Brit breaks 127mph+ European bicycle speed record

Neil Campbell broke the European cycling speed record hitting 217.7kph at Straightliners Top Speed event at Elvington Airfield, North Yorkshire, England Tuesday 19 June 2018.  

The holder of the British bicycle speed record of 114mph from peddling only, Neil Campbell, went one further and broke the European record.  Neil, a 42-year-old architect  rode faster than the current 127 mph record!  For the record attempt he was on a £10,000 custom built bike and this is the culmination of over 20 years work by Neil and his team. 

This record attempt was supervised and officially timed by the UK Timing Association a division of Straightliners which organises speed record events, mainly automotive, around the UK.  Neil rides in motorcycle leathers and a crash helmet behind a pace car which a space of least resistance or him as he pedals furiously.