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now three people are competing in a bike race from the edge of
Antarctica to the South Pole. The winner will be the first person to
bike there ever. And 35-year-old Maria Leijerstam is attempting to trike
there on a really weird/badass-looking tricycle.
Leijerstam left the Novo Russian Airbase on December 17th on a recumbent tricycle by the British design group Inspired Cycle Engineering (ICE).
against two competitors with traditional bikes, Juan Mendez and Daniel
Burton, she's hoping that her three fat wheels will provide stability
and better traction during the grueling 400 mile, low temperature ride.
tested the aircraft-grade steel trike in Siberia, Norway, Iceland ad
industrial freezers to make sure it was going to be reliable on her
intense South Pole ride. Antarctic bike share coming soon. [Discovery via Digg]