'Mad Max' sets mountain bike record

An Austrian man has broken the downhill speed record on a mountain bike.

Markus Stockl, known as 'Mad Max', beat his own record when he reached a whopping speed of 104 miles per hour - that's much faster than a car is allowed to travel on the roads in the UK.

He set the record in the Atacama desert in Chile. To make him as safe as possible, he had a special suit, an airbag - like the ones ski racers use - and a self-made helmet in two parts.

Take a look at the speedy racer above.

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