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Bikes July, 26 2013

Experiments in Speed – Watch Tom Donhou Build and Ride The Fastest Bicycle Possible

“Experiments in Speed” is an inspiring short documentary that follows custom bike builder Tom Donhou on his quest to built the fastest bike possible. Particularly inspired by daredevil test-drivers of the 1960s, who raced their jet-propelled cars across salt flats, as well as a distinct DIY ethic, he started out building his bike by hand only from normal components he would usually use for bikes built for his customers. See the whole process, from the humble beginnings in his workshop, the first test runs, until the great day when Donhou submits his bike to the ultimate stress test on a gritty World War II era runway.

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