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Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: FRED ()
Date: August 09, 2013 06:50PM

Just wondering, there's a hill near me with a speed camera and the speed limit is 30.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: MoreInfo ()
Date: August 09, 2013 07:11PM

Cyclist Sets off Speed Camera

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qacLW2NSmi0

Remember to stretch first.........

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: MoreInfo ()
Date: August 09, 2013 07:26PM

Even better....

Skater sets off speed camera on inline skates

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9e-txPOoEw

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: FRED ()
Date: August 09, 2013 07:27PM

Cool, I'll have to try it later when there's no traffic. The road here isn't as smooth as the one in that video unfortunately.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: MoreInfo ()
Date: August 09, 2013 07:32PM

Good luck and please wear a helmet

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: Enigma ()
Date: August 09, 2013 07:41PM

lol.... I would LOVE to get a speeding ticket on a bicycle! I've hit 39 on mine, I'd love to do that in a 25mph zone. I'd frame that ticket!

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: bJWMd ()
Date: August 10, 2013 10:34AM

Ummm... yeah. They don't do facial recognition.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: PrisonerxSero ()
Date: August 10, 2013 01:57PM

How exactly would they give you a ticket? And what other douchey things do you spend your time on?

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: missin the point ()
Date: August 10, 2013 07:35PM

You are missing the point, prisoner. It is the satisfaction of when they reference the picture to obtain the license plate for this speeding violation, they get a fucking bicyclist! Hopefully with some ass crack showing.
What other douchey things do you spend your time on? Being obtuse?

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: who cares ()
Date: August 11, 2013 10:19AM

last i checked this was a fairfax county forum. there are NO speed cameras in ffx county. yes you can get a speeding ticket on a bicycle. you still must obey all traffic laws that apply to cars, including stop signs and not wearing headphones while riding.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: bike rider ()
Date: August 11, 2013 10:23AM

ive had a racing style 12 speed on a long down grade up to 72 mph. it was on a section of highway that was not completed/open for cars back in the mid 90's and did it right after it was paved. it was pretty dumb because i didnt even have a helmet on, so a crash would have likely killed me or injured me badly.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: wnrsm ()
Date: August 11, 2013 10:37AM

bike rider Wrote:
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> ive had a racing style 12 speed on a long down
> grade up to 72 mph. it was on a section of highway
> that was not completed/open for cars back in the
> mid 90's and did it right after it was paved. it
> was pretty dumb because i didnt even have a helmet
> on, so a crash would have likely killed me or
> injured me badly.


No life is complete without a few "dumb things I have done that could have killed me". I have to wake up for work at 5:30am tomorrow. Growing up sucks.

"The Middle" had an episode where they tried running past a speed camera to set it off.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: bike rider ()
Date: August 11, 2013 10:47AM

i would imagine it would pick up a bike since it works very similar to a police lidar, but obviously no ticket would be issued since theres no tag information. same thing with a moped. police radar and lidar will pick up a bicycle, and lidar will even show the speed of someone running. its not much, 3-6 mph, but it does work.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: FRED ()
Date: August 11, 2013 12:30PM

Yea sorry this one is right up the road from the Naval Observatory.

https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=sv&ll=38.926074,-77.069698&spn=0.001582,0.002411&t=m&z=19&layer=c&cbll=38.926138,-77.069792&panoid=_Lc8YchCm78wTEKbM_yVmg&cbp=12,140.76,,0,8.83

Now that I look at it, it's a huge straight downhill, you could probably go insanely fast on a road bike there.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: Prizoner Zero ()
Date: August 11, 2013 01:12PM

missin the point Wrote:
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> You are missing the point, prisoner. It is the
> satisfaction of when they reference the picture to
> obtain the license plate for this speeding
> violation, they get a fucking bicyclist! Hopefully
> with some ass crack showing.
> What other douchey things do you spend your time
> on? Being obtuse?

I get the point. It's just that it's obviously retarded.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: kindful ()
Date: August 12, 2013 06:28PM

No

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: Alex F. ()
Date: February 11, 2020 12:33PM

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: Gay Guys Who Loves Bicycles ()
Date: February 11, 2020 12:42PM

Don't forget that if you set off the speed camera you can be ticketed. Make sure you are wearing a ski mask.

Also note that bicycling drunk carries the same penalty as driving drunk.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: Just so you know ()
Date: February 11, 2020 05:24PM

Gay Guys Who Loves Bicycles Wrote:
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> Don't forget that if you set off the speed camera
> you can be ticketed. Make sure you are wearing a
> ski mask.
>
> Also note that bicycling drunk carries the same
> penalty as driving drunk.


Wearing a ski mask can also get you arrested. I would rather receive a ticket than be arrested.

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title18.2/chapter9/section18.2-422/

ยง 18.2-422. Prohibition of wearing of masks in certain places; exceptions.
It shall be unlawful for any person over 16 years of age to, with the intent to conceal his identity, wear any mask, hood or other device whereby a substantial portion of the face is hidden or covered so as to conceal the identity of the wearer, to be or appear in any public place, or upon any private property in this Commonwealth without having obtained from the owner or tenant thereof consent to do so in writing.

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Re: Will a bicycle set off a speed camera?
Posted by: Delivery boy ()
Date: February 12, 2020 01:32AM

Arizona Avenue in NW DC from Loughboro Road to MacArthur Boulevard. Steep, mostly straight but for a slight curve to the right when getting close to MacArthur. Recently (within a few years) paved.
Make sure your brakes are strong, they'll have to be.

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