UCI bans licensed riders from competing in motorcycle federation's e-MTB race calendar

UCI bans licensed riders from competing in motorcycle federation's e-MTB race calendar

In its latest power move, the UCI has come out against the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) following the announcement that electric mountain bike racing will be added to its circuit, as reported by mxgp.com . e-MTB vs XC — which is faster? Would you race an e-MTB? Because electric enduro is now a thing In a press release, President of the FIM, Jorge Viegas, said: "I am very happy that the FIM is starting to provide competitions for electric bikes. The first ever FIM E-XBike World Cup will allow a new generation of riders to take part in these exciting races. "For the FIM it is a reoccurring (sic) story because the first motorcycles were based on a bike frame, with the addition of a motor. In recent years the electric technology has evolved considerably, and we are convinced that the FIM E-X Bike World Cup will offer the ...

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