The big prang [Prang.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Here is a video of a man crashing and catching fire while riding his flaming bicycle down a hill.
Back in June, Robert Stewart was accused of pretty much the sexiest thing possible: <a href="../post.phtml?pk=3239">trying to have sex with his bicycle</a>.
As noted in today's <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/extramustard/10/31/hotclicks.1031/index.html" target="_blank">Hot Clicks</a>, <a href="http://www.nypost.com/seven/10312007/gossip/pagesix/pagesix.htm" target="_blank">Page Six</a> + <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/r_m/2007/10/31/2007-10-31_label_giving_up_on_getting_britney_spear.html" target="_blank">Rush & Molloy</a> = Truth.
No matter how awesomely stupid American reality TV gets, no task on Survivor or Road Rules will ever be as close to impossible or unnecessarily surreal as what Japanese TV does.
Ordinarily when I post video of someone on a bicycle, the clip lasts about ten seconds and you get to see an idiot ruin his face.
Sometimes the face plant alone is the highlight of a good face plant video.
The Tour de France ended this weekend, and -- as expected -- <a href="http://www.foulballs.net/2007/07/tour-de-france-is-finally-over.html" target="_blank">a man riding a bicycle won</a>.
By popular demand, here's video of a labrador retriever <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/worldnews.html?in_article_id=469049&in_page_id=1811" target="_blank">ruining Marcus Burghardt's shit</a> at the Tour de France.
Apparently <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/sc/news;_ylt=Ant3MTxGwtL1CvikCfqbfAB.grcF?slug=ap-tourdefrance&prov=ap&type=lgns" title="Yahoo Sports" target="_blank">Dane Michael Rasmussen now leads</a> the world's most prestigious cycling event after winning the 8th stage by 2'47".
This video from commenter Angel Eyes Van Cleef shows a nicely constructed prank on people who dare to go outside for a nice power walk / run / bike ride through the forest.
Just when you think the scandals in cycling can't get any more ridiculous, a British man has been accused of <a href="http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/news/tm_headline=accused---of-having-sex-with-his-bike--&method=full&objectid=19347288&siteid=64736-name_page.html" target="_blank">having sex with a bicycle</a>.
This video has been around for a couple months, but if you haven't seen it, I won't ruin the surprise.
Have I got a deal for you: four for the price of one this week.
At last, the adrenaline of a soccer match combined with the thrill of cycling.
Some people have been worried that South Africa's insanely high crime rate makes it a bad location for the 2010 World Cup, but that's ridiculous.
<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/sc/news;_ylt=AlzesaSHjWAGi3cH7lZuHGt.grcF?slug=reu-dopingbasso&prov=reuters&type=lgns" title="Yahoo" target="_blank">Ivan Basso</a> is an Italian cyclist who rides for the Discovery Channel team.
Maybe I only like this clip because I live in New York and hate cars, but nevertheless, via <a href="http://www.foulballs.net/2007/03/wheel-of-fortune.html" target="_blank">Foul Balls</a>, here's video of a bicyclist (illegally) taking the Holland Tunnel from Manhattan to New Jersey through a Friday rush-hour traffic jam.
The writers of <a href="http://inappropriatehugs.blogspot.com/index.html" target="_blank">Inappropriate Hugs</a> tipped me off to this video from last summer's some previous year's Tour de France, in which a horse jumps a fence and runs with the riders.