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Old 05-01-2013, 01:01 PM   #1
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do the ton

back in ancient England, when cafe racing was at its biggest, racers would "do the ton".
England uses kilometers, not miles. does this mean that they were racing at a little over 60mph? or, did they buck the system and use mph?
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I believe England uses miles for distance and mph for speed even tho they are on the metric system otherwise.
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Yep. 100mph.
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I believe England uses miles for distance and mph for speed even tho they are on the metric system otherwise.
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didnt know england used mph. i was driving back from huntsville and noticed on my speedo that 60mph is a little less than 100kph. i wondered if the bikers from olde england were bragging.about going normal 'murrica cruising speeds
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Considering cafe is short for Transportation Cafe, ie Truck Stop, pretty sure it's 100 mph.


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