Does An eBike Make You Faster Than A Fitness Freak XC Rider?

Published on May 11th 2024

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It seems a lot of people get triggered by EMTB and shout "eBikes are cheating!!! 😀" any time an E-Bike is near a regular mountain bike.. But is it really cheating, and how much of an advantage? And can we both have fun on a day out? To tackle this subject, our XC whippet Rich Payne arranged a ride with Steve Jones from our sister channel @embn ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 00:00 - Intro 01:21 - Climb Challenge 04:51 - Sprint Challenge 06:52 - Technical Climb Challenge 09:28 - XC Loop Challenge Useful Links: πŸ› GMBN Merch Store πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/gmbnshop Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNshorts Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ https://upload.gmbn.com/ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/newsletter What challenges would you like to see on Steve and Rich's next head-to-head? Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή How To Jump A Hardtail πŸ‘‰ youtu.be/P10VhBNuz8 πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/EditorsChoice πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/dirtshedplaylist 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Quanta - Ooyy.wav Pangoa - Lukas Got Lucky Headphones (Instrumental Version) - Ooyy JUPITER - Autohacker Moon Traffic - Autohacker PARSEC - Autohacker #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Propain Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Propain Orbea Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Orbea Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool Smith Helmets & Eyewear: https://gmbn.eu/Smith Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria Reynolds wheels: https://gmbn.eu/Reynolds FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Peaty's Products: https://gmbn.eu/Peatys Worx Power Tools: https://gmbn.eu/Worx CamelBak: https://gmbn.eu/CamelBak Watch our sister channels: GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn GMBN Racing - https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntrainin