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Old 01-06-2011, 07:58 PM
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Wink Re: land speed record

Originally Posted by bairdco View Post
that's not sayin' much. do you mean Leslie "Red" Parkhurst?

Board-Track Racing in the Twentieth Century: 100mph 100 years ago

(edit) i've also been told that the salt isn't the easiest surface to run on. a bike that goes 50 on the street might run a lot slower on the salt.
But I'll just bet if one decided to lay it down at high speed, salt would be a bit easier on the leathers than asphalt (the street).
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