Rayne riders Mark Short and Will Edgecombe head to Brazil in search of the best of Brazilian Downhill style. Footage of the legendary skateboard festival on Ladeira da Morte (Road of Death), São Paulo. In Memory of Willians Indião. We always encourage HELMET USE! Please remember to always wear your helmet. These are professional riders on a closed road making their own decisions.
Brutal Urban Downhill Mountain Bike in Morro Santa Marta – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is purely for fun, especially these days in which those downhill mountain bike rides are so popular. I think the source of the video clip is Root Rider Teve. Riders race though the winding paths and over the roofs of the Favela Dona Marta at the foot of Morro Santa Marta in Rio de Janeiro. The course of 800m descended 170 vertical meters with plenty of jumps. The favela community really enjoy the event. A lot of mountain bike events worldwide can be watched at rootrider.tv Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
Slovakia’s Filip Polc took top honors in the Red Bull Desafio no Morro, an unprecedented mountain bike downhill competition inside a favela (slum) in Rio de Janeiro. Polc’s best time of 1:39.91 down the 760 meters of the favela’s alleys and staircases was enough to edge Brazilian Markolf Berchtold by over 1.5s. Britain’s Dan Atherton completed the podium with a top mark of 1:42.29. Dan’s brother Gee Atherton entered the competition in Brazil as the clear favorite, and confirmed those expectations by topping the qualifying session on Saturday. Race day didn’t equal lucky day for Gee, however, who ended up last among the 10 riders competing after suffering a flat rear tire halfway through the course. redbull.com
Legendary mountain biker brothers Dan and Gee Atherton go for a ride through Dona Marta slum in Brazil. The course was designed and built for the unprecedented Red Bull Desafio no Morro race. redbull.com
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