It’s no secret that automobile accidents can result in serious injuries, and even though seat belts, reinforced frames, and air bags can go a long way toward heightening the safety of vehicle occupants, sometimes these aren’t enough to prevent severe personal harm. That’s why driving a car or truck always comes with a certain amount of potential danger. For bicyclists, however, the dangers on the road are considerably magnified.
The SkyCycle at Okayama Prefecture’s Brazilian Washuzan Highland Park in Japan is a one of a kind roller coaster. Rather than being fast and thrilling, it is slow and terrifying. Those who ride the SkyCycle are basically biking around a raised track, high above the ground.