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Old 08-31-2010, 04:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thats prudy darn fast.
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version 3 will use some custom built motors by Venturi. What sort of motors are they? What controller are they using? Man that is stinking fast!
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Nice, I like speed.

Anyone know what the two wheeled speed record machines look like or can do.
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I heard it is 176 mph. There are 2 motorcycles headed to the Salt Flats for the WoS event ( Usfra home page ) that have a shot at beating that number. Here's one of them:

Eva Håkansson - with passion for electric drive
Bill and Eva are working fast and furious to get this done in time.

I've heard secondhand the OCC bike that just did around 165 in the 1/4 mile might run -- if he can go just 12 mph faster he might take the record. Here is a vid:


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Nice, I like speed.

Anyone know what the two wheeled speed record machines look like or can do.


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