Motorcycle Track

National Period Records

Record: Canadian Flying Start 1/4 Mile Mean Speed Record

Place:

Date:

Rider:

Machine:

Conditions:

Temperature:

Surface:

Speed:

CMA Steward:

CMA Timekeeper:

Bagotville, QC, Canadian Armed Forces Base

June 14, 1969

Roger Beaumont, London, ON

Triumph T120R twin cylinder engine; before 71 mm/stroke 82 mm, 4 stroke, normally aspirated with two carburetors; capacity 649cc.

Bright and sunny; wind gusty, blowing parallel to runway.

80 – 85 F

airfield runway, asphalt – no gradient measurable.

149.50 mph, new record

Gerald Marshall

J. Ronald White

Record: Mainland Coast to Coast
(Sydney, NS to Vancouver, BC) by one person on a solo machine.

Date:

Rider:

Machine:

Sponsor:

Preparation:

Time:

Verification:

7:52 am Atlantic time, August 30, 1972 to 3:14 am Pacific time, September 3, 1972.

James E. Kelly, Hamilton, ON

Yamaha 650cc

Fred Deeley Limited, Vancouver, BC

BK Motorcycles Sales, Hamilton, On

95 hours 38 minutes

Board of Directors Meeting October 1, 1972

Record: Mainland Coast to Coast (west to east) by one person on a solo machine

Date:

Rider:

Machine:

Sponsor:

Time:

Verification:

1973

Blaine McLennan, Moose Jaw, SK

Honda IV 750cc

Leisure Wheels

83 hours 48 minutes

Board of Directors Meeting October 13, 1973

Record: Mainland Coast to Coast (west to east) by one person on a solo machine

Date:

Rider:

Machine:

Time:

Verification:

1973

Roy Eastwood, Etobicoke, ON

BMW 750cc

83 hours 48 minutes

Board of Directors Meeting October 13, 1973