Prototype bid for motorcycle speed record

Prototype bid for motorcycle speed record

French rider Katy Calmon will bid for a FIM 500cc motorcycle land speed record on a prototype motorcycle at a disused English RAF base this weekend (15-16 September 2018).  Katy aims to break the 1km record of 103.913mph (167.233km/h) with the prototype bike based on a Ducati 999R. Her bid will be part of the Straightliners Autumn Top Speed …

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The World's Fastest indian polaris salt flats

Bonneville Salt Flats future in jeopardy

The future of the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, where Burt Munro so famously broke several world speed records on his 1920s Indian Scout, is in jeopardy. The annual Speed Week is facing its third consecutive year of cancellation because the salt crust is too thin.  Apparently the “dry” lake is threatened by mining and wet weather conditions …

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2015 Indian Motorcycle Scout Black Bullet takes on the Bonneville salt flats

Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week axed

The future of the famous Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week is in jeopardy after the event has been cancelled for the second consecutive year.  A thin layer of salt has caused the cancellation of the annual Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week that was scheduled to start on August 8, 2015. The persistent and worsening problems also spells …

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Richard Brown and his Jet Reaction streamliner motorcycle

Motorcycle aims to break 400mph

A British engineer hopes to break the 400mph barrier, set a new world record and possibly go as high as 450mph in his two-wheeled, helicopter-powered streamliner motorcycle. Richard Brown, 50, of Oxfordshire, and his team of friends, family and enthusiasts will head to the Bonnevlle salt flats in Utah this September in an attempt to …

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Evelyne Scholz will attempt to become the second female admitted to the exclusive Bonneville 200mph club riding a ‘naked’ bike. 220mph 'Naked' Land Speed Record in August, 2016, at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA.

Sights set on female land speed record

Evelyne Scholz of Perth hopes to set a new land speed record this year and become the second female admitted to the exclusive Bonneville 200mph club riding a ‘naked’ bike. She already has multiple and speed records at up to 211.398mph on her Turbo Suzuki GSXR1000 nicknamed ‘Tiger’, and will attempt the 220mph ‘Naked’ Land Speed …

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