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Old 23-06-2014   #16
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Question Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

Correction. I see now there's a super small purple square. Ok, I'll shuttup now.

That said, I'm still missing the point of the thread. A lad in an Audi crashed and that's about all the facts present. That really doesn't tell you anything about the situation or conditions so to make any judgement or opinion surely would be pointless?
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My bad then. But I can't see any reference to it being off topic. Maybe my phone is playing up and hiding bits
when you click reply like this it says off topic
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i'm not sure what you see on a phone i can just about see my phone


this section is strange, just noticed that most of the things prefixed off topic are actually about a bravo, they should be green prefixed as general
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I really don't see the point of trying to scare people with this kind of stories.

Anyone can literally die at any moment. Right now you maybe have a cellphone with lithium ion battery in your pocket that can explode and kill you.

If you're gonna post a warning about anything that can kill anyone at anytime you've got yourself a full time job, you and a few thousand of your paranoid clones.
Exactly. And why would anyone care that much about someone they don't even know? You honestly don't, otherwise you'd be a hypocrite. The only valid point here would be not to kill anyone else while you kill yourself, which thankfully was not the case. So other than that - I can risk/take my own life the way I like and it's not anyone's business.

Plus, we've already overcrowded the planet, I don't mind some evolution at work - if you're too stupid, you don't live long enough to reproduce yourself and that's it
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Page fifteen of the Times today a young couple in a Corsa were killed by two Audi street racers outside Manchester.


There are a few Polish and Lithuanian workers where I live and they all drive like complete tools. One was clocked at a hundred and ten miles per hour in a thirty zone. Stopped by the Police, no insurance and the car was on hire purchase. It was towed and the driver issued an NIP. He left the UK for home that weekend.

Some of the guys at work are just as bad and I asked them why and they said...

"There's no Police here. You can't drive like this in Lithuania as the Police will get you. Here is no problem".

...Norfolk Police announced today they are about to lay off a hundred and twenty staff in the latest round of cuts so the policing situation will not be any better in the future.
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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

I did 235km/ph yesterday on the A31 to Oberhausen in my Bravo. Am I a bad person now?
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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

Yes, you much be punished .
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There's a difference between driving fast and driving irresponsibly. Yes speed does kill, but so do guns. It depends on the person who is in control. You can drive fast and do it safely.
That's a now completely discredited viewpoint.

You cannot drive fast and safely when you have no control over what happens with your car at speed.
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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

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You cannot drive fast and safely when you have no control over what happens with your car at speed.
Can you expand on this please?

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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

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That's a now completely discredited viewpoint.

You cannot drive fast and safely when you have no control over what happens with your car at speed.

NEWSFLASH: you can die in your car without even moving. all it takes is a lory with dead brakes or a sleepy underpaid polish driver coming into an intersection or red light.

Speed doesn't kill, laws of physics do.

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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

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You cannot drive fast and safely when you have no control over what happens with your car at speed.

This is a false statement

It should be:

You cannot drive safely at any speed as you have no control over what happens to your car due to external influences.

You can mitigate this somewhat by good awareness and car control but you cannot eliminate it. Driving slower only increases your (and others) chances of survival in some situations it does not eliminate the risk altogether
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That's a now completely discredited viewpoint.

You cannot drive fast and safely when you have no control over what happens with your car at speed.
But you can drive fast on a highway at night with no one around you so that you don't kill anyone else if things go south, don't you?
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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

Variance in speed and Road Surface quality play a big piece of the puzzle. Look at the German Autobahn's. I cannot be arsed looking for stats but I've heard time and time again they're probably the safest highways in europe a lot of which are unrestricted speeds
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Re: How fast can your Bravo go on a quiet road

Sub 10 minute I think you mean? . Not even the Eurofighter with full afterburner would do a lap in 10 seconds
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sub 10 second lap of nurburgring nordschleife

what do i win?
A job with a formula 1 team in the design department, sub 10 seconds is pretty impressive.
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