New ProdecoTech E-Bikes w/ Internal Frame Battery!

2015 ProdecoTech Rebel X SProdecoTech just announced 9 new models of their electric bikes with the battery integrated into the downtube of the frame!

This is a big improvement in the battery location when compared to the typical rear rack location because it positions the battery weight low and centered in the bike for better handing.  In addition, [Read more…]

iGO Mid Drive Electric Fat Bike [VIDEO & PICS]

igo electric fat bikeiGO Electric just announced their new mid drive electric FatBike (4+” wide tires) on Kickstarter!

This fat e-bike offers a solid line up of components and features for the introductory price of $2,900 USD.

Some of the highlights are: a hydroformed aluminum frame, 350 watt MPF mid drive, 36V 12ah lithium battery, [Read more…]

UPDATE: Copenhagen Wheel All-In-One Electric Bike Kit [VIDEOS]

Copenhagen WheelThe highly anticipated Copenhagen Wheel is nearing completion and shipping of the production version is scheduled for spring of 2015.

The Copenhagen Wheel is the all-in-one electric bike kit that made a splash a few years ago and gained a lot of mainstream media attention due to it’s innovative design.

After years of design refinement and quality testing it looks like it is ready for mainstream production.

Here is a video update from Assaf Biderman, founder of Superpedestrian, the company that makes the Copenhagen Wheel: [Read more…]

EVELO Omni Wheel: All-In-One Front Wheel E-Bike Kit [VIDEOS & PICS]

OmniStill12_newThe all-in-one electric bike kit market is heating up and EVELO just added their new Omni Wheel to the mix.

The Omni Wheel is a front wheel system that will make converting a traditional bike to electric pretty easy, while keeping the drivetrain the same.

This all-in-one system starts at $999 if you preorder for delivery in [Read more…]

Biktrix Juggernaut Fat Electric Bike with Mid Drive [VIDEO & PICS]

Juggernaut fat electric bike

The Juggernaut is a new economical fat mid drive e-bike that has just launched on Kickstarter for an introductory price of $1,499!

In case you are new to fat e-bikes, they have 4” wide tires for riding on almost any kind of terrain: sand, snow, rough roads, etc.

With the wide tires you can run extremely low tire pressures (5 to 35 psi) to contour over rough terrain and use the high volume tires as suspension.

The new Juggernaut uses the Bafang mid drive system with a 48V 11.6ah lithium battery and a 500 watt mid drive motor.

The frame is aluminum and it comes spec’ed with an 8 speed Shimano Alivio drivetrain and Tektro mechanical disc brakes.

As part of their Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign Biktrix is offering the first 10 Juggernauts to [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Solar E-Bike, Hover Board, New Mid Drive, 2 Seat E-Trike, & More [VIDEOS & PICS]

solar electric bikeTime for another e-bike news round up!

What if you never had to plug in to charge your electric bike?

For some that could be a reality with The Dutch Solar Cycle.  It has solar panels built into the wheels so that it is always charging; even on cloudy days and when the panels are dirty.  They claim that on a sunny day the battery can be fully charged in 4 to 6 hours.

Speaking of solar, there is now the world’s first solar bike path near Amsterdam!  It’s surface is a bunch of solar panels that supply electricity to the grid. Very cool!  Enjoy the following video of the SolaRoad: [Read more…]

2015 Polaris Electric Bikes [VIDEO & PICS]

Polaris Diesel DL818 electric bike

Polaris is bringing a new line up of e-bikes to the US market for 2015.

Some of the notable bikes are the Diesel DL818 with the wild “titanium oxide” color scheme and 2 new fat e-bikes: the Sabre EV505 and the Nordic EV 506.

For 2015 Polaris has also made some significant changes to their electric assist system.

Their lithium batteries are housed in the large toptube/downtube of the frame.

Their pedal assist system reads your pedaling cadence and power output along with what gear you are in and blends that together to [Read more…]

The Luxurious Pininfarina Fuoriserie Electric Bike: $11k! [VIDEO & PICS]

PININFARINA FUORISERIE BIKE 2

Are you looking for a luxurious e-bike to show off to your friends?

Then checkout the Fuoriserie by Pininfarina; an Italian company that has designed Ferrari’s, Maserati’s and other luxurious automobiles.

With that in mind it shouldn’t be a surprise when you hear that the Pininfarina Fuoriserie electric bike is priced at $11,300!

Pininfarina worked with 43 Milano to create this elegant e-bike that uses the Zehus Bike+ all-in-one e-bike system.

The Fuoriserie displays it’s luxury styling with a chrome plated lugged steel frame with walnut briar-root coating on the top tube, and [Read more…]

Futuristic BESV Lion LX1 & Panther PS1 Electric Bikes [VIDEO & PICS]

BESV Lion LX1 electric bike frame

BESV is an electric bike brand jumping into the US market with their futuristic looking e-bikes.

Their sporty looking Lion LX1 has a unique look with curved tubing and some missing frame tubes?!

Their Panther PS1 is a carbon fiber full suspension urban commuter with 20″ wheels.

These BESV e-bikes feature 3 levels of torque sensing pedal assist in addition to their Smart Mode that “automatically adjust power levels so that you always stay in the comfort zone”.

The following pictures are from the presentation of their bikes at Interbike, the largest bike [Read more…]

2015 e-Joe Electric Bikes: Koda, Anggun, Epik SE & Lite [VIDEO & PICS]

ejoe koda electric bike

e-Joe Electric Bikes is all about “making practical, affordable, high-quality electric bike for nearly everyone….an ebike for the average Joe”

For 2015 they are introducing the new Koda that is a sporty commuter style e-bike with the battery integrated into the downtube of the frame.

Their Anggun step thru commuter with a large 36V 16ah lithium battery has been updated to offer a few new features.

e-Joe is also know for their EPIK SE & Lite economical folding electric bikes with [Read more…]