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In honor of the Hamster Ball

Posted by on February 15th, 2009 at 11:57 am

The Ben Hurt Chariot Wars left their mark on Zoobomb’s Mini Bike Winter 2009 yesterday. I wasn’t there (I’m still in Guadalajara), but I just came across an amazing short video from my friend Felix. I knew I was missing something special by not being at MBW this year, but I did not expect this…

Behold, the Hamster Ball:


See more photos from the chariot war action at Felix’s photoset. Learn more about Mini Bike Winter at Zoobomb.net

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  • jim February 15, 2009 at 1:10 pm

    that was pretty cool

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  • Comfort Bike February 15, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    I wanna try it! I wonder how long it took to build that wheel. That is pretty cool!

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  • sauce February 15, 2009 at 4:01 pm

    Totally tight!

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  • Scott Mizée February 15, 2009 at 9:13 pm


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  • Paul Tay February 16, 2009 at 8:03 am

    Hamster Ball = UpChuck Bike! TOTALLY rad, fo’ shure. I want one!

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  • Dad February 16, 2009 at 10:04 am

    You go son!

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  • RyNO Dan February 16, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Marauder Mark and Zane Sir Crash Alot.

    Nice work

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  • mechanic Mark February 16, 2009 at 11:05 am

    Thanks Dad and everyone else for all the positive comments. There were a few of us working on this and several late nights to get it together in time for the chariot wars. Our maiden voyage was Saturday morning on the way to the brunch meetup spot, and we hadn’t even tried to flip it yet. We were pretty excited when it worked later on our first try. Chariot war was brutal this year (as always), but the double flip-bike survived intact to roll another day.

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  • Mike M February 16, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    Man I hope that you have good foot retention on that thing. Looks like a blast though!

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  • Mr DeJerk February 16, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    so good!

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  • bDave February 16, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    You guys are crazy nuts, I love it!

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  • revphil February 17, 2009 at 4:13 am


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  • matt picio February 17, 2009 at 12:43 pm

    Totally freaking awesome!

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  • LeeMX February 19, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    I would be way cool to deck it out in lights for a light ride!

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  • Sara Peine February 22, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    Very hilarious!

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  • Roger Shoffit February 22, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    Did you have cup holders in that?

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