Bike Perfect invites all of its readers to E-Bike Live (opens in new tab) - a week-long celebration dedicated to the electric bike and all the gear and tech that comes with it.
E-Bike Live week, which runs from 14-18 June, is centered around providing our readers with expertly curated buying advice on electric bikes, in-depth electric tech features, reviews and how-to guides focusing on the burgeoning electric bike concept.
Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect from Bike Perfect over an action-packed five days:
Monday, 14 June - Welcome
Bike Perfect's tech editor, Aaron Borrill, will outline the order of play for the E-Bike Live week, welcoming our readers and guests while sharing his own personal account on e-bikes, and the role they play in the contemporary cycling landscape.
New to e-biking? New to mountain biking? This feature will provide the answers to all your questions around taking the first step to e-mountain bike ownership covering the topic of pricing and how much you should spend. Considering the spread of choice available to the enthusiast, we'll address the various electric mountain bike options and unpack what each option means to you.
Hosted by Future Publishing's Content Director, Rob Spedding, our E-Bike Q&A session features industry stalwarts, ACE Bicycles' Toby Pantling and Ribble Cycles' Jamie Burrow - who'll be answering and addressing all the hotly-debated topics around e-bike and e-mountain bikes.
Tuesday, 15 June - Buying Advice
In this buyer's guide, we'll showcase all the pertinent extras needed for making your e-MTB experience all the better, not to mention a comprehensive list of the best upgrades available.
Wednesday, 16 June - Learn
Like all cycling disciplines, it's imperative you take the necessary steps to ensure you stay safe on the bike - a such, this feature addresses all the components, accessories, and gear around e-bike safety.
Ah yes, maintenance. Like all bicycles, your e-MTB needs to be serviced and cleaned regularly to perform at its best. This feature looks at e-MTB maintenance and how to save money in the long run.
When it comes to electric mountain bikes, there are many questions around how they operate - particularly from a drive- and powertrain point of view. This feature answers all the questions in relation to the electric bike drivetrain and gear configurations.
Thursday, 17 June - Pro
E-MTB tech – a complete guide to the latest electric bike innovations
As technology evolves so does the electric mountain bike and the manner in which it operates. This guide looks at contemporary e-bike trends and how they work.
British superstar, Tom Pidcock, is the reigning e-MTB World Champion. Contrary to what you might think, this form of racing is as intense as regular XCO-style racing but will it gain in popularity?
Friday, 18 June - Future
Automatic drivetrains or how does semi-autonomous e-MTBs sound? This feature looks at what we can expect to see from the e-bike revolution in the coming years.
Converting your existing mountain bike to an e-MTB is yet another way of lowering the barrier of entry. Instead of taking a risk on a new bike, work with what you've got - there are plenty of quality, conversion kit options available to sate your needs.
As the electric mountain bike landscape continues to ebb and flow, so does the technology that comes with it making it harder and more confusing to find the right bike. This guide unpacks all the concerns you might have and spotlights areas you should keep in mind when making a purchase.