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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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A lap around Whites Level, Afan, Wales.


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Myself By T.V. Antony Raj
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The majority of mountain biking falls into the recreational Cross Country (XC), and Trail Riding.  As I mentioned before in an earlier post “Can you ride off ramps?”  dated March 11, 2012, a mountain bike rider requires bike handling skills, core strength and balance, endurance, and self-reliance.

Recently I saw a 11 minutes 43 seconds video uploaded by TheTaith on Oct 3, 2011 on to YouTube. This video contains highlights from a lap around Whites Level, Afan, Wales, on a sunny September evening, riding a 2011 Lapierre Zesty. The rider had filmed the ride using a HD Hero (720p @ 50fps) on a chest mount.

I am 71 years young now. After 7 minutes of watching the rider riding off-road, over rough terrain, down hill, dirt roads, I felt vomiting due to the jerks the rider had endured doing his lap. I am not telling you not to watch the video; what I am trying to tell you is, if you are not young physically like me, be warned.

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