Adventurer and television presenter Ryan Pyle is currently in Rio de Janeiro and will soon begin filming Tough Rides: Brazil.

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Tough Rides: Brazil filming has already begun and Ryan Pyle is now set for his 10,000-mile motorcycle adventure around South America’s biggest country. His journey around Brazil is the third season of the Tough Rides motorcycle series, which will be a 6-part series and a book. Tough Rides: Brazil will be broadcast in Summer 2016.

It is a great privilege to continue the Tough Rides television series with this expedition in Brazil. It is my first time to South America; I am incredibly excited to finally be here. I’ll be setting off soon and I am eager explore Brazil.

Canadian adventurer and television presenter, Ryan Pyle, has already landed in Brazil and is just getting ready to set out on his first day of riding on what will be another epic adventure television production. Previously Ryan had traveled with his brother Colin Pyle while filming Tough Rides: China (2013) and Tough Rides: India (2014), but now he is on his own and he has his sites firmly set on coming to terms with the size and diversity of Brazil. In just a few days Ryan will leave Rio de Janeiro and head about 250km and begin his journey up in the mountains in an effort to explore and understand real Brazil. In Ryan’s 60-day television production he will cover over 10,000 miles and be a circumnavigation around Brazil– exposing him to some of the most populated and remote regions on the plant.

Born in Toronto, Canada, Ryan Pyle spent his early years close to home. After obtaining a degree in International Politics from the University of Toronto in 2001, Ryan realized a life long dream and traveled to China on an exploratory mission. In 2002 Ryan moved to China permanently and in 2004 Ryan became a regular contributor to the New York Times. In 2009 Ryan was listed by PDN Magazine as one of the 30 emerging photographers in the world. In 2010 Ryan began working full time on television and documentary film production and has produced and presented several large multi-episode television series for major broadcasters in the USA, Canada, UK, Asia, CHINA and continental Europe.

You can follow Tough Rides: Brazil at, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

To learn more about previous productions by Ryan Pyle you can visit the website Tough Rides. The Tough Rides motorcycle adventure television series was created by Ryan Pyle and Colin Pyle and is produced by their production company, G219 Productions; which is focused on making high quality HD adventure television for the worlds leading broadcasters. Ryan’s first production was a Guinness World Record setting adventure in 2010 know as Tough Rides: China; which was a 65 day – 10,000 mile – motorcycle expedition around China. He followed that up with a similarly epic journey around India known as Tough Rides: India (2014). The entire Tough Rides series is broadcast on Travel Channel. For more information please visit:

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