Tough Rides: Brazil

StarringRyan PyleDirectorRyan Pyle
In this Ryan Pyle's Tough Rides motorcycle adventure series, they have spent 60 days filming in Brazil. Powered by BMW Motorrad....
Season 1

6 Episodes
Rio de Janeiro to Salvadornow playing
1. Rio de Janeiro to Salvador
After being blessed by a local priest, Ryan Pyle sets off from the iconic Copa Cabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on his BMW F800GS adventure motorcycle; the perfect bike for this is incredibly diverse adventure motorcycle ride. Ryan is looking to cover as much as 14,000 kilometers over a 60-day circuit of Brazil....
Salvador onto the Trans-Amazonian Highway
2. Salvador onto the Trans-Amazonian Highway
After exploring a church made entirely of Gold, Ryan practices some Brazilian martial arts and then enjoys an ice-cold beverage in a celebration of Salvador's 466th birthday as a city. Leaving the metropolis of Salvador behind, Ryan moves further north up the coast only to get stuck in a monster sand dune before heading west and moving deeper into the Amazon Basin....
The Trans-Amazonian to Manaus
3. The Trans-Amazonian to Manaus
After his first proper crash of the trip, Ryan's spirits are down as he comes to the realization that traveling by road in the Amazon is going to be much harder than originally anticipated. After a brief rest in the small village of Anapu, Ryan is refreshed and ready to continue to explore. Marking the halfway point of the journey, Ryan makes it to the Amazon River and enjoys a two-day boat ride....
Manaus to Porto Velho
4. Manaus to Porto Velho
Ryan's rest on the Amazon River boat has come to an end. It is now time to test Ryan's resolve and put his survival skills to the test. After exploring the Amazon rainforest from the air Ryan meets up with Leo, a tree climbing and jungle survival expert.His reward is a soul crushing muddy 900km journey along the most dangerous road in South America , known as the "Road of Ghosts."...
Porto Velho to Iguazu Falls
5. Porto Velho to Iguazu Falls
When Ryan successfully reaches the end of the BR-319, his vehicle breaks down yet again but more Brazilian hospitality comes to the rescue in the form of a local rancher who tows the support vehicle to his ranch and cooks up a BBQ for the team. Moving on proper tarmac roads, the landscape begins to change dramatically. Ryan takes a few days to rest and recover in the Pantanal wetlands....
Iguazu Falls to Rio de Janeiro
6. Iguazu Falls to Rio de Janeiro
Ryan is done splashing around in the Iguazu Water Falls and on the road to the resort town of Florianopolis. All momentum comes to a grinding halt as Ryan suffers a flat tire, a vehicle breakdown, a massive traffic jam, and a disastrous conclusion. While waiting for repairs Ryan learns and Japanese culture in Sao Paulo and then on his departure decides to climb the Pedro do Bau....