a few minutes before we left winterberg I lend a 4x bicycle from somebody for half an hour. I think he still doesnt know what I did with the bike. :) If you see this, thanks and I didnt hurt your baby too much. And jes, this is a real selfcounterpicture too.
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a few minutes before we left winterberg I lend a 4x bicycle from somebody for half an hour. I think he still doesnt know what I did with the bike. :) If you see this, thanks and I didnt hurt your baby too much. And jes, this is a real selfcounterpicture too. more at www.facebook.com/hoelperl

119 Comments

  • 82 5
 shouldnt there be ice of something on that shit?
  • 17 3
 bobriding
  • 135 11
 If you look carefully there's a rider on the wall
  • 18 2
 I am so envious of that guy, I would love to ride that!
  • 12 6
 NASBIKE?
  • 241 6
 feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, its 4x time!
  • 3 5
 now that's a great idea! why didn't i think of that...
  • 11 1
 Bobshredding at its finest!
  • 3 1
 this would be so deadly on ice with studs in your tires
  • 5 2
 hes going pretty fast because it takes a lot of speed to get up on an embankment like that and not fall.
  • 6 45
flag roast-dinner-pinner (May 23, 2012 at 14:58) (Below Threshold)
 Shame its fake! C'mon, some douche bag had to say it!
  • 9 0
 Maybe it's fake but i know people do this for real also with roler blades and long boards Eek

I would believe him do. If he only did this corner..
Who gives a damnn.. :S

Props for originality tup

RideOn!
  • 3 0
 New Olympic event?
  • 52 0
 C'mon Red Bull, make an event out of this!
  • 43 1
 Passes bobsledder "WTF WAS THAT"
  • 3 1
 At first I thought he was on ice! Mega-sweet photo though Smile
  • 2 0
 what a luge'r!
  • 35 2
 feel the rhythem, feel the rhyme!..
  • 13 5
 Rhythm*
  • 8 0
 Get on up,It's Bobsled time...COOL RUNNINGS
  • 16 0
 Sanca ya Dead?
  • 3 0
 ya man Wink
  • 1 0
 lol
  • 24 0
 he must be jamaican
  • 5 66
flag ice888man (May 23, 2012 at 6:27) (Below Threshold)
 i dont think there is an actual Jamaican bob sled team its just in that movie cool runnings
  • 29 0
 There is
  • 49 4
 That movie was not fiction, it was a documentary.
  • 16 7
 Not a documentary, just based on the actual team
  • 45 3
 nope you're wrong kjones. john candy is a bobsled coach when he's not acting. it was a full on documentary. an inspiring one even.
  • 3 19
flag james8308 (May 23, 2012 at 8:33) (Below Threshold)
 Isn't he dead lol
  • 2 1
 Brad Walton would approve!
  • 5 10
flag kjones6942 (May 23, 2012 at 13:45) (Below Threshold)
 He may have been a couch, but to call it a documentary I do believe would be inaccurate. They had scripts along with paid actors, most of which were born in the US. Great movie though
  • 1 0
 no i mean I thought John Candy was dead. i was laughing at Obee1
  • 4 0
 John Candy can't die. It's unpossible.
  • 19 2
 listen here kjones, john candy might have been a bit larger then most hollywood actors, but by no means was he a couch. or a sofa. or any other piece of furniture for that matter. and there were no scripts nor were there paid actors. that was simply well placed cameras capturing a heart rendering real life challenge of character that those soapbox driving jamaicans faced.
besides, you can't write nuggets like "Our Father, who art in Calgary, Bobsled be thy name. Thy kingdom come, gold medals won, on Earth as it is in Turn Seven. With Liberty and Justice for Jamaica and Haile Selassie. Amen"
that shit comes from the heart.
  • 3 1
 ^ f*ck, yeah.
  • 2 1
 Bahahahhah!!!!!
  • 1 1
 Bahahahahhahahahanababbahahaha!!!!!!
  • 2 3
 hahaha what a troll obee
  • 2 1
 PB can we please figure out a way to fav full-on thread conversations? cuz this one is inspiring.
  • 1 2
 Ya a i can't spell, these damn computers but either way i guess there aint not point in arguing with stupid people! A battle never to be won
  • 4 1
 aaah cmon now Mr. Jones, we were just having a little silly fun. no hard feelings, i didn't even figure it to be an argument.
but for what it's worth, this sentence is a gem- "i guess there aint not point in arguing with stupid people!".
regardless, the boblsed picture is great, thanks for posting it Airik.
  • 1 2
 I hate the song Mr. Jones. Yes, actually hate it - perhaps because I find Flamenco dancers creepy, perhaps it's asinine to think Picasso might have known the long-hair singing the song.
  • 17 2
 Well... this gives a new meaning to wall ride lol
  • 9 2
 i thought this was a track biking picture from the thumb nail, and i was like, what the hell happened to pinkbike???
  • 4 0
 I would like to see a video of this because i really doubt he took the whole turn that high with speed. A luge doesn't take that line and it goes a whole lot faster then a bike could on that track. Cool picture though, defiantly deserving of POD
  • 5 0
 you are right. I did carve up to get that high.
  • 1 0
 Luges are most of the time trying to stay low in curves.
  • 7 0
 New Olympic sport!
  • 3 0
 Last Crankworx, the Whistler thursday night XC race went UP the Olympic bobsled track - they'ew pretty f'ing steep!

www.flickr.com/photos/couloir/with/6052334798
  • 4 1
 bombing down is a bit more fun, trust me on that Big Grin
  • 3 0
 bob sticha did that before. on ice, with spikes, in st. moritz. that's switzerland. no, not sweden, switzerland. also not swaziland, dammit!
  • 2 0
 Physicists: What? Why can't we use the particle accelerator today?

Facilities manager/rider: Uh...we need to inspect the external surround. No worries though---I have just the tool for the job!
  • 3 1
 My friends and I were so tempted to hit that up but it looked sketchy as hell! Stoked to see this as pod. Dirtmasters was legit fun
  • 5 1
 Monster Energy Masters of Cement.
  • 2 0
 now that is some thing ive always wanted to do blast full pelt down a bob track on my ride that would be soooooooo much fun and scary
  • 2 0
 Everyone in Calgary who has ridden at COP has thought about this at least once... and the ski jumps. Anyone have the balls to try it? hahaha
  • 2 0
 If I get the Opportunity. Iam In Smile
  • 1 0
 It should be a sport...
  • 1 0
 It's definitely not that hard in the winter when there's ice on it, and I go down on a sled that has no brakes! I'd definitely do it if I had more safety gear though. The concrete would rip you to shreds if you crashed D:
  • 2 1
 Since we have four bob tracks and a lot of ski jumps in Germany, riders here for years explored the potential for MTB. Winterberg some years held a MTB Icerace. Participants rode self made spike tyres and even a tandem team (img.fotocommunity.com/photos/4930599.jpg) went down the bobrun. And on two ski jumps is a event called Bikefliegen (MTB Flying) www.bikefliegen.de . They jump up to 43 Meters. And they do it on Hardtails... (The jump is not the largest, because the event is open to everybody. Watch a sample www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqKd5yxT8TM ) - beside this, during the Mad East Challenge the XC Racers had to go up the step Altenberg Bobrun. And during the www.betononfire.de they race Inline skates and Stand Up on Longboards. Crazy.
But to go down this kind of tracks full force on a MTB, you need to know some facts. The transition of the berms is perfect for the faster bobs, and softer with ice on it. It is very hard to find a good line. This line will be very low compared to sleds or bobs.
The roof is very close at some points and all the wires for sun shields and so on are real dangerous for a bike rider and the wall are very narrow.
To start with it, its easier to enter the track on the lower Starts for Junior Tobbogan and go higher later. Good luck!
  • 3 0
 Curve 9 in Winterberg bob, skeleton and luge track. Much more fun in teh winter ;-)
  • 5 1
 YEEEHAW!!!!!!!!!!
  • 3 2
 *WEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!
  • 2 0
 that would be so fun! mach titties!
  • 2 1
 So stoked I nominated erics photo! Take some balls to ride a bob track, great camera work! So POD!
  • 3 1
 Should do the track brakeless, that would be extreme!
  • 10 0
 Extremely painful...
  • 2 0
 Glückwunsch zum POD ! tup
  • 1 0
 danke
  • 2 0
 Where's the video?!! haha This is awesome! How fast were you going?
  • 1 0
 wow! allways wonderd if riding a bob sled track was possible
how fast????? Smile
  • 1 0
 Lean left boys ! ... Boys , oh right I forgot I was on a 4x bike , ON BOBSLED RUN Salute
  • 8 6
 NASCAR!!!!
  • 2 0
 Bobbiking
  • 4 2
 cool runnings Wink
  • 1 1
 love that movie
  • 1 0
 that would be mad funn!!!!! unless you crashed.... :S
  • 2 1
 dont fancy coming off on that concrete with no pads! ouch!
  • 2 0
 Ken Block on a bike...
  • 1 1
 IS THAT GUY REAL!? Is it just somehow deceptive coz of the camera angle or summit or is that (and the guy) insane?
  • 2 0
 the last time I checked, I was pretty real. wait, I check again. Jes still real and just a bit insane, thanks.
  • 2 0
 Sanka ya dead......?
  • 1 0
 How bad you wanna do that!!!!!!?
  • 2 1
 More than any other POD I can think of, this needs VIDEO.
  • 1 0
 all i want now is a bobsled track... thats doable right?
  • 1 0
 Bobsleigh is for weak guys!
  • 2 0
 Cool Ridings.
  • 1 0
 That looks like so much fun!
  • 1 0
 where is a radar gun when you need it imagine the speeds!
  • 1 0
 same spot, we ride 2 years ago ! Wink vimeo.com/12060770
  • 1 0
 Only two and a half times as long as my girlfriend does it in the winter...
  • 1 0
 i think that i might want elbow pads riding this!
  • 1 0
 Jamaica we have a bikeslay team...
  • 1 0
 is this what I think it is ?
  • 1 0
 i love it!!! Pimp Salute
  • 1 0
 this is a luge race trail . u are sick man ! hahaa
  • 1 0
 i first thought it was some weird side walk
  • 1 0
 How did you take this as a self portrait?
  • 1 0
 отличная идея, бобслейная трасса)))))
  • 1 0
 отличная идея, бобслейная трасса)))!!!
  • 1 0
 you guys are idits! this is summer luge!
  • 1 0
 Rowdy!
  • 1 0
 Cool idea!
  • 1 0
 is that winterberg?
  • 1 0
 Yes Smile
  • 1 0
 Crazy cool!
  • 1 1
 SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO COOOOOLLL!
  • 1 0
 i wanna try on my bmx
  • 1 0
 Sick idea! ;]
  • 1 0
 Spiderbike!
  • 1 0
 Like it!
  • 1 1
 Hopefully he doesn't slip on the ice !! ;D

Whip
  • 1 0
 Winterberg 33
  • 1 0
 Is that at COP?
  • 3 5
 I like this foto cos it has nice colours and there is a man riding a bike which I don't c that much on hear
  • 1 4
 " why is a roadie pic the POD!?!?!" first thought that came to my mind when I saw the thumbnail...

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