From:Mutt e-mail:pigstye13-A-aol.com
Subject:RE: RE: RE: RE: Land speed record Revisited Date:Wed May 23 14:23:16 2018
Response to:22767
Yes, I had just posted those same results earlier this
morning. They are the fastest that have ran at Bonneville.
Not the World's Fastest.



So are ya saying that there is a "modified" Harley 175
Hummer that has the land speed record of 107, or just some
make of 175cc? If it's not a Hummer, then it can't be the
world's fastest Hummer.

By the Way, I am working on achieving 100 mph on the green
bike. Might have to turbo charge it...............


----- ORIGINAL MESSAGE FOLLOWS -----
They are the fastest!

Bonneville has many different classes.

Stock class vs. Modified class.


Stock class:

The current Bonneville record for a stock (not modified)
125 hummer is 57.537 mph set by Mattocks in the 125 class.

The current Bonneville record for a stock (not modified)165
Harley is 62.663 set by Mattocks in the 175 class.

62.663 is greater than 58mph!

I believe you would have to exceed 107 mph on your green
racer, to break a record in the modified 175 class at
Bonneville, and warrant the title as "worlds fastest
Hummer".











----- ORIGINAL MESSAGE FOLLOWS -----
For those who are awaiting the speed record in actual miles
per hour in plain english without having to beg,
Here are the records set in 2017

Hummer 125
P-PV Steve Mattocks 8 /16 57.537 mph

Hummer 165
P-PV Mason Mattocks H/D 8 /17 62.663 mph

That's approx. 62 2/3 miles per hour flat out.


Rewind back to January 1953 Cycle Magazine, road tests the
new Harley 165.

Dick Hutchins readied a brand new Glamour Green Harley 165
with a solo seat and RM bars from Budelier H-D in Los
Angeles. Unbias'd top speed was 58 mph on a bone stock
brand new 165.

October 1954
Dick O'Brien (who would soon become H-D's chief engineer
for the H-D Factory race department) and was at the current
time working for the Puckett Motorcycle Company in Orlando,
FL; took his hop'd up 165 to the drag strip in Palaka, FL
and turned an impressive 60.52 mph / 14.87 seconds in a
standing start 1/4 mile !!! This wasn't the bikes top
speed, just how fast it went in a AMA sanctioned (and
timed) quarter mile.

This is compared to the 1/4 mile drag strip speed of the
stock 1953 bike mentioned afore, which in bone stock brand
new form, managed only 34.6 mph in the 1/4 mile

How can these LSR bikes deserve the worlds fastest Hummer
title, if they aren't the fastest ?


Inquring minds wanna know.......................

Have a great day,
Mutt

----- ORIGINAL MESSAGE FOLLOWS -----
Congratulations to team Zeigle!

That M/VG class looks interesting.

The 2 VanBeek/Mattocks Hummer speed records were in the
P/PV 125 class, as well as the P/PV 175 class.

These examples truly deserve the title as the "Worlds
Fastest Hummers"!

Congrats to Patrick Zeigle, Steve Mattocks, and engine
builder Tom VanBeek!




----- ORIGINAL MESSAGE FOLLOWS -----
here is the Hummer speed record that Jb was referring to,
its not exactly a real Hummer, but it did officially go 61
mph.
Patrick Zeigle told of campaigning some remarkable bikes at
Bonneville, including his unique quest for an SCTA record
on a modified Harley-Davidson Hummer (61.344 mph in the
125cc M/VG class)

Sent from IP Address: 12.247.85.54
Lookup 12.247.85.54

Reverse Telephone Lookup