GN Vlog: New Side Channel & Downhill Biking at Bryce

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  • Опубликовано: 26 июн 2017
  • Just some vlog content between major reviews. We just covered X299, Skylake X, and Kaby Lake X, with more reviews to come this week. In the interim, managed to get a few hours of riding in at Bryce Bike Park in VA, which is a downhill bike park. We have a new (second) GN channel that will cover these bike videos going forward. Check that here: ruclip.com/channel/UClbZahXiEFVawqXjhVoh3iw
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    Video: Steve Burke
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  • Gamers Nexus
    Gamers Nexus  Год назад +31

    We have a new (second) GN channel that will cover these bike videos going forward. Check that here: ruclip.com/channel/UClbZahXiEFVawqXjhVoh3iw. Subscribe to the channel to catch more bike videos, as that's where most will go now. My fastest run yet on Brew Thru (with some improvement to jumps!): ruclip.com/video/4QneMQY7aoY/видео.html
    You can find a full (unedited) run of Brewbomb over here: ruclip.com/video/espOiWmNs5c/видео.html
    Back to regular content shortly.
    ^SB

    • MrOldMiguel
      MrOldMiguel Год назад +1

      This video made me buy a mountain bike. Only hard tail for now but I'm fucking loving it. Somehow I got over my childhood bike accident trauma :D

    • Death Cold
      Death Cold Год назад +1

      Excellent ;) Aside from pc enthusiast I also love bikes :D

    • The Tigers
      The Tigers Год назад

      Definitely something strange going there...

    • Nelith55
      Nelith55 Год назад +1

      Your rear disc caliper is sat too high on the disc.

    • CrashPilot1000
      CrashPilot1000 Год назад

      @Analog Man in a Digital World: I have seen some quiet nasty clavicula fractures with that sport, but hey, I would do it if I was in my 20ties or 30ties younger.

  • neobleidd
    neobleidd 5 месяцев назад

    oh hey theres a bikecheck here. sick.
    did you build your own wheels? have you considered trying 650b? i'd be curious as to if you feel better with bigger hoops and how your times might be affected

  • Dave Ninjaneuro
    Dave Ninjaneuro Год назад

    Was absolutely not surprised to hear metal at the end +1 sir

  • Cesar Loaiza
    Cesar Loaiza Год назад

    2:18 Braaaaaa, you diped it too much there! Its very interesting to see other "nerds" like me enjoying DH...Rare breed we are! lol.

  • kn00tcn
    kn00tcn Год назад

    i wonder if there's a correlation between pc enthusiast & bike enthusiast, both can be DIY, i'm quite into bmx myself but all bikes are nice
    you should have noted what & how the camera mounts work

  • Caradoc Robertson
    Caradoc Robertson Год назад

    Insanely cool video. Would love to see more.

  • adrian balint
    adrian balint Год назад

    you do downhill and work in a computer industry.. that's what i aspire for! you rock just like your music. Keep up the good work and life. Peace!

  • ComputerNoises
    ComputerNoises Год назад

    I wish I had time to do some fun activities like this. But with two kids (one of whom is autistic) it's nearly impossible to find time to get out of the house by myself for some "me" time.
    Kudos, though. Looks awesome.

  • Oh_Sully
    Oh_Sully Год назад

    Yes!!!! The glorious hair spends time in a full face!

  • Tech We Love
    Tech We Love Год назад +1

    I was like, I guess he likes doing reckless things, it's his taste, not mine, but then 2:15 confirmed my suspicion. It would definitely not be a safe activity for me : ) I gave the video , a like, regardless, because it was pretty cool to watch, and entertaining overall : )

  • Michael Grimm
    Michael Grimm Год назад

    I always heard Bryce park was a good place to ride. Its not that far from where I live at. I have never been much of a jumper though, mostly Cross-country/all mountain style riding. Thanks for the video!!!

  • Vile Gaming
    Vile Gaming Год назад

    anyone ever play downhill domination on the PS2?

  • Adrian Warner
    Adrian Warner Год назад

    Freaking awesome, just building my first decent bike. Had no idea you were a mountain biker Steve. Really looking forward to seeing content on the new channel.

  • Neon Thought
    Neon Thought Год назад

    This is cool. Thanks for mixing it up.

  • YerushalayimShelZahv
    YerushalayimShelZahv Год назад

    nice to see you biking, I like to ride my bike to school but that's about it. This is some intense stuff. I like it!

  • Tip Turkey
    Tip Turkey Год назад

    that just looks terrifying lol

  • mewmog
    mewmog Год назад

    Are there any hills that go up?

  • Mark Emnace
    Mark Emnace Год назад

    love my bike and my pc. this channel rocks!

  • 1Energine1
    1Energine1 Год назад

    Wow! As a fellow MTB enthusiast and nerd my mind is blown haha I'm not alone woohoo xD

  • highlander
    highlander Год назад

    I would like to see alot more of these, AWESOME VIDEO!!! Bike tech has really advanced since I last road, some 30 years ago.....I used to run the canyons in San Diego. I had a Schwinn Competition, Redline Forks and handlebars, Tuff wheels(I broke to many Alloy rims) with mx takagi quick change sprockets(36x16). it was most fun after the rain, the course would change so dramatically, very steep, not much peddling involved. Scary as hell, but alot of fun.......All the the best to you!

  • Game3d
    Game3d Год назад

    that's a nice bike bro.

  • MrKunzzi
    MrKunzzi Год назад

    Respect man. Glad to see you're not just another nerd.

  • Shahnewaz Ahmed
    Shahnewaz Ahmed Год назад

    Our prayers have been answered! Hallelujah!

  • Marco Bogani
    Marco Bogani Год назад +1

    You're alright dude, out of all reviewers you're the most interesting, down to earth guy.

  • nyllie
    nyllie Год назад

    used to ride the same fork, nice setup

  • John
    John Год назад

    Damn, that looks a lot more intense than I thought it would be. I might have to look into this hobby.

  • discostoo
    discostoo Год назад

    The human is bottlenecking that bike!

  • Ernesto De La Peña
    Ernesto De La Peña Год назад

    Hax!

  • Justin Merrill
    Justin Merrill Год назад

    great track

  • bloodcorer
    bloodcorer Год назад

    You should also consider starting calisthenics.

  • Sky Nabess
    Sky Nabess Год назад

    nice bike man

  • mrnoobyman12345
    mrnoobyman12345 Год назад

    Badass! You on strava?!?

  • SamWiseAgape
    SamWiseAgape Год назад

    no way! i do DH riding lol, a bit faster than this, but still it's awesome that you do :P

  • Rosen Dimitrov
    Rosen Dimitrov Год назад

    Coincidentally I'm also fan of both tech and biking so I immediately subscribed to the second channel as well :)

  • Илья Корнейчук
    Илья Корнейчук Год назад

    2:23 i felt your pain

  • melangkoh
    melangkoh Год назад

    sponsored by patreon :=)

  • Antonio Vasquez
    Antonio Vasquez Год назад

    Awesome! It's always good to see when people who are heavy in the tech world also have outdoor lives!

  • Yensen Gaming
    Yensen Gaming Год назад

    awesome bike man. had no idea you did this. cheers!

  • Renato Picinini
    Renato Picinini Год назад

    huge brakes!

  • Patrick Schmidt
    Patrick Schmidt Год назад

    haha, dunno why riding and pc hardware are working so well together. Keep up the good work!

  • Christian Skjetne
    Christian Skjetne Год назад

    Well TIL! Btw, Steve, how much does it hurt to fall like you did on 2:26?

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад

      Didn't feel it! My chest protector and other pads ate all of it. That said, if you shove your arms out, you could easily break them or break the collar bone. I was able to tumble out of that one, so no damage and no pain.

  • Matt Mellor
    Matt Mellor Год назад

    We want 60fps senpai

  • NIX
    NIX Год назад

    RIP at ~2:15 :D

  • Dan
    Dan Год назад

    side bae

  • brassinyourass18
    brassinyourass18 Год назад

    Have you considered water cooling your brake pads? Maybe a noctua fan on the pads would work

  • jordan lewis
    jordan lewis Год назад

    #26aintdead !!!

  • Mike anderson
    Mike anderson Год назад

    Put some RGB lights on your bike to go faster!

  • Reka Primasetyo
    Reka Primasetyo Год назад

    Well the elbow pad could prevent you from nasty scratch. My friend got a sharp wood stuck near his elbow and require some stitches. Better safe than sorry. Haha.

  • erick rodrigo acevedo hernandez

    i approve of this extreme nerd life.....kudos to you....and to think i used to make fun of nerds....my dad was right..20 years ago he told me....they will run the world....man was he right....thanks for enlightening a born again nerd hahahha

  • Sean. D
    Sean. D Год назад

    Nice riding i'm a PC nerd too and 15years of motocross and 9 broken bones good times

  • Michael Hardy
    Michael Hardy Год назад

    very nice bike,, except for the strangly long blue stem and the your rear brake is only contacting about 60% of the rear rotor braking surface

  • Ice Bear
    Ice Bear Год назад +4

    Today on GamersNexus we have a chart showing life experience over time.
    As you can see even though more time is spent indoors with the latest overpriced tech, life satisfaction is limited. Outdoor activities such as biking clearly has an increase of life experience over a shorter amount of time with an immeasurable value when you add in the people you meet also sharing the same interest. Helmets will protect you in the long run while a broken arm or leg is means to bragging rights!
    Longer periods spent indoors ranting online about Intel's latest launch can shorten your life span thus giving you less life to experience.
    In short, going outside is good for you.

  • Tee Phutson
    Tee Phutson Год назад

    2:21 if G-Sync was on that would never happen

  • Adam Reyes
    Adam Reyes Год назад

    I've always wanted to do something like this, it looks so fucking fun

  • thuring813
    thuring813 Год назад

    Do a custom water cooled loop for the breaks! :D

  • Matt Evans
    Matt Evans Год назад

    I had to double check that your video mentioned DH. Thought I had it mixed up with some of my MTB video subs. What kind of bike are you riding? I'm currently traveled to Park City to hit up the MTB parks here in Utah.

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад

      Bike is half-way through the video! Park City sounds good.

  • Yhigma
    Yhigma Год назад

    Funky looking bars there haha
    If you plan to continue making MTB videos, please consider getting a gimbal... it would make things sooooo much smoother.

  • J Y
    J Y Год назад

    I never took steve as a downhill biker, looks pretty dope

  • Iswara Pranidhana
    Iswara Pranidhana Год назад

    Jayz2cent will water cool those brake :V

  • MotoMaryland
    MotoMaryland Год назад +1

    CHAMP, i didn't know you were into MTB been watching this whole time. WOW A+++++ hahaha

  • Metamancer
    Metamancer Год назад +8

    Where is the FPS counter? This is the most useless benchmark.

  • DestroyerFather
    DestroyerFather Год назад

    fun but dangerous sport, good video like always.

  • Lance West
    Lance West Год назад

    Wish they had bike stuff like that in Louisiana/ Mississippi gulf coast that looks so fun!!!!

  • Mitch H
    Mitch H Год назад

    your hair looks awesome at the end of the video !

  • Andrew Russell
    Andrew Russell Год назад

    looks like so much fun

  • Tom V
    Tom V Год назад

    Any particular reason you guys went to Bryce? I live about 45 minutes away from there and there is some amazing spots in the area especially if you like more technical downhill as opposed to the flowy jumpy stuff at Bryce.

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад

      Great advice! Haven't been to either of those locations yet, but will probably end up there later in the season. I've got 4 free lift days for Massanutten with the Bryce season pass.

    • Tom V
      Tom V Год назад

      Massanutten's park turned out surprisingly well. If you ride an AM/Enduro bike you can also ride the western slope of massanutten. That side is not lift assisted but there are some fun trails that are worth the pedal and makes for a good weekend worth of riding. Feel free to hit me up if you are in VA and want someone to ride with!

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад

      I just really like Bryce bike park and it's not too terribly far (4.5-5 hours). I do Snowshoe a couple times a year, but it's 6 hours away. Need to do Massanutten this season.

  • That Horror Show
    That Horror Show Год назад

    Bad ass ride

  • Lars Passic
    Lars Passic Год назад

    Bikers Nexus is here!!!!

  • dtune30
    dtune30 Год назад

    Was that a HANS type of rig next to the helmet?

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад +1

      It basically catches the helmet if you have a hard whiplash, so the helmet will knock into the neck brace to prevent hyper-extension. Pretty effective.

    • dtune30
      dtune30 Год назад

      Yeah. Looks like a smaller version of what race car drivers have. Does it stabilize your shoulders to the helmet?

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад

      There was a neck brace next to it -- is that the one you mean?

  • eagletheblue
    eagletheblue Год назад

    Nice job, I would probably kiss every second tree T_T

  • Javierm0n0
    Javierm0n0 Год назад

    this is sick dude. +1

  • crisray6789
    crisray6789 Год назад +1

    At least this is interesting for a blog post.

  • Fletcher Luders
    Fletcher Luders Год назад +1

    GN does computer parts AND mountain biking? New favorite tech channel on RUclip! :D

  • Coalition Gaming
    Coalition Gaming Год назад

    is this bike park a ski resort when it snows?

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад

      Yes! That's how most of these work. They tend to start as ski resorts and then accommodate bikers in the summer.

  • [TN] Strikeman
    [TN] Strikeman Год назад

    Oh wow didnt kno you was in to MTB! Sick!!

    • [TN] Strikeman
      [TN] Strikeman Год назад

      They are definitely 4 pot on the front brake btw :)

  • Kureiji
    Kureiji Год назад

    2:20 damn that respawn time

  • Andrew Kerr
    Andrew Kerr Год назад

    Nice addition. Love the little cameo of the band Disturbed on the chair lift!
    We Are Disturbed!

  • Andrew Kerr
    Andrew Kerr Год назад

    Nice addition. Love the little cameo of the band Disturbed on the chair lift!
    We Are Disturbed!

  • Tuchulu
    Tuchulu Год назад

    Great Video, can't wait for thermals and acoustic tests on those brake plates, or whatever they're called

  • TheUltimateComputerScientist
    TheUltimateComputerScientist Год назад

    fantastic vid and nice to see you keeping active.

  • paskowitz
    paskowitz Год назад +6

    STAY ON YOUR BIKE STEVEY! HOW DOES HE SIT DOWN WITH BALLS THAT BIG!
    Somebody who DHs will get this.

  • MrKZdemos
    MrKZdemos Год назад

    Latency?

  • Ail'enduril
    Ail'enduril Год назад

    you rock dude!

  • MauroRaw
    MauroRaw Год назад

    Very nice video, keep it up!!

  • scpxi
    scpxi Год назад

    isn't it hot with your hair and that helmet?

  • Gargantuan Perpetrator
    Gargantuan Perpetrator Год назад

    Can you watercool your bike and use over-volted stock AMD CPU fans to help you get some more air time mate?

  • Joey Verhaar
    Joey Verhaar Год назад

    Great!
    Now, in a few days, when you have several thousands subscribers, I can go all like
    "remember when your channel was so young and you only had a couple hundred fo subscribers?"

  • Betroz
    Betroz Год назад

    This was awesome! :)

  • MrPunkassfuck
    MrPunkassfuck Год назад

    What's a good chain lube for the dirtier biking? I ride road bikes and Squirt (paraffin based) is awesome for that. Doesn't get sticky and black and nasty like oils. Only downside is I have to lube maybe every 4 weeks instead of 5 weeks. So a minor 'issue'.

  • Parsa Strife
    Parsa Strife Год назад

    Be safe and have fun my hero!

  • Parsa Strife
    Parsa Strife Год назад

    Be safe and have fun my hero!

  • Lovro Žužić
    Lovro Žužić Год назад

    can't have a good day without Disturbed :P
    nice to see PC nerds that are also in biking...keep up the good work!

  • cfq. TuFaNuF
    cfq. TuFaNuF Год назад

    Helmet is essential to protect the HAIR. 😋

  • atomkinder67
    atomkinder67 Год назад

    Downhiller/freeride computer nerds??? Sign me up!

  • Lawrence Timme
    Lawrence Timme Год назад +43

    I think you should put a 212 Evo on those brakes. It will be a good improvement over the stock coolers

    • caps_l0ck
      caps_l0ck Год назад +8

      Lawrence Timme or even better, a liquid cooler 😏

  • Maeryaenus
    Maeryaenus Год назад

    This is what i call "immersive experience", not 4k@60fps or whatever.
    I sell my bike, then after several months i sell my pc, and now i quit my job. Now i just sit home and enjoy when it rains.

  • a51mj12
    a51mj12 Год назад

    kashima ftw! btw isnt your rear shock bottomed a little?

  • Martin Born
    Martin Born Год назад

    Hey Steve, nice bike!
    It looks like the rear caliper is sitting a little to high about the brake disc, judging by the marks on the disc. Maybe a wrong (front) space under the caliper?

    • Gamers Nexus
      Gamers Nexus  Год назад +1

      Good eye. Hadn't noticed that mark. I'll look into it after the next review! Thanks for looking out.

  • cowpker4life
    cowpker4life Год назад

    should try dirt biking sometime maybe. some of the single track trail riding can be like down hill biking but much faster at times.

  • Lil Toke
    Lil Toke Год назад

    Nicee!