Fastest bicycle speed (in slipstream)
Who
Fred Rompelberg
What
268.831 kilometre(s) per hour
Where
United States Bonneville Salt Flats
When
The highest speed ever achieved on a bicycle is 268.831 km/h (166.944 mph) by Fred Rompelberg (Netherlands) behind a wind-shield fitted to a dragster car at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA on 3 October 1995. It should be noted that considerable help was provided by the slipstreaming effect of the lead vehicle.