Downhill run by Mountain Biker Alejandro Paz


This Downhilling Mountain Bike ride video made a very good impression on me. This video clip is terrifying and is the most viewed Downhill video on YouTube with a whopping 2,191,963 views to its credit.

Alejandro Paz is from Peru. He is the National Downhill Champion of his country. This video clip was made by Alejandro himself. It shows Alejandro fleeting on a boulder-strewn footpath along a mountainside heading for disaster. But Alejandro rides on at high speed despite the rugged coarse terrain with varied sizes of stones and boulders strewn in the narrow path due to a recent landslide.

If you are interested,Alejandro Paz has a page on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/pazdownhill

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Can you ride off ramps?


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Myself . By T.V. Antony Raj
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If your bicycle is specially adapted and has features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain it is not just another bike, but is a mountain bike. And if you ride off-road, over rough terrain, down hill, dirt roads, then you are mountain biking.

The vast majority of mountain biking falls into the recreational Cross Country (XC), and Trail Riding categories; and there are other categories as well: all mountain, downhill, freeride, dirt jumping and trials.

Mountain biking as a sport that requires bike handling skills, core strength and balance, endurance, and self-reliance.  Some advanced mountain biking riders pursue steep technical descents while others do freeriding, downhilling, dirt jumping, and show off their aerial maneuvering skills by jumping off high ground and specially constructed ramps.

A cross country mountain bike race.

Recently I saw this video of mountain biking by four young men – Dylan Dunkerton, Curtis Robinson, Kyle Norbraten, and  Kyle Jameson, constructing their own ramps for jumping. I am very much impressed by their undaunted maneuvering skill of their mountain bikes.

I hope you will enjoy viewing it. :)

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