Anatomy of a Streamliner
Bonneville Stories Part X "Anatomy of a Streamliner" The Denis Manning Story by Lou Fischer at Thynk Design www.thynk.com



 

How fast in 367.382 mph ?
That's 538 feet per second and 5 football fields in 3.3 seconds. To make it a world record you have to back it up within 2 hours the opposite direction thru the measured mile....


BUB V-4 Engine

BUB V-4
400hp in a package the size of a 1 liter V-Twin. This purpose built motor was designed for one thing, to break the absolute motorcycle world record.
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A2W Windtunnel

Wind Tunnel
Last winter 'Seven' was further developed by using the A2Wind Tunnel (A2WT) facility in North Carolina. It scored the lowest Coefficient of Drag that the A2WT has ever recorded. With this new data we are ensuring we not only retain the current world record, but exceed it in this next coming year.
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A2W Windtunnel

What is BUB ?
Denis Manning has been in LSR (Land Speed Racing) for the better part of 40 years. Denis first got the record in 1970 with a Harley powered streamliner with rider Cal Rayborn at 265.492mph. He has built seven streamliners and held the record with two of them, the most recent being 'Seven'. With his team at BUB Racing he is set to reclaim the record and strive for 400mph.
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BUB 7 is the former world's fastest motorcycle. In 2009 Chris Carr set a new FIM world record & AMA national record at 367.382 mph thru the mile with an exit speed of 372.534 mph at the Cook Private Meet at the Bonneville Salt Flats Utah. Stay tuned for more information...




Our full press kit is here for download. We have included high resolution photos, video and a full timeline that will give you a complete view on the retaking of the ultimate motorcycle record.

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