E.J. Potter’s “Whizzer” Drag Bike – Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed.
Where did the EJ Potter bikes go?
Potter sold the Widowmaker 7 to Randy Newell in 1974, and in 1979 the bike was purchased by Gary Werner. Werner restored the bike in the 1990s, but loaned it to the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing in Ocala, Florida, as he found it too unsafe to ride.
What bike is called the Widowmaker?
Named the Kawasaki 750cc Mach IV. Of all the world’s production models, it’s the fastest thing on two wheels.
The original Kawasaki H2 aka The Widow Maker.
|Engine||748cc, air-cooled, oil injected, 3-cylinder, two-stroke|
|Power||74hp @ 6800rpm|
|Torque||77.4 Nm @ 6500rpm|
|Trasmission||5-speed, chain final drive|
How did EJ Potter The Michigan Madman die?
He was 71. The cause was complications of Alzheimer’s disease, his daughter, Alison Tiihonen, said.
Was EJ Potter married?
The “Bloody Mary” was born. Years later, after Potter had married, he built his ultimate ride, the 500-horsepower “Widowmaker,” which set three world land speed records and had him traveling to drag strips all over the world.
Who built the first V8 motorcycle?
The Curtiss V-8 motorcycle was a 269 cu in (4,410 cc) V8 engine-powered motorcycle designed and built by aviation and motorcycling pioneer Glenn Curtiss that set an unofficial land speed record of 136.36 miles per hour (219.45 km/h) on January 24, 1907.
Is EJ Potter still alive?
What is the hardest motorcycle to ride?
“But notoriously the Honda is the hardest bike to ride by far.
What is the most dangerous motorcycle?
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What is the rarest motorcycle?
It’s called the Traub motorcycle, and it is the only one in existence. Sure, there are plenty of classic bikes and one-offs out there, but what makes the Traub the rarest motorcycle is its brilliant engineering, and it’s the sole one of its kind. Its construction was well ahead of its time, and it still runs today.
What episode is American Pickers on in Michigan?
American Pickers will be “back with a roar” Monday night on History with an episode called “The Michigan Madman” airing at 9 p.m., according to a preview of the show. The preview shows American Pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz in Michigan.
What year did EJ Potter die?
April 30, 2012