Articles Posted in the " BST " Category



  • Warner Breaks 300 mph on Motorcycle (Video)

    Warner Breaks 300 mph on Motorcycle (Video)

    World’s Fastest Motorcycle: 311.94 mph

    NASA’s Space Shuttle program may be winding down, but Bill Warner continues to reach for the stars. On Sunday, at Loring Air Force Base, in Limestone, Maine, he became the first man to exceed 300 mph riding a sit-on motorcycle, with a stunning 311.94 mph run on the 1.5-mile course.


  • BST carbon fiber wheels go Tucker Rocky

    BST carbon fiber wheels go Tucker Rocky

    Brock’s Performance, the exclusive U.S. distributor of BlackStone Tek (BST) carbon fiber wheels for Japanese sportbikes, is proud to announce that BST wheels are now available through thousands of Tucker Rocky dealers nationwide.

    With some of BST’s competitors succumbing to the tough economic climate, Brock’s has stepped up distribution of this class-leading brand.


  • Leslie Porterfield Goes 240 MPH | BUB Speed Trials

    Leslie Porterfield Goes 240 MPH | BUB Speed Trials

    Fast Female

    BST-sponsored Leslie Porterfield won the Top Time Award at the sixth annual BUB Speed Trials, a motorcycle-only event at the Bonneville Salt Flats that certifies AMA- and FIM-sanctioned national and world speed records.

    After rains turned the racing surface into a loose, soggy mess, this year’s course wasn’t ripe for record-breaking runs. Traction was extremely difficult to find, but conditions got better as the week came to a close.



  • Blackstone Tek Carbon Wheels | Suzuki GSX-R1000 Upgrade

    Blackstone Tek Carbon Wheels | Suzuki GSX-R1000 Upgrade

    Super-Light and Artfully Crafted

    Blackstone Tek (BST) wheels are now available for all model year Suzuki GSX-R1000s through BST’s new U.S. distributor, Brock’s Performance. More eye-opening than a 10-horsepower kick in the can, these lightweight carbon fiber wheels from BlackStone Tek (BST) bestow the open-class Gixxer with agile, middleweight-like handling and show-quality flare.


  • Brock’s Performance announces contingency sponsorship in WERA

    Brock’s Performance announces contingency sponsorship in WERA

    Brock’s Performance proudly announces that it is now offering contingency sponsorship for users of Blackstone Tek (BST) carbon fiber wheels in the WERA Motorcycle Roadracing series.

    On this new relationship, Brock’s Performance President, Brock Davidson, says: "As a former American Suzuki Motor Corporation-sponsored racer who also relied upon contingency, I know how important this money is. By nature, racing is a winner-take-all proposition. With these BST contingency payouts, we’re glad to spread some cash around to help roadracers offset their expenses throughout the year.


  • Brock’s Performance to distribute BST carbon fiber wheels (photos)

    Brock’s Performance to distribute BST carbon fiber wheels (photos)

    Brock’s Performance is proud to announce that it has won the exclusive U.S. rights to distribute BlackStone Tek (BST) carbon fiber wheels for Japanese sportbikes and all drag-race applications.

    BST wheels endow sportbikes with lighter handling, enable faster acceleration and promote quicker braking by weighing up to 60 percent less than their OEM counterparts, reducing unsprung mass and gyroscopic effects in cornering. This equates to stronger street performance and quicker lap times at the track.


  • AMA Real Street Class winner emerges on BST wheels

    AMA Real Street Class winner emerges on BST wheels

    Brock’s Performance-equipped Keith Thompson set a major drag-racing milestone at the AMA Dragbike Summer Nationals, becoming the first racer to reach the 7s in the BST Real Street class.

    Thompson scored the record-setting 7.98/172.39 pass on his HTP Cycles-prepared 2007 GSX-R1000 using a trio of premier Brock’s Performance brands: carbon fiber wheels from BST, Brock’s patent-pending TiWinder, a titanium, elliptical, side-mounted exhaust system and a Brock’s Dragshock by Öhlins.


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