Drawing by Jon Wyatt!
Thanks for sharing John!
The Flying Scotsman, Graeme Obree, qualified for the final of the human-powered land speed record in Battle Mountain, Nevada last night with an official speed of 46.8 mph in his morning session. However, he reached speeds of around 55 mph within the first 0.5 miles. In the evening session following modifications to the bike he reached 47.7 mph, while other competitors struggled with the evening headwind conditions.
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