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Old 05-05-2007, 10:17 AM   #21
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I've been 155 in my 350Z, and it actually feels really smoothe. Although thinking about having to slow down or dodge something never seems pleasent. I think a lot of it has to do with the car, but the bike is the more obvious answer.
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Old 05-05-2007, 10:24 AM   #22
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i feel safer up to 100 in my truck.. but I also feel safe riding my bike over 100... so for really fast.. bike, for kinda fast... truck.
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question...what kind of car do you have? your bike should do high 10's in the 1/4 mile.
A mustang that does mid 10's in the 1/4.
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Old 05-05-2007, 07:51 PM   #24
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A mustang that does mid 10's in the 1/4.

There you go then. Get a liter bike...problem solved
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:23 PM   #25
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bike. i dunno why, but i dont feel as safe in car doing 60 as i do on a bike doing 120. i guess in the car i feel like a target. like a slow turtle trying to play frogger. on the bike i can around and through traffic, keeping myself away from danger.
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I'd say BIKE, My IS300...gets to >120mph and starts to feel Weird...It Jus Dont feel Right...I feel like if I crash in a car going 120+ I'd Prolly Get Myself Cramped In a Cage and Die Slowly, But On a Bike...If I crash @ >140mph = I'm Dead, Right Away...Or Survive with Multiple Broken Bones or May be Spend the Rest Of My Life....."You Finish The Rest"..

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Old 05-05-2007, 10:40 PM   #27
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:02 PM   #28
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i'd say car, because for some reason my handlebars on my bike start to feel wobbly like i'm about to go into tank slapper mode after i go past 100. maybe it's my skinny tires or maybe it's my tire pressure, i dunno. my s2000 feels really stable at high speeds.
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:41 PM   #29
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Matters not to me...they both feel slow to me. Alot has to do with the car too. Your Rustang GT is too high off the ground to feel stable at high speeds. It is amazing how much a 2" drop and some sways will make it feel.
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Old 05-06-2007, 09:06 PM   #30
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great topic...I know after riding my bike for about a week when were havin good weather ...and then i get in my truck...i feel skiddish...i dont even be wanting to switch lanes...and i feel much safer on my bike...strange huh...like someone said earlier..it should'nt be that way but thats the way i feel...never have told anyone that's the way i feel ...cause i figured they would say your crazy...you feel safer on a sportbike rather than in a car...strange as it sounds....YES!!!!...now let's ride
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depends on the car, but for the most part I feel safer on a bike, but that may be a false sense of security. Bikes seem to get more stable the faster you go, on a good road the only difference between 60 and 160 is the wind and engine screaming.

Some cars seem like they want to float.

When it comes time to start crashing though I rather be in a car.
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Old 05-06-2007, 09:51 PM   #32
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i feel alot safer on the bike. REASONS IS because i have a 98 civic beater.. when i get it up to 85-90 it sounds like the motor will blow! lol
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Old 05-07-2007, 08:58 AM   #33
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If both vehicles are build for high speed "cruissing", I feel safer on a car.

Do not compare a CBR, R6, R1, Ninja, etc with a truck or a family sedan with soft springs and shock absorvers.

Chassis and brakes make all the difference. Automatic transmission will make me nervous though. All my cars are 5 or 6 speeds. I think that (the majority of) auto transmission isolate you too much from the car, specially at speed.
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you know, you're right about one thing, i do feel safer on my bike going over 180+ on a bike... but anything under 180 i feel safer in a car, well depends which car, any performance car with a good suspension, i'd feel safer in.

the bike is much more nimble @ 180mph, u try to move quickly @ 180mph in a car, good luck you might be going into a wall =b
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Old 05-07-2007, 05:23 PM   #38
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a bike IS more stable the faster you go...it will hold its self up over 20mph. if you know anything about gyrpscopes then you know what i mean but your wheels are basicly 2 gyros (thats the reason the "turning" is opposite after u get over 15-20mph) and gyros keep things stable. if it werent for gyros the battleships never would have existed

http://www.howstuffworks.com/gyroscope.htm

here is an example of a gyroscope that some of u may have played with as a kid

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Old 05-07-2007, 05:28 PM   #39
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here are some videos that will show how they work also...the first one especially. basicly the faster the gyro spins the harder it is to change the direction

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Old 05-07-2007, 08:38 PM   #40
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