These bikers got the fright of their lives when a bear started chasing them

Harriet Marsden@harriet1marsden
Wednesday 10 May 2017 10:30
Picture:(Dušan Vinžík / Screengrab )

If you ever need a little motivation in spin class, put yourself in the pedals of these two mountain bikers.

The two cyclists were flying down the Malino Brdo bikepark in Slovakia, carefree with the wind in their hair.

And because this is 2017, they were also filming it....

The video has already racked up an impressive number of views (over a million) and comments, as internet users flock to enjoy the scene of two frantic athletes peddling for their lives while being chased by an enormous predator.

Which is definitive prove that we're all just horrible people indulging in some YouTube Schadenfreude.

Exit, pursued by a bear.

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