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Dec. 9, 2021, 10:06 a.m. -  Pete Roggeman

@Timer: It's still a huge boost and the courses and format would be tuned to properly test them. E-bike enduro racing has been interesting and includes something I believe is the real way to make e-bike racing - and riding - more fun: technical uphills where you can put that motor to work to overcome really tough obstacles. @mtmc99: those numbers do a good job to illustrate the point I made above about the young kid riding with the adult. Totally agree with you, although I think a good and competitive e-bike race format would take that into account somehow. An advantage would still remain unless some sort of handicapping system came into play that factored in weight. But at the end of the day, it's not unlike the advantage a strong and light rider like Tom Pidcock has over larger competitors. And yeah, the format of BCBR's MegaVolt is definitely the right one for folks who value a different fun:fitness ratio. Anyway, fun things to think about.

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