Today’s Badass: Biker Films Kamikaze Mountain Plunge


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You might want to pop a motion sickness tablet before watching the below video of a bicycle race in Taxco, Mexico. (Elevation: 5,833 feet.) Over the course of nearly five terror- and vertigo-inducing minutes, winner Brendan Fairclough rockets down stairs, dirt, stones and wooden ramps. As he mused on Twitter beforehand: “If it rains we are all dead.”

Luckily for him, the Taxco Downhill didn’t prove fatal: “Going to miss the food, but I will be back.”

Doing this race with a belly full of burritos and enchiladas? Oh God, we just lost it…

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