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Video: Bike tricks African style

0 Comments 28 September 2010

It’s not only the hipsters of Portland, the commuters of Copenhagen or the marathon riders of France who handle their bicycle masterfully. This currently anonymous rider from Abene, Senegal shows his skills of not actually going very far with his bicycle, but he follows the BMX flatland doctrine. Which reminds me, that I have to introduce you to Martti Kuoppa, one of the best BMX freeriders in the world and he’s also Finnish!

Have a good week peeps!

Yes, this is more of a place holder photo from Senegal | Photo by Nan Hepkema

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Coming Thru (or Coming Through - as that URL was taken) is a daily updated bike magazine - a collection of writings and links that relate to biking in its every form. The idea started from when Maarten met Markus decided to finally start collecting the things we like about bikes and talk about our everyday adventures in dodging moving objects at high speeds.The site is run by a collage of cyclists, most notably by Canadian Johanna MacDonald, Belgian Maarten Patteeuw and Finnish Markus Sandelin.

It all started in the spring of 2010, after a record breaking snowy winter when Markus bought a house 25 kilometers from the office and decided to handle the commuting with a bicycle. It turned out the bike wasn’t up to standards for that kind of stress and the first weeks were more tragicomic than glorious. Thus the idea began to brew to actually document this journey.

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