Monthly Archives: December 2017

Jumping off the bike in 300 km/h

Crashing is something motorcycle drag racers do not talk or think about. But they should do to be prepared for it, as it can happen to anybody. It happened to Kalle Lyrén this season at Tierp Arena, and the multiple EDRS Pro Nordic MC Pro Stock Motorcycle champion knows for sure that he escaped serious injuries not only by wearing the right safety equipment, but also the fact that they talked a lot in the team about ‘what to do when you crash’. Kalle Lyrén looks back at what happened, the moments after the crash and his comeback in August where he ran 7.0 seconds in his first run after the crash, in the same lane where he crashed two months before. The crash also made him think about what is most important in life. Continue reading

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