Riding the 2019 Specialized Turbo Levo in the redwoods with Heidi
One of everyone's favorite mountain dudes - Jimmy Chin, just released a cool clip with some thoughts on his (looks like a sweet Expert Carbon) Turbo Levo and how it changes his approach to access.
We believe ebikes - whether mountain or town bikes, are transformative not only for individuals, but for our communities and our planet as well.
First things first, I've been a terrible blogger - exactly one post since starting this page back in January... Whoops - my bad.
With that out of the way, we are hitting riding season, and I thought this article from Electric Bike Action Magazine was timely. The takeaway is that proper shifting technique is perhaps more important on an ebike (especially eMTB's) than on acoustic bikes, and that improper technique can dramatically shorten the lifespan of your chain and rear cassette. It's a good, short read.
Remember, keep your drivetrains clean and lubed and if your bike starts telling you it needs some love - bring her on in...