Getting Traction On An E-Bike | EMBN How To

The extra power that an E-Mountain bike offers means that at times you can struggle to maintain traction, especially when faced with dry and steep climbs. Steve explores the five basics of grip and offers some bonus tips too.

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Steve’s top tips to remember:
Adjusting your body position for each climb to balance the grip on both wheels.
Choosing the right tyre and pressure is essential, both for cornering on a descent as well as maintaining rear wheel traction on a climb.
Having the correct cadence upon and approaching a climb makes all the difference.
Using momentum can also be a useful tool for overcoming obstacles on slopes and is a useful way to keep purchase on different terrains.
And finally the correct line choice over lose terrain and slippery sections is critical.

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