Motorcycle-powered mobility scooter speed record

Motorcycle-powered mobility scooter speed record

Turbo power, a shopping basket, kart wheels and a Suzuki Bandit engine have powered a mobility scooter to a new world speed record over 115km/h. It seems motorcycle riders will do just about anything to see their names in the Guinness World Records including the fastest wheelies, garden sheds, shopping trollies and even mowers. But now …

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Carl Reese sets record for US crossing

Record US crossing pales against Aussies

A video documentary is being made of last year’s record-breaking 38:48-hour crossing of America on a BMW K 1600 GT motorcycle – but it’s nothing compared with Australia. The new record for the 2829-mile (4552km) LA-to-NYC crossing now belongs to Californian Carl Reese who also set six other records in seven months last year. The above …

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Philippines clinches Guinness World Records for burnout

Guinness World Record for burnouts

Motorcycles have been making and breaking Guinness World Records for more than a century and the latest is for the biggest simultaneous motorcycle burnout. The record was set by 300 people on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Tagaytay City, Philippines. It smokes the previous record of 213 bikes by Harleystunts and Smokey Mountain Harley-Davidson in …

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Evel Knievel stars in comics

Motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel will be immortalised in comic books. Although his bike escapades will be featured, the first episode due later this year is about his unsuccessful attempt to jump a steam-powered rocket across Snake River Canyon in 1974. American company Bluewater Productions will produce the comics in digital and paper formats. Darren G. …

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