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 Post subject: tire-rolling slow-motion
PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:44 pm 
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Fantastic video.

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Nice slide :D

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and nice save by the other rider

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That's what I meant... managed to leave a skid mark on the boards it was so far sideways :shock:

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and nice save by the other rider


Gregory Bauge, but I think that kind of save owes much more to luck (and physics) than skill. A bike actually wants to stay upright in the short term*, and what saved him here was being locked into the pedals; on a releasable set up, he'd have instinctively pulled a foot out to try to save himself, and almost certainly would have gone down.

*if you don't beleive me, look at some of the motorcycle crashes where the rider gets thrown off and the bike rolls for as long as it take to hit something which will stop it. Also, this one springs to mind
http://www.sportbikeworld.com/gallery/s ... ?photo=223
I wish I could find the video, but Wayne Gardner actually got this back despite landing beside the bike, not on it.


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Did "he" meet the top tube, up close and personal?


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Anybody know if Bauge ever rode much BMX?
Something about his reaction/body english just makes that connection for me.


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better quality vid on the BBC:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_s ... 971083.stm


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I loved the look on his face! :shock:


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I would be like... "No, man... I'm not into you like that!"

Great recovery though.... I can see it next... Track Bike Drifting....

They were on the finish straight, so going like 40 MPH, huh?

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Did "he" meet the top tube, up close and personal?


I think he did, judging by this pic from Cycling Weakly
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