In Pakistan, a man has hacked a motorcycle with nothing more than string to create what is unofficially the coolest rollerblading accessory.
To be clear, this guy, dubbed the Skating King of Pakistan, isn’t being dragged by a motorcycle. Instead, he’s driving it. There’s no one in the passenger seat, and he’s controlling the vehicle with some sort of string. The Skating King also seems to enjoy his modded ride, occasionally busting out various moves, like balancing on one leg while elevating the other one behind him.
While at least one local TV station has done a story on him, aside from the videos embedded, not much is known about him in the English-speaking world.
From Autoblog: “It isn’t clear how he gets the whole thing started, but based on a crash captured in the footage, it appears the moto is set at constant throttle and The King trails his steed free to concentrate on tricks – one of which includes weaving through cars. Follow the jump for videos of the man in action.”
Judging from the first video, it also appears that there’s no easy way to stop the vehicle. It requires him to catch up to the motorcycle and hop on, controlling it the old-fashioned way.
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