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Old 08-26-07, 08:10 PM
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urban rider beats car

in a race between a 20 yr old urban freerider and a car in the streets of lisbon the urban rider worn, racing a four km course while the car raced 3km http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiZKT...elated&search=
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Old 08-26-07, 08:36 PM
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That was pretty sick!
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Old 08-26-07, 09:12 PM
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The best "car vs." race I've seen was in Paris, run by Top Gear (the UK motoring show) where the guy in the car was beaten by a couple of people on foot. They did a parkour/free-running thing, over buildings etc
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Old 08-26-07, 09:31 PM
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It's unfair. The driver made wrong turns and is not that skillful. If one puts Michael Schmacher and or a local Cabbie, the result will be different.

Anyway, it's a mighty cool video. Most of us ride the bike not because it can get there faster, but it's much more beneficial and fun.
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Old 08-26-07, 09:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Zumba View Post
Opposite for me. I ride purely for efficiency. Dirtjumps are way too slow to do on foot.
I was in the context of a typical urban commute scenario. I'm not sure dirtjumps is a standard maneuver in an urban situation.

For argument's sake, you can dirt jump with a dirt motorcycle as well.
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Old 08-27-07, 01:04 AM
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I remember my freshman year of college I worked with 3 or 4 guys that lived in the same campus apartment complex as me. We'd always get done with work between 5 and 6 and I'd beat them the 3 mile home everyday on my beater huffy 10 speed. Gotta love rolling past 2 blocks worth of backed up traffic
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