E-MTB Group Test! – Four Electric Mountain Bikes Reviewed – Vital MTB Test Sessions



The new and exciting 2020 Santa Cruz Heckler, Specialized Turbo Levo SL, Trek Rail, and Norco Sight VLT 29 get ridden and scrutinized on motorized trails outside of Boise, Idaho. In this fast-paced video, we break down their strengths and weaknesses, what we think of this type of bike, and pick our personal favorites. Welcome to Vital MTB Test Sessions for E-bikes. Click play and DIG IN!

Key timestamps:
0:00 – Intro
1:32 – Bike Intros
2:47 – Hill Climb Challenge
4:44 – Specialized Turbo Levo SL Review
9:03 – Sprint Challenge
9:40 – Norco Sight VLT 29 Review
12:39 – Bike Lift Challenge
13:23 – Santa Cruz Heckler Review
17:12 – Trek Rail Review
21:53 – E-MTB Thoughts
23:04 – Our Favorite Bikes and Motors

Why E-bikes? Listen to The Inside Line Podcast:

You can learn more about the bikes at:

Tested by Brandon Turman, Brad Howell, and Sean “Griz” McClendon

Video by Shawn Spomer and John Reynolds .

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