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Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 May, 2003, 14:28 GMT 15:28 UK
Biker 'filmed at 157 mph'
Andrew Osborne arriving at court
Andrew Osborne is accused of speeding and dangerous driving
A motorcyclist alleged to have recorded one of the fastest speeds on a British road has appeared in court.

Andrew Osborne, 31, of Lighthorne Heath, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, is said to have been clocked by a speed camera doing 157 mph on a dual-carriageway in Buckinghamshire.

He was charged alongside fellow motorcyclist Neil Bolger, 31, of St Marks Close, Gaydon, Warwickshire, who is accused of recording a speed of 148 mph.

Both offences are alleged to have happened on the same stretch of road, the A421 Tingewick bypass near Buckingham.

Aylesbury Magistrates Court heard on Tuesday how Mr Osborne was riding his 1200cc Kawasaki bike and Bolger was on his 750cc Kawasaki in March this year.

Both were charged with driving at a speed in excess of 70 mph and of driving in a dangerous manner.

The case was adjourned until 17 June for video footage to be examined by technical experts.

The driver convicted of driving at the highest speed in the UK is thought to be Daniel Nicks, who filmed himself at 175 mph in Buckinghamshire on his motorcycle in 2000.




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