IS E-MOUNTAIN BIKING CHEATING?
by Robin Schmitt
“E-MTBs are just for lazy people and should be banned! You’re just cheating yourself and flooding the trails with wimps.” Seeing as we’ve probably all heard this sort of attitude at one time or another, we thought it was time to finally put an end to these presumptions by employing state-of-the-art technology to determine whether E-MTB riders are cheaters or not.
How many trails can I ride in an hour on a regular mountain bike? And how many in an hour of E-MTBing? Is E-MTBing more or less vigorous compared to regular mountain biking? And does turbo mode always mean turbo mode? There might be some raised eyebrows at certain findings from our investigation, and conventional mountain bikers might want to have a re-think when it comes to certain assumptions. As we’re about to reveal, riding in turbo mode can in fact be harder work than riding a regular mountain bike. READ MORE...
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