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Some obstacles at the CX race are harder to negotiate than others

Normally the hardest obstacle you'll need to navigate at the local 'cross race is a wooden hurdle or a steep grassy bank. Although, of course, the former of those has proved itself pretty tricky in the past.

But throw in a moving obstacle and things can get a bit tricky. We present footage from a Monster Cross race in Chesterfield, Virginia. You'd need a quick dismount to hop that one.

Okay it's not quite in the same league as a mountain biker getting taken out by an antelope. But still worth a watch.

Dave is a founding father of road.cc, having previously worked on Cycling Plus and What Mountain Bike magazines back in the day. He also writes about e-bikes for our sister publication ebiketips. He's won three mountain bike bog snorkelling World Championships, and races at the back of the third cats.