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    85mph speed limit possibility approved by Texas House of Representatives

    The speed limit on some highways in Texas may be raised to 85 mph, the highest in the nation, under legislation the Texas House approved Wednesday.
    More here: 85 mph on some Texas roads gets first OK

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    Wanna bet the Obama regime will step in and threaten to withhold Hwy Funds if it is enacted???

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    I probably wouldn't drive it, not for extended periods of time anyway. The closest to that near(ish) here is 75 in South Dakota and I didn't drive that fast when we were up there. To much damage to the MPG.
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    Speed limits around here on the interstates are typically 70. The four little hamsters under my hood have a hell of a time doing even that.
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    I've been on roads posted at 70 and 75. Personally... 75 is plenty fast for routine travel. And too fast for a lot of people...
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    I'd cruise along at 85 on the bike, no trouble.
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    In other news, the Oklahoma National Guard is setting up at the border to defend against Texans achieving escape velocity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    I'd cruise along at 85 on the bike, no trouble.
    On the bike, sure. But my poor little car would bitch and moan and overheat.
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