Just How Fast Can a Hipster on a Fixy Go

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Sat, Jul 27th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

Titled Experiments in Speed, this beautifully-shot vintage-looking (of course) mini-documentary directed by Greg Hackett and produced by Spindle Productions looks at the work by Donhue Bicycles in creating a fixy capable of reaching 100Mph.

Experiments in speed. Inspired by those great men of the salt flats, those men that in the 60s pushed the Land Speed Record from the 300s up towards the 600mph mark in jet-propelled cars built in their sheds. We decided to do what we do: build a bicycle, but this time, in the spirit of those pioneers of speed, build it to see how fast we could go...

  1974

 

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