Electric Slide: eMTBs and Trail Access

March 10, 2023 9:45am by rob
eMTBs are here to stay, and increasingly present on roads and trails around the United States. And many of the newer versions like this Santa Cruz Bullit or the Trek Fuel EXe below won't look much different to a casual observer than their "acoustic" siblings.

However “rules about eMTB access on singletrack are complicated and often differ from state to state or even trail to trail within the same area in accordance with wildly varying rules set by local land managers.”

Read IMBA’s deep dive on this complicated and controversial topic and let us know your thoughts in the comments! How do you feel about eMTBs and trail access?

Tagged: eMTB, ebikes


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