Do You Actually Need Suspension Lockout On Your Mountain Bike?

Published on June 4th 2023


If you have lockout on your suspension, should you use it? And if you don't, are you missing out? Anna decided to do some experiments on her enduro mountain bike and her XC race bike to find out once and for all! ⏱️ Timestamps ⏱️ 0:00 - Intro 0:34 - What is suspension lockout? 3:04 - Enduro bike lockout climbing test 5:41 - Cross country bike lockout climbing test 8:39 - Sprint challenge Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch #shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ GMBN Mountains T-Shirt πŸ‘‰ Do you have lockout on your suspension? Do you lock your shock or fork out when you ride? Let us know in the comments πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή Watch Anna's suspension jargon-buster video πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 4 Malcolm - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist All Wound Up - Tigerblood Jewel Comparison - dreem Should I Let Go_ - oomiee #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking #suspension #lockout 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: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - 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 -