The rear shock suspension has a demanding job. The terrain and the vehicle’s weight are constant opposing forces that need to be in balance. Since… Read More »A shock-ing upgrade! MATE X fat eBike rear shock upgrade
Inflation. Not the boring kind where currency loses value over time. No, the other boring kind where you lose hours of your life vigorously pumping with your legs, arms and lungs into tires, balloons, pool toys and so on. If only there was an easier way… and of course there is!
If you have an eBike with fat tires, you might be lucky that it came with the perfect tires for your needs. then again, it’s entirely possible you and your bike could benefit from different tires, as well as some less obvious additions in that area. Whether you’re tired of dealing with punctures, paying for new innertubes, bike shop bills, or in the market for something new, this post is for you.
You may need to consider a second upgrade when you get a new front suspension fork, and that’s if you ever considered adding BMX handlebars.
The stock MATE X suspension fork may be functional, but it has shortcomings. Depending on how you ride and how much you weigh, you may want to look into upgrading it.