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    Good roads to speed on

    Anybody know any good roads in Iowa to speed on where there usually arent many cops? I know 20 between 35 and Waterloo is a bad place to speed cause I see a ton of cops on there, but I drove on 17 between 30 and 20 this weekend and didnt see one cop.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by bpmcclain View Post
    Anybody know any good roads in Iowa to speed on where there usually arent many cops? I know 20 between 35 and Waterloo is a bad place to speed cause I see a ton of cops on there, but I drove on 17 between 30 and 20 this weekend and didnt see one cop.
    Interesting topic. You just into some recreational speeding or like to have a general layout of where you can go a little faster?



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by Trainer View Post
    Interesting topic. You just into some recreational speeding or like to have a general layout of where you can go a little faster?
    Pretty much a general layout. Usually Ill only go about 5 over, but if Im on a road where there isnt much traffic then Ill go 10-15 over



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Pretty much every blacktop/county road.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Gravel. But only if guns and liquor are involved.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by bpmcclain View Post
    Anybody know any good roads in Iowa to speed on where there usually arent many cops? I know 20 between 35 and Waterloo is a bad place to speed cause I see a ton of cops on there, but I drove on 17 between 30 and 20 this weekend and didnt see one cop.

    Old US 69 between Bethany and Pattonsburg in Missouri. Very curvy, hilly, narrow, one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the country. But no cops, so go for it.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    I just drove from CF to I-35 Sunday at 75-80 and did not see any enforcers.

    The last eighty miles on I-80 into Council Bluffs can be driven at 85-90 mph. I followed a nice fellow yesterday who proved it.


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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by bpmcclain View Post
    Anybody know any good roads in Iowa to speed on where there usually arent many cops? I know 20 between 35 and Waterloo is a bad place to speed cause I see a ton of cops on there, but I drove on 17 between 30 and 20 this weekend and didnt see one cop.
    Highway 52 going north out of Dubuque is a great road to speed on. I also recommend you wait until a rainy day and forget wearing your seat-belt.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    I just drove from CF to I-35 Sunday at 75-80 and did not see any enforcers.

    The last eighty miles on I-80 into Council Bluffs can be driven at 85-90 mph. I followed a nice fellow yesterday who proved it.
    Got ticketed on I35 north of Ankeny two weeks ago. Don't remember mile marker but he was sitting between the on-ramp and the roadway on the cutout. 35 is uphill towards the exchange so by the time you see them they already have you on LIDAR.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    I just drove from CF to I-35 Sunday at 75-80 and did not see any enforcers.

    The last eighty miles on I-80 into Council Bluffs can be driven at 85-90 mph. I followed a nice fellow yesterday who proved it.
    Maybe so up until about five or six miles outside of CB. Every time I have been through there I always see troopers and sheriffs along that stretch.


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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Highway 52 going north out of Dubuque is a great road to speed on. I also recommend you wait until a rainy day and forget wearing your seat-belt.
    Might as well shotgun a few beers before you get in the car, too.




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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    There was only one road back to L.A. - U.S. Interstate 15. Just a flat-out high speed burn through Baker and Barstow and Berdoo. Then onto the Hollywood Freeway, and straight on into frantic oblivion. Safety. Obscurity. Just another freak, in the freak kingdom.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    I got busted in on Highway 20 in Grundy County a couple of weeks ago. Here are my recommendations:

    #1 Drive something that doesn't draw attention.

    #2 Only use the left lane for passing and then immediately move over. People that sit in the left lane are just asking for a ticket,

    #3 The times when no one else is on the road is probably the worst time to speed. This is what happened to me on highway 20. 1am in the morning and not a person on the road except the cop :)

    #4 9mph over on highways is almost always a safe speed for not getting a ticket. I've driven a lot in my life and have never been pulled over for anything less than 10 over. In town I rarely exceed the speed limit. If the speed limit is 35 than that's pretty much what I drive.

    #5 If you do get pulled over don't make excuses. Just treat the cop nicely and they'll probably give you a warning or drop the speed. A lot of yes sir/no sir is a good start. They are just doing their job and I broke the law so I have no reason to be ****** at them.







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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    I380 through Cedar Rapids.



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    Re: Good roads to speed on

    Quote Originally Posted by bpmcclain View Post
    Anybody know any good roads in Iowa to speed on where there usually arent many cops? I know 20 between 35 and Waterloo is a bad place to speed cause I see a ton of cops on there, but I drove on 17 between 30 and 20 this weekend and didnt see one cop.
    I drive 17 pretty regularly and I would recommend against going too much over as I see cops at least once a week. Although that doesn't seem to slow anyone else down so I usually average a near death experience a month due to idiots passing at bad times



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