A Rocket-Propelled Bicycle Breaks Speed Record – 207 mph 333 km/h In Less Than 7 Seconds!

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On this famous Circuit Paul Ricard located at Le Castellet in South of France, François Gissy has reached an incredible speed of 333 km/h on the rocket-propelled bicycle designed by his friend Arnold Neracher.

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More than 300 km/h on a skinny and completely stripped bicycle, this is amazing, and crazy! Who thought that one day a daredevil on a bicycle, with a rocket under the saddle, could travel the quarter mile in less than 7 seconds?

Making his way to top speed required rocket propellant engines that work with highly concentrated 90% hydrogen peroxide. The frame was made together with friends in Spain. The brakes are ordinary rubber pads. The tires, however, are made for speed.

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They were tested by Michelin to 300 km/h for one hour with 100 kg load on each tire.According to Guinness World Records, the fastest speed ever for a bicycle that wasn’t rocket powered was 268.831 km/h by Fred Rompelberg of the Netherlands.

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