Who set the first land speed record in car racing?

Answer The first land speed record was set by Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat on December 18th, 1898 near Paris, France. His Jeantaud car, which featured a single electric motor and alkaline batteries, ... Read More »

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What is the top speed of an electric bicycle?

An electric bicycle, according to U.S. federal law, cannot exceed 25 mph. Various states may have different laws governing electric bicycles, but the federal law surpasses any state regulations reg... Read More »

Can a bicycle move faster than the speed of light?

As of 2010, scientists still agree with Einstein's theory that nothing can exceed the speed of light, according to PhysOrg. Wormholes--which offer a shortcut through space--could let a bicycle trav... Read More »

What is the record wind speed?

The highest natural wind speed ever recorded on planet earth was 231 mph, observed on April 12, 1934 at Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire. The record 231 mph wind gust occurred during a... Read More »

What happened to Hurricane Ike's wind speed over water and land?

As Hurricane Ike made landfall in Galveston, Texas, at 2:10 a.m. CDT on Sept. 13, 2008, the storm had sustained wind speeds near 110 mph. However, at 5 p.m., CDT, when Hurricane Ike was traveling o... Read More »