Ian Fardoe made a velomobile for his bicycle that cost about £2,600 ($4,000) to build – far less than commercial velomobiles, which can cost twice that price. He’s done 125 miles in a single trip and reached a top speed of 73mph going downhill, 53mph on flat ground.
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