Join Date: May 2004
Location: Toronto, Canada
Sorry about your friend ...
It is entirely possible to leave 185 ft of skid mark and still be going over 100 mph. Obviously it is very dependent on the initial speed, which obviously we have no information about. A very skilled rider on good pavement and with practice can stop from 60 mph in about 120 feet; doubling that speed to 120 mph (which that bike will easily do) quadruples the distance to 480 feet. At the same deceleration, from 120 mph to 100 mph takes almost 150 feet ... If the braking is less than perfect, which is practically inevitable, all these distances increase.
You may have difficulty finding written "no pursuit" policies because, if they existed, some people would be sure to exploit their existence. Plenty of police departments have UNofficial UNwritten "no pursuit" policies.
Helibars, MRA screen, Ohlins damper, reversed shift pattern, sorted suspension, braided lines, Michelin Pilot Power, all else stock 'coz it's fast enough!