How Much Does Weight Effect Mountain Biking?

Published on July 1st 2018


So just how much harder is it being a heavier rider? Well we measured Neil's power output, heart-rate and time over the same course and then sent Neil into a cafe to put on some weight and repeated the experiment to find out! Subscribe to GMBN: Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! It's no secret that weight is an important factor in cycling performance, just ask our colleagues at GCN. But of course, they were reluctant to throw their legs over a mountain bike and so we had to strap a bullet proof vest on Neil to find out. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN... 📹 Geek Edition GMBN Videos | 📹 Neil Trains For The EWS | 🎵 Epidemic Sound Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: