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True Brit...<br />
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Becci with husband and chief mechanic Mike.<br />
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A 46-year-old mum of two has become the world's fastest woman on two wheels after going a blistering 264mph on a motorbike her husband built in their garage.<br />
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IT analyst Becci Ellis showed nerves of steel as she set the incredible speed on her modified Suzuki bike, smashing the existing world land speed record by a whopping 20mph.<br />
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Becci, from Scunthorpe, Lincs, bought the off-the-shelf bike second hand in 2008 to use as spares but after testing it on a track she realised it had potential to be a record-breaker.<br />
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Her husband Mick has spent the last two years tweaking the 1300cc bike and developing a one-of-a-kind turbo system to boost Becci to breakneck speeds.<br />
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And his hard work finally paid off when Becci blasted down the mile-long course at Elvington airstrip in York at 264.1mph, destroying American rider Jennifer Robertson's existing record of 243.6mph.