Is Pumping Your Mountain Bike Faster Than Pedaling? | Pumping Vs Pedaling

Published on January 11th 2020


Is pedalling down a downhill run faster than using the terrain to gain speed by pumping? Neil headed to Bikepark Wales, riding a mixture of tech and flow trails, to find out 🤘 Subscribe to GMBN: Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @globalmountainbikenetwork There have been a few instances in recent history of legendary DH race runs done without a chain. Aaron Gwin's win in Leogang, Rachel Atherton's 3rd place in Fort William or Neko Mulally's Career Best of 4th at Hafjell... but just how much difference does it make to the bike when riding chainless and can Neil recreate a similar result with a chain and just by pumping in this test? #gmbn #mountainbiking #mountainbike #mtb #bikelife #cycling #pumping #pedalling #timetrial If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN... 📹 How To Flow On Trail right here: 📹 Our old Chain Vs no Chain here: 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Calling It Out (Instrumental Version) - Conditional Duckface (Instrumental Version) - Sebastian Forslund Lost In a Dream (Instrumental Version) - Wellmess Still Trying - Dylan Sitts Submit your content here: Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: For all of our Epic Rides, Routes and Adventure Plans, follow us on Komoot here: