15 Craziest Daredevil Stunts Ever

15 Craziest Daredevil Stunts Ever

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Though we’ve become accustomed to the limits being constantly pushed in every sport—world records seem to be a dime a dozen—nobody's beaten Fred Rompelberg's 1995 absolute speed cycling record. On a modified bicycle, Rompelberg (pictured here during his track racing days in the late 1970s) pedaled across the Salt Flats of Utah behind a 800-horsepower dragster, using the zero-resistance pocket behind it to reach a staggering 167 mph. At this bone-shattering speed, we’re glad he managed to keep his wheels under him.

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