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Discussion in 'Racing, Motorsports, and Track Days' started by Gromit, Mar 9, 2006.
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Balls the size of coconuts
The sentence in The Australian's article that got my attention was:
i could wheelie at that speed,
in my dreams
280 is quick enough
"Noonan's Hayabusa has been timed at more than 260mph (418.43km/h) on GPS....
Noonan's bike is a turbocharged Suzuki Hayabusa which he occasionally lets loose on the streets of California. " :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
"Unofficially, Ack Attack has already usurped Campos' record, when Jim Doom went 528.334 km/h at Bonneville in 2004. However, it was not an FIM-sanctioned event."
Memo to Jim: Change your name, or slow down. Fate is best not tempted.
Reminds me of a hang-gliding mate named Brian Fell.
Motorcycle Land Speed Record
AS a warm-up to his world motorcycle speed attempt, American John Noonan casually set an Australian record of 232.828mph (375.528km/h) yesterday - on his roadbike.
" ... After that, he will hand the controls to Noonan, 40, who believes he can hit 400mph (643.8km/h) on a special long course laid out on Lake Gairdner, in the state's far northwest."
Wooohaaa. Turbo Hayabusa hitting 643.8km/h?! I don't think so.
edit: Ok, it's not the actual Hayabusa that'll be doing 643.8km/h... just TWO twin turbo Hayabusa engines.
Silver Bullet (Ack Attack) Website
And here's the thread about it...
http://www.got-words.com/lozblain/006 Tassie Gems November 05/slides/Tassie Gems 146.html
Thats classic Matt