Bikejames Podcast

Rider Q&A - Ebikes & Maintaining Your Gainz



In this podcast I answer a rider question about e-bikes and another question on how to maintain muscle mass and strength while riding. You can stream or download it from the link below or you can find it on Itunes, Podbean, Spotify and all other major podcasting platforms. Here are the notes from the podcast... Q: “Are e-bikes good or bad for mountain biking?” This isn’t about whether you should get an ebike or not, simply what my opinion of them is. I get a lot of riders who assume I must dislike them since they make things “easier” but that isn’t the case. Like almost everything else in life, when you start talking about ebikes you need to first give your opinion some context. While some people see ebikes as the next best thing to the invention of the “safety cycle” itself, others see it as a sign of the coming apocalypse. It seems to me that the problem is that two people can be talking about the same word and yet be talking about two totally different contexts. On one hand you have the people who se