Polaris eBikes Joins the Electric Bike Expo Events

Polaris Diesel electric bikePolaris eBikes has joined the Electric Bike Expo multi city e-bike test track events!

Polaris is well known for their ATV, snowmobiles, new motorcycle line, and now electric bikes!

In this article Adam Rand, President of Polaris eBikes, talks about what makes Polaris eBikes unique and which models will be available at the Expo events.

Here is a look at a few of the Polaris electric bike models [Read more…]

Running Errands on Your Bike: It’s Easier Than You Think! – Part 2

41j4l1LxIGLBy David Rodenhiser. Here is Part 1.

Now, let’s talk about the big guns of the cargo carrying world: Bike Trailers!

These range from small ones that are rated for 50 lbs, up to massive ones that can carry hundreds of pounds and are 8 feet long.

I have a friend who is both a handyman, and dedicated cyclist, and he uses one of these to carry his tools and supplies to job sites. It’s probably bigger than you need, unless you want to do all of your shopping for a family of 8, but it’s just an example of just how big trailers can go! [Read more…]

Easy Motion Joins the Electric Bike Expo Test Track Events

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Easy Motion: The Electric Bike That Doesn’t Look Like One” has joined the Electric Bike Expo multi city e-bikes test track event series for 2016!

The Evo line of Easy Motion bikes have a very clean looking design because the battery is integrated into the downtube of the frame.

The motors are also relatively small in size and that combined with the “hidden” battery pack make these look very much like a traditional bicycle.

Easy Motion also has a new line of [Read more…]

Felt Electric Joins Electric Bike Expo Events with New E-Bikes

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Felt Electric has signed on to demo their line up of e-bikes at the Electric Bike Expo events for 2016.

They will have their current line up of fat, mountain, cargo, road, and commuter bikes along with some new models that will be available soon!

The following are a few of the Felt Electric bikes that will be available at the Expo events. [Read more…]

Bosch Highlights as Presenting Sponsor of The Electric Bike Expo Events [VIDEO]

Bosch mid drive systemBosch has signed on to become the presenting sponsor for the Electric Bike Expo multi city test track event series for 2016!

Bosch hit the U.S. market last year and introduced their popular mid drive system on e-bikes from Felt Electric, Haibike, Lapierre, Easy Motion, and Xtracycle.

Here is a quick video to give you some background on their high tech drive system: [Read more…]

New Electra Townie Go! 8i E-Bikes with Bosch System

TOWNIE_GO_BOSCH_LADIES_LIME_CATElectra just announced their stylish new Townie Go! 8i with the Bosch mid drive system.

Electra is well know for their stylish beach crusiers with laid back Flat Foot Technology® that “provides an upright, relaxed riding position with proper leg extension that also lets you plant your feet flat on the ground whenever you want without leaving the saddle.”

These new Townie Go! 8i e-bikes feature the Bosch mid drive system with 250 watts of power, a 400 watt hour lithium battery, and a Shimano 8 speed internally geared rear hub drivetrain. [Read more…]

Raleigh, Haibike, IZIP, & Yuba to Exhibit at Electric Bike Expo Events

Haibike FS RX electric mountain bikeRaleigh, Haibike, IZIP, and Yuba have all signed on to demo their electric bikes at the 2016 Electric Bike Expo multi city e-bike test track events.

The Expo is a 6 city series that offers free electric bike test rides on a track with a hill structure and various terrain features to allow riders to test a number of different electric bikes.

This group of e-bikes from Raleigh, Haibike, IZIP, and Yuba offer a wide variety of electric bike types for people to test ride: commuter, urban sport, beach cruiser, touring, fat, mountain bike, road bike, and cargo bike.

In addition, this range of electric bikes will have both [Read more…]

New Trek Conduit+ & Lift+ Electric Bikes

Trek Conduit Lift electric bikesTrek has launched 2 new electric bikes with the Shimano STePS mid drive system for 2016.

The Conduit+ and Lift+ are the next electric bikes to enter the U.S. market with the STePS system next to Raleigh e-bikes.

Here is a review of the Raleigh Misceo iE with an in depth look at the Shimano STePS system.

The Conduit+ and Lift+ e-bikes are being officially announced at Trek World this week and [Read more…]

New Heisenberg Electric Bikes with BMW Design

Heisenburg electric bike XF1 drivetrainHeisenberg is a new electric bike company from the Berlin area started by some e-bike industry veterans along with some input from BMW!

Michael Hecken and Karlheinz Nicolai are 2 of the founders of Heisenberg and they also established Grace electric bikes in 2008 and they were commissioned by the Daimler Benz to develop the Smart electric bike.

It is interesting how the automotive industry is [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Felt E-Cargo, New Haibikes, Light & Portable A-Bike, & More! [VIDEOS & PICS]

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The new Felt Brühaul electric cargo bike will be available very soon!

This e-cargo features 24″ wheels front and rear for a stable ride, a solid mix of components from Bosch, Shimano, Schwalbe, and others. Felt will be offering a number of cargo accessories for the new Brühaul and it is priced at [Read more…]