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Comment Typical RMS Strategy (Score 1, Troll) 551

This actually is in perfect alignment with RMS's life work, which is to hinder the efforts of people he doesn't like. He is a vengeful, awful person. He has made some important software but those days are long behind him, today he does nothing but hurt other people.

Submission + - 333 km/h Rocket-Powered Bicycle Sets New Speed Record

Dave Knott writes: François Gissy of France has claimed a new bicycle speed record. As you might guess, he was not pedalling – he was seated atop a hydrogen peroxide-powered rocket with three thrusters fastened to the frame of an elongated, but otherwise ordinary-looking bicycle. In a video posted on YouTube that announces the record, a Ferrari racing the bike is left far behind within seconds of leaving the starting line. The bike, designed by Gissy's friend, Arnold Neracher, reached its top speed of 333 km/h (207mph) in just 4.8 seconds and 250 metres. According to Guinness World Records, the fastest speed ever for a bicycle that wasn't rocket powered was 268.831 km/h by Fred Rompelberg of the Netherlands, riding behind a wind-shield fitted dragster in 1995 and assisted by the slipstream of the car. The current unassisted bicycle speed record is 133.8 km/h — a record that a team in Toronto is trying to break.

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