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Whilst sifting through youtube following tangential threads starting from 'amusing cat videos' I ended up on this. Now, don't get me wrong, I like tricks on fixers but this makes me feel a little confused. Please share your comments.

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thebikeboy [131 posts] 7 years ago
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Can't help feeling that these boys are frustrated unicyclists.

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Tony Farrelly [2871 posts] 7 years ago
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No doubting those are awesome skills, but you make a fair point if they were on unicycles would it seem quite so awesome? I reckon it's got to be harder to do that on a bike though… and bloody hell their routine goes on for 7 minutes. 

Any way I'll see your Fixie Crew and raise you… the Chinese girl on a bicycle (short version), there ain't nobody better than the Chinese girl.

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TRs Blurb n Blog [199 posts] 7 years ago
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Granted the little lady from the orient has true skills and at one point in her reutine lucky that she has no undercarridge but this is how it is really done. See below

Matt Wilhelm at Fight With Flight from Hoffman Bikes on Vimeo.

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Tony Farrelly [2871 posts] 7 years ago
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Yeah he's good, all right better than good, and he's doing it (I'm guessing) on a bike with a freewheel which must make it a bit tricker, but no way is he better than her… she does it slow, which has gotta be harder than fast… and she has a wider repetoire of tricks… don't see Matt attempting to ride around standing on his saddle. Plus where she scores for me is that some of her most stunning riding is done with both wheels on the groung, the way it should be.

Trivia note: Like the Fixie Crew vid this is from Germany