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Message Subject What's the most badass thing you've ever done?
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 Quoting: UH 74785742


160 in a 65.
 Quoting: ScrumpTheTexan

167 in a 65. I had a 1993 RX-7. That thing was a rocket. I could still feel the acceleration when I pushed the pedal to the floor at 160. It felt like the rear end was starting to float so a chickened out and stopped at 167.

Also drove an Indycar at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway. Can't remember the top speed but it was less than the 167.
 Quoting: LoneStarRising


I did mine on a KZ drag bike that I built.

It still had spokes and those bikes are notorious for high speed wobble anyway (I'd done a lot to combat that, but not enough), and right as I hit somewhere between 158-160, the bars started to shake & that developed into a harmonic wobble that intensified so fast I barely had time to release the throttle before it would've twisted off & endo'd.

Scary as hell but a notch in my belt that my pals wouldn't have believed had they not been on the ride as well.
 Quoting: ScrumpTheTexan


Dam Scrump. You are dam lucky to come out of that unscathed. I knew a guy that very same thing happened to going around 120. Dam near killed him. He was never the same. He broke numerous bones. Fortunately, he was leathered up with a racing helmet.
 
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