Byrne...blistering oace at PortimaoREIGNING BRITISH Superbike champion Shane Byrne showed he's still a world class act when he clocked the fastest ever lap at Portimao this weekend, at WSB's pre-season test session. Byrne topped the time sheets
Hogan hit 250mph in under six secondsA US drag racer has beaten the world record for the fastest quarter-mile ever recorded on two wheels but it won't count in the Guinness Book of Records.Denver's Korry Hogan took his top fuel drag bike from zero
A SCOTTISH COURT has jailed a speeding motorcyclist for nine months after he was nabbed at over 166mph.Last month, Visordown reported the case of Neil Purves, 27, of Cockburnspath, who was nicked by police as he sped at 166mph on his Suzuki GSX-R1000 on a 60mph stretch of road. P...
Trilly clocked just under 240mphCANADIAN SPEED freak Trillium Muir, has just set a new world record for the fastest woman on two wheels - and she's only been riding for four years. Trilly, who's 28 years old and from Ontario, has set a new world
officially the fastest female motorcyclist in the USA.The 2002 Hayabusa, on which Ms Porter set her record, has been heavily modified by Scott Horner of Head's Up Performance and Rhys Griffiths of Apex Speed Technologies. The bike's turbocharged, wears one
as they struggled upstream to spawn, Manning had a ‘eureka’ moment and figured that a salmon-shaped streamliner motorcycle would offer the lowest possible coefficient of drag and allow him to break his bike’s existing world land speed record of 350mph. Now that
THE WORLD'S FASTEST streetbike record was broken last week, at the Texas Mile, with a new top speed of 278.6mph.The bike, 1299cc tubro-charged Suzuki Hayabusa making 650bhp and 347lbft of torque, beat the previous record by 5.3mph.Out of 76
On the opening day Michael Laverty got off to a strong start but on day two, Hill upped the pace by becoming the first rider to hit the 1m:33s mark before the final session where he was the only rider to break the 1m:32s mark.Hill said: “What a great final day. I had been doing s...
- and hitting 680mph!Most people now know of Burt Munro through the movie The World's Fastest Indian, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins as Burt Munro. But what was the real Munro like? What possessed him to live and sleep in a shed for a quarter of a century so he
SPEEDFREAK Richard Brown is aiming to raise the motorcycle land speed record to 450mph, using a jet-engine sourced from a helicopter.The project, dubbed Jet Reaction, will use a jet turbine engine capable of producing 1250bhp in standard trim
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