The VeloX3 bike, designed by the Delft University of Technology and the VU University Amsterdam
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Dutch cyclist claims world speed record

Dutch cyclist Sebastiaan Bowier claims to have broken the record for the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in the deserts of Nevada.

Dutch cyclist Sebastiaan Bowier claims to have broken the record for the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Nevada.

Riding a recumbent bike designed by the Delft University of Technology and the VU University Amsterdam, he reached a speed of 133.78 kilometres per hour (83.13 miles per hour) on a desert road in Nevada, United States.

Tom Santorelli reports.

  • 18 Sep
  • From the section Europe