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His ride was a 'busa, somewhat standard config, not the streamliner "rocket" looking thing...

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LIMESTONE, Maine – A Florida man has topped 300 mph on a conventional motorcycle.
Bill Warner of Wimauma hit a speed of 311.945 mph Sunday at the Loring Timing Association's land speed races at the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine.
The association's Tim Kelly says Warner's run aboard a turbocharged 1299cc Suzuki is the fastest speed obtained on a conventional motorcycle. Faster speeds have been recorded for so-called streamliner motorcycles, in which drivers ride inside an enclosed missile-looking device on wheels.
Warner, who is 42, says his motorcycle "is built for speed and that's what it did." He held the previous speed record of 278.6 mph, set last October in Texas.
 

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When you really need to get to hell in a hurry!:shock::shock: And the helmet nor will the padded riding gear help at that speed if you hit a "bump".:shock:

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I believe that's a chute across his shoulder, and I'd assume the rip cord is tied to the bike to deploy in case of an "off" incident?
 

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Ok, please excuse my ignorance here, but where does one find tires that will handle 300 mph, or how does one not get tangled in a speed wobble?
 

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awingandaprayer wrote:
Ok, please excuse my ignorance here, but where does one find tires that will handle 300 mph, or how does one not get tangled in a speed wobble?
Get a copy of The World's Fastest Indian.

Burt had it down pat. :ROFL::ROFL::ROFL::ROFL:
 

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The speed is really amazing but if I read the article right that was on a mile and a half now that's just flat going and woaooooing in a hurry.
 

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