>> His expectations were riding high before Havana police brought them crashing to the ground. With just an unfastened helmet and a crowd of intrigued passersby. Felix Guirola attempting the Guinness World Record for the tallest bike ride, seven and a half meters. Over a meter taller than the current record set in the US in 2013.
His epic journey was planned to be 100 meter pedal past the Cuban capitol building. But without a permit, he wasn't allowed past.>>
> The 53 year old is famed locally for his handmade bikes that he rides around Old Havana. His ambitions may be temporarily dashed, but admirers from abroad have bigger plans for him yet.
>> So, I'm hoping that one day, we can have Felix come to United States and we can build an even bigger bike and break two records. One for the tallest bike and one for the tallest tandem, two person on one bike.