Oct 16, 2013

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Yowamushi Pedal episode 02

To hell with it, let’s write this b*tch up! And no, anime about bicycles do not make me talk like I’m black. I’m just bored. Still, I just decided to pick this one because I really enjoyed watching the first two episodes.

[HorribleSubs] Yowamushi Pedal - 02 [720p].mkv_snapshot_04.05_[2013.10.15_22.54.33]Normally it’s the underdog that catches my attention first, but this time it’s Shunsuke. He looks like a troubled young man. I have no idea what that is, seeing as he has way more than a normal boy his age would have. I can only imagine that he comes from a wealthy family, but he doesn’t really seem like he’s happy.

Next, of course, would be Sakamichi, a small runt that loves anime and manga. He found out that he has strong legs, great stamina and maybe even a lot of talent. He managed to ride his mommy bike up that hill, which, if I am to believe Miki’s older brother, is nearly impossible to do on a mommy bike in one go.

[HorribleSubs] Yowamushi Pedal - 02 [720p].mkv_snapshot_16.02_[2013.10.15_22.55.09]Shunsuke gave him a fifteen minute head start, fair but cocky. And yes, he also managed to pass Sakamichi even though he gave him that head start. I don’t know if that’s really because of the difference between a mommy bike and a racing bike, or because Shunsuke is just that good a bicyclist, but it seems kind of unreal.

Speaking about unreal; could one’s posture really affect speed and stamina? Miki corrected Sakamichi by raising his saddle quite a bit, after which he took off like never before. I doubt he’s going to beat Shunsuke in this race, let’s be clear on that, but I still wonder how one’s posture could affect one’s performance by that much. Interesting…

Yowamushi Pedal episode 02 screencaps

  1. Scorch Delta-62 says:

    It should be possible for someone to ride faster if the saddle is properly configured. It allows you to kick harder and longer.

  2. I will be pretty disappointed if that geek will end up winning after all this.

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