Rapid Fire: Brian Lopes 30

If you forgot why this guy had the nickname Flyin' Brian Lopes, this should help you remember. HAULING THE TRAIL MAIL! Info about Lopes' bike in this video Bike: Ibis Mojo HD Suspension: X-Fusion Wheels: Novatec Diablo 26 Brakes: Magura MT8 Brakes

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  • skelldify

    7/31/2013 9:24 PM

    Just re-watched this for the first time since it was posted. I do believe this was our first look at a Mojo HDR!!!

  • daisycutter

    3/4/2013 11:53 PM

    The guy is a former Norba (National DH) champ back in 98ish

  • bdamschen

    3/5/2013 11:06 AM

    It's crazy to me that there are people who might not know that. I'm getting old

  • freddyrayos

    3/4/2013 1:05 PM

    Brian Lopes. The Man, The Myth, The Legend.

  • strul

    3/3/2013 10:44 PM

    full of envy damnn

  • ianjenn

    3/3/2013 8:49 PM

    Smooth is fast.....

  • anotherbikerguy

    3/3/2013 3:27 PM

    i keep watching this and it keeps getting more impressive every time

  • emsley

    3/3/2013 6:33 AM

    Humbling pretty much sums it up - location check?

  • SoCalRider-Will

    3/19/2013 7:30 PM

    Aliso Woods/ Telonics

  • Herzalot

    3/3/2013 1:54 PM

    From :09 to :20 it's an access trail linking parts of Aliso and Wood Canyon park in Laguna Beach. The uphill rock he cleans is up a very steep climb. Simply amazing. The rest of the footage is from a very popular DH trail in Laguna Beach - in descending order on the trail. As for the comment below "Most would not be that fast on a DH bike," Lopes has proved that by winning the annual (underground) race on the same trail for the last 6+ years - on a 5-6" trailbike and single crown fork. Dude's fast up and down.

  • freddyrayos

    3/4/2013 1:07 PM

    looks like fun Laguna/Aliso trails.

  • Ian Collins

    3/3/2013 12:08 AM

    clearly he's not slowing down any time soon....

  • Balfaboy

    3/2/2013 9:19 PM

    I've watched that 4 times and I'm still blown away. Most would not be that fast on a dh bike.

  • Scott_Townes

    3/2/2013 4:07 PM

    Showing people that more than 4 inches is unnecessary on most trails...

  • Acadian

    3/2/2013 4:14 PM

    I might be wrong but that looks like a Mojo HD with an X-Fusion Vengeance fork...so I'm guessing it's 6 inches

  • Scott_Townes

    5/21/2015 1:35 PM

    It took me a full year to come up with a come-back for this (JK just saw it reposted) but, he didn't bottom out Nah I just was being an idiot.

  • SchredGreen

    3/2/2013 11:04 PM

    ...when you are on your home trail and know every corner of it i bet :-)

  • Adam_Schaeffer

    3/2/2013 2:07 PM

    Like a surgeon with a scalpel, precise and committed. He looks faster now than he's ever looked, and that's saying something. Get him on a DH bike?

  • SoCalRider-Will

    3/29/2013 9:15 PM

    ibis doesn't make a DH bike.

  • Acadian

    3/2/2013 1:50 PM


  • awol12

    3/2/2013 1:36 PM

    Damn! Had to watch that twice and still cannot process how fast and smooth Lopes is.

  • CaptyvateMedia

    3/2/2013 1:28 PM

    man can shred

  • iceman2058

    3/2/2013 12:17 PM

    That kind of riding is just on a whole other level.

  • turpy

    3/2/2013 10:46 AM

    Foook Lopes is still rapid!!! The pedal uphill step up was pretty impressive.

  • chancho19

    3/2/2013 10:38 AM

    Holy Hell! I don't even know what to say, that was so incredibly fast!

  • Scrub

    3/2/2013 9:18 AM

    I think there is a brake malfunction on his bike, that was just too dang fast.

  • Nozes

    3/2/2013 9:06 AM

    I've got Lopes in my name,but the speed didn't came with it.
    Respect to one of the all time greatest riders on the planet.

  • xc2dh99

    3/2/2013 9:03 AM

    ripping Telonics

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