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Canadian comedian Rick Mercer takes a trip to a velodrome and tries his hand at some track cycling.

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April 2nd, 2008 at 9:53 pm niftyjeans69 says:

i raced on a veledrome a lot like this when i was younger, and for everyone who is dissing it you should get out and try riding on it. Its waaaaaay steeper in person, and if you fall during a race your screwed because you are ran over by other cyclists going like 30 mph then you fall down the embankment and into the concrete.

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April 2nd, 2008 at 10:23 am TopMonkey says:

I thought that was a great video. He took what I would have otherwise (along with many Americans) thought was a stupid sport and made it interesting. I love it when people can open my eyes to the real complexities of something in a very basic way. Nice job Admin!

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March 31st, 2008 at 9:12 pm nika says:

*Nihilist Ninja says: if he can learn to do it in a few hours i doubt it's that hard.*

Yes, he obviously mastered it- that's the point of the video. *eyeroll*
Just like triathlon is 'only' swimming, running and cycling- everybody can do that, right..?

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March 31st, 2008 at 9:04 pm morhkt says:

I don't like how this guy makes everything and everyone look ridiculous.

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March 31st, 2008 at 6:23 pm duckwariorrandom says:

Rick Mercer is always fun to watch. I remember once he did wheel chair basketball. That was funny. He used to do a Talking to Americans part (I think) on This Hour has 22 Minutes. Heres one: http://youtube.com/watch?v=BhTZ_tgMUdo

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March 31st, 2008 at 5:57 pm Brett says:

lol, Rick Mercer is so great.

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March 31st, 2008 at 4:23 pm HB Feermaster says:

It *is* a lot like Nascar, because this can happen:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kN5yA3TYnWY

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March 31st, 2008 at 4:19 pm Nihilist Ninja says:

personally i dont see what's so great about it. It's like nascar on a bike, and if he can learn to do it in a few hours i doubt it's that hard.

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March 31st, 2008 at 3:29 pm thepara says:

LMAO @ Tiger Williams or Ron Maclean. I'm sure Ron got a kick out of that.

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March 31st, 2008 at 12:52 pm cynnicysm says:

i've been riding fixed for a while and i've always wanted to go to a drome but they're so few and far between.

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March 31st, 2008 at 9:26 am Jordan says:

looks pretty terrifying. If i wanted to go around in circles on a bike I would just go out in my cul-de-sac.

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