Jack Ehret's Vincent Black Lightning

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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Guy Martin set for the world record at Boneville in a Triumph streamliner

Guy Martin set for 400mph attempt

Triumph Motorcycles has set dates in mid-September for Guy Martin 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 in 2010, …

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Guy Martin set for the world record at Boneville in a Triumph streamliner

Guy Martin aims for 400mph record

Larrikin TT racer and TV presenter Guy Martin is finally getting a crack at setting a new land speed record in a Triumph streamliner motorcycle on the salt flats of Bonneville, USA. In testing this week for his tilt at breaking the record of 376.363mph (605.697Km/h), set in 2010, the TT Legend has piloted the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner to 274.2mph (441.2km/h). That makes …

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Gary Rothwell in record wheelie action (photo Steve McDonald).

Wheelie King defends speed record

World Wheelie King Gary Rothwell is set to again defend his world speed wheelie record at the 11th annual World Wheelie Championship set to take place in England in mid-August, 2016. The Liverpudlian set a record of 197mph (317km/h) in 2014 and topped that last year with a run of 209mph (336km/h) for a motorcycle kilometre wheelie. He will be …

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Guy Martin Wall of Death speed record

Guy Martin breaks Wall of Death speed record

Guy Martin has broken the speed record for riding the Wall of Death on live TV in the UK riding a specially prepared Indian Scout. The former Isle of Man TT racer and TV presenter was the second pick behind Charley Boorman by Motorbike Writer readers in an online poll last year to replace Jeremy …

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Gary Rothwell in record wheelie action (photo Steve McDonald).

Wheelie King sets new world speed record

  The new World Wheelie King, Gary Rothwell of Liverpool, has broken his own world speed wheelie record set just last month. Gary set a record of 197mph (317km/h) at the Motorcycle Wheelie World Championship in August, but last weekend he topped that with a run of 209mph (336km/h) for a motorcycle kilometre wheelie at …

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