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24th Aug 2015

Check out the unusual addition to a Norwegian bike race… (Video)

Kevin Beirne

Anyone who has tried to cycle through central London will know that bikes and cars are not friends.

But the competitors in the Arctic Race of Norway had something a little more worrying than your average car to deal with when they were joined by an unusual guest.

As they passed by an army base, the peleton suddenly had a new member: a Leopard 2A4 tank.

After riding alongside the racers for a short while, the tank ominously veered off to the side like a James Bond villain who knows a shortcut.