Bicyclist sets speed record — by pedaling twice as fast as a cheetah

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—Denise Mueller-Korenek brings a whole new meaning to pedal to the metal -- bike pedals that is. Mueller-Korenek, 45, set a world record this week by averaging 183.9 miles per hour on a bicycle. That speed, by the way, is twice as fast as a cheetah. The American cyclist and mother of three used a racecar draft and custom-made bicycle to smash the men's motor-paced bicycle land speed record of 167 mph (she already broke the women's record in 2016), which had stood since 1995.

A recent blood drive at a Mid Michigan Health Center in Gratiot brought in a record-setting 112 units of blood in a two-day period. Previously, the record set for the most blood received from a drive was 16 units.. A recent blood drive at a Mid Michgan Health Center in Gratiot brought in a record-setting 112 units of blood in a two-day period on July 27 and 28.