This Week I Learned Downhill Mountain Biking

6 nov 2017
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In this episode of TWIL I learned to ride a downhill bike faster. I set my milestone at taking 10 seconds of my time.
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  • that trail is weak

    ride with usride with usPirms 7 dienām
  • Awesome mike

    Danny FrederickDanny FrederickPirms 8 dienām
  • He uses the same intro as wattles

    The Extreme ScientistThe Extreme ScientistPirms 15 dienām
  • I love mountain biking and I’m nearly at the point of going pro

    Sam Watkins MTBSam Watkins MTBPirms 26 dienām
  • I am No mtb expert nor do I claim to be one. As far as I can see that is a xc bike, i think with a trail bike (more agressive angles + longer) would take of Even more time. If Any expert-like mtb riders agree or disagree, feel free to let me know :)

    Jeppe NillerJeppe NillerPirms Mēneša
  • When you said ive got a coach i thought that you were talking about eric porter or seths bike hacks

    jonmapa07jonmapa07Pirms Mēneša
    • Ben cathro is the Host of walk the talk at pinkbike so I think he had been hooked up as best as possible

      KotelettschweissKotelettschweissPirms Mēneša
  • Does anyone know what the background song at 11:30 is called

    Giovanny FieldsGiovanny FieldsPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • how-what- wh- this dude- an amazing dude-but not a super genius- just- what-

    Jingjing LiangJingjing LiangPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Ha he even did it on a shirt travel trail bike

    GooseberryjamGooseberryjamPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • lads can still beat getting over it with bennet foddy faster

    InkklesInkklesPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Ben be a solid foot taller lmao

    odin214odin214Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • genial. bravo mike !!

    sanseverino stefsanseverino stefPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Btw your bike is not a dh bike

    nakjuenakjuePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Hey mike what are your hobbies Mike: Yes

    ScarcePhoenixScarcePhoenixPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • This is easily the most rewatchable Mike Boyd video.

    milos illinmilos illinPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I'm 16 Ans I just started mountain biking

    Liaw Jia YongLiaw Jia YongPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • If you're a dad i cant believe how much things u will be able to teach your son/daughter

    poi30n 666poi30n 666Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Same i also enjoy biking ALOT!

    poi30n 666poi30n 666Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I like the speed run energy of just wanting a sub 2 because it’s a sub 2 lol

    Drew BishopDrew BishopPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • he needs to do this again with a dh bike

    Meme ReviewMeme ReviewPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • 0:08 how old is he (subtitle).

    MABMABPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • 1516

      MABMABPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Irish guys seem very friendly.

    Rom OakninRom OakninPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • You look awesome

    Piano DogPiano DogPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • The shit bike

    I eat baby boy chickens They are yumI eat baby boy chickens They are yumPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I dropped 6000 bucks into a GT Fury Carbon a few years ago just for this. It’s fun but I’ve broken 10 bones with 3 concussions.!!Be careful Felisa.

    Gary DobbsGary DobbsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Your last run was sick bro good job!! Downhill is hard!!

    Gary DobbsGary DobbsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Regular riding is just too boring see my post below though.

    Gary DobbsGary DobbsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I feel ya bro I have been doing downhill for a few years. I still suck at turns. I’ve been off the bike for 5 weeks due to a bad concussion and 3 herniated disk in my neck from wiping out at Windrock TN. I’m aliotle afraid because every time you hit your head it’s longer and longer to recovery. So when I hit a big jump I will be scared because the head injuries been rough with nausea and memory loss. It comes with risk. It’s not for everybody.

    Gary DobbsGary DobbsPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I think it is enduro not downhill, but still good job :)

    SEGGSEGGPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • This was a cathartic, beautiful experience to watch. The determination, buildup, and iteration were great to see in action.

    Victor QuesadaVictor QuesadaPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • without 200mm fox suspension?

    Jacky TraveJacky TravePirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Downhill MTB-ing isnt hard where i live my trails are boring

    Mr KryptMr KryptPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • What song have you used?

    Ashish aherAshish aherPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Ben is the sweetest and humblest professional ever!

    Farah SulaimanFarah SulaimanPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • This guy is seriously the fastest learner i have seen on yt

    Andrew ChoAndrew ChoPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 8:33 miss i something??

    ChaffeeChaffeePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 8:36 lol forgot to edit time in

    chipmunk226chipmunk226Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • When he said 10 seconds, i thought he meant mike could get his time ten seconds, not down by 10 seconds lmao

    lemon larrylemon larryPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Y he so big tho

    Jett GriffithJett GriffithPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 6:18 please someone tell me what this song is

    munshi3munshi3Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • who else thinks that a collaboration is a great idea???

    Jan StaniszewskiJan StaniszewskiPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Anyone wanting to get fasting the best thing you can do is brake before you go into a turn and let go of the brake as you leave to turn.

    Stale BaguetteStale BaguettePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • This is my favorite sport ever!!!

    Stale BaguetteStale BaguettePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 6:20 what's the name of the song? 😍

    Екатерина РудашевскаяЕкатерина РудашевскаяPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • @Екатерина Рудашевская no problem!

      Joey StarrJoey StarrPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • @Joey Starr Thank you!!

      Екатерина РудашевскаяЕкатерина РудашевскаяPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • @Jack Wilson I actually just found it from another comment. It's 'Fifteen' by Aldenmark Niklasson :)

      Joey StarrJoey StarrPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • Joey Starr i thought it was the strokes too, but no clue

      Jack WilsonJack WilsonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • Same! Sounds like it's by the strokes but not 100% sure

      Joey StarrJoey StarrPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • 6:19 Song: Fifteen - Aldenmark Niklasson

    Killian MartinKillian MartinPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Did anyone realize that Mike Boyd’s initials are mb mountain bike

    OwenOwenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • Shut your mouth

      John WardJohn WardPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • This is enduro bike but it doesn't matter

    mr panmr panPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • "everything you said, i just didn't listen to it." This is me when anybody is trying to teach me something and then I try ut myself

    emma wellsemma wellsPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Ok, its either ben is very tall or mike is very short

    Noah MelocheNoah MelochePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Now you gotta beat Ben's time

    ThatOneGuyThatOneGuyPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Cracking video pal!

    JoeCullyMTBJoeCullyMTBPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Great vid but the trail at the start doesn't look like a black to me

    Jamie PedderJamie PedderPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • i hate when a trail has grass in it

    PrimealcPrimealcPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • No offense I love this channel but you technically already knew how to downhill mountain bike you just got better.

    Van ThangVan ThangPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • What's the song at 6:18??

    MrSmiley977MrSmiley977Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Can we get a new cycling video? Even a dirtbike video would be great!

    zachattack745zachattack745Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • bro everytime i watch these videos, he always manages to put a smile on my face :)

    cyrcliccyrclicPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 0:30, is the Wattles intro song! Go check him out, just type in "Wattles". He does Minecraft videos

    Preston CookPreston CookPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I wish i had an nice mtb bike I have nyx bike that cant take 2 meter jumps Its holding me back Help ;_;

    ONIONIPirms 5 Mēnešiem

    IdolFoxyIdolFoxyPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 3:57 all of the freeriders are about to get triggered

    Quinn KnealeQuinn KnealePirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • I thought ben was a statue no joke at the start

    Peter KernohanPeter KernohanPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Guys, as a fairly advanced downhill mountain biker I would like to say, and fellow bikers tell me if I’m wrong, that what he’s saying while he’s riding is exactly what all mountain bikers are thinking.

    Emma JarlEmma JarlPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • And thats how I fractured both my arms..

    Charlie No FaceCharlie No FacePirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Now this goes to show that with the right mind set, you can achieve anything

    Bounty The quicker picker upperBounty The quicker picker upperPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • More commitment! *crashes* Less commitment!

    RoRoRoRoPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • This really makes me want to get back into biking.

    ChironTheCuddleyChironTheCuddleyPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Where is all my mountain bikers at

    montage 5715montage 5715Pirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Becoming you is the only aim i have.

    Soumith ReddySoumith ReddyPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • smol.

    AurumAurumPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • I did this in Jackson Wyoming down ski slopes it was so fun

    Adam SmithsonAdam SmithsonPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • How US cops see citizens: 0:45

    OptifyOptifyPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • he used wattles intro

  • F

    MinigunL5MinigunL5Pirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • 6:29 More commitment! 5 seconds later Less commitment!

    Vladimir PutinVladimir PutinPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Everybody gangsta 'til da Ben starts vloggin'

    Iмгэ яцiидгdIмгэ яцiидгdPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • At first I thought they meant Mike could finish the run in 10 seconds

    Unstoppable DuckUnstoppable DuckPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • downhill isnt too hard uphill is hard

    lars de dwerglars de dwergPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • I can do all this on my Hardtail and it is not the best Hardtail

    Exotic pump shotgunExotic pump shotgunPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Pretty sure thats downhill biking

    FullOilBarrelFullOilBarrelPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • To be fair that is definitely no a black trail I've done stuff harder than that on my hard tail

    Tom BikesTom BikesPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • You don't realise how much time he shaved off unless you count 23 seconds Try it and apriciate what he did

    H3adphoneJackH3adphoneJackPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • It would be awesome to see you combine this challenge with your unicycle challenge. Mountain Unicycling is a ton of fun! It's the same thing as the mountain bike just minus the brakes, suspension, gears, and a wheel (some "Muni's" as they're called, come with brakes and/ or gears; you can get handlebars too, but a pure unicycle is cheaper and more challenging). A good milestone might be to complete this trail without falling off. I hope to see you give it a shot sometime!

    AdriauxAdriauxPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Love to see him get so excited

    Joe BreakwellJoe BreakwellPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Who else thought of the gamer wattles when they heard the first music play??

  • Any one notice the wattles intro music at the beginning

    Ryan StokesRyan StokesPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • I want to learn this

    Brøken CorruptBrøken CorruptPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Irl speedrunning

    Ian BosseIan BossePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • does anyone know the background music near the end of the video?

    Sir CrashSir CrashPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Title: This Week I Learned Downhill Mountain Biking GMBN: Where's the dual crown forks and that's a trail bike

    Vinz LopezVinz LopezPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Thats the Mike that we want

    sending dudessending dudesPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • You should learn how to dirt biking and maybe a tail whip

    Charlie FCharlie FPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Not to hurt anybody but this is NOT downhill mountain biking.

    Zoltán KovácsZoltán KovácsPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Don't get lost in the numbers.

    S SS SPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • What's the song at 7:10?

    Sauerkirschmarmelade ._.Sauerkirschmarmelade ._.Pirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Mike: “Get a free trail of either Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro” Me: *Laughs in Davinci Resolve*

    Jordan LJordan LPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Snowboarding plz

    Outside LifeOutside LifePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Couch at 14:00 "Am i a joke to you?"

    KIWIKIWIPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • personally i would have started with a hard tail then switch to a full suspension it helps a lot but that was great.

  • Can I just say this is more enduro mountain biking rather than downhill

    A for AWESOMEA for AWESOMEPirms 7 Mēnešiem