Last month, we wrote about a recall in Canada for the BMW F700GS and F800GS because of a problem with the side stand ignition cut-off switch. As we expected, a similar recall has now been announced for the U.S. market. The side stand switch was newly designed for the 2013 models, and used a bolt […]
Chris Pfeiffer Plays Chicken on a BMW G450X Against a Bobsled [Video]
When I first saw this video, I thought it had to be a trick. Like the Gillette video of Roger Federer knocking a can off a man’s head with a tennis serve or the Nike ad with a couple of Dutch soccer players and an air vent, the first reaction is it has to be fake.
But then I remember this is BMW stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer we’re talking about here. The world champion freestyle rider has pulled off a couple of wild stunts in the past, like performing his tricks on the roof of BMW’s 331 foot tower in Munich and finding alternate ways to cross a bridge, but nothing as daring as playing chicken against a bobsled at an Olympic bobsled track.
And there he is, riding a BMW G450X up the Innsbruck Olympic bobsled course in Austria against two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Christoph Langen.
Is it real? Or is it a trick? Check out the video after the jump and tell us what you think.
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