Jason DiSalvo and the Castrol Rocket - Salt Flats!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Nick Hill, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Nick Hill

    Nick Hill Scooter trashed...

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    Hey guys,

    Some awesome photos of the Castrol Triumph Rocket from the flats last week.

    More info on this beast at www.CastrolRocket.com

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  2. BornAgain

    BornAgain Been here awhile

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    Sweet Bonneville time trials are on my bucket list.
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  3. motocopter

    motocopter ˙˙˙ƃuᴉɥɔɹɐǝS

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    That thing is cool!

    I'd love to get to the Salt Flats to see one of these events and all the hardware that competes.
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  4. motoree

    motoree Been here awhile

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    I would improve those training wheels. :D
    Seriously cool :clap
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  5. tunp

    tunp Been here awhile

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    not a bad looking tow vehicle either
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  6. Nick Hill

    Nick Hill Scooter trashed...

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    Maybe one day they will offer it as a package deal. :beer
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  7. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman Back in Black!

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    Triumph... should be a triple.. just sayin... :lurk
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  8. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    looks good, pretty streamlined body, lots of carbon and then some out rigger wheels on the side, no fairings or such - seems a bit odd

    Hay Ewe
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  9. Anorak

    Anorak Woolf Barnato Supporter

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    It is, Rocket III.
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  10. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Rocket 111 times 2 sleeved to 1485 cc per motor + turbochargeing = 1000 bhp.Runs on methanol.
    So they say.

    Better info , from Bob Carpenter, the motors builder. Not sleeved, short stroked for higher revs and using titanium connecting rods.Hubba, hubba.
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  11. Nick Hill

    Nick Hill Scooter trashed...

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    I hope it breaks the record. I couldn't imagine the time, money and effort put into that thing. I'll surely be following its progress!
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  12. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    I'd bet the outriggers come off when making high speed runs. They look like add ons.
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  13. bomber60015

    bomber60015 tikkun olam Supporter

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    They do . . . . .they are their for convenience sake only.
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