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September 25, 2008
Wired.com
Chuck Squatriglia
World's Fastest Cyclist Hits 82.3 MPH

Sam Whittingham is the fastest cyclist on the planet, having pedaled his sleek recumbent bicycle to a stunning 82.3 mph to claim the world record for a human-powered vehicle.
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September 22, 2008
TheTyee.ca
Chris Keam
Watching World's Fastest Human Go Even Faster

Quadra cyclist Whittingham sets new world record; a first-hand report.
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May 20, 2008
ESPN The Magazine
Tim Keown
One fearless bike racer + One inspired sculptor = The fastest human-powered vehicle in the world

What do you get when you pair an inspired sculptor with a fearless bike racer? Only the fastest human-powered vehicle on earth.
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October 11, 2005
Popular Science Magazine
Preston Lerner
The World's Fastest Bike

Dept.:You built what?!
Tech.: World's fastest human-powered vehicle
Time: 200 hours
Cost: $15,000 ...
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September 14, 2002
CTV News
CTV News Staff
B.C. bike designers pedal to world speed record

Two British Columbia men continue to astound the cycling world. With little more than hard work and ingenuity, they have reached the pinnacle of pedal power by developing bikes that have reached world-record speeds nearing 130 kilometres an hour. ...
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Spring 2000
INNOVATION Magazine
Chester R. Kyle
Designs that Win the Race

Although Georgi Georgiev is not as well known as Moulton or McCready, he is a brilliant designer who is extremely successful in what he does ...
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August 28, 1992
The Province
Alison Cunningham
Imagine the Medals

The Paralympic Games haven't started yet, but wheelchair athlete Daniel Wesley says he's already won three gold medals. His confidence isn't overblown arrogance. It's just part of his secret for success ...
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August 29, 1993
Calgary Herald
Lori Ewing
Wight Erases World Records

Doug Wight had better start worrying about passing through school zones. The Calgary wheelchair athlete proved again that he's one of the fastest arm-powered movers of all time ...
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August 11, 1992
Nanaimo Daily News
Kathy Santini
Wheelchair Record Breaker

He was always competitive. Nine years ago, Doug Wight was racing motocross when his motorcycle landed on his back after he went over the handlebars. His back broken, facing the rest of his life in a wheelchair ...
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August 25, 1993
The Calgary Sun
Tom Brennan
Handy Guy

You've got to hand it to Doug Wight. No, really. There's nobody around who can match up with this guy when it comes to speed on a hand cycle ...
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September 15, 1999
BBC Online Network
BBC News Staff
Jon Amos

British disabled athlete Jon Amos has cycled into the record books after powering across Australia on a hand cycle ...
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