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Watch Some Dude Casually Ride A Motorcyle Chariot Down The Road

Motorcycle chariot racing was actually a sport back in the 1920s and '30s.

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:

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And here's one from 1936, also in London:

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Don't try this at home, kids, but definitely watch “Nitro Circus Live” tonight and every Wednesday at 11/10c on MTV2!