Running late to work....

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  1. Freebird

    Freebird Poking the bears. Advanced User Premium Member

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    1st video working thru traffic and shortly after I get a 35.5 alert.
    2nd video shows after I brake and waaaaay behind I spot a LEO coming up from the rear. What a pucker moment.



     
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    Biohazardous Finding the loopholes Intermediate User Premium Member

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    Ufff that semi. Nice riding.
     
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    Biohazardous Finding the loopholes Intermediate User Premium Member

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    I had a lady yell some curses at me when I putted through dead stopped traffic. Write me a ticket I'm not sitting on tar, 95 degrees and humid, in a crash suit. No Fing way.
     
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    I try to sit in line but sometimes I filter up to the front at a light. I get people honking at me when I do that but it’s damn hot in gear surrounded by hot vehicles and straddling a liter engine. I am so ready for October weather.
     
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    Was this today? Something was going on by the Publix there, and I was getting a 35.5 alert as well going the opposite direction. That is about two turns from my neighborhood on Bryan Dairy, and I love that stretch for breaking from the pack. Careful though I've seen LEO sitting in the median there after they mow the strip. Also once you go over the overpass in the afternoons there is always a cop in the afternoons (west bound) letting Johnson Controls employees (I think) onto Bryan Dairy.
     
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    Yes, it was around 11:55am today. Wow small world that a member recognizes this post so quickly. Thanks for the heads up on the hiding spots as I just started working just around the corner from Brian Dairy and Belcher. I am training on a new job and eventually going to be working on 2nd shift 4-12 midnight. Luckily only hitting traffic coming in and not going home.
     
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    :)
     
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    I was rolling through around 1:30 p.m. so it was still going on there. Our neighborhood is past Bryan Dairy, and Starkey so yes small world. Have to be careful on Belcher as your running into two different jurisdictions with PCSO, and then with Largo PD. PCSO if running traffic enforcement is always C/O, but I don't know if Largo just paces or if they are I/O.
     
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    What detector do you have?
     
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    Any @Freebird video is a must watch for me! I love those carving videos. I watch these at work and sometimes people stop by my desk and ask what I'm watching and I always say... "reckless endangerment obviously"... when secretly I wish I was 22 again with a sport bike.
     
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    I shared one of me videos with my new boss who is a fair weather rider....He looks me right in the eye and says, aw yea you are fu$kin crazy. You need to slow the F:/c down.

    I just smiled and said, what, and be late for work. Smile

    Glad to hear you enjoy them Eric, BTW gonna be testing a new camera system soon for a vendor and posting vids for you guys to judge quality etc. Stay tuned, and don’t hit anything.

    A little viewing pleasure I enjoy. If I could do it all over again I would be a teen racing here.
     
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    Uniden R1
     
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    You ain’t kidding brother. It’s 80,000,000,000° here. I’ve had enough. LOL
     
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    Brake check!
     
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    Stupid US 19...
     
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    Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Wifey told me that apparently a LEO got hit while conducting a traffic stop therefore the long investigation in that area. FYI.
     
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    That's why it's better to be the one going fast. Just maybe not this fast: (Watch at 2:20)
     
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