How to ride with an Ebike

10 Tips for Riding an Ebike


Motoroutput is directly related to Cadence! (best 70-100rpm)

2.Wrong Gear

Gear selection to always stay in the rigth Cadence window (see above)

3.Selecting Power Mode

On steep climbs Turbo is not always best (1 down) , Flat Road (Eco might be best to safe battery live)


Always look 3-4 Bike lenghts in front (now down on the Frontwheel), Head-up High

-Looking Ahead
-Thinking about other Trail users
-Ground Conditions
-Changes in Slope (Gearing and Motormode)

5. Line Choice

Pick the line of least resistance (avoid muddpaddles, roots etc)

6.Never put the Ebike upside down!! (Damage control units, etc on the Handelbar-cause of weight)

7.Misunderstanding Range

Battery Range is affected by:

-Battery Capacity
-Power Modes used
-Ground Conditions
-Tyre Pressure/Choice
-Weather Conditions

8 Standing up on Climbs

Stay seated to maintain Tiregrip (different to a normal MTB), on really tricky Sections Saddle can be lowered to get even more grip on the Rearwheel.

9.Deep Water

Emtb are not 100% Waterproof- watercrossings are fine but not if the motorsection gets completely submersed

10.Always power your Bike off when you need to carry it and at each end of the ride or longer stop!