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  • Who: Kevin Smith

  • What: Motorcycle and trailer speed record

  • Where: United Kingdom

Kevin Smith (UK) reached a speed of 224.5 km/h (139.5 mph) on a Kawasaki ZZR1100 towing a standard Squire D21 trailer at Millbrook Proving Ground, Beds, UK, on 28 Feb 2002.

The speed is the average around the 3.2 km (2-mile) high-speed track at Millbrook.Specifications of the trailer:Unladen weight: 58 kg (127.8 lb)Interior capacity: 0.594 m³ (21 ft³)Overall length: 198 cm (78 in)Length of body: 147 cm (58 in)Width: 99 cm (39 in)Materials: fibreglass

 

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