Tom Sykes snapped up a pair of wins at Magny-Cours, setting himself up in good position to capture his first World Superbike Championship at the season finale in Jerez in two weeks. The Kawasaki rider scored his series-leading eight and ninth victories of the season, giving him a commanding 37-point cushion over Eugene Laverty and […]
This Is What a 110 MPH Wheelie Looks Like…On Ice – Video
Ryan Suchanek is crazy. Aboard his Kawasaki ZX-10R, he set the Guiness world record for the fastest wheelie on ice at 95 mph. Last year he broke that record at 108.5 mph. Still not satisfied, this year Suchanek upped the ante yet again, going 109.5 mph. All on a motorcycle with metal spikes sticking out of both tires.
If that sounds scary to you, this video provided by Suchanek’s sponsor, Speed and Strength, takes you on the record run from Ryan’s eyes. There’s a lot that goes into a world record attempt, and the nearly 110 mph wheelie was no easy feat. Watch and listen as Ryan describes the most challenging part about the whole attempt. Will he try and break his record a third time? Not if his wife has anything to say about it.