Cyclists in huge pile-up during 'no brakes' race

It sounds like it could have been avoided...

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Cyclists make riding a bike look easy, but it can just take a brief lapse of concentration for everything to go completely wrong.

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A fixed-gear cycling race in Brooklyn, New York, saw a massive pile up after one cyclist's fall.

Brakes were prohibited on the 'fixie' bikes making the avoidable, inevitable.

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