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Old 02-02-07, 06:10 PM   #1
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Helmets

A friend sent me a few picks of cycling that I thought is a bit out of my league. I also thought it might not really matter if these guys wore helmets or not. What do you think.

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Old 02-02-07, 06:15 PM   #2
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I think that Darwin was right.
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Old 02-02-07, 06:42 PM   #3
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Not sure who the other guy is, but I'm pretty sure the guy in orange is Hans Rey. To him, that's like riding down the sidewalk.
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Those pics were taken in Ireland by Victor Lucas. You can view more great action pics here.

http://www.freezefocus.com/
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You would need to have total confidence in the mechanical integrity of your bicycle before attempting something like that.

And even if a tire doesn't blow and all the bolts stay tight, anything that causes even a momentary loss of control could lead to death. There is little or no margin for error.

I would not take the risk, with or without a helmet.
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