Hard Vs Soft Tyre Compound | How Does Tyre Choice Affect Battery Life?

Published on April 1st 2018

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Does tyre choice impact on battery usage, watts and power delivery on a hard ride out on your E MTB? We've got a suspicion that it does, so we sent Steve out on a well known loop with some hard and soft compound tyres to see the effects. Subscribe: http://embn.me/subscribenow Our shop: http://embn.me/3f We chose tyres from the same manufacturer for this test, purely to erase the possibility that one company's 'hard' tire isn't far off the other company's 'soft' tyre. This way we have a level playing field of what a single manufacturers considers hard and soft! So here's a straight up comparison of how grip, traction and compound of your tyres can affect power, battery use and effort levels, and in turn how that affects your lap times! If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://embn.me/3e 🎵Heat is my middle name - Sebastian Forslund - Epidemic Sounds 🎵Beer beards and barbecue 2 - Victor Olsson - Epidemic Sounds 🎵Hold Up - Fasion - Epidemic Sounds More videos... Are E Bikes fast - http://embn.me/embnvsgmbn 📹 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… ...to 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: http://embn.me/facebook Instagram: http://embn.me/instagram Twitter: http://embn.me/embntwitter Thanks to our sponsors: Specialized: http://embn.me/specialized DT Swiss: http://embn.me/dtswiss Haibike: http://embn.me/haibike POC: http://embn.me/poc WD40: http://embn.me/wd4