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Old 11-15-08, 11:08 AM   #1
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Sam Whittingham Breaks his own Record

This happened in September, but I didn't find out till today. Sam Whittingham has set a new record for the streamlined recumbent bicycle, a.k.a. the 200 meter sprint, by going 82.33MPH.

Here is a video on Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJvgIxW6oT8

Here is the article that led me to the story:
http://www.bikeradar.com/news/articl...ttingham-19140

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http://www.wisil.recumbents.com/
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Old 11-15-08, 12:25 PM   #2
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Seen it several times, I wish there was a longer clip/movie somewhere. I love the sound that bike makes as it goes by the camera.
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