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2010-12-02

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The Angelic Bulldog Project team is building a streamliner to break the world outright motorcycle.. land speed record. We are working towards our target with a team of volunteers and sponsors.

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  • Motorcycle Landspeed Record Team Presentation – Inverness
    on Mar 5, 2011 in Events News
    The Angelic Bulldog Team are building a streamliner to smash the outright Motorcycle land speed world record. Gabriel Uttley the Rider/Project Manager and Jim Brown the Chief Engineer working on the design and manufacture of the motorbike will presen...
  • Pictures of the AngelicBulldog Bike at RaceRetro 25.02.2011
    on Mar 2, 2011 in News
    The build up of the bike is making progress.  We are currently putting together many of the sub assemblies that go to make up the streamliner. You can see the rear suspension unit in place. Thank you to Joanne Gilfillan for sending us these pictures...
  • latest news
    on Feb 19, 2011 in News
    I called to see Sam in Market Weighton today to have a chat with him about progress. Together we firmed up the design for the lifting trailer from Stu’s design, and will be making the trailer as soon as we get the materials needed worked out. I...
  • Race Retro Show, Stoneleigh.
    on Feb 17, 2011 in News
    We are showing at the Race Retro thanks to the kind organisers. The show runs from the 25th-27th February. Please come and say hello, or even help us out on the stand for a bit!
  • Update, February 17th
    on Feb 17, 2011 in News
    The extended rear end of the chassis is now all welded up. The swingarm will be finished this weekend to be ready to show at the Race Retro next week. The front end is supposed to be away getting welded, but I have not heard how it is coming along. I...
  • NGK to sponsor the Angelic Bulldog Project
    on Feb 17, 2011 in News Sponsors etc
    NGK have come on board as sponsors, and are looking at a range of ways in which they can help the project. For a start, Tim Howes has agreed to lend us a gazebo for the Race Retro show. They have been really helpful, and may get much more involved!
  • February 2011.
    on Feb 17, 2011 in News
    Where is this year going?!! Sam has secured us the use of a big workshop near York where we can make the streamliner with room to spare!  I am waiting for a delivery date for the T45 that Bosal have kindly bought for us. Thanks Paul O for all your s...
  • Sam making the halving joints for the frame
    on Feb 12, 2011 in News
    Sam has been making the halving joints for the frame.  We have a couple of videos of the machining involved.
  • Frame strength – Test pieces for Manchester Metropolitan University
    on Feb 1, 2011 in Bike News
    Last week I phoned Keith Noronha from Reynolds Technology Ltd for advice on what welding rod to use with the Re631 frame tubing. – Luckily, amongst my welding rods I had a few of the correct ones, so tig welded together a T-piece test joint. ...
  • Blackbird Crankcases – Machining Log
    on Feb 1, 2011 in Bike News
    As promised many months ago, a bunch of images showing how the Honda Blackbird crankcases were machined. Two crankcases were machined this time round, allowing Dan to create one of the Dan-tec Square-8 engines he has designed. These images were taken...
  • We are going to Race Retro
    on Jan 24, 2011 in News
    Although it was a great shame to miss the Autosports show, and thanks to Peter for organising space there for us, we will be at the Race Retro Show at Stoneleigh, near Coventry. The show is three days, from the 25th to 27th February, so please come a...
  • Halving joints and chassis building
    on Jan 24, 2011 in News
    Sam has started making the halving joints for the frame. He is also trying to get us somewhere to build the chassis in Yorkshire so that we are not restricted for space. Sam’s friend Wayne has joined the team, and will be heavily involved in th...
  • Roll cage, engine damper units and final push before testing
    on Jan 24, 2011 in News
    I have spoken to Stu about the frame specifications before we order the steel.  The roll cage structure is crucial to the whole machine, and must be the best we can do. Because we are intending to run at “car” speeds, it is sensible to u...
  • update
    on Jan 24, 2011 in News
    Rear Suspension: Gary at Genspeed has sourced us two suspension units for the rear, so thanks Gary! Gearbox: I have had to put off collecting the gearbox for a week because the Elite boss is in Holland at a show, so I will be going on February 5th. H...
  • Road Racing Legends to sponsor the Angelic Bulldog Project
    on Jan 23, 2011 in News Sponsors etc
    We are very pleased to announce that we will working with Road Racing Legends in future.
  • Open Moto X
    on Jan 17, 2011 in News
    Amongst our followers on Twitter I noticed Openmotox. They are a project looking to get people into electric motorcycle racing. Take a moment to watch their slideshow: Open Moto X Intro.  Sounds like an interesting project.  They are just starting...
  • January 2011 members newsletter
    on Jan 16, 2011 in A B Association News
    Well, here we are in another year, and so much to do! Unfortunately things have not been going our way, with plenty of frustrations, both with the engine and the chassis. ...
  • Well known visitors to our project
    on Jan 10, 2011 in News
    Many well known people have visited us at the shows we have attended.  How many of these do you recognise?
  • Press page updates
    on Jan 3, 2011 in Press & PR
    We like to keep copies of press coverage of the project. A couple additions to the collection on the Press page: Radio Lincolnshire interview with Jim Brown dated 28 September 2010 You can listen to it here; and Motor Cycle News article 29 September...
  • Streamliner Parts
    on Dec 29, 2010 in Bike News
    Had some down time in the workshop last Friday, so took the opportunity to get some parts finished off for the Angelic Bulldog streamliner. A pair of Inner Bearing Sleeves for the special one-off Dan Tec Square-8 Blackbird engine, machined from EN8.
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