Does Weight Actually Matter? | The Biggest eBike Misconception

Published on March 31st 2024


Weight is a hot topic right now when it comes to eBikes, but does it really matter? Steve Jones is here to answer that question. He looks at the difference between how bike weight and rider weight can affect the feel of a eMTB, while taking into account the other benefits of a lighter bike. ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Lighter? Stiffer? Faster? 0:35 - How Does The Weight Of A Bike Affect Your Riding? 2:06 - How Does The Rider Change How A Bike Feels? 4:05 - Steve’s Conclusion Useful Links: Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 Check out the latest EMBN jerseys! 👉 What do you think? Does the weight of a bike really matter? Share your thoughts in the comments below! 👇 Watch more on EMBN... 📹 Lightweight, Long Range - Is This 16.4KG Whyte The Future Of XC EMTB? 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch our Features Playlist 👉 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 4 Malcolm - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist All Wound Up - Tigerblood Jewel Genesis - Ooyy Golden Triangle - Ava Low Norita - Jobii #embn #ebikes #emtb #ebiking The Electric Mountain Bike Network (EMBN) is the world’s leading electric mountain bike (eMTB) channel and community. Dedicated to igniting your passion for eMTBs, EMBN delivers weekly original content to inspire you to take your riding further, faster – and with more fun. Whether you live to conquer the techiest terrain – both up and down; to access and explore the beautiful backcountry; or simply to pack as much fun as you can into the precious riding time you have, EMBN is dedicated to covering eMTB from every angle. From inspiring you to go electric – helping you understand what you need, where and how to ride to get the best from your eMTB experience, and more – through showcasing and exploring the latest, most innovative tech, empowering and entertaining features, to skills videos that help you progress and can tackle ever-more adventurous terrain, and much, much more. Every week we bring you informative and entertaining videos on… - The know-how… - The skills… - The tech… - The inspiration… go faster and explore more! EMBN is mountain biking… fully charged: helping you go faster, further, and with more adventures than ever before. Join the EMBN community: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Thanks to our sponsors: Whyte Bikes: Canyon Bikes: Industry Nine Wheels: Ergon: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Pirelli Tyres: MET Helmets: Bluegrass: Funn Pedals: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GMBN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Training -