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Dodging potholes in Bolivia [MTB]

2 Comments 21 November 2010

They have it even rougher in Guatemala. Commute that!

Saturdays are brilliant for scouring the bike forums for awesome stuff other people have found, and the last weekend gave us a lot of brilliant videos and articles for enjoying.

This one seems like a normal dirt riding mountain bike video, situated in Bolivia. You will notice something different when at 0:09 (that’s nine seconds in) you see a gargantuan pothole I would kill myself in, you know it’s a bit more than just a bike video.

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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.

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