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Who was the man who broke the motorcycle speed record wearing only bathing trunks?

Who was the guy in the famous picture wearing only underwear/ bathing trunks, stretched out like superman that broke the motocycle speed record a few years before the 1950s?

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The mans name is Rollie Free. He broke the American motorcycle land speed record on September 13th 1948 with a top speed of 150 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats riding on a modified Vincent HRD (Black Shadow). He broke the record with a unique riding style, stripped down to only a speedo bathing suit, shower cap and sneakers, and lay flat on the bike to decrease wind resistance. He had developed special protective clothing, but ended up stripping down because his leathers tore after earlier attempts of reaching 147 mph.

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