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A streamlined recumbent bicycle, Varna Diablo has achieved 82.33 miles per hour under human power alone.
At the first IHPSC in1975, IHPVA founder Chet Kyle’s Teledyne Titan was clocked at a speed of 44.69 mph.

In 1986, Gardner Martin’s Gold Rush (now in the Smithsonian) ridden by “Fast Freddy” Markham won the DuPont prize at a record 65.484 mph.

In 1992, Cheetah, ridden by Chris Huber, broke 68 mph.

In 2008, Sam Whittingham became the World Champion and won the $25,000 .Decimach prize with a speed of 82.33 mph.

 

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