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CYCLE WORLD TESTS HDT DIESEL MOTOR
See the feature artcile here: www.cycleworld.com

HDT Racing USA will be at the 2008 BUB Motorcycle Speed Trails
at Bonneville Salt Flats.
Aug 31-Sept 5
We will to try and better our existing Land Speed Records. www.speedtrialsbybub.com.

Biofuel Diesel Motorcycle Wins
At Bonneville Speed Trials

as seen on Popular Mechanics website.
http://www.popularmechanics.com/automotive/new_cars/4229604.html


DIESEL MOTORCYCLES SET 8 WORLD RECORDS AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPEED TRIALS BY BUB AT BONNEVILLE SPEEDWAY SEPT. 5-9, 2005
HESPERIA, CA (Sept. 12, 2005) – Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDTUSA), the world’s first purpose-built production diesel motorcycle engine manufacturer, established 8 World (FIM) and 4 American Motorcycle Association (AMA) records at Henry Ford’s racecourse at Bonneville Speedway this past week. All records are “unofficial” until the AMA and FIM have certified them.
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See the FIM (World) and AMA (National) record results

Gizmag - Australia, July 18, 2005
Diesel Power Military Motorcycles

The concept of a diesel motorcycle is not one that has occurred to a lot of people – at least not many have thought about it for long because despite a rich century of innovation in motorcycling, only a handful of diesel motorcycles have existed and until very recently, they have all been utility vehicles – bikes designed to get great economy on fuel of questionable quality in rugged and remote regions and said diesel two-wheelers had no performance pretensions.
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Special Operations Technology - Online Edition, June 7, 2005
Everyone is in favor of small diesel engines for a
variety of SOF applications—is there a solution?

In the aftermath of Operation Desert Storm, military planners tackled the logistics nightmare of mixed ground, air and sea mobility platforms and support systems that mandated a numbing array of different fuel requirements across the battlefield.
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News and Star UK - December 15, 2004
WORLD FIRST - A DIESEL MILITARY MOTORBIKE

BRITISH technology has helped produce the world’s first production diesel military motorbike. The 86 mph bike, already ordered by the US Marines, may be available for the consumer market in the future. The bike is the result of a technology partnership between Cranfield University in Oxfordshire and California-based Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDT).
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Rubber Mag - November 4, 2004
First Diesel Military Motorcycle To Hit The Road
A unique technology partnership between Cranfield University and California-based Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDT) has created the world's first production diesel military motorbike and the first bike of any kind with a purpose-designed diesel power unit.
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Machine Design - October, 2004
Diesel motorcycle sets speed record
A diesel-powered motorcycle built by Hayes Diversified Technologies Inc., Hesperia, Calif., and faculty from Cranfield University recently set a speed record for commercial diesel motorcycles. It hit 85.46 mph at sea level on hard pavement and with production gearing.
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Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDTUSA) - September 13, 2004
Sets Two Land Speed Records for Diesel Motorcycles
at International Speed Trials

The World’s First Purpose-Built Production Diesel Motorcycles Wins Big at Henry Ford’s Speed Course at Bonneville Speedway . Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDTUSA), the world’s first purpose-built production diesel motorcycle engine manufacturer, set two land speed records at the International Motorcycle Speed Trials, (www.speedtrialsbybub.com) held at Bonneville, September 6-10, 2004.
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Diesel Progress North American Edition - Sept, 2004
Lightweight vehicles go to war: ATVs, motorcycles and
battery-powered bicycles do their duty in Iraq, Afghanistan
The U.S. military is interested in lightweight vehicles that can reach places where larger Humvees and trucks can't go. These include utility vehicles, ATVs, motorcycles and even battery-powered bicycles. Some ultralight vehicles are already in use in Iraq and Afghanistan, offering mobility in remote and rugged locations. Here is a look at some equipment in active duty and under development by the military.
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Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDTUSA) - August 2004
Creates the World’s First Purpose-Built Diesel Motorcycle Engine and Receives an Additional $3 Million in Funding

Hayes Diversified Technologies (HDTUSA), the world’s first production diesel motorcycle engine manufacturer, announced today that at the specific request of the Marine Corps, an additional $3 million was added to the current $2.2 million for the production of the M1030M1 JP8/Diesel Military Motorcycle. The additional funding is part of the 2005 Defense Appropriations Bill.

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Daily Motorcycle News -Weblog, May 27, 2004
Civilian Version of Military KLR DIESEL Motorcycle

There are lots of good reasons to have a powerful motorcycle that can run diesel for the army, but that equally applies to civilian applications & use.Obviously, the cost of running a diesel motorcycle would be lower that a normal one, but more important, a civilian version of the Military spec Kawasaki KLR 650-M1030M1 would be great for all those adventurer riders, passing through countries were unleaded fuel is unheard off, and were you'd be lucky to have diesel fuel available.
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Daily Motorcycle News -Weblog, July 26, 2003
Diesel Power Military Motorcycles
Almost always, the armies around the world try to keep their logistics simple. For their vehicles, this means that they standardize on one fuel only;- and that's diesel since all trucks and tanks require diesel. This means they'll only need to carry one fuel in to the battlefield. However, motorcycles have proven themselves over the last 100 years in battles, and they don't run diesel.
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HDT-RMCS DIESEL MILITARY MOTORCYCLE - 2003
For Immediate Release - Diesel Press
The programme by the Royal Military College of Science [RMCS] and Hayes Diversified Technologies [HDT] to design and develop a diesel motorcycle was undertaken to meet the requirement for all NATO armed forces to operate their entire inventory of powered equipment on either diesel fuel or aviation kerosene.
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