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Old 02-19-19, 09:16 PM
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This is something I have never seen, and thought you guys would appreciate.


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It's a German - EU thing . figure skating & gymnastics and competitors easy to watch , but not new...
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I have a hard enough time riding no hands. It took her years of practice to get there, lots of skill there.
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thats one lucky bike
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It's a German - EU thing . figure skating & gymnastics and competitors easy to watch , but not new...
More like Central Europe thing - it is practiced mainly in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, and Slovakia, and is pretty much nonexistent outside that region. There quite a few videos on youtube; the team performances are the most impressive, imho.

Speaking of somewhat weird types of cycling competitions, there's also cycle speedway, mostly practiced in UK:

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Actually kind of neat.
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Video looks like circus bike riding =

I find the following visually and audibly more appealing ....

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Beautiful..... I actually have a little bit in common with Viola..... I can ride backwards on a bike and I don't wear a helmet . .
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Kunstrad is what they call it in Germany. Long a fixture on the old Captain Kangaroo show, there was just enough room in the Treasure House for a performance. Also, the '80s Kevin Bacon movie Quicksilver featured a Kunstrad segment during the scene when the messengers were hanging out at the office.

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As well during as the cringe-worthy apartment dance scene.

That's some insanely low gearing.

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All this voids the warranty.


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