Tony Rominger: 55.291 km/h

On the 5th of november he started his second attempt. This time there where spectators and a Live-TV coverage on Eurosport. I will never forget the excitement during that hour. Starting incredible fast, he smashed all previuos lap-times, riding with more than 55 km/h. Without any major problems he could even increase his speed in the last minutes. With 55.291 km he improved his own record by more than 1.4 km, but Indurain's mark by 2.251 km!

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