New Lambretta British Speed Record

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Fri May 23, 2014 5:51 pm

well done to Richard Baker on his successful attempt to break the British Land Speed Record aboard the "Frightened Chicken"
www.100mphscooter.com to see the results and a couple of very amature videos

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Fri May 23, 2014 7:07 pm

I followed the link, got distracted by a few a videos, but I found nothing on Richard's record. Can you provide a better hyperlink to the results or just tell us what he did? I'm not big on riddles.
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Fri May 23, 2014 10:46 pm

right you need to click on the facebook bollox,, but he did 115.8 mph one way and within the hour he did another run in the opposite direction into a brisk wind of 95.2 mph and the two speeds together and divide them by two gives you an average speed of 105.5 mph which beats the old record,, no doubt a more computer savvy type will provide better links in the near future


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Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:31 am

Well done Mr Baker
Fantastic time
I will have to come out of retirement at this rate

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Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:44 am

Thanks Terry,
It was a good day, being dry and sunny helped.
The main issue on the day was the varying wind conditions, it kept changing all the time, and got worse (as in slowing us all down) as the afternoon progressed.
I couldn't have done it without my helpers though, Pete Newbold and Paul Priestley, what with refuelling/starting/general fettling and fannying around.
Hope to see you sometime.
Richard

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Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:15 am

well done richard,you stuck at it and reaped the reward in the end congratulations!

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Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:07 am

Thanks Joe
Regards,
Richard

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Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:07 am

These records don't come easy, lot's of time, money and dedication required, so really well done Richard.
standing mile: 118.6mph
1/4 mile: 14.04 seconds - 93mph

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Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:55 pm

Thanks Ian,
As you know its all down to wind ...................
What's with you is .................against you!
If you see what I mean.
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Richard

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