fastest boneville ped really?

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that's the fastest officially recorded one. There have been rumors of 70 mph being hit.

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is the salt to much different from asphault?

i have heard there are some loose spots that you can wash out on but nothing other then that

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yah its slippery like running on loose um SALT

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The other problem is that Bonneville is at 6,000ft elevation.

This plays hell with carburation, power and thus speed.

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It's also very hot there.

And you can't test/tune anywhere nearby the track or you get banned from the track.

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Tommy hit 70 on a in San Jose, but who knows what the blackball bike would have done in the same place. or what tommys bike would do on the salt flats?

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Well there is a 11,000 clam ped on mopedshop.com website. It claims 72, or 75.

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Oh, that race Derbi? I just rode with a Derbi this weekend that gps'd around 64. I wouldn't be suprised if one could do 72. Vic's (the one out this weekend) was rocking a 15:15 carb.

Also, Matt, were I going to do Bonerville, which I wouldn't, because I'm slow and lazy, I'd go one year, and spend a month testing and tuning in the area, and then I'd go back the next year with everything I had learned. But what the fuck do I know?

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one other note. i heard that the only gas available is the 105 octane or so race gas. this is if you want to go for a gasoline class. it's just another change to deal with. and something about it eating some rubber fuel parts if you let it sit in there afterward.

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