Cyclist shins up lamppost after opening level crossing barrier grabbed his bike as he tried to climb it

A CYCLIST shimmied up a lamppost to fetch his bike after it was swept up by a railway crossing barrier.

It got tangled as he tried to climb the gate in Rainham, Essex.

The cyclist got stuck after he tried to climb the level crossing in Rainham, Essex
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Witness Adrian Knight says the barrier started to rise as he attempted the manoeuvre, sending him flying and launching the bike into the air.

Adrian, 42, said: “In my 15 years cycling I’ve never seen anything like it in the…

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