How Far Have Mountain Bikes Advanced? | Retro Vs Modern

Published on December 2nd 2018


Mountain bikes have come a long way in the past 30 years. Technology has evolved at a great pace and nowadays modern e-bikes appear to have very little in common with their equivalent flagship models from the 80’s. But is there anything that the modern E-Bike can do, that the 1988 Stumpjumper can’t? Subscribe: Our shop: The Specialized Levo with a full carbon fibre frame, 29” wheels, wide bars, short stem, disc brakes, and a dropper seat post versus the original Stumpjumper with a steel frame, 26” wheels, cantilever brakes and a threaded headset. Things really have moved on, but by how much? If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 More videos... E Bike vs Downhill Bike - 📹 Fabian Barel' E Bike Tips - 📹 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: WD40: Ergon: crankbrothers: Maxxis: Park Tool: