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  • Description

    Germany.

    C/U French cycle racer Jose Feiffret sweeping section of German autobahn, near Freiburg, where he will attempt to beat his own world speed record over one kilometre.

    Feiffret making last minute adjustments to his bike his huge chainwheel catches the eye. Various tracking shots as he rides behind a windshield fitted behind a 330 SL Mercedes on his record attempt down Autobahn.

    Due to adverse conditions he does not break record but attains very high speed. MS. As Feiffret comes to halt and pacemen get out of car to congratulate him.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    87055
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3066.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:28:00 / 01:43:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 3668 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 3668 F
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
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    cyc-sb-dc
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Jose Feiffret" in text and tags should read Jose Meiffret.

    "330 SL Mercedes" should read Mercedes-Benz 300SL.

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