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Video: Wyn Masters Tackles the e-MTB World Championships
Sep 5, 2019
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What happens when a downhill and enduro pro tries his luck at the first-ever e-MTB world championships? We followed Wyn Masters in his e-bike endeavor at the 2019 MTB World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada, to find out just that.
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(Sep 6, 2019 at 9:28)
E-Bike races should be done like Enduro racing over a number of days over vast distances on hard terrain, uphills that would be nigh on impossible on a normal bike.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 16:23)
"All bikes are fun" spot on, amazing how many people seem to disagree with that.
Good stuff Wyn.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 8:40)
Want to take the fun out of e-biking? Race one.
Thanks Wyn your the best.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 9:41)
with wyn i actually cant dislike it. damn
(Sep 6, 2019 at 22:28)
The XC style mass start, technical climbs and enduro downhill sections make for a good format that highlights that the bike is still only part of the equation. Not just anybody can hop on a pedal assist and race these. Like he said, maybe more DH folks will give it a rip and it will evolve into a distinct style.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 9:52)
Don’t worry. The format will evolve over time as the technology grows and people start to figure out what these things really are. The GNCC Ebike races are proper technical, run on the same hare scramble tracks as the Motos and are getting a lot of attention because of it. Some pro moto guys have even transferred sports because of it. One of the top guys at the Ebike worlds came from that series!
Just wait. This stuff will become legit sooner than later and you will be dying to give it a try.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 8:52)
This article will be popular and get much adoration among PB-ers.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 12:59)
Ok, but why should I care?
(Sep 6, 2019 at 20:23)
:You don't understand sarcasm, do you?
(Sep 8, 2019 at 9:18)
: I do. You don't understand my question, do you?
(Sep 10, 2019 at 8:24)
Trail helmet, baggies and wheelies in a sea of Lycra..Wyn for President!
(Sep 6, 2019 at 8:44)
(Sep 6, 2019 at 12:51)
Anyone know the upbeat song playing during the racing bits??
(Sep 7, 2019 at 0:03)
Look at me know - King Flexx Have a nice day
(Sep 6, 2019 at 12:54)
Nvm folk Siri got my back! "Look at me Now" - King Flexx
(Sep 7, 2019 at 3:16)
Yep E-Bikes are the new F-1 of MTB. It’s definitely the future of the sport XC, DH, and Enduro.
(Sep 6, 2019 at 12:24)
Way to go WYN!!!
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(Sep 6, 2019 at 10:04)
and i really don't see much diff from this.......
its all the same ain't it?
(Sep 6, 2019 at 13:46)
Lmao you got downvoted out of viewable for linking to another real event.
Such a weird egofilled circle jerk around laz-e-bike racing. Which you know every 5'8” 275 lb "big boned" shredder will never be trying.
(Sep 7, 2019 at 3:14)
: So DH racing is represented by the Sea Otter "DH" track?
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