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The Fate of Speed Week and the Bonneville Salt Flats are in Danger of Being No More
Conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah are not looking too good for this year’s Speed Week — salt on the flats have reached dangerously low levels.
15 July 2015
Want to Race Bonneville? Everything you Need to Know Before You Go
We’ve offered a number of items here at RideApart in the recent past on amateur motorcycle racing.
14 May 2015
How to set a land speed record on a 700lbs cruiser
Pictured is AMA Pro racer Jason DiSalvo setting a 174mph land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats aboard a 2,400cc Triumph Rocket III. That’s a new record in the Modified (normally) Aspirated Fuel class for motorcycles up to 3,000cc. What’s it take to coax a 700lbs cruiser beyond wobble-home-from-the-bar speeds? Aside from motor mods, the Rocket III Jason rode was relatively stock. Sus...
22 October 2012
RideApart season two starts now
Back in August, Jamie decided he wanted to race at the Bonneville Salt Flats. All he had in his garage was a 1986 Honda VFR750 he'd bought on Craigslist for $300, so he packed it into a truck and took off. "You don't have to spend a million bucks to fulfill your dreams," he says. "If I can do it, anyone can." While out there, Jamie also caught up with other Bonneville racers like Al Lamb, who wo...
16 October 2012
Photos: Shinya Kimura at Bonneville, 2012
Our friend Patrick Daly snapped these photos of the latest iteration of Shinya Kimura's Bonnville racer on the salt flats last week. We'll bring you more info when Shinya's back in Azusa, but the old Harley appears to an update of the Harley he's previously raced, this time with a new front cowl, as always hand-formed from sheet steel. If you can't click directly into the gallery, use this link...
28 August 2012
400mph motorcycle speed barrier draws nigh
Exiting the timed mile of its record-breaking 376.363mph run at Bonneville on Saturday, the Top 1 Ack Attack streamliner recorded a top speed of 394mph, tantalizingly close to the magic 400mph mark. 350mph was only achieved for the first time ever in 2006, while the first record over 300mph was recorded way back in 1975. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRBwzdgfk5Y This video shows the Ack Attack...
27 September 2010
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