All this can easily be done to a standard road bike and proper protective 'gear' is easily sourced.
Seriously attempting world records (rather than simply participating in a fun-run) will most probably require modification of existing bikes and possibly a complete rebuild with re-engineering of not just the engine, but the running-chassis too.
Crew Chief Richard has had the cutter, welder and grinder out recently and I have been helping him (as best I can) with 'adjustments' under the watchful eye of Team Chairman John, . . . who keeps us all from getting over-excited !
|left a bit, right a bit !|
|making the frame fit !|