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Re: top speed

Postby Peanutt » Wed Feb 06, 2013 14:50 pm


Some say a spurious reading but it's from Jevington to Wannock and I'm sticking with it.
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Re: top speed

Postby anto164 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 07:48 am

I've hit 51mph coming down the horseshoe pass into llangollen. Spinning out on the race bike, fully tucked. faster than i would in the car!

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Re: top speed

Postby DorsetKnob » Thu Feb 07, 2013 09:05 am

51mph down from Wingreen towards Ludwell (Nr Shaftesbury, Dorset), you just have to be brave as there is a left hand bend half way down. Take that at about 40 then peddle like a loon!
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Re: top speed

Postby haf1zur » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:15 am

Most i managed coming down from a flyover was 45mph pedalling like crazy

But this guy is something else

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Re: top speed

Postby Ricey83 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 14:42 pm

My top speed is 39.7mph but could def had gone quicker but I didn't know the road. It's definitely a buzz getting the speed up....

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Re: top speed

Postby Bhoy1888 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:14 am

As it stands mine is 36.4mph. Thinks I could squeeze a little bit more out of it but that's plenty for now with this weather.

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Re: top speed

Postby wongataa » Sat Feb 09, 2013 18:04 pm

I've done 43mph twice on mountain bikes (on the road). It was rather scary both times.

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