Video: Pro mountain bikers trade two wheels for four
By BikeRadar, UK | Thursday, May 19, 2011 11.30am
Gee Atherton buckles up – the Mercedes AMG is a bit quicker than his usual Vito Sport van! Robin Kitchin
We know all about their pedigree on two wheels, but what about four? A bunch of the world’s top mountain bikers, including Steve Peat, Sam Pilgrim, Martyn Ashton and the Athertons, descended on the Mercedes-Benz World factory in Weybridge, Surrey to slug it out on the motor racing track.
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With the high performance, 500-horse-powered Mercedes E63 AMG their weapon of choice for the day, could they tame their competitive urges in the super-charged cars? And who had the edge? Check out the video below to find out:
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