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    Bill Warner crash

    Bill Warner, a speed racer and tropical fish seller from Wimauma, Fla., was attempting to hit 300 mph within one mile on Sunday just before 10 a.m. during The Maine Event, an annual speed trial race...
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    July 6-7 Ohio Mile

    The Ohio mile is next weekend. July 6-7

    This is known as the Bonniville tune up. The temp on the starting line can go over 100 deg. There is no shade. Humidity is high.
    This adds up to an air...
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    Ohio Mile June 8-9

    Wilmington Ohio June 8-9

    The race is on for June . This could be the best weather to run. July is a Bonneville test and tune and September could be snowing the way the weather goes. Registration...
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    I really just want to test an tune., I have a lot...

    I really just want to test an tune., I have a lot to do. and I need a lot of time between runs. I like showing up and running the bike out of the van that is the way land speed racing is.

    I will...
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    thanks for the responses. I am very excited...

    thanks for the responses.

    I am very excited to get started. Shoulder surgery has me bench racing for the time being.
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    test and tune questions

    Hi All

    I have an odd little bike I need to test. Its a 250cc four stroke. The nearest race track is one and a half hours drive away. I want to use the Sunday test and tune sessions .

    I...
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    Just back from Ohio. I blew my junk up before I...

    Just back from Ohio. I blew my junk up before I had a chance to blow it up with nitrous. Then it rained, Beer was cold. I set two records but did not get a personal best and did a tiny little bit of...
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    574I have a 250 cc four stroke parallel twin. I...

    574I have a 250 cc four stroke parallel twin. I use it for Land speed racing and Drag racing, The little beast has gone over 120 with nitrous.
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    One week to go and I am ready to race.. ...

    One week to go and I am ready to race..

    Since the last run in September . I have been working around the clock to get ready. First I have changed the fuel line size to 5/16 from 1/4 inch. And...
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    How often do people race?

    I am curious how often people race.

    Personally I race at the ECTA events all year. That was five times a year now four times a year. It takes four or five days total to drive out to the track,...
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    I am getting ready to run in a month. I still...

    I am getting ready to run in a month. I still need a nitrous bottle heater.Its in the mail.

    I hoped I could save some money by not having to get a bottle heater at all. Most of the time its so...
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    Ohio Mile April 2013

    OK Race fans one month to go before the second season at the Ohio Mile starts. Who is going???

    This first month is a car show. But bikes will be running also. April is the Hot Rod Magazine top...
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    They had fun in Texas last weekend. a new track...

    They had fun in Texas last weekend. a new track record in a car 263mph !!! that is fast. everyone came home safe. The next race is October 25-27.

    The results ...
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    I can recommend Takai racing coils....

    I can recommend Takai racing coils. www.takai-racing.com.

    I run 12.5 to 1 plus nitrous. 30 hp motor and 25 nitrous. When I first pushed the nitrous , the power flattened out at about 40+- and...
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    I did not lock the thread on purported. Lets see...

    I did not lock the thread on purported. Lets see if this opens it.,
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    I did not mean to. Let me see what I can do....

    I did not mean to. Let me see what I can do. Thanks,
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    Texas Mile March 22-24 2013

    Good luck to everyone going to Texas this weekend.
    The first race of the year, I wish I could travel around the country and race at every venue.
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    Beautyful bikes. The mile track is really a long...

    Beautyful bikes. The mile track is really a long drag race for the big bikes. You can do a lot of good tuning in Ohio. July is very close weather wise.
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    Land speed venue specs

    http://ecta-lsr.net/?page_id=950

    This is a link to the ECTA and the Ohio mile. Track specs and fuel costs.

    I will look for the secs for the other venues, If anyone has them feel free to post...
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    Converting from 1/4 mile to one mile

    I was just thinking about the differences between 1/4 mile drag racing and one mile land speed racing. AS far as the bikes.

    With 1/4 mile racing you accelerate for the full 1/4 mile. The weight...
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    Yes I enjoy cafe racer bikes. This is an...

    Yes I enjoy cafe racer bikes.
    This is an informative forum. Alittle slow but it seems drag bikes racing is a little on the off side with the econome the way it is. Last time I went to the strip....
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    Tech inspection in Ohio

    OK...What do yo need to do to your motorcycle to see how fast it will go? The real answer will fill a book. AND, That book cost 10 bucks. Its the Rule book that explains it all.
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    Thanks Glad to be here. The event in Ohio...

    Thanks
    Glad to be here.
    The event in Ohio is a great spectator event. The cars and Bikes and people are really a lot to see. There are a lot of spectators now in Ohio. And this year we have an...
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    Hello from Racer X

    Hello Everyone.
    Brandi asked me to help out with moderating the land speed forum.

    I have been drag racing since the 1970s. I know how to do it. But don't understand all the classes.
    I am very...
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