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Old 09-11-2008, 02:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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World Human Powered Speed Challenge 2008

Hi Guys,
Check out the worlds fastest bike races,
daily updates, results, pictures and commentary.
Sept 15 - 20 Battle Mountain, Nv.
current record 81 mph on human power alone.
25,000 DeciMach prize for first bike over 82 mph!

World Human Powered Speed Challenge

not too far from salt flats races the same week.

aeromodding my dodge minivan for the trip.

thanks!

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Old 09-12-2008, 04:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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thats crazy.
that much be one big gear in front to get up to 81 mph.
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wow pretty amazing stuff. I think the most remarkable one is this...

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In 2007, Damjan Zabovnik broke the European speed record by going 74.96 MPH facing backwards!
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thats crazy..
Funniest part for me is a video (1 or 2 years ago) of all the taping and about 2mm tire clearance. I can just visualize a rock or snake on the road....I know; sick sense of humor.
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See ya there____oops, I mean here. I arrived around 10:15 Saturday night. JJ
What mods are you doing to the van?

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Hi Guys,
Check out the worlds fastest bike races,
daily updates, results, pictures and commentary.
Sept 15 - 20 Battle Mountain, Nv.
current record 81 mph on human power alone.
25,000 DeciMach prize for first bike over 82 mph!

World Human Powered Speed Challenge

not too far from salt flats races the same week.

aeromodding my dodge minivan for the trip.

thanks!

Al
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Old 09-26-2008, 07:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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new world record, 82.33 mph

check all results and pictures
World Human Powered Speed Challenge

will get pictures of my areomods and mpg #s to you guys later.
thanks John for all the help, everybody else too

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