Rocket powered bicycle sets a new land speed record

There is a new land speed record! This time the vehicle category is rocket-powered bicycle.

Frenchman François Gissy with rocket-powered bicycle managed to hit a 163 miles per hour (263 km/h) on a highway in Munchhouse, France.

The rocket used on the modified bicycle was built by Swiss company Exotic Thermo Engineering, providing its thrust using liquid hydrogen peroxide.

Take a look at three videos below to see the 163 mph bicycle in action and on the road together with some cars and a motorcycle.


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