The Olympics Keirin cycling event is in the headlines again.
Japanese Keirin riders attend specific schools for training before racing as professionals.
The remaining 6 cyclists are eliminated.
The top three riders from the two heats of Round 3 move onto the medal round, where the top three claim gold, silver and bronze.
The electric assistance is incredibly sensitive and highly responsive to the inputs of the rider, ensuring a stable and steady course.
Once the pacer in front of them leaves, the line turns into chaos as the mad dash begins with riders reaching heights of 70kph - and for a bike without brakes, that's a scary thought.