Can You Use Your Brakes To Climb Faster? | How & Why To Brake While Climbing

Published on November 22nd 2019


Braking to go uphill? Surely not! Chris Smith is riding up some steep slabs in the south of France to demonstrate what he means by using the brakes to help when climbing. This technique is a great idea to use on technical, steep climbs where you're balancing your weight, power output and levels of grip at the same time... think of it a bit like the clutch on a motorbike! Subscribe: Our shop: Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @emountainbikenetwork If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 #embn #mountainbiking #mountainbike #mtb #bikelife #cycling #ebiking #ebike #emtb #climbing #braking Watch more on EMBN... 📹 See this technique in action up The Rock: 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Leaving Serengeti - Ooyy Kumoochin - Lou Ricard Submit your content here: The Electric Mountain Bike Network (EMBN) is dedicated to igniting your passion for electric mountain bikes (eMTBs) by taking your riding further, faster and further than ever before. EMBN is dedicated solely to covering eMTB from every angle: from demystifying electric mountain biking, to inspiring you to go electric, helping you understand what you need, where and how to ride, and how to get the best from your eMTB experience. Every week, of every month we bring you videos on... The know-how… The skills… The tech… The inspiration… go faster and explore more! EMBN is mountain biking… fully charged: the same thrilling freedom – only faster, going further, and more liberating than ever before. Join the EMBN community: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Thanks to our sponsors: Specialized: Haibike: Canyon: DT Swiss: POC: Ergon: crankbrothers: Maxxis: Park Tool: Garmin: