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19-09-2018, 18:17   #691
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She was pulled up to 100mph i think. Which means she accelerated from 100 to 184 under pedal power (with assistance from the air cushion). And of course she made it as easy as possible (which still lies in the realm of stupidly difficult) to do it - the record is simply about going as fast as is possible pedaling a bike.
All of the distances in the video seem to me, to be in miles.
When the commentator says 157, she is still tethered.
The tether is released at 163.
I reckon she was pulled until 160 miles per hour.
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09-12-2018, 23:13   #692
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just in case you ever wondered how to get two brompton bikes into a testarossa, skip to 2:20 in:

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At last, thank you. That was the only thing stopping me buying a Ferrari
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just in case you ever wondered how to get two brompton bikes into a testarossa, skip to 2:20 in:

Surely a true Testarossa owner would have a steel-framed Colnago waiting for him at his destination?
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have watched the first 5 or 6 minutes of this. chap decides to cycle from the northern ocean at the north of canada to argentina.
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just in case you ever wondered how to get two brompton bikes into a testarossa, skip to 2:20 in:

another car video with a vague cycling reference:


50s in.
a million quid and you only get 531. that's shocking.
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have watched the first 5 or 6 minutes of this. chap decides to cycle from the northern ocean at the north of canada to argentina.
Just watched this and part 2. Excellent. This guy has chronicled his complete ride to Argentina! That’s my TV over Christmas sorted. Cheers
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Taiwan KOM challenge video:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/scal...hallenge-film/
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caveat - i have not watched this yet, but the series is usually good.

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