48-year old Felix Guirola of Havana, Cuba loves to cycle – only, his bicycle is a bit out of the ordinary.
When riding it 13-feet above the ground, he is the monarch of all he surveys!!
His bike is a home-made 13-foot tall contraption and towers over the heads people, pickup trucks, buses and traffic on the roads.
It requires quite a lot of expertise to maintain balance and, especially, when stopping at traffic lights.
This has been reported in The Telegraph of dated 6th of June 2012.
It seems Guirola is accustomed to super-tall bikes and has been riding them ever since 1983.
His first tall bike was 5.3-foot tall, and 5-years later, he had achieved a height of 18-foot while performing at the Ciego de Avila carnivals.
Incidentally, the Guinness Book of World Records currently recognizes the world’s tallest rideable bike which was ridden in 2004 by Terry Goertzen, a Canadian – the height of that bike was 18-foot and 2.5-inch. Terry rode it for a stretch of 1000-feet.
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