The video we posted yesterday showing a cyclist in São Paulo, Brazil trackstanding while balancing a gas canister in his head got you talking. Now, another has emerged showing the same man riding not just with a gas canister, but also a watermelon perched on his noggin.
The clip below was spotted by Twitter user Scotbot, who tweeted a link to a version on YouTube. The original was uploaded to the video-sharing site in August 2013 by Gil Cesar Cavalini, who lives São Paulo.
The bike appears to be the same in both videos, although in the one we featured yesterday, posted to Facebook by Aecio Rullian Freire Barros on 22 December, it now sports a rear luggage rack – not that we imagine that ever gets much use.
Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.