New world record

263km/h on rocket driven bike 8-)

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+14 1. swansea commented 11 years ago

Holy Smoke!!!!
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+11 2. datastreamdude commented 11 years ago

'hang on for dear life'
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+5 3. wongraven commented 11 years ago

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+4 4. Zeusisgreat commented 11 years ago

it should say bicycle.
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+2 5. jackDjohnson commented 11 years ago

Looks like a blast !! 8-) 8-)
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+3 6. schlafanzyk commented 11 years ago

I wonder if speed wobbles would be audible at that kind of speed. Usually they are lower than the lowest frequency the human ear can detect as sound.

Then again, gyroscopic forces are probably so strong at that point, that the wheels stabilize themselves the more speed they pick up - until they reach their structural limits and blow up.
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+4 7. bella1 commented 11 years ago

what the hell was that? :O
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+6 8. steve1960 commented 11 years ago

François Gissy piloted his home-made rocket-powered mountainbike to 263km/h. The bike was powered by a hydrogen peroxide broke the previous record of 242.6km/h (150 mph) on a track near Mulhouse, eastern France.

Have a look at for the engine used
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-4 9. curator commented 11 years ago

World Record?
Even Ghost Rider does 353km/h :|
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+1 10. krillemaster commented 11 years ago

One word: Hayabusa
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+4 11. MiniCray commented 11 years ago

it's a bike, not a motorcycle.
Motorcycle world record is over 600km/h (+375mph) by Rocky Robinson.

You're welcome!
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+2 12. challenger451 commented 11 years ago

what happens if you crash? Just askin
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+2 13. LQoQK commented 11 years ago

@12 a skin would be ripped apart
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+3 14. Sizzlik (admin) commented 11 years ago

#12 it hurts
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-4 15. proatwork commented 11 years ago

#8 French guys.. always thinking on how to retreat faster
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-1 16. metro commented 11 years ago

is it a misprint? 263km/h is not very fast - like 165 MPH - I think the record is over 600 km/h or 370 mph -

Still though it looks cool
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+1 17. Sizzlik (admin) commented 11 years ago

#16 600kmh on a bicycle? Dont think so..
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+1 18. Ghostriderr11111 commented 11 years ago

holy shit!!!....I saw nothing