Mad Ron Laycock is the father of this beast that is powered by a Rolls Royce Viper Turbojet aircraft engine.
The project has now been running for about 5 years and as far as we are aware holds the unofficial record for the worlds most powerful motorcycle.
* ROLLS ROYCE VIPER MK.202 TURBOJET - Originaly Installed in Macchi Jet trainer or Jet Provost aircraft.
* Thrust = 2,450 lbs aprox 3,800 horsepower + after burner another 1200 horsepower.
* Air Flow = 32,000 CFM aprox
* Pressure ratio = 4.3 :1
* Compressor = 7 stage axial flow
* Engine Weight =290 KGs
* Built by MAD
* Seamless sched 80 tubing
* Wheelbase = 3.4 meters
* FJ 1200 Yamaha
* Dragway rims mad built hub twin discs no chains or sprockets to break.
The Honda crotch rocket rider was traveling at approximately 85 mph. The VW driver was talking on a cell phone when she pulled out from a side street, apparently not seeing the motorcycle. The rider's reaction time was not sufficient enough to avoid this accident. The car had two passengers, and the bike rider was found INSIDE the car with them. The Volkswagen actually flipped over from the force of impact and landed 20 feet from where the collision took place.
All three involved (two in the car and the bike rider) were killed instantly. This graphic demonstration was placed at the Motorcycle Fair by the Police and Road Safety Department.
The DC Riders are having a bowling nite on Nov. 14th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, at Wilson's Bowling Center, Conway, Digby Co., NS.
The cost per person will be $10.00 (this covers all the bowling we can do between 7 and 10, and shoes, taxes included).
Hope that you will be able to make it, and you can bring guests with you if you like. If possible just email me back with the number of people attending.
A great evening of entertainment . . . guaranteed!!! . . . got to be, Tony Chute is going.