Tag: heavy

Which Way Is Down?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Down here. But which way is down? And how much does down weigh? Well, down weighs about a 100th of a gram per cubic centimeter. It is light and airy, which makes it a great source of insulation and buoyancy for water birds. But if you let go of down… It […]

10 Shocking E-Bike Myths Busted

– It has been a prime time for fairy tales lately, and no two wheel sport is more laced with misinformation than e-biking. Time, then, to look into the myths surrounding this great sport. (upbeat music) Utter, utter nonsense. Each sport has its own physical attributes, for example a sprinter is built very differently to, […]

Do E-Bikes Narrow The Gap Between Riders Of Different Ages And Weights?

– Are E-Bikes the great leveler? Do they bring equality to the hills and to the woods? On a physical level, do they bring mountain bikers together, or do they split them apart? But more than this, do E-Bikes narrow or widen the gap between riders of different ages, weights and abilities? (soft electronic music) […]

How To Avoid Punctures On Your Mountain Bike

– The most common mechanical problem, and probably the most frustrating to getting a ride, is getting a puncture. But today, we’ll look at a few tips, little bike setup hacks, and things you can buy to make them almost disappear. So this is how to avoid punctures. So, number one, the first thing I […]

8 Mountain Bike Skills To Adapt For E-Bike Riding

– When you first swing your leg over an E-bike, a lot of people think they’re slow, sluggish, not very responsive, especially if you come across from a lightweight trail mountain bike. But it’s all possible on the E-bike. Today’s video, I’m gonna show you transferring those skills from your trail bike across to your […]

All New 2019 Specialized Turbo Levo | EMBN First Look

(exiting action music) – The essence of adventure engineering with an appetite for the outdoors. Sounds like the perfect advert for the new Turbo Levo, right? Well those are, in fact, words from a specialized advert way back in the 1980s, the first production mountain bike. But here we are, 40 years later, and those […]

Are Fat Bikes Cool?

– I’m at a Mountain Bike Trail Center. Look at all the bikes. We got all sorts. We got hardtails, kid’s bikes, gravel bikes, ebikes, downhill bikes, gravel bikes. But no one’s got a fat bike, except for me. Am I mad, or is everyone else missing out? (upbeat music) Right, so I’ve got Blake’s […]

Cheap Mountain Bikes | GMBN Presenter Challenge

– Right, today is the cheap bike challenge. We’ve all been given a hundred pounds each to go away and buy a cheap mountain bike, and today we’re going to put them to the test. (pounding music) – Oh my God. I nearly hit a tree! (pounding music) – Come on Toby. (laughing) – Oh […]