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What is the point in this?

GregamosGregamos Posts: 13
I was hoping my first post wouldn't be such a stupid question, but there we go.

Just seen this on youtube, wondering if there is any actual personal gain in doing so?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-Pl-H3UJJg

The only good reasons I could think of would be to practice high-speed stability, or just for kicks.

Anyone got any ideas?

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  • BronzieBronzie Posts: 4,927
    Theo Bos speed training behind a car (at 140kph supposedly)...........plenty of pros train behind cars or scooters to simulate fast bunch riding........supposed to be good for bringing on the "top end" speed and improving leg speed
  • GregamosGregamos Posts: 13
    crazy... thanks for that.
  • Alex_Simmons/RSTAlex_Simmons/RST Posts: 4,161
    Bronzie wrote:
    Theo Bos speed training behind a car (at 140kph supposedly)...........plenty of pros train behind cars or scooters to simulate fast bunch riding........supposed to be good for bringing on the "top end" speed and improving leg speed
    Pros do lots of things that aren't particularly smart.
  • acidstratoacidstrato Posts: 945
    Bronzie wrote:
    Theo Bos speed training behind a car (at 140kph supposedly)...........plenty of pros train behind cars or scooters to simulate fast bunch riding........supposed to be good for bringing on the "top end" speed and improving leg speed
    Pros do lots of things that aren't particularly smart.

    like riding through a busy road in majorca with no lids, great example
    Crafted in Italy apparantly
  • bexley5200bexley5200 Posts: 692
    great example for others
    going downhill slowly
  • sub55sub55 Posts: 1,025
    Gregamos wrote:
    I was hoping my first post wouldn't be such a stupid question, but there we go.

    Just seen this on youtube, wondering if there is any actual personal gain in doing so?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-Pl-H3UJJg

    The only good reasons I could think of would be to practice high-speed stability, or just for kicks.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    that`s nothing look at
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLzGj10fg2g
    constantly reavalueating the situation and altering the perceived parameters accordingly
  • fuzzynavelfuzzynavel Posts: 718
    sub55 wrote:
    Gregamos wrote:
    I was hoping my first post wouldn't be such a stupid question, but there we go.

    Just seen this on youtube, wondering if there is any actual personal gain in doing so?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-Pl-H3UJJg

    The only good reasons I could think of would be to practice high-speed stability, or just for kicks.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    that`s nothing look at
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLzGj10fg2g

    I'd be very surprised if all of those in that video are still alive!
    17 Stone down to 12.5 now raring to get back on the bike!
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,692
    sub55 wrote:
    Gregamos wrote:
    I was hoping my first post wouldn't be such a stupid question, but there we go.

    Just seen this on youtube, wondering if there is any actual personal gain in doing so?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-Pl-H3UJJg

    The only good reasons I could think of would be to practice high-speed stability, or just for kicks.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    that`s nothing look at
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLzGj10fg2g

    What a bunch of noshers, too cool for school. :roll:
  • sampurnellsampurnell Posts: 126
    sub55 wrote:
    Gregamos wrote:
    I was hoping my first post wouldn't be such a stupid question, but there we go.

    Just seen this on youtube, wondering if there is any actual personal gain in doing so?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-Pl-H3UJJg

    The only good reasons I could think of would be to practice high-speed stability, or just for kicks.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    that`s nothing look at
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLzGj10fg2g

    @1.27 he is on the wrong side of the road and nearly gets hit by a cop.
    i wish he had
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