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    Official: Eva Hakansson now 'World's Fastest Female On A Motorcycle' with KillaJoule
    New Electric Motorcycle Speed Record In Utah 1410177600

    Put it this way: if Eva Hakansson had sufficient battery capacity and road space for her record-breaking KillaJoule electric "sidecar" motorcycle, she could make the 650-mile trip from her Denver-area home base to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in about the time it takes to watch a football game. ...

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    Video: Bill and Eva have salt fever, set 212-MPH electric land speed record

    Salt fever is an affliction that drives those infected to spend the better part of the year dreaming, scheming and building machines to race across the alien landscape that is the Bonneville Salt Flats in search of land-speed-record glory. Bill Dube and Eva Håkansson have a high-voltage ...

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    Report: Drayson attempting to beat own 204-mph EV speed record in Utah

    Diehard fans of the 1992 Nicolas Cage-starring flick "Honeymoon in Vegas" (we know you're out there) will remember a skydiving escapade involving a bunch of rhinestone jumpsuits and the Flying Elvises, Utah Chapter. It was a memorable scene. Lord Paul Drayson is looking to put his own high-speed ...

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    Official: Ohio State team moves EV Salt Flats speed tests back home

    The Ohio State Center for Automotive Research (OSU CAR) may be moving speed tests for what may be the world's fastest electric vehicle about 1,700 miles away from its original Utah destination, but, hey, that's theoretically just a tidy four-hour drive at full speed. This month, Ohio State, which ...

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    Official: OSU, Venturi EV aims for world speed record in September: 435 mph

    Top that, Wolverines! Ohio State University is once again teaming with Venturi in an effort to set land-speed records for electric vehicles, with the team's next escapade set for September. Meet the third Buckeye Bullet, also known as the Venturi VBB-3. OSU, known among other things for a pretty ...

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    Two Wheels: Electric Cowboy rides Zero S, sets speed records on Bonneville Salt Flats

    Brandon Nozaki Miller – A.K.A. the Electric Cowboy – is on a mission: to prove you don't need big-time money to have big-time fun competing on an electric motorcycle. To help make his case, he's just set several land speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Aboard his Zero S steed ...

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    Official: KillaJoule 3-wheel electric motorcycle hits record 216.5 mph at Bonneville

    "My hobbies are fast cars and fast women," Cruiser famously said in Bill Murray's 1981 hit comedy "Stripes." Well, Cruiser, one out of two ain't bad. Last week, Eva Håkansson, who's been hard at work building her KillaJoule high-speed electric motorcycle for the past couple of years, set ...

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    Video: Lightning Motorcycles raises land speed record to 215.960 mph, starts taking orders

    Rider Paul Thede with Lightning SuperBike in LSR clothing – Click above to watch video after the jump
    There's just no satisfying certain people's need for speed. While some might have been content with shattering the electric motorcycle land speed record (LSR) at a Southern California ...

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    206.079 MPH! Lightning Motorcycles sets electric motorcycle land speed record at Bonneville

    Rider Paul Thede with Lightning Motorcycles bike in with APS-Ω LSR configuration
    Lightning Motorcycles has just demolished the electric motorcycle land speed record (LSR) with a set of Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) certified runs averaging 206.079 miles per hour. Wearing a ...

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    KillaJoule, daughter of Killacycle, to take on Bonneville Salt Flats

    Eva Håkansson, whose ElectroCat set a record earlier this year climbing Pikes Peak, is preparing to assault the land speed record for electric motorcycles on the Bonneville Salt Flats this Wednesday with her newest creation, the KillaJoule. This two-wheeled streamliner is not only encoded ...

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    Lightning Motors set AMA / FIM land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats, bests Motoczysz

    Lightning Motors, with some time on its hands between winning the TTXGP North American championship and competing in the TTXGP Grand Final at Albacete, Spain in October, returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats to take part in the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials in an attempt to get itself an official ...

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    BYU electric land speed record attempt ends upside-down [w/video]

    BYU Electric Blue Streamliner on the Bonneville Salt Flats – Click above to watch a video after the break
    Students at Brigham Young University (BYU) have been working for years to build a car with which to set a record on the Bonneville Salt Flats in the E1 category (made up of electric ...

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    Lightning Motorcycles hits 166 miles per hour at Bonneville

    Lightning Motorcycles at Bonneville - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Suddenly, we've got a competition on our hands. While it didn't seem likely that any other electric motorcycle manufacturers would even attempt to top Mission Motors' recent 150-plus mile per hour record run for a ...

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    WIRED NextFest Report: Ohio State's 300+ mph electric car

    The very first exhibit just beyond the turnstiles at WIRED's NextFest was Ohio State's 31-foot long, 2-foot wide electric car named the Buckeye Bullet. Its claim to fame: the fastest electric car in the world. In May 2000, a group of engineering students at Ohio State began building an electric ...

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    JCB Dieselmax breaks own land-speed record, shoots to 328 mph

    That's one fast diesel. And the JCB Dieselmax is even faster now that it has taken the FIA international land speed record for a diesel-powered vehicle with a speed of 328.767 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah yesterday. Just last week, the JCB Dieselmax's world speed record was 317.021. The ...

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    Diesel land speed record

    A UK based construction equipment manufacturer will attempt to break the diesel land speed record this summer at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, according to PR Newswire. The engine they will be using, claimed to be the world’s most powerful diesel engine, produces 150 bhp per liter, which ...


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