I live in an area with a good amount of back or canyon roads. My commute is 30mi and i have the choice of taking the FWY or the Back roads. Well....we all know which is the better choice. So...I'm rolling along having a good drive, catching some drifters here and there but, staying relatively conservative as these roads are scatered with houses and early morning joggers and such. I would hate to ruin someones life as well as my own! I just came through my favorite section, a series of 7 tight 20mph turns, banked and on about a 2-3% grade (awsome both directions!) I crest over the top (which when going the other direction has a nice kicker in the first turn) the road straightens and back into two more tight 20 milers. Well...coming out of these @ aprox 55 with my food burring into the throttle as I straighten out, Here he comes around a corner in the other direction. I was tacking 5k and was able to get some good compression braking but, figure I passed him in mid 40s. We made eye contact.....and I knew rigth there he was going to flip a B..ch! He had some traffic behind him and no good places to turn around for about 1/4 mile. As soon as he was out of sight I "nailed it" knowing that two miles down the road I can connect with with another road that will take me right to the FWY. Just about this time a friend of mine calls me.
Hey...what are you doing?
Ditching a cop. What are you doing? LOL
Looking in my rear view....there he is at the end of a long straight about 3/4 mile behind me. My turn comes up, a left, nice little drifter and hauled @$$ to the FWY.
still on the phone (I have an ear piece so I can still drive) yes...it looks cute!
OK...I'm clear and we continued our conversation. Then stopped at the local K for some coffee. It wasn't supper dramatic but, for a 38 year old with two kids I was pretty fired up!!
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hahaha, that is great, the best is that you take the time to talk to someone and explain what you are up to while you are doing it
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nice escape...reminds me of the time spiff passed a cop in the canyons at about 85 MPH i think it was. it was marked a 35 zone if i am correct, so he just hauled ass all the way up he hill, down the other side to the beach, and back up a different road back home. lol never got caught.
i guess it is massively different though for someone with a family to look after. for us teens we really don't have much to clog our minds at times like those
Originally posted by Bimmin'88+Sep 23 2004, 10:52 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Bimmin'88 @ Sep 23 2004, 10:52 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-bitcore@Sep 22 2004, 09:39 PM What kind of car do you have?
1988 325i which I paid 2k for. I think its my "midlife crysis" car. lol
Glad you guys liked the story. And...definately not going to "rock" that road for a while!
what the hell was he driving.. a geo metro?!
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