Defiantly spinning our wheels!

July 23, 2008

bike-race-crop-140.jpgBlog Guy, I love your What Beats What? feature, and I have one for you. Which kind of bicycle is faster – racing, or stationary?

Good question! To find out, we entered a stationary exercise bike in the Tour de France. As you can see here, our bike was leading the pack when we last checked in.

But this is HUGE! Could your rider really win?

We may never know. Do you think the powerful tire makers will want it to get out if a stationary bike beats their high-priced racing tires?

Look, I’m in danger just running this photo. You need to send it to everyone you know, so the whole world will be watching. If you’re on Facebook, join the Oddly Enough blog network and even more people will see it!

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Pack of riders cycles past woman on a stationary bicycle during the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, July 18, 2008. REUTERS/ Bogdan Cristel

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I dunno. Looks like she’s going about as fast as everyone else in this picture.

Not for nothing but, you should know I don’t read Reuters so I can get stories with spin in them…

I think the woman, is in a personal competition against herself.She will finish the race at once.

“ONCE”: Spanish National Organization of Blind People (Organizacion Nacional de Ciegos de Espania).
I find it very judicious for this blind woman to stick to the stationary bike.

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