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Old 09-15-2013, 09:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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83 mph at infinite mpg

... over 0.6 miles, that is.

Dutch cyclist Sebastiaan Bowier breaks world cycling record in Nevada with speed of 133.78 km/hr (83.1 mph) : mpoppel

Here is a vid:
It is in Dutch, but I'll translate:
"How did it go?"
"oh, it went nice, yeah."
"Nice wind, eh?"
"We can go surfing."
(clims from bike)
"What does it say?"
"135" (km/h). Everyone cheers.
"At a given moment I did no longer tell him the speed. He managed it on this own, and this is what came ÷ut of it"
Sebastiaan explains how he built up the speed before the timed area. When asked again he says he was pedaling lightly in the beginning, and full out in the end.
Another (professional & time-track specialist) rider just did not match it, complains about sidewind.

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