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

18 September 2013 Last updated at 17:14 BST

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.