Go Back   This Blue Marble, a Global Current Events Discussion Forum > Main Floor > News > Outside the Box

Outside the Box Not necessarily the news, anything oddball fits in here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-12-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
dharma
Git it, booger.
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 5,158
Thanks: 639
Thanked 1,628 Times in 725 Posts
Default 225 MPH On A Public Road

http://www.businessinsider.com/this-...od-idea-2012-2
dharma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2012, 10:30 PM   #2
Twoolf
One more day in the world. Life is good!
 
Twoolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tertius Colony, Tella Prime
Posts: 5,020
Thanks: 1,215
Thanked 1,134 Times in 591 Posts
What an idiot. I've raced on front line NASCAR tracks, and can not even imagine trying to drive 225 on them, let alone on public streets. 165 on Daytona's backstretch was enough for me. At my age now, I wouldn't even try that: responses are too slow.
__________________
----------------------------------------------------------
Don't ever underestimate your family. I did, but I never will again. They are some special people, and I probably don't deserve them.
Twoolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2012, 04:14 PM   #3
Kassy
Eurothrash
 
Kassy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: EU ~ NL ~ 0 0 0
Posts: 8,422
Thanks: 237
Thanked 260 Times in 215 Posts
Stupid car doing less then a km per liter at top speed. Empty in 12 minutes which gives a 80 KM range.

Just the kind of car an idiot who would do 225 MPH on a public road would buy.
__________________
Free hugs
Kassy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2012, 04:31 PM   #4
leistb
Senior Level 6
 
leistb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 8,940
Thanks: 483
Thanked 1,074 Times in 544 Posts
I'd do it if I could get away with it. In a heartbeat.
leistb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
225, mph, public, road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright © Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.