BikeRadar Podcast | Do aerodynamics matter for mountain biking?

Tom and Seb talk all things aero

Canyon Exceed bar stem top view

Whether you’re pushing on the pedals or letting gravity do the work, wind resistance is one of the major factors keeping you from going at warp speed.

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Road cycling is full of ‘aero this, wind-cheating that’, with millions spent developing (and marketing) the slipperiest of products.

But it’s a conversation rarely had in mountain biking. Why?

In the latest episode of the BikeRadar Podcast, our mountain bike tech gurus, Tom Marvin and Seb Stott, talk through where aero makes a difference on the trail, what can be done to cheat the wind, and why it should matter to you.


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