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The best video you'll see today of a goat getting a backie on a bike

He may not win King of the Mountain Goats - but he seems to be having fun

Ask a pro cyclist which type of rider they think will do best on a tough mountain stage, and often the answer will be "a mountain goat."

We're not sure whether this particular goat, filmed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, is aiming for a podium place in a Grand Tour, but in this video he seems to be okay with the whole bicycle thing as he clings onto his owner.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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