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post #1 of 11 Old Dec 7th, 2006, 6:31 am Thread Starter
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Fastest LT?

You know, it has been a while since we had a discussion about the fastest COLOR LT...sooooo....

What do YOU think is the fastest LT?
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Whichever one is (a) invisible to radar, or (b) least likely to be noticed by the human eye.

A good question for LEO members or others in the know: Is there any truth to the commonly-held belief that red cars (bikes) get more tickets than other color cars? And if so, is it because they are more easily spotted or because the operators are predetermined to drive them faster?

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Whichever one is (a) invisible to radar, or (b) least likely to be noticed by the human eye.

A good question for LEO members or others in the know: Is there any truth to the commonly-held belief that red cars (bikes) get more tickets than other color cars? And if so, is it because they are more easily spotted or because the operators are predetermined to drive them faster?

Hmmmm...if that IS true, then the red bikes must be the slowest???
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That depends on the rider.
Gray has the best invisibility factor.
Oh yeah I don't cotton to BMW fancy color names, gray is gray no matter the shade.
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That depends on the rider.
Gray has the best invisibility factor.
Oh yeah I don't cotton to BMW fancy color names, gray is gray no matter the shade.
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Is grey actually light black, or dark white?

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Is grey actually light black, or dark white?
On my LT, it's Dark Graphite Metallic.

But when Rock's around, I'll call it "gray".

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Silver!! Duh!!

It even looks like the fastest bike while sitting up on the center stand.



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I don't know. They all look the same in the rear view mirror.

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Is there any truth to the commonly-held belief that red cars (bikes) get more tickets than other color cars? And if so, is it because they are more easily spotted or because the operators are predetermined to drive them faster?
It's a flawed statistic Howard. The fact is, more sports cars are red, therefore more red cars get tickets. Ya see?

As far as what's the fastest LT? I dunno. I guess I like Ken's answer. They all look a lot like a headlight that's disappearing. Ask Dave Dragon what a GT can do on I74 in North Carolina. zoom Zoom zoom.

But if I was to ever buy another LT, it would have to be Night Black. With all the chrome REMOVED!
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Ask Dave Dragon what a GT can do on I74 in North Carolina.
It's US-74 not I-74. I-74 is in Iowa. Sheesh!!

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It's US-74 not I-74. I-74 is in Iowa. Sheesh!!
US-74...I-74...55mph...155mph...

Who has the time to look at all those street signs?
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