Tag: forest of dean

How To Ride An E-Bike With Clipless Pedals | Steve Tries Clips

– Well, it’s a discussion, argument even, which has rumbled on for decades, should you use clipped in pedals or flat shoes when you’re riding a mountain bike. Now, the story with e-mountain bikes might actually be quite different because recently I went out with Doddy on an e-mountain bike ride and Doddy you wanted […]

How Much Faster Is An E-MTB? | E-Bike Vs Mountain Bike

– How many runs did you do? It’s something you’ll hear at coffee shops and bike parks around the world around lunch hour, or mid-morning. But how many runs can you actually do on an E-Mountain bike compared to a non-E-Mountain bike? (techno music) Chris, I reckon by the time you have this bacon roll […]

Uplift Vs E Bike | Are E Mountain Bikes The Death Of Shuttling?

– We’re not unfamiliar with the bleating that goes on about E-bikes being cheating, yet every year, thousands of people flock to the Alps and the Rockies to use the chair lifts, the gondolas, and the tramways, to access those amazing mountains. – In the UK, the last 20 years, we’ve all been using shuttles, […]

How To Become A Professional Mountain Biker With Blake Samson

– Welcome back you beautiful people. Do you know I get asked this question a hell of a lot. And that is, how do you become pro? How do you do the thing you love the most as a job? Well, you know what, today’s your lucky day. I am going to give you an […]

Do Clipless Pedals Improve Riding A Hardtail? | MTB Skills

– Welcome back you beautiful people and today’s your lucky day, it’s not my lucky day, to be honest. See, ’cause I’ve built my career on a Hardtail. I’m all about the flat pedals as well. But, a few weeks ago, Doddy introduced me to being clipped into my bike. And he gave me a […]

Trail Vs E-Bike Descending Challenge | Battle Of The Bikes

– State of the art, acoustic bike versus state of the art, electric bike. We know what’s quicker up hill. But what’s quicker down hill? – Oooh! [Drum And Bass Music] [Beeping] – Right, Georgia Leslie, bike check time! [Clap] Obviously, the acoustic bike is an S-works Stumpjumper. – It is! – Carbon this, carbon […]

Mountain Bike Excuses – 5 Reasons Not To Ride Your MTB In Winter

– [Man 1] Riding in winter can be just as much fun as in summer but some people aren’t made of the right stuff – [Man 2] So these are five of the worst excuses that we’ve ever heard. ♪ [music] ♪ – Frost, that is frostmil There is absolutely no way that I’m getting […]

Four Ways A Full Suspension Mountain Bike Will Help You Ride Faster

– There’s no doubting that a well set up full suspension bike is going to make most trails easier to ride and that means that most of the time they’re going to be faster as well but how do you harness that potential? (water flowing, gears turning) (upbeat rock music) A well set up, full […]

Cheap Tyres Vs Expensive Tyres | Can You Tell The Difference?

– What do we look for when we’re buying a tire? Well, the marketplace is awash with different tread, casing and tire, compound options. What do you actually look for? I think, between friends, we can agree that price does play it’s part, but we’re hopefully here to inform you today as we do a […]

8 Essential Tools You Need To Fix Your Mountain Bike | MTB Maintenance

– I’m up here in the GMBM workshop. And as you can probably see there is no bike with me. It’s Maintenance Monday and I’m gonna be discussing what tools you should have as a home mechanic to build a little toolbox for yourself. (upbeat music) Right, first off, and this one is an essential […]