University of Liverpool students target human-powered vehicle record

University of Liverpool’s Velocipede Team are attempting to break the human-powered vehicle world record with their ARION 1 machine.

Students from the University of Liverpool are attempting to build the world’s fastest human-powered vehicle, with the team searching for a suitable pilot to break the world record.

Thirty volunteers have put their name forward and will undergo testing to find the one who will power the vehicle to speeds of over 83.13mph, a record set by Dutch students in 2013.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.