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Completely insane...



That's a new way of throwing yourself down a mountain...

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felesin
Aug. 17th, 2008 02:57 pm (UTC)
Oh. My. Gods. I like speed, but that is insane!
bryangb
Aug. 17th, 2008 03:40 pm (UTC)
Interesting suit... I wondered just how fast he's really going, as you can't tell just from video - until he overtook those bikes, that is. I think "Too fast" is the answer.

I wonder how many distracted bikers and drivers crashed just after seeing him go past?
sbisson
Aug. 17th, 2008 04:33 pm (UTC)
There's another video where he hits 110kph.

I believe he's been even faster on purpose-built luge tracks (like the one in Sarajevo).
megadog
Aug. 17th, 2008 05:54 pm (UTC)
Kinda like bobsleighing... except without the sleigh.

Personally I'll stick to doing such stuff *inside* a couple of tons of truck, and take my chance with the brake-fade.
davesslave
Aug. 17th, 2008 08:12 pm (UTC)
I wonder how many people will try to emulate him and, hence, remove themselves from the gene pool.
the_magician
Aug. 18th, 2008 03:33 am (UTC)
OMG ... that's fantastic!

The closest thing to those flying dreams we all have had ...

... but watching him trying to not hit the biker coming out of the tunnel ..... eek!

For aerodynamics (yeah!) he *needs* a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle outfit! ;-)
micheinnz
Aug. 18th, 2008 06:10 am (UTC)
And, for once, not one we invented.

I gotta say, I'd love to see him do that on the Crown Range Highway.
paulockenden
Aug. 20th, 2008 12:58 pm (UTC)
Hmmm... forgive me for being slightly cynical, but how come in the overhead shots you can't see the following camera vehicle? Is this as 'genuine' as a typical Top Gear shoot?
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