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Video: Indonesian bike race takes place in the middle of a muddy pond

Independence Day celebrations reminiscent of an episode of Takeshi’s Castle

We’re not entirely sure what this is all about. The uploader offers only: “This is what bike race should be. It takes discipline and skills to balance the bike.” One thing’s for sure, there’s a muddy landing should you be found wanting.

One person has left a comment saying the event happens every year on August 17 to celebrate Indonesian Independence Day. All we know is that getting going in the first place seems to be the hardest part. Quite a large proportion of the contestants don’t even manage a single turn of the pedals.

 

Alex has written for more cricket publications than the rest of the road.cc team combined. Despite the apparent evidence of this picture, he doesn't especially like cake.

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