Mountain Bike Rider

MOTOR MATTERS

The government has just announced the removal of the £1,000 limit for its tax-free Cycle to Work scheme, bringing e-bikes into the equation for the first time. Is this the tipping point that makes e-bikes the norm, rather than the minority, on Britain’s trails?

With the potential to save 30 per cent off the price of a new bike, the UK could be poised to see a similar growth spurt in new e-bike sales to

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Specification
Frame T700 Carbon/ 6061 T6 aluminium, 140mm travel Shock RockShox Deluxe Select+ Forks RockShox Pike Select RC, 150mm travel Wheels DT Swiss M1900 wheels, Maxxis Assegai/ Dissector 29x2.5/ 2.4in tyres Drivetrain Shimano SLX M7100 30t 170mm chains
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The Bike
n All-mountain e-bike with a 160mm-travel Fox 38 fork and 150mm of rear travel n Carbon frame with air intake ports on the head tube for cooling n Powered by the latest 80Nm Yamaha PW-X2 motor and 600Wh InTube battery n Mullet design with 29x2.5in ty
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How We Test
As well as directly back-to-back testing wheels on the same terrain under controlled conditions, we managed to do some uplifts on DH tracks to accelerate ride time on these wheels. We’ve also had time on various test bikes with some of the wheels her