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    Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    Check this video out. Hold on to your hat. Also note that the guy with the helmet cam appears to be wearing a business suit.

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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    I think my favorite part is: "Perro, perro, perro!!!"


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    that is awesome. looks like tons of fun. who let that dog of its leash. cost him some valuable seconds.


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

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    that is awesome. looks like tons of fun. who let that dog of its leash. cost him some valuable seconds.
    Leash law? In Chile??

    It happens more often than you might think on even the most prestigious cycling race in the world (Le Tour).


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    Those are some pretty big jumps! And they're jerry rigged to say the least. ha


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    That video is all kinds of awesome.



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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    uhhh... count me in



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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    Watching that made me sweat.

    I'd be the guy taking on a utility pole head-on.


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    I think I'd get a high ankle sprain just walking down that course.


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    One of the best videos posted in a long time. It brought back a lot of memories of faceplanting over my handlebars as a kid.



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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    Why not, I just upgraded mountain bikes, sign me up



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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    Not sure he really needs that starting ramp.


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    HOLY. CRAP.

    *edit* I freaking cracked up when I saw the decription below the video: "...more extreme than skydiving out of an exploding F-18 piloted by Charlie Sheen - while chugging a 2 liter of Mountain Dew."

    Hahahah!


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    Wow. That's insane. But cool.


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    Re: Anyone up for a little "urban" downhill racing?

    That's awesome. I love that they took downhill mtb racing and put it in an urban setting. They made the course almost identical in difficulty to what you would do in the woods.


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