• Short Summary

    French cyclists tests out bicycle with massive gear that can travel at 80 mph.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Montlhery".

    France.

    George Piroet (sp.?), champion cyclist, tests out bicycle with giant gear wheel on famous motor racing track. The bicycle can travel at 80 miles per hour. Various shots of George cycling around track, a motorcyclist appears to be towing him (surely that's cheating!?). A a man with a stopwatch times George. C/U of George.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.16
    Media URN:
    13979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:52:00 / 01:12:18:00
    Canister:
    37/80

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