Join Date: Dec 2004
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Bikes: Trek 7500, RANS V-Rex, Optima Baron, Velokraft NoCom, M-5 Carbon Highracer, homebuilt recumbent
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Originally Posted by cplager
He didn't make it. On BROL
, the driver explains what he was doing a bit more and why he posted it.
Okay, although the two audiences, there and here, are not the same. Here is what the video owner (not aushiker) posted at BROL. The author was on a German velomobile list, so English is not his first language, and obviously the original post was also not in English.
I am the dumb person and the author of the video.
When I would have run down the girl with the cam this would have been worse because she is my wife
I am glad that the video was received positively by the majority of riders - it was really only to help others to prevent similar situations and not to show of.
The increased speed however was partly due to the fact that I wanted good material on the video.
Ok - now I DO have "good" material but not the way I wanted it to be
Take care and everyone drive carefully so you don't end up like I did
I think what was intended was for him to lift a wheel by taking the corner too fast and thus show the cornering limits of a velo; but he originally intended to recover and keep going.