Certain sports at the 2012 London Olympics will inevitably get more respect from fans than others – that’s just the way it goes.
Sports that fans perceive to be more difficult or strenuous generally evoke more positive emotions, while sports that involve air rifles, unfortunately, evoke less positive emotions.
Bicycling falls somewhere in the middle of the spectrum on the respect meter but, on Saturday morning, things got stepped up a notch when an unexpected obstacle presented itself in the middle of the field.
Check it out:
When that canine entered the frame, thing got real. Fortunately, no bicyclists or dogs were harmed in the making of that video.