Somewhere I read that Leno's biggest problem with the bike is the time it takes for the engine to spool up, and even more importantly, how long it takes to reduce thrust when you come off the throttle.
funny considering your $10,000 kawi/honda/suzuki is gonna beat this thing ina quarter mile race anyday. we could buy 15 of the asian bikes and all 15 of them could win at once for the price of one of these silly contraptions.
Let's just say I have enough money to buy anything my little heart desires. Why in-the-world would I want to own the ultra- expensive second-cousin to the hoolahoop? If I need to see paint bubble that bad, Builder's Square sells heat-guns for under $50.00, everyday.
And iffin yall come down next Friday, the first 100 brother and sisters through the doors, of the Holy, Sanctified, Somewhat Sinister Tabernacle, Used Car Lot and Faith Center, will all be recievin a free copy of Reverend B. Booger Pickens "How to Create Guilt, Uncertainty and Self Loathing, Through Sexual Humiliation a guide to raising children for People of Faith"
The 502 Crate engine used by Boss Hoss puts out 500+ hp. The 350 is rated at 355 hp. I've ridden the 350, and it's quite a hoot! Handles better than you'd think, but that's an extremely relativistic statement.
Years ago I had the opportunity of getting non air worthy turbines from Hughes 500's through a friend who was a helicopter engineer. From what I recall they were about 20" long and about 145 lbs, but they were rated at 425 hp.
Being compact, light weight and powerful our idea was to build a rear engined drag bike with these units as they were being sold quite cheap. The real drawback was having a reduction box and clutch built for it as I think they turned @50k rpm
Time passed and then kids showed up so the project died before coming to anything. Now that the kids are gone I'm still intrigued with the idea. If nothing else it might turn into life time project!!
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