Before you watch tonight's episode of "Nitro Circus Live," which airs at 11/10c on MTV2, let's take a look at something a little more exciting than plain ol' bikes -- motorcycle chariots.
Yep, those are a thing. If you don't believe me, check out the video below to see one in action:
Pretty cool, right? A motorcycle chariot is basically a bike (or multiple bikes) hooked onto a wheeling platform. The driver then controls the bike(s) from their chariot-throne.
Motorcycle chariot racing was a real sport in the early 20th century. Someone can even sit on the racing bikes at the same time.
Here's a race from 1927 in London:
And here's one from 1936, also in London:
Don't try this at home, kids, but definitely watch “Nitro Circus Live” tonight and every Wednesday at 11/10c on MTV2!