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Old 08-04-13, 03:28 PM   #1
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Bicycle speed record attempt

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/08/03/h...d-record-cars/
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Old 08-04-13, 10:33 PM   #2
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Only a personal best, on a low DIY budget..

been discussed here before , the record is a lot higher than that rig is capable of..

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The highest speed ever achieved on a bicycle is 268.831 km/h (166.944 mph) by Fred Rompelberg (Netherlands) behind a wind-shield fitted to a dragster car at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA on 3 October 1995. It should be noted that considerable help was provided by the slipstreaming effect of the lead vehicle.


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Old 08-09-13, 01:50 PM   #3
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Man, that's crazy. 102 mph!? I'd crap myself...then crash.
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Old 08-11-13, 11:13 AM   #4
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He won't set any records, but as a frame builder it's a great way to get publicity and prove the strengths of his frames. Well played.
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