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Woo-Hoo, What a way to start the year out. Got a ticket for passing in a no passing zone. Was just capping off a nice 50 mile romp on some local backroads and heading for home, when I came upon a slow moving dump truck on a desolate 2-lane road, and zipped on around it. A few seconds later I noticed a "Bear" in hot pursuit with lights-a-flashin (he literally came out of no where!) and my euphoria quickly turned to disgust! Made it 5 hours awake into the new year and got a $150 ticket and 4 points on my record. :dumbass Ah well, I deserved it as it wasnt the first time I've done it, and along with many a brisk illegally paced rides I figured it was only a matter of time! Wont be doing that anytime soon!!! 1st ticket on a motorcycle ever in nearly 20 years riding.............:slap :cry
 

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not bad about the 20 years and no tickets, it just sucks that you had to get one today. Live and learn.
 

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Bummer man :(

You'd THINK the officer would take into consideration a very slow dump truck and a "desolate" road... But he's just doing his job :shrug
Nice record so far! one ticket per 20 years ain't too shabby. :burnout
 

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Yeah, I dont know what's worse.....the $150 fine (what happened to $50 tickets anyway? Is there such a thing anymore? Or is that from a time long ago?) a tarnished record, or the fact that Murphy's Law dictates that I will get a 2nd ticket that much quicker!:eek
 

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Murphy's law is gonna kick you square in the pants. The last ticket I had was in 1994, so let's hope you have the same luck.
 

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i did the same thing last year, except I passed to cars doing the speed limit. Luckily, I was back in my lane and on the brakes by the time he got the radar gun on me. Only got a ticket for illegal passing, which turned out to be 1 point and a $50 fine.
 

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you should have made him chase you and earn his paycheck. plus you would have got away with nothing. what an ass for giving you a ticket for passing a slow moving dumptruck on a backroad :rolleyes
 

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stanger92 said:
you should have made him chase you and earn his paycheck. plus you would have got away with nothing. what an ass for giving you a ticket for passing a slow moving dumptruck on a backroad :rolleyes
I wish!!! But this "state trooper" runs the area around where I live and my bike aint exactly "inconspicuous".....he probably would have drove straight to my house!! And the last thing I need is one of them on my property:badass :laughing
 

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*sigh*

what a way to start the new year :( sorry dude.













At least you can ride :redflip :laughing :laughing
 

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lucan(thewolfboy) said:
I wish!!! But this "state trooper" runs the area around where I live and my racing yellow Triumph aint exactly "inconspicuous".....he probably would have drove straight to my house!! And the last thing I need is one of them on my property:badass :laughing
oh that sucks that he knows you. thats why I don't run from the cops in the small town where I am from cause they all know me and my parents so if I run they will just be waiting on me when I get home. Now another town, or state or county they are fair game :redflip
 

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Got the same ticket in Oct. but here in California its much worse, its a 1 point ticket but insurance can increase about $2000 over next three years :(
 

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stanger92 said:
you should have made him chase you and earn his paycheck. plus you would have got away with nothing. what an ass for giving you a ticket for passing a slow moving dumptruck on a backroad :rolleyes
Smart. Risking your life (or arrest) to avoid a ticket. :rolleyes
 
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