Motorcycle Speed Record broken with a turbocharged Busa.
A NEW motorcycle top speed record was set at 311.945mph. The record was set at the Loring Timing Association's land speed races held at the Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine.
Bill Warner of Wimauma, Florida hit a speed of 311.945 mph on his turbo-charged 1299cc Suzuki. Although faster speed have been obtained from 'streamliner' motorcycles, where the rider is enclosed in the vehicle, this is the fastest speed obtained on a conventional motorcycle.
The previous speed record was set at 278.6mph last October by Warner himself. He said his current motorcycle was 'built for speed and that's what it did'. A man of few words, then.
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Records are meant to be broken. Who said that I wonder, but he or she was definitely right. This is some 520+ kmph that he touched on a motorcycle.
I believe that we may lose some people, if the madness continues. No matter how long you make the swingarm or what riding gears you use, it will only require a single front wheel shake to shake one's life. There should be a time when you should say "enough is enough". And personally speaking, its about time...