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The motorcycle land speed record is the fastest speed achieved by a motorcycle on land. It is standardized as the speed over a course of fixed length, averaged over two runs in opposite directions. The current record holder is Chris Carr, who achieved a speed of 350.884 m.p.h. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... For other uses, see Motorcycle (disambiguation). ... Chris Carr (right) during an interview in October 2006 World Record Motorcycle on display Chris Carr (born on May 6, 1967 in Stockton, California) is an American dirt-track and road racer. ...
.07 The 1920 Indian (with half the exterior removed to show detail) that Burt Munro used to set his record in 1967 Herbert James Munro (25 March 1899 Invercargill, New Zealand â 6 January 1978 in Invercargill) set the under-1000 cc world motorcycle land speed record, which still stands, in 1967... The 1920 Indian (with half the exterior removed to show detail) that Burt Munro used to set his record in 1967 Herbert James Munro (25 March 1899 Invercargill, New Zealand â 6 January 1978 in Invercargill) set the under-1000 cc world motorcycle land speed record, which still stands, in 1967...
Extremes of motion
Speed records Air speed record (Transcontinental) | Land speed record (Railed | Road car | Motorcycle | British) | Water speed record (Underwater) Sound barrier | Speed of light The SR-71 Blackbird is the current record holder. ... Transcontinental air speed record In-flight and on-ground time is counted 1929 Frank Hawks 1937 Howard Hughes Junior transcontinental air speed record For the junior record only in-flight time is counted 1929 Richard James 1930 Stanley Boynton East to West, 24 hours, 2 minutes in 6 days 1930... Ralph DePalma in his Packard 905 Special at Daytona Beach in 1919, courtesy Florida Photographic Collection For the album Land Speed Record by the band HÃ¼sker DÃ¼, see Land Speed Record (album). ... JR-Maglev MLX01 at Yamanashi. ... This article contains a history of the fastest production cars, as opposed to concept cars or modified cars, in the world. ... Model of Spirit of Australia in which Ken Warby set the world water speed record in 1978 on Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia The World Unlimited water speed record is the officially recognised fastest speed achieved by a water-borne vehicle. ... Since most high speed underwater travel is done by military submarines, this is a somewhat difficult subject to research. ... U.S. Navy F/A-18 at transonic speed. ... The speed of light in vacuum is an important physical constant denoted by the letter c for constant or the Latin word celeritas meaning swiftness. It is the speed of all electromagnetic radiation, including visible light, in a vacuum. ...
Distance records Flight distance record | Flight altitude record | Ocean depth record | Flight endurance record Boundary of space Flight distance records without refueling. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of altitude records reached by different aircraft types. ... The bathyscaphe Trieste Trieste was a Swiss designed deep-diving research bathyscaphe (deep boat) with a crew of two people, which reached a record-breaking depth of about 10,900 m (about 35,760 ft), in the deepest part of the oceans, the Challenger Deep, in 1960. ... The flight endurance record is the amount of time spent in the air. ... Layers of Atmosphere - not to scale (NOAA) Atmospheric gases scatter blue wavelengths of visible light more than other wavelengths, giving the Earthâs visible edge a blue halo. ...
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