François Gissy, 32, a daredevil Frenchman recorded the highest speeds ever on a rocket-powered bicycle when he reached 207 miles per hour. The hydrogen-peroxide powered bicycle left a Ferrari in the dust during tests at a French racetrack.
Gissy told Gizmag that with the intense wind that came with riding at 207 miles per hour, he’s “lucky [his] head is still bolted on [his] body.”
Notice the lack of disc or drum brakes on this bicycle. He used cantilever brakes clamping onto the sides of the rim to bring this beast to a stop.