Three, somewhat wise, men decided to take a ride yesterday. It's been awhile since any of us had sat on our bikes, so it was nice to get out on the open road. We took Mission Rd south until it dead ended at Duval Mine Rd. It's a relaxing ~70 mile round trip ride with little to no traffic to speak of.
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On the way back Tuyen and I switched bikes. His Honda VFR felt like a nimble sports car that wanted to drag race anything around it. Tuyen told me his engine had a VTEC system which meant below 6800RPM only two valves per cylinder operates, giving the bike more torque and better fuel economy. Once you go above 6800RPM all four valves kick in giving more power. Who doesn't like more power? I had to feel it for myself, so I rolled on the throttle and somewhere around 5th gear I noticed the speedometer stopped listing numbers and just flashed the words "Warp Speed". If I had his motorcycle for any period of time I'm quite sure I'd be on a first name basis with all the local law enforcement officers.
Thankfully we pulled over at San Xavier Mission, for a few pictures, before I could get myself into any deep trouble.