We guess you can expect pretty much anything in a country which teaches kindergarten kids to always check their shoes before putting them on as a rule of thumb. Because of the world’s deadliest snakes and spiders. That can be hiding there, yeah.
An Australian cyclist named Tony was expecting just another sun-drenched ride in the land down under when his plans were slightly altered. He was riding west of Canberra on Brindabella Road when a rather large and muscular joey jumped in to say “g’day, mate”.
“Last Sunday, I was riding down a steep hill at 70 kph when a large kangaroo jumped out of the surrounding bush, I just had enough time to swerve a bit and the kangaroo hit my left arm and the rear of my bike, somehow I managed to stay upright even though I had damage to the rear wheel and tire. “
The altercation was captured on Tony’s rear-facing Cycliq camera and if we are not mistaken the kangaroo produced something that can be taken for a smug grin. The cyclist was a lucky one, though, because roos can grow up to 1.8 meters and weigh up to 90 kilograms and their boxing skills are on point. Our guess is this one was just a little bored after all day in the scrubland.