Chip Yates rode an electric motorcycle to astonishing speeds of 190.6 miles per hour Sunday at California’s Mojave Mile. That speed shattered the previous record for electric motorcycles by 17 miles per hour. Yates says he can go even faster. Computer models showed the bike can reach speeds of more than 200 miles per hour.
Read a motorcycle racing feature from our August 1994 issue in the BL Wayback Machine.
Click on the video player below to watch (and listen to) the record-setting moment.