Sunday, September 12, 2010

Motorcycle Cannonball 2010

Coast to coast, nothing newer than 1915. This is some genuine motorcycle competition. Not for the feint of heart, a race like this sometimes requires ingenuity and inventiveness far beyond the scope of what is generally considered the norm in two wheeled competition. These challenges are the call heard by only the most gifted and brilliant in the field, whose undying dedication to their craft drive them to new heights of genius, and new applications of old technology.

Here is such ingenuity caught on film, a frame jig made from the most cutting edge materials available today (or at least on that day):

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