The seventh edition of the Downhill Taxco 2018 will summon thousands of fans to witness a spectacular competition of urban descent by bicycle through the streets of the Magic Town of Taxco, Guerrero, on December 14 and 15.
Among the more than 35 cyclists from 12 different countries that will invade the main roads and cobbled streets of Taxco de Alarcón, the Monster Energy athletes will seek to overwhelm the adrenaline of the public in the downhill circuit that begins in the Panorama and ends in front of the presidency municipal. In addition, the excitement and surprise will be assured for all with the huge jumps, acrobatics and the craziest tricks that the riders will execute over the picturesque houses of the Silver City.
The competition will have the participation of Spanish Adolf Silva, who will fight to maintain his title of Best Trick in Downhill Taxco 2017, and Sam Pilgrim, the Briton who recently won first place in Best Trick in the Downhill Challenge Medellin, as well as the " free-rider "British Brendan Fairclough, and the very experienced MTB, Ethan Nell who a few months ago took the podium of Rampage 2018. Ricardo Peredo, the young Mexican rider will also be present to seek to improve his position in the general classification.
Regarding his participation in the event, the Mexican Peredo said: "Before arriving in Taxco I participated in two urban races that served as a very good training, and I feel quite ready. I have had more preparation than in previous years. It will be the seventh time I will participate and it is always a pleasure to compete in Taxco, because that is where the energy of the spectators is best felt; Without a doubt, the most incredible thing is to take the downhill to their homes. I want to go to win, but as long as I'm having fun on the bike I know I can do quite well. "