Why Horsepower Sucks!

Jason Fenske, a graduated mechanical engineer with a passion for cars, gives a detailed explanation about Horsepower and what it really is. A number. Derived by a smart guy, James Watt, who likely didn’t think we’d be so obsessed with how strong a horse is, does us no favors in this now popular unit of measurement. This explanation fits into our discussion about how a dyno and the numbers and information they produce is difficult to use for off-road applications. Because traction! We think you’ll enjoy this video and become smarter for it. Or you need to find a different horse to make you bike have more power.



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