Smarter Every Day Challenge: Learn the Backwards Brain Bike

25 mai 2016
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Destin from Smarter Every Day challenged me to learn to ride the Backwards Bran Bike for 50 meters.
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  • 1:16 you don't even know how close to truth you are😂

    MneSiNevsimejJaJenProchazimMneSiNevsimejJaJenProchazimPirms 2 dienām
  • Now wheelie it

    Cody PageCody PagePirms 2 dienām
  • I wouldn't mind buying the bike but 600$ I'll have to pass

    Christopher johnsonChristopher johnsonPirms 2 dienām
  • "Definite progress! Look at this! -BLEEEP-"

    Reece HudsonReece HudsonPirms 3 dienām
  • Give it to sam pilgrim and tell him to do some downhill

    Omid’s Rc car and reviewsOmid’s Rc car and reviewsPirms 11 dienām
  • It took Dustin 8 months that took mike one hour

    Inviso InkInviso InkPirms 13 dienām
  • So I am twelve and I can do wheelies for blocks. I started by practicing every day for about 30 minutes and gradually got better I had it down but one day every thing clicked like what he said about the backwards bike and than I was wheeling Down my street no problem it’s weird how the brain adapts to different things in a similar way

    That Random Gear headThat Random Gear headPirms 13 dienām
  • What is a backward bicycle besides left and right being opposite?

    Marie AysonMarie AysonPirms 14 dienām
  • the bike for the old me I used to think to ride the bike the wrong way before

    MABMABPirms 15 dienām
  • E A S Y

  • Me, who only turns by leaning

    Jack PJack PPirms 18 dienām
  • If you ride without hand then you would not have to stear

    Josiah ChildersJosiah ChildersPirms 19 dienām
  • does it ride like a motorcycle? so you push the right bar and you go right? and same for left bar?

    Meade HeliosMeade HeliosPirms 19 dienām
  • What would happen if you are a child whi never ever had a normal cycle?

    Lena InterewiczLena InterewiczPirms 21 dienas
  • Now try to wheelie that bike

    Leone HoekstraLeone HoekstraPirms 21 dienas
  • Just use plane controles only for left to right

    1234 Galaxy1234 GalaxyPirms 21 dienas
  • do a nose manual

    whatever is relevantwhatever is relevantPirms 24 dienām
  • I think the easiest way to ride this is to keep your hands away from the steering) and to ride a bike without hands is pretty easy to learn

    Михаил ТепляковМихаил ТепляковPirms 24 dienām
  • do a downhill course with it

    arandomnightowlarandomnightowlPirms 25 dienām
  • Me when riding a real bike

    WiryWiryPirms 26 dienām
  • i reckon training wheels would have helped

    Myles PenmanMyles PenmanPirms 26 dienām
  • Why does this even exist?

    Just JordanJust JordanPirms 26 dienām
  • little did those people know is that this 25 year old man who couldn't ride a bike can even ride a bike up stairs

    BluChaosBluChaosPirms Mēneša
  • Inverted input: on

    FireCarfFireCarfPirms Mēneša
  • easiest way to ride is just put your right hand forward if you want to go right and same with the left and you should be able to visualize it and ride it easier.

    BluBluPirms Mēneša
  • This channel inspired me to learn how to ride a bike. Yes I am a guy who learned how to ride a bike when he was 20 years old.

    Emmanuel ArrietaEmmanuel ArrietaPirms Mēneša
  • I think that you should make it so you have to peddle backwards

  • Quick tip, if you stop looking down to your hands it will be much easier as long as you consciously do the opposite to what your brain said, just as you mentioned.

    OverBannedOverBannedPirms Mēneša
  • This is basically riding a motorcycle, counter steering.

    OverBannedOverBannedPirms Mēneša
  • The trick is to ride the bicycle as straight as possible

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  • gay

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  • Next thing you know this guys gonna make a unicycle with reverse pedals

    tozbog 109tozbog 109Pirms Mēneša
  • When you realize you have invert controls on

    That guy On TVThat guy On TVPirms Mēneša
  • don't blaspheme pls

  • Now try wheelieing it

    rxb3nnnrxb3nnnPirms Mēneša
  • It’s all in speed

    Rex Jun Wai OngRex Jun Wai OngPirms Mēneša
  • Imagine what if he had to also pedal backwards too

    Captin BroosterCaptin BroosterPirms Mēneša
  • Why can’t you dislike comments?

    Preston ProductionsPreston ProductionsPirms Mēneša
  • Try to wheelie it

    powercorepowercorePirms Mēneša
  • Hey Mike, it's been 4 years Can you still ride it

    jonthedoorsjonthedoorsPirms Mēneša
    • 1 year ago he could in a recap vid. not sure about now

      Anonymous SecretAnonymous SecretPirms 8 dienām
    • @Tigrr T lmao

      AppoloxyAppoloxyPirms 27 dienām
    • He cant

      Tigrr TTigrr TPirms 27 dienām
  • Wuuut ? You're only 25 ???

    OdyOdyPirms Mēneša
  • The thief proof bicycle

    kkPirms Mēneša
  • What's the title of the song in tha last part?

    The blagger HahaThe blagger HahaPirms Mēneša
  • Never seen anyone so happy to ride a bike in the field at about 13kph

    Marko NikolicMarko NikolicPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Am i the only one that turned their wheel 180 and rode it like this when i was younger

    Djordje JankovicDjordje JankovicPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I think that if you visualise it as the handle bar as an arrow pointing to the side you're turning to, the concept sounds easier: When you turn the handlebar to the right, the handle bar would be pointing left, left hand forward. And vive versa. Just a thought, dont know if it could help

    Yellow lemonadeYellow lemonadePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Its called counter steering go faster

    TheKn0cker2o26TheKn0cker2o26Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • just do it no hands

    memphis piechowskimemphis piechowskiPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • The hard part is when your instincts kick in, when you think about the backwards thing it’s fine but when you do it subconsciously like you would a normal bike it get hard

    kevin singhkevin singhPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I learned this in like 2hrs lmao its so ez

    judaSjudaSPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • At a summer camp I was as a really young kid they at they had a backwards bike I tried riding it every day. They had a challenge that if you could ride it 100 feet you win $20 for the cantine (the most expensive items were only 75 cents so $20 was a ton). I worked every day to learn it and I really didn’t get anywhere the first couple days. After being stubborn and every gave up because they all were tired I got the bike to myself and then I was able to learn how to ride it. It really suprised the guy who had made it as a joke because he thought it would be impossible to ride. This was before Smarter Every Day got the bike so I think I could have been one of the first people to learn how to ride one. They guy who made the bike I rode was also close with they guy who made the bike for smarter every day later so I feel proud to know I proved maybe that it was possible to ride one. Btw this was like 2013 and I can’t find anything on backwards bikes being made that early. If I’m wrong pls correct me.

    Classicaly TrumpetClassicaly TrumpetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Would it be normal if he rotated the handlebars 360?

    Subaharan MuruganathanSubaharan MuruganathanPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I’d like to see him learn to wheelie

    Jackcraft5Jackcraft5Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Do it in a parking lot ..

    Junior Bo2343Junior Bo2343Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • My dad and I made a backwards bike took me 2 months to do it

    jacksonpattygaming vlogsjacksonpattygaming vlogsPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Now do it on the bike rollers

    Salty_WuterrmelonSalty_WuterrmelonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I thought it was going to be easy but after this it looks hard

    maktub morganmaktub morganPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I wonder if this would be easier if you didn't pay attention at all.. just let your brain do all the work. Listen to a podcast or audio book, really focus on something else.. that way you aren't fighting the bike or the instincts your body is trying to build.

    danteelitedanteelitePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This is how us motorcycle people feel when we try to explain counter steering. Push the left bar forward, the bike leans left. Very counterintuitive. People never understand it. It's only something you understand when you actually ride a motorcycle or a bicycle fast.

    danteelitedanteelitePirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • People not understanding Counter steering is probably why so many new riders go straight in corners + target fixation

      Joshua HeffernanJoshua HeffernanPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Pedaleira me trouxe aqui

    Willow CarvalhoWillow CarvalhoPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This bike is probably Great anti theft if you live in a city

    Phillip BekkevoldPhillip BekkevoldPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • It would be so sick to do a bait bike prank with this bike 😂😂😂

    Bando BobBando BobPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Imagine doing a hill bomb on that ☠️

    Michael BlackMichael BlackPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Mate can people just not ride with no handlebars?

    John StinsonJohn StinsonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I like how the bike has no breaks cause the maker knows he will get nowhere on it

    Jacob RidesJacob RidesPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • What’s the point of this bike doe

    Samuel HeSamuel HePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • My G was going in straight lines only lmao

    Watlix WTLXWatlix WTLXPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • He forgot to ride the normal bike because he did it for 8 months and it got printed in his mind,and you only did it for a couple of days

    AhtishaMAhtishaMPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Grab some popcorn, leave this bike outside unlocked and enjoy

    MooseIsInMooseIsInPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • learn to do a stoppie on the backwards bike

    Mason HurdaMason HurdaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Next challenge: turn 😅

    A Pack Moving WestA Pack Moving WestPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • If you can do no hands You can do that with ease

    Sam DruSam DruPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I could ride that bike bc I lean to turn on any bike😂I never turn the handle

    African ThuggaAfrican ThuggaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This is the ultimate anti-theft

    Squish125Squish125Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I’m 27 and homeless I haven’t spoken to my family in 8 years and I have no friends as a kid I was too poor to afford a bike so I never learned

    Alpha LoafAlpha LoafPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I immediately thought of motorcycle counter steering push the bar the way you want to go

    T ShraderT ShraderPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • How does the bike even work

    Bow BowsBow BowsPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Arya from india.. Mike ur grt and motivational person you can achieve any challenge. only coz practice and dedication in to success 🏆💪 .. Keep rocking🎸🎶🎶

    Karthik karthikKarthik karthikPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • So this is what inverted controls is like in real life

    ItsMeJason KItsMeJason KPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • What’s the difference between this and a normal bike? (Aside from the turning)

    Pro Panda PowerPro Panda PowerPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • 4:11 Dead

    Joshua GadsbyJoshua GadsbyPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Imaging hillbombing with this thing

    GamingBrawlallaGamingBrawlallaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • but to learn to steer a bike you need to turn the wheel to one side to go to the other

    Felipe H craftgamerFelipe H craftgamerPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • i would do a whellie so its dont mater im good at whellies so i can drive u bike for 100 meter

    Blaze It 420Blaze It 420Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • At least you don’t have to pedal backwards...

    jdog942jdog942Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Imagine the pedals were also reverse

    Exploding zombieExploding zombiePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Gamers that play inverted controls find this normal

    xiphsxiphsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Gamers that play inverted controls find this normal

    xiphsxiphsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • A friend of mine said if you use the backwards bike for 20 years or so there's a slight chance that you can not ride a normal bike for a long time

    May LivingstoneMay LivingstonePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • This isn't hard

    This is Not meThis is Not mePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • My brother mastered this in three hours and I can't even do it

    Assassin CreedAssassin CreedPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Now to the Tour de France with it

    M McLM McLPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I’ve seen a lot of people commenting wondering if someone who doesn’t know how to bike would fine it easier to learn this and switch. I believe that this bike would still be FAR harder for them to learn than a normal one. We has humans are basically programmed with the right-right left-left mindset. Just because they can’t ride a normal bike wouldn’t take that away. Perhaps if they had spent years riding one of these, maybe then the switch would be hard. But I think they’d get the hang of it quickly and find it much easier either way, that’s just my opinion though.

    the lizard kingthe lizard kingPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Just learn to get good at doing wheelies. With the front wheel off the ground, the steering won't matter.

    James ConroyJames ConroyPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Ngl that doesnt seem hard at all and not just oh it seems that way

    The Gus DriverThe Gus DriverPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • When you accidentally press invert controls in the options

    AlexifeuLPAlexifeuLPPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • 1:00 i fell my phone when he said oh no and im not lying

    MR, PØPPÝMR, PØPPÝPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Wow that got me confusedi was like what do you mean backwards the say that it went left if you were going right 😂😂 that's insane

    Ricky J CruzRicky J CruzPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • This is called counter-steering when riding a motorcycle at above approximately 10-15 miles per hour.

    thaik56thaik56Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • @thaik56 Every bicycle, motorbike, scooter, kickbike etc. works the same way. All the time, every time. Speed or mass does not matter.

      akiva kakiva kPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • @akiva k I wasn't talking about the video but steering motorcycle from the beginning. Just watch counter-steering videos on motorcycle and you'll understand. Below 10-15 mph you have to counter-balance the weight of the motorcycle to make it steer very tightly at low speeds.

      thaik56thaik56Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • thaik56 How about you watch the video first. The bikes steering is inverted. Turn handbars to the right and the front wheel turns to the left. Where do you get your numbers? What happens if I ride 10-15mph? Is my bike wobbling like a rubber duck on a jello? Is it randomly lean left and right? If speed somehow affect which way bikes turn then there has to be a speed when a bike won't turn at all. What is that speed?

      akiva kakiva kPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • @akiva k No, that is wrong, at speeds above 10-15 mph, turning the handle bar will steer and lean the bike in the opposite direction of where the handle bars are pointed, which is why it's called counter-steering. Just look it up on LVworld Never heard of the term inverted steering. Push right to lean and steer to the right which equals turning the handle bar to the left.

      thaik56thaik56Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • @thaik56 Motorbike, pedalbike, kickbike, moped at any speed. Does not matter. It is all the same.

      akiva kakiva kPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • how dod you not turned pedals behind its not the revert bike its fake revert bike

    Nikola KravicNikola KravicPirms 3 Mēnešiem