Bikes on Top Gear

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Cheddar George, 11 Nov 2007.

  1. Cheddar George

    Cheddar George oober member

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    Just about to start on the box. At least one of them will be riding a bike.
  2. Cathryn

    Cathryn California Correspondant

    YEAH!!!! Hammond won! Bikes rule!!!
  3. gavintc

    gavintc Guru

    Yeah, we were cheering Hammond on - ridiculous but fun!!
  4. Mister Paul

    Mister Paul Legendary Member

    There's no need to hate TG now Simon!

    Great, wasn't it? A nice bike, a good workout, and something extra to throw at a cager when he starts.
  5. Funniest comment was when May was amazed that the bike cost £1,700 (IIRC).... hang on a minute, how much does that Chelsea Tractor (their words) cost, and wasn't it £56,000 for the speedboat.

    Anyway, bike won, and the "car" was last, superb:biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
  6. longers

    longers Veteran

    No telly here. What did they do?
  7. Mister Paul

    Mister Paul Legendary Member

    I winced when Hammond went up the side of that PO van though approaching the bend. There may have been a cycle lane there, but it didn't seem a very safe thing to do.
  8. Mister Paul

    Mister Paul Legendary Member

    They had to race from west London to City Airport. Hammond on a bike, the hairy bloke in a huge Merc, the Stig on public transport, and Clarkson in a speedboat.

    Bike won, followed by boat, train then car last.
  9. monnet

    monnet Über Member

    They had to get from the West end of the North Circular to the East (City airport) with james May in huge Merc, The Stig on public transport, Clarkson in a motor boat and Hammond oin a bike.

    hammond was really gunning it but he was in the lead the whole way. A great victory for cycling! Hurrah! Incidentally, the car came last, hahaha!
  10. monnet

    monnet Über Member

    Mister P., sorry for the cross posting but how similar are our descriptions of the event?
  11. longers

    longers Veteran

    Thanks for that. All I need to know now is what bike was he riding.
  12. Mister Paul

    Mister Paul Legendary Member

    Spooky! Are you adopted? Did they tell you your parents died in a freak garden gazebo incident?
  13. Mister Paul

    Mister Paul Legendary Member

    Spesh Sirrus limited. The carbon one.
  14. longers

    longers Veteran

    Thanks Mister P.
  15. Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    I'd go for the boat every time. What a way to travel, fantastic!
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