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I'm on my Avanti

mountain bike

with Shinoma

brakes and gears

bruisin'

in the bush

at Knocklofty

then cruisin'

round the back

of the Pacific Vista Motel

and over the rise

the brilliant city before me

down the hill

wheels turn

as I burn

the bitumen

I lean into

the curve

hurtle

down

the steep

street

when a red car

nudging from a driveway

suddenly

powers out

into the road

one second in front of me

I've nowhere to go

I've gotta leave the road

and hop the gutter

get onto the sidewalk

I rise from the saddle

pull the handlebars up

and the pedals

in one smooth

coordinated

acceleration

into the air

the wheels leave the ground and 

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