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Part 5: 2013 World Record

Straightliners have now processed all the evidence needed for The Guinness Book of World Records for the various world records set under their auspices in 2013. My own record was set on the Elvington strip where I rode the now derestricted … Continue reading

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Part 4: Mk 3 Hayabusa Hearse begins!

This post is written for those who have an interest in our Suzuki Hayabusa hearse development as we prepare to re-set the World Record at a higher level. When setting the one mile and 1.2 mile world records I hit … Continue reading

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Part 3: 2012 World Record – The Proof

The goal was to put a regularly used stock hearse on track to test it’s high speed stability and during practice a new World Record was set. A motor-tricycle with a concertina rear to hold coffins had managed to clock 114.1 … Continue reading

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Part 2: 2012 World Record – News Update

Today I set a new World Record for the fastest motorcycle hearse in not one, but two new categories, the first being a speed trap at one mile and the other being set at a speed trap over 1.2 miles. … Continue reading

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Part 1: World Record Motorcycle Hearses

Our original Triumph Speed Triple hearse set the first motorcycle hearse world record in 2002 at The Bulldog Bash and in 2004 our Suzuki Hayabusa Motorcycle Hearse beat it, both across a straight quarter-mile. Admittedly wearing a long leather trench coat on … Continue reading

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