A real-life Mad Max?

For two years, Markus ‘Max’ Stöckl laid out a plan to put himself in the record books yet again. And in just 11 seconds and at a speed of 167.6 km/h with a standard mountain bike, whose components you could buy yourself in the high street, he reached that speed hurtling down a mountain with no name in Chile’s Atacama desert. Stöckl has a penchant for the record books. Brought up in the Austrian mountains, his thirst for speed was established at a young age, his place in the speed annuals…

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