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Pick-A-Part goes electric with Wade Simmons and Steve Vanderhoek on the Shore

Wade Simmons leads Steve Vanderhoek down a slippery slab on the Shore.

Wade Simmons is well into his third decade as one of the best pro mountain bikers on Vancouver’s North Shore. How does he maintain his infectious stoke to ride? In part by learning new things.

In his latest Pick-A-Part, the Godfather takes local pro, firefighter and eMTB newbie Steve Vanderhoek out for an electric spin on the Shore. Along the way, Simmons shares some eMTB-specific tips and techniques. From bike set-up to how to take on climbs and features differently.

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Wade Simmons leads Steve Vanderhoek down a slippery slab on the Shore. Photo: Race Face

If you’re just getting into eMTB, or are looking to get the most out of your eeb, dive into Pick-A-Part. Maybe you’ll learn a thing or two. At worst, it’ll be a few minutes of watching these two North Van legends riding.

Pick-A-Part: Wade Simmons and Steve Vanderhoek Take On the Shore

What’s Race Face say about this electric duo?

Looking to get the most out of your new electric mountain bike? Wondering how to maximize your climbing prowess before pointing your eMTB down a sketchy North Shore line? In this truly electric edition of Pick-A-Part, Wade Simmons teams up with fellow North Shore sender Steve Vanderhoek to cover everything from pre-ride e-MTB setup to adapting climbing techniques to staying planted in steep chutes with a bit of extra battery weight on your bike.

Want more Pick-A-Part? Dive into all the episodes of Simmons’ how-to series.

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