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Jun 29, 2011

Video: Chip Yates Runs The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb On His Electric Superbike And Claims A World Record

June 26, 2011 Chip Yates piloted his homebuilt 240hp electric superbike to 14,110 feet setting the world record for electric motorcycles on Pikes Peak and placing 2nd in class. Chip was hampered by 2.6 agonizingly slow miles of dirt, a huge oil slick on the Bottomless Pit right hand sweeper, and many hairpins had dirt strewn across them. Next year the course is entirely paved and Chip will be going for a top-10 or better result! Be sure to check out other Roadracing World feature videos. Video provided by ~http://www.swigz.com~ and ~http://www.YouTube.com~