What Tyres Are Best For Enduro? Light & Fast Or Heavy & Strong? | #AskGMBNTech

Published on November 2nd 2020


GMBN Tech is here to answer your mountain bike tech questions. Use the hashtag #AskGMBNTech in the comments for a chance to have your question featured on the show. ⏰ Time Stamps 👇 00:00 - Intro 00:29 - Light tires accelerate up to speed quicker but heavy tires carry the speed better. DH bikes benefit from a heavier tire and XC the opposite but what about Enduro? And how is the unsprung mass effected? 05:55 - How does the piggyback bit of a piggyback shock work? 08:37 - What aspect of the bike has the biggest impact on racing? Geometry? Suspension?Compression? Durability? Weight? 12:07 - How does a trail orientated brake compare in performance to an XC brake? 13:56 - Why hasn't the Presta valve totally replaced Schrader valves on bikes? 15:42 - What is a reasonable amount of fork travel upgrade? Subscribe to GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribetogmbntech Pick up official GMBN merch: 👉 https://gmbn.tech/x5 Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech Sign up to the GMBN newsletter: https://gmbn.eu/newsletter Please submit your content to our uploader: https://upload.gmbn.com/tech we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show! Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 10 Chain Mistakes To Avoid - https://gmbn.tech/10ChainMistakes 📹 MTB Jargon Explained - https://gmbn.tech/MTBJargon 📹 Editors Choice Playlist - https://gmbn.tech/editorschoice 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Simon Says Let Go - Ava Low #GMBNTech #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling #AskGMBN #AskGMBNTech Brought to you by the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech delves deeper into the bikes, kit and technology that powers your rides! Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in, and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. If it’s off-road tech you’re after, look no further! The weekly GMBN Tech Show showcases the latest and biggest tech stories, with more besides. Fancy some factory tours and first looks to keep you informed of how the latest tech has arrived, as well as what they do on the trail? You’ve got it. Want some in-depth maintenance videos give you the knowledge to set up, look after and upgrade what you’ve got? Yep, we’ve got them, too. Lots of ‘em. In fact, our presenting team consists of bike industry professionals with decades of experience of wrenching, writing, and working at the cutting edge of mountain biking so we can keep you informed, entertained and engaged with all the tech that drives mountain bikes forwards! Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Pole Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/PoleBicycles Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool POC helmets and eyewear: http://gmbn.eu/POCsports crankbrothers pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa e*thirteen: https://gmbn.eu/EThirteen Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Muc-Off: https://gmbn.eu/Muc-Off Mavic Wheels: https://gmbn.eu/Mavic crankbrothers seatposts: http://gmbn.eu/8b Komoot: https://gmbn.eu/Komoot Facebook - http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechfb Instagram - http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechinsta Twitter - http://gmbn.tech/gmbntechtwitte