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New Guinness men's world cycling speed record set at 174.339mph

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New Guinness men's world cycling speed record set at 174.339mph
New speed cycling record set in Britain

VIDEO SHOWS: NEIL CAMPBELL SETTING A NEW GUINNESS MEN'S WORLD CYCLING SPEED RECORD OF 174.339MPH SHOWS: ELVINGTON AIRFIELD, NORTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK (AUGUST 17, 2019) (WORLD REACH COMS - Broadcasters: MUST CREDIT 'STRAIGHTLINERS TOP SPEED RECORDS' Digital: MUST CREDIT 'STRAIGHTLINERS TOP SPEED RECORDS') 1.

NEIL CAMPBELL STARTING HIS RECORD SETTING RIDE (MUTE) 2.

CAMPBELL RIDING PAST AND FINISHING HIS RECORD SETTING RIDE 3.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) GUINNESS MEN'S WORLD CYCLING SPEED RECORD HOLDER, NEIL CAMPBELL, SAYING: "So, moving forward 200 mile an hour, we want to be the first team to go over 200 mile an hour, we want to, in fact we think we can do 220 plus.

So hence the hashtag 220 in 2020 you know, we think we can go supersonic, you know we've got the bike, we've got the team, you know we looking at options with the car so you know, let's do it." 4.

CAMPBELL FINDING OUT THAT HE HAD SET A NEW GUINNESS MEN'S WORLD CYCLING SPEED RECORD / TIMESHEET CONFIRMING THE NEW RECORD / CAMPBELL HUGGING TWO MEMBERS OF HIS TEAM INDIVIDUALLY STORY: Briton Neil Campbell set a new Guinness men's world cycling speed record of 174.339mph on Saturday (August 17) in Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, England, UK.

Using a 15,000 pounds custom built bike fitted with a parachute and a Porsche Cayenne pace car, Campbell surpassed Fred Rompelberg's record of 167mph plus set at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA in 1995.

Bonneville is where Campbell next has his sights set as he and his team aim to ride at a speed of 220mph plus next year.

(Production: Stefan Haskins)




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