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by Neal Rogers
August 8, 2017
On the road, pedal-assist electric bikes, or eBikes, make sense for certain applications.
But what about on singletrack, where skill level often develops in tandem with fitness — and where access is ongoing challenge for mountain bikers?
For this podcast, editor Neal Rogers spoke with a wide variety of stakeholders, including eMTB manufacturers, longtime mountain-bike racers, and representatives from the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), who find themselves in the middle — torn between widening their base and disenfranchising those who have fought for trail access since the advent of the sport.
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