The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER & BUELL MOTORCYCLE RACING > Team Elves
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Team Elves Announcements and discussions about the TEAM ELVES Buell Land Speed Record Team

Active Threads
0 1986-90 Evo Sportsters: What every owner should know but were afraid to ask
Last Post: lehel
Posted On: 10 Minutes Ago
Replies: 276
Views: 32,051
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 11 Minutes Ago
Replies: 5,749
Views: 713,479
0 Throttle..clunk..... ..Off throttle..clunk?
Last Post: 2cvandy
Posted On: 14 Minutes Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 4,801
0 Spectro STL 75W140
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 16 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 65
0 What brand synthetic oil do you use
Last Post: Four Speed
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 413
Views: 102,226
0 How do you upshift?
Last Post: 1HD4CJM1X4K
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 267
Views: 42,539
5 Why Are You Still Married?
Last Post: oupa
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 19,552
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: spacecoast
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,841
Views: 433,337
0 Peanut, 3.3 or 4.5 gas tank ?
Last Post: 83XLX
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 222
Views: 62,041
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: spoon
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,023
Views: 244,428
0 The Multi-tool thread
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 4,275
0 70 xlch tuneup and intake manifold
Last Post: gpydeski
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 466
0 900 dual carb front head
Last Post: Scott
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
0 Maryland area Ironhead Gathering
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 298
0 S.Y.B. Next to a waterfall.....
Last Post: Lone Rider
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 47
0 new heads
Last Post: gpydeski
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 420
0 Runs rough on highway.
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 133
0 How many when You park.... (Leave Your Bike In Gear)
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 365
Views: 48,173
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 10,337
Views: 908,582
0 hi from anchorage AK
Last Post: Veeflys
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 121
0 WTF Happened
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 960
Views: 165,142
0 Sportster in custom softail frame
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 972
0 Project Strociek
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 2,010
0 Mainshaft bearing
Last Post: Four Speed
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 178
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 222,181
0 2 into 1 exhaust build
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 7,295
0 Show your favorite pic of your bike. just one
Last Post: NLXL
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,705
Views: 1,783,787
0 Floppy kickstand spring issue, 1991 model
Last Post: rejeanprimeau
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 164
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 43,204
Views: 6,743,826
5 Summer time heat
Last Post: ccmman
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 508
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #101  
Old 28th May 2014
strokerjlk's Avatar
strokerjlk strokerjlk is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 133
Sportster/Buell Model: AMRA SE 218
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Other Motorcycle Model: 07 Ultra 120R AMRA DR 218
Reputation: 5048
strokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nicestrokerjlk is just really nice
Default

Great thread . Full of real world highs and lows .
Quite a list of accomplishments . Congrats to all involved .
__________________
AMRA SE 218 DR 218
Reply With Quote
  #102  
Old 10th January 2016
bustert's Avatar
bustert bustert is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 8,888
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200s
Sportster/Buell Year: 2001
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1974
Reputation: 1628938
bustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond repute
Default

while admirable, it seems that in 35 years it would be faster.
warner reilly in 1971 ran 206.554 mph on a 96" sportster on nitro and 190 something on gas. stroked out engine was only turning around 5400 rpm. on one of his runs, a 1/4" nut came loose and passed through the engine and out the exhaust without damage. what amazes me, he got back on the track at 54 yrs of age.
Reply With Quote
  #103  
Old 11th January 2016
firemanjim firemanjim is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 13
Sportster/Buell Model: S-2
Sportster/Buell Year: 1995
firemanjim has disabled reputation
Default

Hey, if it was easy anyone could do it. I was part of this effort and have been running at the Salt and elsewhere ever since. It takes an incredible amount of work, a great rider, and lots of luck as conditions are ever changing . Any run over 200 is an achievement and especially for a pushrod motor.
I know as I raced a Buell there for years as well before going over to the darkside. Now I run turboed Suzukis and am a member of 8 different 200 MPH clubs.
Reply With Quote
  #104  
Old 11th January 2016
bustert's Avatar
bustert bustert is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 8,888
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200s
Sportster/Buell Year: 2001
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1974
Reputation: 1628938
bustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond repute
Default

not diss'ng anyone just surprised it wasn't faster. gee-whizz seems like technology would be more advanced. after all, his support was mainly reilly hd shop and he was the builder.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:47.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC