BSB British Super Balloon!

By Kevin Ash - 30/10/2010

Oxford residents were left gasping in amazement last Friday as a monster balloon in the shape of a British Superbike race machine complete with rider drifted across the city.

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The balloon, believed to be the biggest tailor-made hot-air balloon in the world, was commissioned by bike dealer and BSB sponsor George White Superbikes, and it will be appearing at every round of BSB as well as a number of other events, conditions allowing.

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While the balloon could be seen as a comment on bike price inflation, hopefully it will give sales a lift and see them fly out of showrooms. Otherwise it's just a load of hot air and will be put on the back burner as another basket case idea that's brought George White down to earth.

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