Sunday, May 08, 2022


For those of you who weren't around at the time, check out the speedometer on this '82 Yamaha 750 Maxim. Notice that it only reads to 85 miles per hour, and that "55" is highlighted? 

That's because from '79 to '82, new vehicles sold in the US couldn't have speedometers calibrated any higher than 85 and had to have the National Maximum Speed Limit (55mph) highlighted. Also, oral sex, even between married couples, was still illegal in a lot of states. You can look it up

Stop acting like you're in some special dystopia.