Posts Tagged ‘Brian Holgate’

My Bugging Days are Over, For Now

It has been a while since I have written a personal log in this blog, and today I have chosen to formally let you know, that I have now officially finished with my kite buggying. I have also stopped completely building buggies. Let me explain the reasons behind these decisions, Firstly building buggies, as you […]


Stephan Pops the Question, then Makes Dust on the Playa

Brian Holgate has made a great video of Stephan van Bommels recent visit to Ivanpah dry lake Primm, Nevada. Stephan also used his trip there wisely and popped the question to his girlfriend Fon Custers, congratulations to you both from all the buggying community. Brian captured some great footage of Stephan and Bobby Muse creating dust […]


Ivanpah Buggy Blast – Event Announcement

It gives popeyethewelder.com great pleasure in being able to announce what will become THE KITE BUGGY EVENT to go to….THE event for fun, THE event for friends, The event for laughs, THE event for speed. The Ivanpah Buggy Bash or IB2 has been founded by two of the most respected and passionate US buggiers, Bobby […]


Ivanpah ‘Club’ 2013

Great video from Bobby Muse, especially when he’s running alongside the PL Speed Buggy.


Criteria For Guinness to Recognise a Kite Buggy World Record

If you wish to make an ‘OFFICIAL’ Kite Buggy World Record, this is the criteria you will need to follow, please download the criteria from Guinness World Records below Guinness – kite buggy – fastest speed World Record Evidence Required As we all know as a kiting community, Brian Holgate USA, holds the ‘unofficial’ world speed […]


Brian Holgate Raises Kite Buggying Profile Again

Part of the article from http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/mar/19/kite-buggy-enthusiast-waiting-wind-redemption/ “My whole drive on all this is I want to have the record videotaped. I want  to have it documented properly and be the first person to put it in the ‘Guinness Book of World Records,’” Holgate said. “That will kind of redeem  myself, not so much for them, but […]


Kite Buggying Records – Meet the Elite

Fastest Barrow Tyres – Luk Stanek (Canada) – 72.80mph, 117.16km/h Fastest Beach Racer Tyres – Tom Mulligan aka RedSkyHorizon (England) – 66.00mph, 106.21km/h Fastest Bigfoots Tyres – Stephan van Bommel (Netherlands) – 67.73mph, 109.00km/h Fastest Buggy Backwards – Richard Grimshaw aka Heathcliff (England) 49.90mph, 80.30km/h Fastest Buggy Pilot – Brian Holgate (USA)- 84.10mph, 135.34km/h Fastest […]


Ivanpah…..wet Lake-bed

With the recent torrential downpours around Las Vegas recently the streets were not the only place to suffer from flooding, just take a look at Brian Holgates photo of Ivanpah, the home of wind powered speed records and home to NABX, normally seen dry as a bone. We need not worry though, as this water […]


Brians Holgates 2nd World Record Attempt

Brian Holgate Its great to see Brian back out there after getting the World Kite Buggy Speed record and not putting his feet up and saying, “well beat that”, he’s already out there trying to do just that, good on ya Brian, fly safe and keep pushing the limits They were calling for rain in […]


Ladies and Gentlemen…..and the NEW WORLD KITE BUGGY SPEED RECORD…

135.34km/h – 84.10mph It gives me great pleasure to announce the WORLD KITE BUGGY SPEED  RECORD has been broken on the 6th March 2012, by the Peter Lynn Freestyle rider from the USA, Mr Brian Holgate, he was using the PL Speed Buggy, and a 2.7m PL Vapor kite. Everthing HAS been checked and confirmed […]