Kawasaki reported net sales of 67.4 billion yen (US$686.5 million) from its Motorcycle and Engine division for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013. That represents a 26.2% increase from the net sales of 53.4 billion yen reported in the same period of 2012. According to Kawasaki’s first quarter report, the Motorcycle and Engine division […]
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.