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Old September 17th 10, 12:21 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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On 9/15/2010, Barbara Buatois [1] pedaled her Varna Tempest [2] bicycle
through the flying 200m speed traps at 121.81 kph (75.69 mph), which is
a new provisional world record.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Buatois.
[2]
http://www.velomobilwerk.de/images/Stundenweltrekord_Varna_Tempest.jpg.

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Old September 17th 10, 08:11 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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On Sep 17, 6:21*am, Tom Sherman °_°
wrote:
On 9/15/2010, Barbara Buatois [1] pedaled her Varna Tempest [2] bicycle
through the flying 200m speed traps at 121.81 kph (75.69 mph), which is
a new provisional world record.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Buatois.
[2]
http://www.velomobilwerk.de/images/Stundenweltrekord_Varna_Tempest.jpg.


World's Fastest Woman?
1429 mph.
Jackie Cochran:

http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/
Explorers_Record_Setters_and_Daredevils/cochran/EX25.htm

Doesn't count Space Shuttle voyagers, I guess g.
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Old September 17th 10, 10:44 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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On Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:11:32 -0700 (PDT)
" wrote:

Doesn't count Space Shuttle voyagers, I guess g.


Nor Valentina Tereshkova in 1963, also the first civilian in space.



But let's give all due credit to Barbara's record.



Mike

 




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