2014 IZIP E3 Path+ electric bike.
Currie Technologies revamped their previous IZIP Path by maintaining the commuter/recreational style while upgrading the electric assist system with a new TranzX system that features their new proprietary Currie Electro-Drive firmware.
The new system includes a super quiet 500 watt direct drive motor, 48V 8.8ah lithium battery, a large LCD display, and convenient control pad. (more…)
e-JOE Electric Bikes, a leader in high quality, economically priced electric bicycles for commuting and recreational riders, has announced that its 2014 Epik Sport Edition (SE) and Epik Lite folding electric bicycles are now available at e-JOE dealers throughout North America.
Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., e-JOE Electric Bikes are made for the average Joe (or Jo!) — combining economical mid-range pricing with state of the art components (more…)
English Cycles), a custom bicycle builder from Eugene, Oregon.
This one has been an awful lot of thought in the creating! I first started thinking about the concept a year or so ago.
Misha (my wife) and I have been car free for over four years, and generally we have the bikes to handle most tasks. Misha has an electric assist on her bike to help with the hill when she is carrying a load, and I enjoy the extra training.
But we needed a solution to two problems – one is to (more…)
2014 IZIP E3 Path+ electric bike!
The new Path+ follows along the same commuter style theme as the previous IZIP Path, but the new 2014 Path+ gets an upgraded electrical system with a powerful motor (500 watts), large LCD display, convenient control pad, and a larger lithium battery (48V 8.8ah).
In this first part of the review there are a BUNCH of detailed pictures and specifications to get you familiar with the 2014 Path+. (more…)
Trikke Pon-e 48V electric carving vehicle!
Make sure you check out part 1 of this review with videos, large detailed pictures and specifications of the Trikke Pon-e 48V to get familiar with this carving e-trike.
The Trikke Pon-e is a stable 3 wheeled light electric vehicle (LEV) that can lean (carve) into corners and contour to varied terrain with ease. It has an upright riding position and (more…)
Gates Carbon Drive, maker of the leading belt drive system for bicycles and eBikes, plans to electrify the 2014 North American Handmade Bicycle Show with a first-ever “Custom eBike Showcase” featuring a dozen original electric bicycles.
This prestigious award will be officially presented by the iF Design jury during Asia’s biggest cycle fair, Taipei Cycle Show, held March 5th through 8th, 2014.
The iF jury judged the many bicycle industry entrants on (more…)
NTS SunCycle that will available for sale in May 2014!
The NTS SunCycle has a solar panel that is attached to the front cargo box for charging the battery.
According to NTS Works: “We have tested the power produced from the solar panel and we were able to exceed the rated power of 60 watts. That is more power than you use with the power setting on low.”
Here is a quick video to give you an idea of what the NTS SunCycle (more…)
Trikke Pon-e? It is a 3 wheeled electric carving vehicle that is designed to make your commute and/or recreational ride a lot of fun!
The Trikke is similar to skiing, but on land!
This is not an electric bike, but it is similar in that it is a light electric vehicle (LEV) that is powered by an electric motor and your motion (if you choose).
A variety of LEV’s have hit the market recently in the form of e-kicks scooters, e-skateboards, and the Trikke Pon-e.
These LEV’s are an alternative to the electric bike for people who want (more…)
More and more electric trikes have been hitting the market and I think it is time to highlight some of these new light electric vehicles.
This guide will focus on upright electric trikes. Here is a guide to recumbent electric trikes.
First off, let’s checkout some of the new high tech “tilting” electric trikes. Yes, you can lean them into corners! (more…)