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Bob
18th November 2004, 01:52
Peter Sutton, who was clocked at nearly 200kph on the outskirts of Timaru has lost his license for eight months.

Judge Brian Callaghan said it was the highest speed he had ever heard of anyone being clocked.

Sutton was riding on a stretch of road with a 100kph limit and exceeding it by more than 49kph earned him a mandatory court sentence.

Judge Callaghan also fined Sutton NZD 750.

Fordy
18th November 2004, 05:25
This hit our news last year, 157 mph = 252 kph!!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west_midlands/3068731.stm

Firefight
18th November 2004, 07:15
something for one of us to take note of aye Glen :ride:

F/F

The Pastor
20th November 2004, 23:29
sounds to me like a challenge.. :D :whistle:

BUBBLE
20th November 2004, 23:31
the cops have no sense of humor these days

BUBBLE
20th November 2004, 23:33
oh yeah, and if speed cameras would register and take a photo of my bike at over 200k's it would be worth framing and putting on my wall, i would be happy to pay the $10 for the photo, not so happy about paying for the speeding ticket.

Firefight
21st November 2004, 17:06
Well just wait till I get to court in January then the judge is gonna fuckin die when the prosecution tells them how fast I was goin... (note for those not in the know... it was more than this Timaru chappy put it that way) :first:


:laugh: Yep its been good ridin with ya Glen.....

F/F :Pokey:

Da Bird
23rd November 2004, 22:56
There is a Peter Sutton selling a 1997 CBR1100XX Blackbird on Trade Me - it has been on their quite a few weeks now so can't be having much luck all round...

Stinkwheeler
24th November 2004, 18:34
"This bike has reached 200kph on public roads." Now thats a selling point and a half.

Er, maybe not. <_<

inlinefour
26th November 2004, 09:05
how many people here can honestly say that they have not done it. More of a case of being bardy lucky for not being caught. :Police:

Motoracer
26th November 2004, 09:33
Yep, if you get caught going 200kmph, it's either "going to court and $750 fine" OR the "birdie" from the HP cop.

Luckily, me and F/F were able to take the "birdie" option.

vifferman
26th November 2004, 09:43
Hey Honda - stop dredging up old threads.

Firefight
26th November 2004, 17:55
Yep, if you get caught going 200kmph, it's either "going to court and $750 fine" OR the "birdie" from the HP cop.

Luckily, me and F/F were able to take the "birdie" option.


As I recall, he gave us the fingers, not the bird !

F/F :wacko: