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New World Records at WHPSC 2016    

During the week of September 12 – 17, 2016 several new records were set for the 200M Flying Start Speed Trial on successive days at Battle Mountain, Nevada:


Sarah Piercy – Women’s Arm Powered (Multitrack): 24.85 mph (39.99 kph);


Florian Kowalik – Men’s Junior (Age 15 to 17 years): 62.69 mph (100.88 kph),  63.86 mph (102.77 kph) & 65.93 mph (106.10 kph);


Gareth Hanks – Men’s Multitrack: 73.95 mph (119.01 kph);


Todd Reichert – Men’s: 88.26 mph (142.04 kph) & 89.59 mph (144.17 kph).


For full results and information from WHPSC 2016, go to the WHPSC pages at http://whpsc.org

Another World Record at WHPSC 2016    

Florian Kowalik again rode the Gee Bee  to a new Men’s Junior (Age 15 to 17 years) record on September 15th, 2016. His speed of 63.86 mph (102.77 kph)  exceeds his previous record of  62.69 mph (100.88 kph), set the previous day. 

For current  results and information  from WHPSC 2016, go to  the WHPSC pages at  http://whpsc.org

New World Records at WHPSC 2016    


New 200 meter Flying Start  records were set at Battle Mountain, Nevada on September 14th:

Todd Reichert rode the Eta at 88.26 mph (142.04 kph) to set  a new  Men’s record. This eclipses his previous record of 86.65 mph (139.46kph) set on September 19th, 2015 at the same location.

Florian Kowalik rode the Gee Bee at 62.69 mph (100.88 kph)  to set a new Men’s Junior (Age 15 to 17 years) record. This exceeds the previous record of 61.45 mph (98.89 kph) set by Mackie Martin  at Battle Mountain on September 18th, 2003.

For current  results and information  from WHPSC 2016, go to  the WHPSC pages at  http://whpsc.org

New Men's 1-hour Multitrack record    

Pieter Pas has set a new Men's 1-hour, Standing start, Multitrack record of 43.92 miles (70.68 kilometers) riding the PP3.0. He set the record at the Dekra track in Klettwitz, Germany on July 24th, 2016.

The previous record of 36.94 miles (59.45 kilometers) was set by Al Voigt in the Vector in May 1980.

Congratulations Pieter !

WHPSC 2016    

WHPSC 2016 will be held at Battle Mountain, Nevada  on September 12th -17th, 2016.


Click for the WHPSC 2016 Web pages:  http://www.recumbents.com/wisil/whpsc2016/speedchallenge.htm

WHPSC 2015 Results    


An exciting event with several new world records !

Check out Mike Mowett's Ms Excel-format  chart of the results with comprehensive information about each rider and their HPVs.

The approved official records are posted  on the IHPVA records pages.

More World Records at WHPSC 2015     

On Thursday morning, Sept 17th,  Todd Reichert set a new Men's 200M record of 85.71 mph in Team AeroVelo's Eta.

The new record is  2.58 mph faster than the 83.13 mph record set by   Sebastiaan Bouwier of HPV Team Delft in  Velox 3 on  September 14th, 2013. 

On Friday evening, Sept 18th, Todd set another record at 86.50 mph in Eta. On Saturday evening, Sept 19th, Todd went even faster, recording 86.65 mph.


AeroVelo Team - image courtesy of Cindy Lu Turner

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