Downhill on your doorstep

Check out some of the action from Chile's Valparaiso urban DH race

We love a bit of urban downhill racing here at MBUK. There'll be a full feature on Chile's legendary Valparaiso Cerro Abajo in the next issue of the mag – issue 302, in shops on 4 April. For now, feast your eyes on some of the dog-dodging action from this year's race...

Here's Mick Hannah's winning run from Valparaiso:

Here's a nasty faceplant from Filip Polc: 

And here's some more urban shredding from Colombia's Marcelo Guttierez Villegas, finishing with a trip to Valparaiso:

This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

CW has been riding mountain bikes for more than two decades now. He's the first to admit he's not the fittest or most skilful rider on the hill, but that doesn't stop him sweating up the climbs to have a blast on the downhills.
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