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Folks just got back from Bonneville and the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed trials.

First the salt condition was as good as it gets. Nice and hard with good weather, that is cooler than normal.

Bubba Rocho with NRHS set a 1650 A-PBF record on 168.2xx MPH
He broke the standing record on the first run and then broke his own fresh record on the 2nd run.

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Here they are getting ready for run 3.

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Photos row 14. The bike #112. Looks like Bumper car from carnival. What in Cornbread Hell is it?
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Some 125cc side car contraption. Not sure if it was a honda or what.
The external temp plumbing setup was a precooler so it would not overheat during the run. No vents for air cooling on that body.

You see some weird bikes out there.

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Glad it's not in the wet...best of luck, smash a bottle over someones head and scream....Sportsters RULE!
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Thanks Dec,
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Good luck at the Salts Sam!
Hope the conditions are the same.

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Thanks Declan, maybe next trip out your way c ax n be later August/September and can take in some salt?
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Great Pics. I have to make that someday.
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