Robots can now ride a bike, and probably better than a lot of people. Murata Boy was developed in Japan, and proves to be an excellent cyclist.
Gyro sensors detect position and balance, and cameras can detect surface quality and obstacles. A remote computer receives images and processes them for further analysis. Murata Boy can navigate a wide variety of obstacles and still keep on riding.
The goal of the project is to create a robot that can lift heavy loads and assist in rough and perilous terrain. Like a pack mule of times past, you could theoretically load up a bike riding bot and he would follow you over the mountain and through the woods.