Solo bicyclist breaks 50 miles per hour.

On May 6th, 1979 at the International Human Powered Vehicle Associations’s, 200 meter Flying Start Speed Trials in Ontario Canada… Fred Markham, a solo rider using a Gardener Martin-designed recumbent bicycle called “Easy Rider” pedalled to a speed of 50.84 miles per hour (81.82km/h).

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Date:
      May 6th 1979
Name(s):
      Fred Markham
Occupation:
      Solo Rider
Bicycle:
      Gardener Martin Designed Recumbent
Location:
      Ontario Canada
Speed Record:
      50.84 miles per hour (81.82km/h)


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