The photo of Tate Roskelley on the Start spread in our 150th issue of Ride left quite a few people scratching their heads wondering how exactly he pulled off his signature move, the super bike slide. It's not too common to see someone lay their bike completely on it's side while rolling fast with the pedals grinding and ankle bone scraping and pull out of it. They say a picture is a worth a thousand words, so how about 12 or so pictures in a sequence? Skeptics, doubters, critics, and dumbfounded can all rest now, because here is the start to finish of the super bike slide.
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Pedal, shoe, and ankle… All destroyed in the name of freestyle.