tim.hillsamerGranny Gear

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Canterbury // NEW ZEALAND


 

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Ascending and spinning is where trails get truly dug up.   On a bicycle, with no motor, you just end up walking/pushing.  With even a little bit of additional power, everything changes and the trails change quickly with it.  Not to mention that the addition of power to riding opens up a greater population of people…
You can clearly see positive wheelspin and moving dirt int his video, FROM BOSCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iafhVl5w1h0&feature=youtu.be
I have seen this happen in many many motorcycle scenarios, from local areas that have signs that politely ask "Please do not ride when the trails are wet." ...to sections of a racecourse(through the pits, in transfers at enduros, part of a course that crosses private land) where speed and aggression are asked to be…
There is no right or wrong here.   It's only a discussion and all scenarios are possible.  And I respect your opinion, but you do lack understanding of what I'm suggesting. Nobody has self-restraint when they have unlimited power at their disposal.  Or at least, a rare few will, as has been proven by anythign else…
I had this idea and don't see it anywhere out there: Here is my proposal:  E-bikes aren't going away.  If we want to show that e-bikes can share trails with conventional MTB's, we have to limit the way they use the trails, regardless of who is riding them. In my opinion, positive driven-wheel wheelspin and…
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