Tuesday, 02. September 2014
29. 05. 14. - 04:11
29. 05. 14. - 04:11
This incredible video footage shows the moment a biker tried his hand at Russian roulette -- and lost - yet amazingly survived without a scratch. The deadly new craze involves bikers taking it in turns to dash at high speed across a busy road without looking to see if any cars coming first. And this footage shot on a dash cam installed on a bus shows the moment that two young motorcyclists were trying their luck in Zhukovsky, a city in Moscow Oblast, in Russia, located on the Moskva River, 40 kilometres south-east of Moscow. As traffic speeds in the other direction a motorbike driven by Pavel Drabin, 19, bursts out of the bushes after driving up a bank at the side of the road and flies partially through the year before landing and speeding across the road, narrowly missing colliding with traffic. A second behind him, the manoeuvre is repeated by fellow adrenaline junkie Aleksey Rouhov, 21, but he was not so lucky. The motorbike disintegrates as it smashed at high speed by the car, and the driver is catapulted through the air yet seconds later he leaps to his feet and brushes himself down as if nothing had happened. The driver of the car, Grigorii Amedov, 49, told local media: "I was sure the guy was dead. I thought I was going had a heart attack and couldn't believe it when he just stood up and looked sheepish and embarrassed. To be honest I probably should not have punched him or at least shouted at him but I was just so shocked I didn't know what to do." Police spokesman Felix Bobrov, 49, said: "They call it biker roulette and it's just as deadly as Russian roulette where players put a gun to their head with a single bullet somewhere in the chamber and pull the trigger. It's hit and miss whether they die. And it's the same with this bizarre new craze. After looking at the images it's incredible the young man survived at all."
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