Getting Traction On An E-Bike | EMBN How To

Published on June 22nd 2018


The extra power that an E-Mountain bike offers means that at times you can struggle to maintain traction, especially when faced with dry and steep climbs. Steve explores the five basics of grip and offers some bonus tips too. Subscribe: Our shop: Steve's top tips to remember: Adjusting your body position for each climb to balance the grip on both wheels. Choosing the right tyre and pressure is essential, both for cornering on a descent as well as maintaining rear wheel traction on a climb. Having the correct cadence upon and approaching a climb makes all the difference. Using momentum can also be a useful tool for overcoming obstacles on slopes and is a useful way to keep purchase on different terrains. And finally the correct line choice over lose terrain and slippery sections is critical. Let us know if you have any questions! 👇 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 More videos... 📹 Plan Climbs For An E-MTB | 🎵 Epidemic Sound Candy Floss - Push N Glide Firebirds - Nihoni 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: DT Swiss: Haibike: POC: WD40: