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2013-09-04 23:22:24

Rocky Robinson to Pilot the Top 1 Oil Ack Attack Streamliner in the Race to Another World Record San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 On September 12, the speed warriors of the racing world will convene at the Bonneville Salt Flats for Mike Cook’s Bonneville Shootout, the annual assault on land-speed world records. The Top 1 Oil Ack Attack streamliner motorcycle, currently the world’s fastest motorcycle with a top one-way speed of 394.084 MPH and a world record speed of 376.4...

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2008-09-27 12:30:00

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS -- California motorcycle racer Rocky Robinson drove a Suzuki-powered Streamliner to a new land speed record for motorcycles on Friday. Robinson reached a speed of 360.913 miles per hour, eclipsing the previous top speed of 350.884 set by Chris Carr in 2006. The record was witnessed by an official of the Federation Internationale de Motoclysme. The Switzerland-based sanctioning body has to ratify the record before it is declared official, the team said in an e-mailed...

2008-09-06 21:00:07

Cliff Gullett was going 239 mph when he lost control of his motorcycle on Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, crashed and died, authorities said. He was 47. Tooele County sheriff's investigators said they weren't sure why the motorcycle racer from Bozeman, Mont., lost control during a time trial Wednesday, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Friday. Gullett was competing in the 500cc Streamliner class, the American Motorcyclist Association said on its Web site.


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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