Pro Shatters Trail Record On E-Mountain Bike

Scotty Laughland

Mountain biking is an incredibly freeing activity. However, you are still at the mercy of how fast your legs can carry you.

At least you were until e-bikes came into the mix. In the last few years, electric mountain bikes have been a game changer in taking quick laps. Watch Scotty Laughland shatter his personal record on a lap below.

In this video, Laughland makes an attempt to do a lap of his local trails as fast as he can on his Scott Lumen e-bike. His previous record was 41 minutes. With the e-bike, he cut that down to about 28 minutes, about 30% faster!

Even though e-bikes come with electric motors, They are still beholden to the technicality of the ride. If the lap had a smooth road climb, the difference would have been greater.

E-bikes are good tools for people who want to get more laps in less time. As you can tell they are pretty fun too!

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