Fastest motorcycle wheelie on a tightrope
Johann Traber
53 kilometre(s) per hour
Germany (Flensburg)
The record for the fastest motorcycle wheelie on a tightrope is 53 km/h by Johann Traber (Germany) achieved in Flensburg, on the Tummelum Festival on 13 August 2005. Johann Traber used a solid trapeze attached to the motorcycle with a person sitting on it to balance the motorcycle. Riding on one wheel (back wheel) he reached a height of 40 m. The speed was taken by the traffic police with a radar-laser speed measuring machine .