Heavyweight vs Flyweight | The Effect Of Rider Weight On E-Bike Range

Published on October 2nd 2018

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Everyone wants to get the most amount of power from their E-Bike battery, and one of the largest factors that affects battery power is weight. Does a lighter rider actually get much more power and therefore distance from one charge? Jess is 32 kilograms lighter than Steve so on identical setups how much farther could Jess travel on one battery than Steve? We set them the challenge of finding out. Subscribe: http://embn.me/subscribenow Our shop: http://embn.me/bq The two bikes are identical apart from size, both brand new and fully charged. We even made sure that Steve and Jess used the same tyre pressure, and constantly rode at the same cadence and gear in turbo mode. How far could Steve keep up with Jess? If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://embn.me/bp More videos... 📹 Is 25kph Too Slow? | http://embn.me/25kphlimit 📹 Burn Fat With Alan Milway | http://embn.me/fatburnworkout 🎵 Epidemic Sound: Copacabana - Onda Norte Green Summer Waves I Have - DJ Mayson On The Knife - Future Joust The New Beginnings - Queeo Geolayers Map Attribution Bing © 2018 Microsoft Corporation, Earthstar Geographics SIO © 2018 Microsoft Corporation, © 2018 DigitalGlobe, ©CNES (2018) Distribution Airbus DS © 2018 Microsoft Corporation, © 2018 DigitalGlobe, ©CNES (2018) Distribution Airbus DS Submit your content here: https://upload.embn.com/ 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 Canyon: http://embn.me/canyon POC: http://embn.me/poc WD40: http://embn.me/wd40 Ergon: http://embn.me/ergon crankbrothers: http://embn.me/crankbrothers Maxxis Tyres: http://embn.me/maxxis Park Tool: http://embn.me/parktoo