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Old 2018-05-12, 02:25 PM   #1
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On one wheel on a bike

Came across this video talking about the BikeStormz movement in the UK. Thought I'd repost here... no unicycles in sight but these kids don't need two wheels for sure!

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Old 2018-05-12, 03:43 PM   #2
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Wheelies are cool! I thought so since I was a little kid, though I never learned how to ride one. Seems harder than unicycling, because of the free-wheel, the mis-alignment of the pedals and rear axle and the need to balance the front end of the bicycle. Whenever I'm out on the trail and a mountain biker rides a wheelie (I assume in response to seeing a unicyclist), I feel I've been one-upped (so to speak).
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Old 2018-05-12, 05:50 PM   #3
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Bikestormz have gotten a lot of flak over here mainly because of the 'ghetto' culture surrounding it, and because (like all cyclists) they're seen as a nuisance blocking our roads for all those law-abiding hard-working car drivers I think they're cool as hell, and would go unicycle with them in a heartbeat if I lived anywhere near London

Their whole thing started, as usual, as a way of 'getting kids off the street' (OK, they're still on the street...) and out of knife crime and drugs, which explains the gangsta/hippity-hop styling.

Of course there's the usual brigade who rag on kids not wearing helmets and acting irresponsibly around traffic, but oh well.
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Old 2018-05-13, 02:41 PM   #4
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Some very cool riding. I didn’t know this was a thing, but last week I was in Washington, DC and saw 5 teenagers riding 29” mountain bikes doing wheelies down a busy street. I just thought they liked doing wheelies. It was impressive.
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