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World records set by M5 Recumbents

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With the recumbents of M5 no less than seventeen records have been established, an overview:

World record 1 hour gentleman faired
One hourrecord: 77,123 km, by Bram Moens in 1994 with fully faired M5/Thys Low Racer. Location: testtrack RDW in Lelystad, Netherlands. Record is unbeaten untill 1996.

World record 100 kilometres gentleman faired
100 kilometers: 1 hour, 23 minutes en 46 seconds, by Bram Moens in September 1997, with fully faired M5 Low Racer. Location: testtrack RDW in Lelystad, Netherlands.

World record 1 hour gentleman unfaired
June 3 2000: At the one hour race unfaired during Cycle Vision (Lelystad, the Netherlands) Leo de Nooyer from Middelburg establishes a new world record by riding 53.44 kilometres. Despite a hard wind of 4 Bft!

World record 1 hour ladies unfaired
June 3 2000: Therese Schuit from Oost-Souburg (Netherlands) sets a new world record in the one hour race by riding a stunning 46.42 km with her titanium M5 Low Racer. This record is stil unbeaten.

World record 24 hour gentleman faired
24 hours: 1021,359 kilometer, ridden by Axel Felau on May 5/6, 1995 with M5 Low Racer and M5/Thys Carboné fully faired. This record has finally been beaten in July 2006!

World record 12 hour gentleman faired
12 hours: 607,617 kilometer, ridden by Axel Felau on April 14, 1995 with M5 Low Racer and M5 Carboné fully faired. This record is stil unbeaten.

World record 1000 kilometres gentleman faired
1000 kilometres: 23 hours 21 minutes en 34 seconds, by Axel Felau on May 5/6, 1995 with M5 Low Racer and M5 Carboné fully faired. This record is stil unbeaten.

World record 1 hour gentleman Handbike unfaired
36,847 kilometers, by Kees van Breukelen in 1995, unfaired two-wheeled, arm-powered.
 

Other records & achievements

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Non stop race Trondheim - Oslo 543 km: 13 hours, 46 minutes, by Bram Moens in 1997, with fully faired M5 Low Racer.

European record 200 metres sprint, flying start: 72,4 km/uur, by Bram Moens with unfaired M5 Low Racer in August 1992. Location: Yreka (USA) on an altitude of 1000 metres.And still unbeaten since 1992!!
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