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Can A Bicyclist Outpace An Ostrich?

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What would you do if you were biking and an ostrich began to chase you? That's what happened to the group of cyclists in the video below. Find out how much danger they were in and whether they would have been able to outrun the bird.

Bicyclists Are Pursued By An Ostrich

You can't outrun one but can you outbike one?

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