Jonny Davies stunt rider high chair wheelie @ Straightliners land speed Elvington, Nth. Yorks. 26 July 2020 (Harvey Brewster) 17_n low res

High chair wheelie record attempt

A North of England man will attempt to set a new Guinness world record for a “high chair wheelie” sitting on the handlebars while doing a wheelie at 200km/h (124mph). This outrageous event takes place this weekend (15-16 August 2020) at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire during the Motorcycle Wheelie World Championship. The bike he will …

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Zef on the electric bike (Images: ©Harvey Brewster) records

Awesome electric bike sets records

If you think electric motorcycles are quiet and dull, listen to this university-made racer as it heads off to set speed records at the UK Straightliners Land Speed meeting at the weekend.   View this post on Instagram   197mph silent assassin. Four new FIM world records, electric motorbike – 197mph GPS speed (unfaired), waiting …

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Hayabusa is world's fastest road bike

Fastest Busa, bog, shed, trolley and trike

The fastest road-registered motorcycle on the planet is a Suzuki Hayabusa Turbo that hit 271.821mph (437.453km/h) for flying 1/4 mile. The record was one of many set at the recent Straightliners Autumn Top Speed Weekend at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, including fastest toilet, shed, trike and shopping trolley. Even though the ‘Busa is road registered and …

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Blind rider Ben Felten

Watch blind rider Ben Felten set speed record

You can watch Australian rider Ben Felten become the fastest blind man on two wheels when his record-setting run is broadcast on Channel Seven at 8pm on the Sunday Night program (5 August, 2018). Ben broke the previous Guinness World Record of 265.33km/h (164.87mph) for a blind rider by just 1.355km/h at the 2018 World Speed Trials …

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Blind Ben Felten fastest blind man on two wheels

Ben is fastest blind man on two wheels

Blind Aussie rider Ben Felten is officially the fastest blind man on two wheels. Ben broke the previous Guinness World Record of 265.33km/h (164.87mph) for a blind rider by just 1.355km/h at the 2018 World Speed Trials Australia at Lake Gairdner in South Australia in March 2018. Click here to post your congratulations on his Facebook page. …

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Jack Ehret's Vincent Black Lightning collection valuable - speed twin

Important Aussie Black Lightning for sale

One of the most important Vincent motorcycles in the world, an Australian speed-record-holding 1951 Black Lightning, is going to auction. The bike was built by special order and imported new into Australia by Tony McAlpine in 1952. It will be auctioned at Bonham’s annual Las Vegas motorcycle auction on January 25, 2018. Vincent Black Lightning …

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Burt Munro Indian Scout Streamliner

Indian unveils Burt Munro Streamliner

Burt Munro’s 50-year unbroken land speed record will be honoured – not broken – by a special Scout Streamliner at Bonneville Speed Week in August 2017. Indian Motorcycle has modified a new Scout into a Streamliner to be ridden by Munro’s great nephew, Lee Munro, on August 13. The attempt will not break Burt’s 1967 record of 184.087mph set …

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Burt Munro 50-year speed record honoured

Burt Munro’s 50-year unbroken land speed record will be honoured with a special commemorative event in August 2017 at Bonneville Speed Week. Burt’s son John and daughter Margaret will be special guests of Indian Motorcycle at the event which will honour Burt’s 1967 record of 184.087mph set in the SA 1000 class on his 1920 …

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Guy Martin crashes in speed attempt

Guy Martin has crashed in tricky course conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats in pursuit of a 400mph Triumph Motorcycles Land Speed Record attempt. With clear sun and virtually no wind, rider Guy Martin set off from mile marker 9 to record his FIM-required certification run. Setting off smoothly, Guy was making good power in …

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Guy Martin primed for 400mph attempt

The sun is out at Bonneville today (September 17, 2016) and Guy Martin is set to attempt a world land speed record for motorcycles and possibly break the 400mph (643km/h) barrier. The Larrikin TT racer and TV presenter will pilot the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner on the famous Bonneville salt flats in an attempt to beat the current 376.8mph (605.697Km/h) record, set …

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