Explainer: how do cyclists reach super fast speeds?

how do bike racer cyclists go so fastInteresting article in main steam, or somewhat mainstream, news about how cyclists reach such high speeds today. The fastest recorded bike speed in 1817 was 14.5 km/hr. Two hundred years later we see speeds of 55km/hr in the Tour de France. We just keep getting faster, but the fundamental design of a bike remains the same. Read the full article and find out how.