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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1350 on: December 23, 2019, 06:47:53 am »
Today just boring. Once this week 80 in a 40 zone.
80 in a 40?!  Since when do you live so close to the edge?
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1351 on: December 23, 2019, 10:20:36 am »
Stretched the legs of my mom's Cruze hatchback yesterday & hit 100. Not hard at 8 am on Sunday morning.
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« Reply #1352 on: December 24, 2019, 08:54:48 am »
Stretched the legs of my mom's Cruze hatchback yesterday & hit 100. Not hard at 8 am on Sunday morning.

 :rockon:  Fun!

When I think back on my best driving experiences, most of them have been on Sunday mornings.  My last trip home from Boston, and 2 before that, took place early on Sunday morning and I set records for the time it took me to get home.

A long while back, I had a pool phenomenal drive on Sunday morning from just north of DC up to Connecticut.   And last year, I had a great drive on a Sunday morning down the NYS Thruway from Albany, NY.  I typically don't hit 100 but I hit 95 on those trips.  I also like to be able to maintain high speed for a good distance- 90-95.  It's a great natural high.
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1353 on: December 24, 2019, 02:20:48 pm »
Picked up my sister from the airport and then sped down to Mühldorf am Inn. Maximum I hit today was 220 km/h, after that the rain became too strong and the visibility was terrible.

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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1354 on: December 24, 2019, 03:04:02 pm »
Picked up my sister from the airport and then sped down to Mühldorf am Inn. Maximum I hit today was 220 km/h, after that the rain became too strong and the visibility was terrible.



I don't think I've ever driven that fast.  It must be a lot of fun!
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« Reply #1355 on: December 24, 2019, 03:11:33 pm »
I think the fastest I ever went in the A4 was around 110 for a brief period.  It liked it. 

Other than that...I don't speed ever, especially these days. Taco is no high speed machine. When I went out west fully loaded with dirtbike and a week's worth of gear, those 80mph speed limits were not its friend, especially when it came to gas mileage. Could basically watch the fuel gauge go down in real time. :lol:

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« Reply #1356 on: December 24, 2019, 03:16:49 pm »
I think the fastest I ever went in the A4 was around 110 for a brief period.  It liked it. 

Other than that...I don't speed ever, especially these days. Taco is no high speed machine. When I went out west fully loaded with dirtbike and a week's worth of gear, those 80mph speed limits were not its friend, especially when it came to gas mileage. Could basically watch the fuel gauge go down in real time. :lol:

My top speed has also only been around 110 mph, very briefly.   I speed a lot when I can, but that's usually anywhere from 75-95 mph, depending on circumstances.
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1357 on: December 24, 2019, 04:42:55 pm »
143 is still my top and I don't think I'll match that for a long time, unless I go to a track day
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« Reply #1358 on: December 26, 2019, 11:27:31 am »
I don't think I've ever driven that fast.  It must be a lot of fun!

That's only about 130 in freedom units.
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« Reply #1359 on: December 26, 2019, 02:57:42 pm »
That's only about 130 in freedom units.

I thought it was faster than that.  Still, I have never hit 130 while driving though I was in the car once when it hit 140.
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1360 on: December 27, 2019, 07:01:29 am »
I don't think I've ever driven that fast.  It must be a lot of fun!

It depends on the car and the traffic conditions. My car? No problem, it's well planted and stable. On an empty Autobahn, yes, but on one with medium traffic it's dangerous because there are so many fucking morons around these days who will simply pull out in front of you. The quality of drivers has gone down here, big time. Even when I am cruising at a slow 120-130 km/h, some moron will pull out ahead of you, force you to slow down.

We have a huge problem with Mittelspurschleicher (Center lane hoggers). The Autobahn is essentially one lane on which all cars must drive: the right lane. On a two lane Autobahn the left lane is only for overtaking purposes. On a three lane Autobahn the two left lanes are also only for overtaking purposes. Once you've overtaken the slower car it is expected that you merge back into the right lane. Unfortunately these days we have too many fucking morons (they piss me off so much) who hog the center lanes despite the right lane being empty. The other morons who trail the morons on the center lane are a huge danger to rear-coming traffic. These are the idiots that will suddenly pull out in front of you because they're simply idiots who underestimate your speed or simply don't look. Worse, once they're on the left lane, they take their sweet fucking time overtaking the slower car on the middle lane. This happened to me yesterday, some moron pulled out ahead of me at around 110 km/h to overtake some dumbass on the center lane who was cruising at 100 km/h. I had to slow down from around 140-150 km/h and wait "forever" for them to overtaken. Behind me was nobody, so they could have let me pass and then taken their sweet time to overtake the slower car... I'm telling you, there are so many moron drivers here now. And they are definitely the pussies who are calling for speed limits, because their driving skills are crap.  :facepalm:

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So yesterday I hit 230 km/h (144 mph) while driving back to Munich. Then backed off and cruised most of the way at a relaxing 150 km/h (94 mph).



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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1361 on: December 27, 2019, 10:03:35 am »
80 in a 40?!  Since when do you live so close to the edge?

Scrappy likes to go fast.  :huh:

Hit 90mph yesterday on the beltway in Odyssey. Very very light traffic, everyone was moving pretty well (around 70mph), speed limit is 55mph.

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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1362 on: December 28, 2019, 03:19:01 am »
Scrappy likes to go fast.  :huh:

Hit 90mph yesterday on the beltway in Odyssey. Very very light traffic, everyone was moving pretty well (around 70mph), speed limit is 55mph.

You're getting pretty badass....I love it man!  :rockon:
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1363 on: December 29, 2019, 06:38:28 pm »
You're getting pretty badass....I love it man!  :rockon:

LOL

Don't see any speed traps in my usual drives, knock on wood. 
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1364 on: December 29, 2019, 06:58:12 pm »
LOL

Don't see any speed traps in my usual drives, knock on wood.

I'm actually a little surprised that you are exhibiting such badass behavior.  What is motivating it all of a sudden?
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1365 on: January 04, 2020, 01:43:05 pm »
I'm actually a little surprised that you are exhibiting such badass behavior.  What is motivating it all of a sudden?

Driving the Miata at 10mph over (my usual in this area) just seems sooooo slooooow.

But then I read the other day 20mph over can be reckless driving ticket so I'll probably need to tone it down some.
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1366 on: January 04, 2020, 02:59:30 pm »
Yeah. You can lose your license with a reckless.

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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1367 on: January 11, 2020, 09:34:11 am »
So yesterday I had a business meeting 120 km out of Munich. Spent about 100 km on the Autobahn and cruised between 150-170 km/h (93-105-mph) for most of the way on the empty highway. A few times I had to slow down and accelerate again because of morons/trucks who pulled out in front of me and took their frigging time to overtake (it was a two lane Autobahn). My fuel economy was actually in the mid 8s, but thanks to these slow-downs and accelerations I ended up at 9.1 L / 100 km - 25.8 mpg. Not bad for such sustained high speed cruising. Below you can see my fuel economy after 100 km, 55 minutes of driving and an average speed of 108 km/h. I took this shot right after coming off from the Autobahn.







Then on the way home I was able to cruise at a sustained 160 km/h (100 mph). Fuel economy at that moment was 8.7 L / 100 km (27 mpg), and it got better once I neared Munich: 8.4 L / 100 km (28 mpg). These are really great figures considering my car was loaded up with my gear and these relatively high cruising speeds.

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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1368 on: February 10, 2020, 03:39:05 pm »
Perfect Symmetry (speedometer and RPM).  :tounge:



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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1369 on: June 03, 2020, 03:32:07 pm »
115 in Fiesta today. Phuk yo speedlimmit
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1370 on: June 03, 2020, 03:38:50 pm »
115 in Fiesta today. Phuk yo speedlimmit

Fun!
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« Reply #1371 on: June 03, 2020, 04:02:06 pm »
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Re: The "How Fast Did You Drive Today" Thread
« Reply #1372 on: June 03, 2020, 04:09:20 pm »
29mph (bike, downhill)

Such speed
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« Reply #1373 on: June 03, 2020, 04:11:50 pm »
29mph (bike, downhill)

Such speed

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