Francois Gissy recently set a world record for reaching 207 mph on his rocket bicycle.  It only took him 4.8 seconds to get from 0 to 4.8 mph on his bicycle that he named Kamikaze 5.  Designed by Arnold Neracher, Kamikaze 5 uses concentrated hydrogen peroxide as fuel and silver as a catalyst.  It is safer than other rocket engines which usually involve burning chemicals together.  Gissy believe that he will be able to reach 250 mph on his next bicycle ride.

 

Click HERE for the full article by Leo Kelion on BBC.