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Forum: Hacks 03-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
For the minimalists who like to go straight. ...

For the minimalists who like to go straight. Bonneville.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/560/crfz.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/fkcrfzj)


http://youtu.be/r5EBHbk3Ito
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,040
Posted By Hoofhearted
A Couple of Sidecars at Bonneville

A short video of a couple of sidecars at Bonneville thisyear. The first is Willie Buchta and his 1000cc Harley outfit (129 mph) and Bill Anderson with his 500cc Weslake single (125.715...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ9xPClCCIA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ9xPClCCIA
Forum: Racing 12-12-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,676
Posted By Hoofhearted
Agreed. Small bikes are fun. ...

Agreed. Small bikes are fun.

http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/3627/img013bk8.jpg[/IMG]
Forum: Hacks 12-09-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,863
Posted By Hoofhearted
Robtg, That is a beautiful outfit. Mine is...

Robtg, That is a beautiful outfit. Mine is used for land speed racing. The "dustbin" (its not really a dustbin. more of a minibin) is required by the rules. My idea was to reduce the frontal...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,198,659
Posted By Hoofhearted
This is my Norton from many years ago. It had a...

This is my Norton from many years ago. It had a Manx engine and was run on the street (and raced). I broke it at a time when I couldn't afford to repair it. The engine is now alive and well in...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,782
Posted By Hoofhearted
I voted custom. I used to have a...

I voted custom. I used to have a Triton/Watsonian but this is my current "combo". Its a homebrew using a Weslake pushrod 500 for power. Strictly LSR straight line stuff. Haven't tried it in the...
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
Ground clearance is 1 1/4". Its a fun ride. ...

Ground clearance is 1 1/4". Its a fun ride. You'd love it. Goes straight, no surprises.

http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/5643/img1213.jpg[/IMG]
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
This isn't exactly a road goer but its my...

This isn't exactly a road goer but its my homebrew land speed racing sidecar. Its mostly stuff I had laying around the garage. Powered by a 500cc Weslake pushrod speedway engine. Its best run todate...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 861,723
Posted By Hoofhearted
Got this from a friend today. Stanley Woods and...

Got this from a friend today. Stanley Woods and Charlie Manders at the 1933 TT. http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/908/manders1933qq8.jpg[/URL][/IMG]
Forum: Racing 02-14-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Hoofhearted
Land Speed Racers

Out of curiosity. Is there any land speed racers out there?
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hoofhearted
Polycarbonate helmets have been known to "split"...

Polycarbonate helmets have been known to "split" on impact. I think it is because they are formed in a two piece mold. Check with most racing organizations and you'll find that they are banned. At...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
Its designed to go straight (hopefully) and the...

Its designed to go straight (hopefully) and the only turning it will do is turning off the course at slow speed. The ballast issue is still up in the air. It would be nice to have one of them fancy...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 861,723
Posted By Hoofhearted
No, Its not sunny SoCal. Its dreary old Dublin...

No, Its not sunny SoCal. Its dreary old Dublin or just outside it. Thats Dublin bay in the background and the land in the distance is the northside of Dublin. I broke the motor racing it but the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 861,723
Posted By Hoofhearted
Taken a long time ago. My Norton with a 500 Manx...

Taken a long time ago. My Norton with a 500 Manx in it. It was a street ride and racer. The Norton is still running but not with the Manx. http://http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/5328/img014vk1.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
Wink The sidecar wheel is a 5" kart wheel. The...

The sidecar wheel is a 5" kart wheel. The fairing is home made like everything else. Made in that overcrowded garage.:wink:
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
The platform meets the SCTA regs for dimensions. ...

The platform meets the SCTA regs for dimensions. And no the SCTA doesn't allow passengers. The BUB meet at Bonneville does allow passengers. But I'm sure as soon as one of the passengers slips off...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,198,659
Posted By Hoofhearted
Its great to see old bikes still being used. This...

Its great to see old bikes still being used. This is my 47 year old Norton/Weslake 500 spl. at El Mirage dry lake. http://http://img172.imageshack.us/img172/6191/b0592bmi2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6,556
Views: 2,422,926
Posted By Hoofhearted
Being the noob here I guess this is an intro. I'm...

Being the noob here I guess this is an intro. I'm a long time sidecar fan. This is my outfit I'm building for land speed racing. Its powered by a 500cc Weslake speedway engne with an old Norton...
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