Jul 18, 2014

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

 

How fast could you go on a fixed-gear, 104-tooth chain ring bike? That’s what frame builder Tom Donhou and his friends sought to answer. Inspired by the men of the salt flats in the 60s who pushed the land speed record from the 300s up towards the 600 mph mark in jet-propelled cars built in their sheds, Tom and co. decided to do what they do: build a bicycle, but this time, in the spirit of those pioneers of speed, build it to see how fast they could go…

Film by Spindle Productions
Director | Greg Hackett
Editor | Tim Swaby
Production Company | Spindle Productions
Sound Recordist | Adam Williams
Camera Assistant | Greg Harris
Production Assistant | Dickon Ireland
Aerial Cameras | Ben Kenobe Ben Sturgess Chris Ridley
Photographer | Tristan Conor Holden
Composer | Daniel J. Harvey

 

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