Cheap Bike Pro Rider VS Super Bike Amateur Rider!

Published on January 1st 2023


The modern hardcore hardtail is an incredibly capable steed, but can it really be as fast as a full suspension super bike? To find out, we pitted Nukeproof pro enduro racer Elliott Heap against amateur rider and GMBN crew member Ed Fletcher for a classic downhill race on Dyfi Bike Park's Race Track. As the age-old question goes, is it the bike or the rider? Prepare for huge jumps, a crash and some gnarly steep tech! Useful Links: Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Introducing...our FIRST EVER MTB Trousers πŸ›’ πŸ‘‰ Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ Are you surprised by the results? Let us know in the comments below!πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Mountain Biker Vs Rally Car Driver! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 High Drama - Matt Large Maverick - Ooyy La La La La LA - Luwaks It Was Never Enough - Sunbreak Chopper Down - Truvio Waste My Love - Henyao Hot Thang - Daniel Fridell Slabs - Ballpoint Something in the Water - Czar Donic Hot Thang - Daniel Fridell #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking #athlete #proΒ #amateur #vs #challenge #hardtail #fullsuspension The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Peaty's Products: Topeak: Garmin: Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -