A man decided that he was going to ride a 10-speed bike from Phoenix to
Flagstaff. He got as far as Black Canyon City before the mountains just
became too much and he could go no farther. He stuck his thumb out, but
after 3 hours hadn't gotten a single person to stop. Finally, a guy in
a Corvette pulled over and offered him a ride. Of course, the bike wouldn't
fit in the car. The owner of the Corvette found a piece of rope lying by
the highway and tied it to his bumper.
He tied the other end
to the bike and told the man that if he was going too fast, to honk the
horn on his bike and that he would slow down. Everything went fine for
the first 30 miles.
Suddenly, another Corvette blew past them.
Not to be outdone, the Corvette pulling the biketook off after the other.
A short distance down the road, the Corvettes, both going well over 120
mph, blew through a speed trap. The police officer noted the speeds from
his radar gun and radioed to the other officer that he had two Corvettes
headed his way at over 120 mph.
He then relayed, "...and you're
not going to believe this, there is a guy on a bike honking his horn trying