The Orange Beast is gone

Dave Daniels dwaynedaniels at
Mon Jul 7 14:15:18 PDT 2008

He was probably high fiving another squirrel afterwards.

Tom Wheeler <the74impala at> wrote:  145 seems like a limit, not for lack of go, but clear road. The last thing I would want to do it be going that fast in traffic. It would be even crazier than doing it on an empty road. One time I heard about someone who had a squirrel run out in front of them about 1/4 mile ahead. This was only a few seconds prior to reaching the squirrel of course at ~140ish. The rider, since I would not tell that I break laws, decided that the squirrel must have done this more frequently and let him decide as he went left, right, left, right, then finally left just before the bike, now slowed by letting off on the throttle, zipped by. I am sure this rider will never forget that crazy, indecisive rodent.


> Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 22:02:27 -0500> From: davidebeard at> To: gpzlist at> Subject: Re: The Orange Beast is gone> > Heck Jer, I was over 140 on my GPZ and hadn't come close to topping out. > Just ran outta balls. Sounds like Nina needs a tune. Is she comepletely > stock?> > > Jerry Clair wrote:> > ah you guys know I am having a hard time getting past 130. Faith just goes poof.> > Heck ,even a little Scotsman passed me :o pretty fast too> >> >> > ----- Original Message ----> > From: David Beard > > To: Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion > > Sent: Sunday, July 6, 2008 10:30:08 PM> > Subject: Re: The Orange Beast is gone> >> > > >

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