Don Wales’ ride on lawnmower and breaks land speed record of 138 KMPS

Posted by RakeshP on May 24, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A BRITISH ride-on lawnmower has set a land speed record – reaching 86mph (138km/h) – But today its rider, Don Wales, is going to try to crack the 100mph (160kmh) barrier, the BBC reported. The new record, set at Pendine Sands in west Wales, toppled the 130kmh (80mph) record which had been set at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. In making a bid for the record, the lawnmower must be driven over a measured...