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A Harley Davidson motorcyclist has been clocked riding more than double the speed limit in Adelaide’s north on Sunday.

An officer on Grand Junction Rd in Wingfield spotted the 25-year-old rider taking off from an intersection at speed about 5.40pm.

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A Harley Davidson motorcyclist has been clocked at 138 km/h in a 60 km/h zone in Wingfield. Picture: SAPOL
media_cameraA Harley Davidson motorcyclist has been clocked at 138 km/h in a 60 km/h zone in Wingfield. Picture: SAPOL

He was allegedly detected travelling at 138 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.

He immediately lost his licence for six months and was issued with a $1096 fine.

Police say the officer on speed detection duties was part of Operation High Impact Fatal Five.

It’s a police initiative targeting motorists who commit any of the “Fatal Five” offences — drink or drug driving, speeding, distraction, seatbelts and dangerous driving.

MAN FOUND ON STOLEN MOTORBIKE OVERNIGHT

In a separate incident overnight, a man has been arrested after he was found with a stolen motorbike in Salisbury Downs.

He was spotted wearing sunglasses while sitting on a BMW motorbike just after 2am today on the Salisbury Hwy.

Police spoke with the driver, 33, and discovered the vehicle had been painted black and the number plates altered.

It was revealed the bike had been stolen from a Magill unit last month.

Police also allege he was found with two credit cards and photo ID in another person’s name.

The man, from Redwood Park, was refused bail to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court today.

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