Motorcycle wheelie speed record – level 2
A British stunt rider set a new world motorcycle wheelie speed record.
He made two one-kilometre runs at an airport in Yorkshire. His average speed was 337.5 kilometres per hour.
The man said that he could not believe this himself.
Difficult words: stunt (a dangerous action), wheelie (a trick when a bicycle or a motorcycle is ridden with the front wheel raised off the ground), run (a route).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this record?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.
- Choose one person from the Skype section.
- Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.
Stock images by Depositphotos