About Fred 268 km!

A long success story about Fred Rompelberg …


Successes

 

Fred Rompelberg:
Born on October 30, 1945 in Maastricht,
Cyclist since 1965,
Professional cyclist since 1971,
Was 40 years of uninterrupted professional cyclist (2010),
Was Oldest active professional cyclist in the world, till 64 years.

  • Former holder of the Absolute World Speed ​​Record Cycling behind a dragster on the salt flats Wendover, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA at 268.831 km / h,
  • 11 world records,
  • 1 European record,
  • 5 victories on the road,
  • Dutch champion behind heavy engines,
  • Multiple victories behind heavy bikes on the various cycling tracks at home and abroad,
  • Current world record holder behind heavy motorcycles with 86,449 km (Moscow),
  • Current holder of the world record over 100 km behind heavy motorcycles with 1 h 10 “363/100” (Moscow).

Results

Victories, records, championships …

1971
Geleen, the Netherlands,
Victory on the road.

1975
Monteroni di Lecce, Italy,
World hour record behind heavy motorcycles on open tracks: 75.554 km

1976
Rome Italy,
World hour record behind heavy motorcycles on open tracks: 79,631 km,
World record over 100 km behind heavy motorcycles on open tracks: 1 h 15 “24”,
Pulheim, Germany and Wemeldinge, Netherlands,
Victories on the road.

1977
Antwerp Belgium,
World hour record behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 72,021 km,
Utrecht, the Netherlands, Dutch champion behind heavy engines,
Elsloo, The Netherlands and Embrach, Switzerland,
Victories on the road.

1982
Montreal, Canada,
World hour record behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 78.953 km,
World record over 100 km behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 1h 15 ’58’ ‘
Sportsman van Limburg together with Rob Ehrens and Carla Beurskens.
Sports team football club Fortuna Sittard represented by Frans Körver.

1986
Moscow, Russia,
World hour record behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 81,339 km, 26 October.
World record over 100 km behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 1h 13 “55”, 26 October.
World hour record behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 86,449 km, 30 October.
World record over 100 km behind heavy motorcycles on covered tracks: 1 h 10 “363/100”, 30 October.

1988
Bonneville / Salt Lake City, USA,
European record behind dragster: 212,337 km / h.
(2x fell at a speed of 209 km / h; 1 bone broken and at a speed of 232 km / h; 24 bones broken).

1995
Bonneville / Salt Lake City, Utah, USA,
Absolute world speed record Cycling behind dragster: 268.831 km / h
(improvement of the world record by more than 23 km / h), 3 October.

On October 3, 1995. Behind a dragster on the salt flats Wendover, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA at 268,831 km / h,
(improvement of the world record by more than 23 km / h).
Former holder of the Absolute World Cycling Speed ​​Record.

Teams

1971
Siriki-Munck-Gitane, Belgium,
Sports director: Willy de Temmerman.

1972 – 1973
Individual TWC Maastricht, The Netherlands,
Sports director: Toine Gense.

1974 – 1975
TI Raleigh, Netherlands,
Sports director: Peter Post.

1976
Frisol-Gazelle, The Netherlands.
Sports director: Piet Libregts.

1977
Frisol-Gazelle-Thirion, Netherlands,
Sports director: Piet Libregts.

1978
Mini Flat-Boule d’Or-Colnago, Belgium,
Sports director: Lucien Willekens.

1979
Mini Flat-V.D.B., Belgium,
Team leaders: Frans Verbeek and Lucien Willekens.

1980
Mini Flat-Vermeer-Thijs, Belgium,
Team leaders: Roger Swerts and Lucien Willekens.

1981
TI Raleigh-Breda, Netherlands,
Sports director: Peter Post.

1982
Amko, Netherlands,
Team leaders: Ton Vissers and Henny Libregts.

1983
Beugels Assurantien-T.W.C. Maastricht, the Netherlands.

1984
Vosschemie, Belgium,
Sports director: Remie de Moor.

1985
Elro Snacks-Nikon-Van Schilt, The Netherlands – Belgium,
Team leaders: Lomme Driessens, Jos Elen and Henny Libregts.

1986
Vosschemie, Belgium,
Sports director: Remie de Moor.

1987
Thermosit-Santini-Vosschemie, Belgium,
Team leaders: Gerard Indestege and Remie de Moor.

1988
Thermosit-ADR, Belgium,
Team leaders: Gerard Indestege and Francois Lambert.

1989
Shark International, Netherlands,
Team leaders: Frits Bergman and Jan Stevens.

1990
Mini Flat, Belgium,
Sports director: Karl Dierick.

1991 – 1992
Majuna-Mini Flat, Netherlands – Belgium,
Team leaders: Huub Engelen and Karl Dierick.

1993 – 1994
I.B.I.S.-Mini Flat, Netherlands – Belgium,
Team leaders: Huub Engelen and Karl Dierick.

1995
I.B.I.S.-Mini Flat-Vosschemie, Netherlands – Belgium,
Team leaders: Huub Engelen and Karl Dierick and Remie de Moor.

1996
I.B.I.S.- RDM, Netherlands – Belgium,
Team leaders: Huub Engelen and Remie de Moor.

1997
I.B.I.S.- RDM-ASFRA-SITRA, Netherlands – Belgium,
Team leaders: Huub Engelen and Willy Teirlinck.

1998-2010
I.B.I.S., Netherlands,
Sports director: Huub Engelen.

2011 – 2020
Licensed as an amateur, to the present.