Bike News

14 July 2012

Watch a biker’s premature celebration

Prepare to cringe at this poor chap – thinks he’s won a race. Hasn’t…

Matthew Jones
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Eeeee. This is awkward. See the bloke in the Power `Ranger suit celebrating his race win? He's premature. By a lap.

Yep, embarrassed bikesmith, Riccardo Russo, held a three-bike lead over the second-place rider, but mistook the penultimate lap for the chequered flag.

His premature celebrations, which included some cast-iron classics like the air punch, self-cheer, and peg-stand, costs him the 2012 Italian CIV championship race, held in Mugello.

In the immortal words of Kenny Rogers, you never count your money when you're sitting at the table...

Tags: riccardo russo, civ

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