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Turns Out Racing Down A Glacier On Bikes Is A REALLY Bad Idea

The "Mountain of Hell" bike race in France was marked by a massive pileup in the opening minutes.

It’s a bike race that starts by going downhill on a glacier. What could possibly go wrong?

Well, for starters this, which happened during the Mountain of Hell race in the French Alps at the end of last month: 

Then there’s this: 

And then this: 

Also this: 

Eventually, some walked their bikes ― which sorta made it not a bike race anymore: 

No one was seriously hurt, at least. And making it down without wiping out looks pretty exhilarating.

Here’s the winning run:

 

(H/T digg)

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