Who needs a superbike? Danish pursuit squad smash world record on bike a fraction of the cost

The Danes set a world record on one of the more reasonably priced machines

Eyebrows have been raised by the world record breaking performance of the Danish team pursuit squad, with the quartet all aboard Argon 18's Electron Pro track bikes.

On Thursday, the four riders - Lasse Norman Hansen, Julius Johansen, Frederik Rodenberg Madsen and Rasmus Pedersen - covered four kilometres in 3-44.672 - making them the first ever to dip below 3-45.

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