Do you remember a time when there was no YouTube on t’internet? When you couldn’t log on and watch the weird and wonderful stuff that had been caught on camera?
Well, YouTube celebrates five years online this year and we’ve put together our favourite videos on offer from the mega-site where 20 hours of video are uploaded every minute of the day. We’ve also included links to top YouTube clips on our other sites, T3, GamesRadar, MusicRadar and Total Film.
Don’t worry, there’s no Su-Bo, sneezing pandas or Britney Spears videos in sight – all our choices are, of course, two-wheel related and in no particular order. Once you’ve had a look, let us know what your favourite YouTube clip is in the comments section below.
First up we have a short clip of a young girl parallel parking her bike. It’s awesome.
Remember Joseba Beloki’s horrific crash in the 2003 Tour de France, followed by Lance Armstrong’s amazing cross country riding? Here it is:
Next we have Fabian Cancellara on stage 7 of the 2009 Tour de France showing us a thing or two about descending like a bat out of hell:
Third is a mountain bike rider hurtling down the side of a volcano in a video titled ‘Extreme Mountain Bike Crash with 170 kph’ – look away if you’re squeamish:
Back to the tarmac now in a right howler where German rider Marcus Burghardt collides with a labrador on stage 9 of the 2007 Tour de France. The dog escaped unhurt:
It’s not just the pro riders that hit the deck, as this rider shows in a huge fail at the Forest of Dean:
This final video requires almost no introduction apart from “Here we have ‘that’ video from Scottish rider Danny MacAskill”.
Add your best clips in the comments section below.
If you liked these, check out some more top YouTube clips on our other sites