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Lake Elmo motorcyclist sets electric-bike speed record
Pioneer Press ^ | 8-26-12 | Mary Divine

Posted on 08/29/2012 3:52:07 PM PDT by TurboZamboni

The unofficial results from the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah are in, and it looks like Kevin Clemens has set a new world record for electric motorcycles. Clemens, of Lake Elmo, hit 78.4 mph on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The world record won't be official until it is ratified by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme. Clemens last year set the national land-speed record for electric motorcycles -- 61.538 mph -- at Bonneville

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TOPICS: Hobbies; Travel
KEYWORDS: bonneville; electric; mn; motorcycle
While Mr. Clemens may have set "a" land speed record for a particular class of electric motorcycle, he has certainly not set "the" outright land speed record for all electric motorcycles, as your article suggests.

"The" land speed record for electric motorcycles is over 200mph.

1 posted on 08/29/2012 3:52:18 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

Another 10mph (9.6mph) and he would have traveled back to 1955!!


2 posted on 08/29/2012 4:02:12 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: TurboZamboni

206

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/racing/lightning-motorcycles-land-speed-record-electric-bonneville/


3 posted on 08/29/2012 4:06:52 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: F15Eagle

Isle of Man...*smiles*..at Kirk Michael

electric:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5wJEtGj_C4

go juice:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pPaRq3gU5o&feature=fvwp&NR=1


4 posted on 08/29/2012 4:12:35 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: TurboZamboni

Exactly! There are off the shelf electric bicycles that will do 50 for less than 1000.00.


5 posted on 08/29/2012 4:22:43 PM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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To: Doogle

All the studs at the Indy MotoGP were doing 207 plus at the end of the main straightaway.


6 posted on 08/29/2012 4:27:38 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: nascarnation

easily.....but I enjoy the Isle of Man TT races for bikes.. public roads. 37 mile lap..averaging 130mph a lap


7 posted on 08/29/2012 4:36:42 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: nascarnation

Barregarrow:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAWu4duNFzU

they have recorded 206 up on the mountain...


8 posted on 08/29/2012 4:51:10 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Brave fellows all.


9 posted on 08/29/2012 4:53:52 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: TurboZamboni

Another 40 or 50 MPH and he’ll be as fast as a bicycle!


10 posted on 08/29/2012 5:36:16 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton

Towing that trailer load of Die Hard Batteries behind him slowed him up a bit.


11 posted on 08/29/2012 6:11:49 PM PDT by Venturer
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