100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

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100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by Shawn Baker » April 5th, 2018, 4:44 pm

https://instagram.com/p/BhMq0MkBv5W/

From his Instagram account today 100m in 12.7 sec at just 33spm
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by hjs » April 5th, 2018, 5:33 pm

:wink: Pretty easy to copy this, if you know how to trick the pm.

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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by JerekKruger » April 5th, 2018, 6:01 pm

hjs wrote::wink: Pretty easy to copy this, if you know how to trick the pm.
Are you saying you don't believe it, or just that the PM can be tricked?
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by T_M » April 5th, 2018, 6:08 pm

Holy Crap!!! That is amazing. His write up about the feat on his instagram is equally out of this world!
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by Leo Young » April 5th, 2018, 7:29 pm

To be clear, I won’t be submitting this as a record, as despite the unusual circumstances leading up to the effort, that did definitely facilitate an extraordinary performance at some level, nevertheless the watts achieved at such a low rating defy credibility and I have strongly suspect a calculation error. I’m not confident that an error may not occur once speed drops below 1:00/500m and shows on the screen as 0.00/500m and for all I know the verification code may in fact confirm a calculation error. Nevertheless, given the time, I wouldn’t be comfortable claiming a record on this without either clear video evidence, or a substantial number of credible witnesses, to support it.

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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by lancecampeau » April 5th, 2018, 10:02 pm

Enough watts for 3350 mini lights... :D
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by -marius- » April 6th, 2018, 1:30 am

JerekKruger wrote:
hjs wrote::wink: Pretty easy to copy this, if you know how to trick the pm.
Are you saying you don't believe it, or just that the PM can be tricked?
Yes the PM can be tricked.
"What was the near death experience? Did the towel you put on the fan fly off and choke you?" :lol:
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by hjs » April 6th, 2018, 2:50 am

JerekKruger wrote:
hjs wrote::wink: Pretty easy to copy this, if you know how to trick the pm.
Are you saying you don't believe it, or just that the PM can be tricked?
Both. Such power at rate 33 would be double the current record. 100% impossible.

Check the date.... :wink:

I could post a 2k around sub 1.10 using the same "see marius" trick. You need to rate low this way, the fan spins like a jet.

Nice marketing stunt though

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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by JerekKruger » April 6th, 2018, 3:01 am

Oh I'm an idiot :lol:
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by RWAGR » April 6th, 2018, 5:01 am

@Tom @ Marius @ Henry: I'm being dense as usual. How does this form of cheating work?
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by -marius- » April 6th, 2018, 5:59 am

RWAGR wrote:@Tom @ Marius @ Henry: I'm being dense as usual. How does this form of cheating work?
Read the near death quote again and you will figure it out :wink:
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by JerekKruger » April 6th, 2018, 6:37 am

RWAGR wrote:@Tom @ Marius @ Henry: I'm being dense as usual. How does this form of cheating work?
I don't understand entirely how it tricks the PM, but if you cover the flywheel cage with a towel it messes up the calculation and gives very low splits. There's a video of some kids pulling a "world record" 2k this way on YouTube.
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by hjs » April 6th, 2018, 6:38 am

RWAGR wrote:@Tom @ Marius @ Henry: I'm being dense as usual. How does this form of cheating work?
There are enough clues given now, so I won,t give it away. One extra clue, the pm only works around natural drags.............

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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by ArmandoChavezUNC » April 6th, 2018, 8:37 am

You're a farce, just trying to peddle your exercise equipment.

Not even a believable lie. And the sob story to follow is beyond cringe-worthy.
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Re: 100m open world record set by 57 year old Leo Young

Post by jackarabit » April 6th, 2018, 10:04 am

Wasn’t the defense of the possibility of the legitacy of the long standing 500 WR basically that LY limboed under the range of sensitivity of the instrumentation at a power output right at the edge of credibility?
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