003 in Texas. The driver was operating a Koenigseggs CCR, a super sports car made in Sweden, and was allegedly going 242 mph (389 km/hr) in a 75 mph zone. The driver was arrested and his sport car was towed." Apparently he walked because the ticket was wrongly completed.

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