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Chicago hold-up
also called a bike lift or bike salute

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  1. or sometimes a bikes high, refers to the act of lifting and holding a bike above one's head, sometimes balanced on one hand (or even the chin), as an expression of celebration or defiance

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 28, 2009
  2. notably performed during Critical Mass bike rides

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 28, 2009
  3. In Melbourne, Australia, a bike lift is performed after a group countdown from ten to one

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  4. At larger rides in the past a variant of the bike lift known as the bike wave have been performed, which combines the wave with the bike lift (from the front to the back of the mass)

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  5. The term's origins date back to the first Chicago Critical Mass which took place on September 5, 1997

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