Its fast. Its franetic. And its tons of FUN! What is it? Its Pedal Prix.
What started out as a design and construction experiment for South Australian school children in the 1980’s, has grown into a racing series taken very seriously by some keen speed freaks.
Its no-long uncommon to see wind tunnel designed carbon fibre composite pedal powered vehicles tearing around at 70km/h plus worth several thousand dollars.
We spoke to Andrew McLachlan, chief of Australian International Pedal Prix, about the evolution of the Pedal Prix and its culminating event, the 24 hour endurance race this weekend in Murray Bridge.