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The competition would be held on a long stretch or road,
possibly a drag strip. The competitors would ride their
bikes up to speed and jump off letting their bikes
riderless for as far as it can before falling over.
The exciting part would be seeing how riders would get
bike going full speed without killing themselves. The
rules would be they could wear any kind of footwear
want that doesn't have wheels and they'd have to
We did this as kids so it's WKTE, but the idea of making it
an official sport at motor raceways hasn't been done
before as far as I know.
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||Would parachutes be allowed ?
||Nope. The entertaining part would be seeing somebody
successfully (or not successfully) get off a bike going 50
miles per hour without wiping out.
||You can wear a helmet, knee and elbow pads.
||I'm trying to find the bike speed record and only see stuff
upwards of 200 miles per hour with people slip streaming
behind cars or doing down hill. By that measure I can fly
at over 200 miles per hour at least until I hit the ground.
||We agree that contact with the ground is definitely the tricky part.
||You say parachutes are not allowed, but in fact an ejector seat and a parachute would be a useful, and fun, feature on a motorbike. If a car pulls out of a side junction ahead of you, and you know in an instant that you're about to hit the side of the car at full speed, activate the ejector seat which hurtles you 50 metres up in the air, after which you parachute safely down onto the burning wreckage of your bike.
If you're really not allowing parachutes in this idea, my choice then is a suit covered in airbags which explosively inflate as you jump backwards off the bike.
||//We agree that contact with the ground is definitely
the tricky part.//
||At the risk of celebrating barbaric entertainment it would
also be the entertaining part.
||Now if you really want to be crazy you could just cut out
the bike all together and.... ugh, this is crazy. I'll post it as a