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Old 12-05-2011, 02:20 AM   #21
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one day in north conroe i witnessed a dude on a silver yamaha getting pulled over. he had been doing some high speeds on 45 and pulled into the jc penny parking lot where i was. instantly a willis unit jumped out and tackled the guy as he was getting off his bike. there were many other LEO's out there. my vision is not the best, so i cant say for sure that they had guns drawn on him, and not tasers, but it looked like guns.
id he was on a hurr durr harley none of this would have happened
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Old 12-05-2011, 02:29 AM   #22
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I wonder if cops in Dallas also profile sport bikes for no reason.






Freaking "man" always trying to hold us down.
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Old 12-05-2011, 03:21 AM   #23
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where ya been Bart? hows about they get looked at because of the numerous hats stunting and racing on public streets, you can thank those folks.
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Dont act like a idiot and you wont be looked at...
I agree, but I think Tim was saying even those that don't ride like idiots will get profiled because there are at least 30 other idiots that are.
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:00 AM   #24
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I have been pulled over on a bike just one time in the last 21 years. Did not get a ticket. Just a warning. Though I definitely deserved a ticket!
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:13 AM   #25
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so far ive been lucky, i ride high-beam all the time, they pull me over and let me go. Also, got pulled over for doing 95 on i-10 got lucky out of that one too (Not proud of it by any means) but then again, I tend to wear most gear possible or atleast (gloves, jacket, helmet)
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:16 AM   #26
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I've only been pulled over on my bike when I've absolutely deserved it.
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so far ive been lucky, i ride high-beam all the time, they pull me over and let me go. Also, got pulled over for doing 95 on i-10 got lucky out of that one too (Not proud of it by any means) but then again, I tend to wear most gear possible or atleast (gloves, jacket, helmet)
So are you inferring that if you have a sportbike and minimal gear you may get pulled over or ticketed more?
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:05 AM   #28
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One time, I am really not sure if they were just flashing or trying to pull me over. If anyone asked, I thought he was just flashing me and I was focused on the upcoming turns.

The 2nd time I was on 149 going 60 on a straight behind two other cars, not tailgating. I got pulled over. After waiting about a minute for the cop to make his 3 point turn... Cop checked out the bike and sent me on my way. Did not even tell me to slow down like they normally do. No clue WTF he pulled me over for.

The 3rd time was just after leaving 3090 from the Anderson gas station. Was going on a straight downhill. I saw the cop quite a ways away. I didn't even hit my brakes because I didn't think it was even an issue. This was on my CBR with gearing changes, so the speedometer was quite a bit higher than actual. Cop claimed I was going 78 in a 65. What a joke.

I've always been a tame street rider, erring on the side of being a wuss. Anyone who has ridden with me can probably attest to that.

If I was going 78 in a 65, then that is breaking the law, so I guess the ticket was deserved, but sure enough the cop gives me a speech about speeding... as if he and most everyone else doesn't do 78+ on on I-45 with cruise control.
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If I was going 78 in a 65, then that is breaking the law, so I guess the ticket was deserved, but sure enough the cop gives me a speech about speeding... as if he and most everyone else doesn't do 78+ on on I-45 with cruise control.
This. In the car - always for 78.
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:40 AM   #30
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I have noticed that since getting my CHL (about 8 years ago), I have not been written a ticket when stopped.

Not sure if it's luck, coincidence, or policy, but I'll take it.
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Old 12-05-2011, 05:04 PM   #32
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Only been pulled over once on my bike, Was headed in to work at 3AM and didn't make a COMPLETE stop according to the cop who was hiding in the dark. ((Apparently BOTH FEET must touch the ground )) after he did the usual, "Where are you headed this late" he let me go, not even a warning.
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Old 12-05-2011, 05:32 PM   #33
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The police do profile!

Please, anyone who rides a sportbike gets a closer look than other vehicles. Do we deserve it....yep probably. Most of us didn't buy a sportbike to putz around on...every once and a while we fracture a traffic law or two. I'm not blaming the police, except when they become rude for no reason. I'm 53 years young...in my neighborhood I was pulled over for looking suspicious on my Son's CBR. When I took my helmet off and the officer saw my obvious age, he started picking on the bike. when I supplied all papers and showed him everything was compliant, he reluctently let me said I could go. This gave me the opportuninty to let him know he was profiling. He admitted it. He said percentages are in there favor when stopping a sportbike to be able to write a ticket. It's all about MONEY guys and gals! We are just a good target to add some $$$ to there coffers.
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Old 12-05-2011, 05:48 PM   #34
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I've been pulled over twice on the bike for speeding (15+ over both times) - no ticket either time. I've had MUCH more trouble with cops in my car than on my bike - two tickets for 10 over (both dismissed ). So, no. I don't feel like I'm being profiled.
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Please, anyone who rides a sportbike gets a closer look than other vehicles. Do we deserve it....yep probably. Most of us didn't buy a sportbike to putz around on...every once and a while we fracture a traffic law or two. I'm not blaming the police, except when they become rude for no reason. I'm 53 years young...in my neighborhood I was pulled over for looking suspicious on my Son's CBR. When I took my helmet off and the officer saw my obvious age, he started picking on the bike. when I supplied all papers and showed him everything was compliant, he reluctently let me said I could go. This gave me the opportuninty to let him know he was profiling. He admitted it. He said percentages are in there favor when stopping a sportbike to be able to write a ticket. It's all about MONEY guys and gals! We are just a good target to add some $$$ to there coffers.
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So are you inferring that if you have a sportbike and minimal gear you may get pulled over or ticketed more?
No just riding a gsxr would do too. lol just joking. But yes for obvious reasons, riding with full gear is assumed to be a safe, responsible rider.
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... riding with full gear is assumed to be a safe, responsible rider.
I would hope that's the opinion, but could also be viewed as one prepared for what happens at triple digits. Most likely: viewed as one who has $$ for toys and expensive garments. That, I'm afraid, is what grabs attention.
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