Visiobike: Pushing The High Tech Electric Bike Boundary! [VIDEO]

The high tech Visiobike e-bike!

The high tech Visiobike e-bike!

The Visiobike e-bike is high tech.

Here’s why: Google Glass integration, serious smartphone integration, rear view camera, carbon fiber frame, integrated Panasonic lithium battery in the frame, MPF mid drive motor, auto shifting NuVinci H|Sync continuously variable hub, Gates belt drive, & more!

To give you an idea of what the Visiobike is all about, here is a video from their INDIEGOGO campaign:  [Read more…]

Electric Bike Riding Safety Tips

bike-safetyElectric bikes are a lot of fun to ride but they also require that you be attentive to safety.

By following the safety tips in this guide you will be prepared for potentially dangerous situations that you could encounter on your e-bike.

In this guide you will learn about selecting the right gear, selecting the safest route, watching out for others, and how to handle rough roads.

Make sure your next ride is a safe one! [Read more…]

The Electric Bike: Conveniences of a Car with the Advantages of a Bicycle

The word is getting out and people are enjoying electric bikes!

I have been thinking of quick ways to describe what an electric bike is all about to someone that has no idea what an electric bike is.

Sometimes quick catchy sounds bites can really help someone visualize what these e-bikes are all about.

So far I have come up with this; “Electric bikes combine some conveniences of a car with the advantages of a bicycle”.

Now, I am not saying that this captures the whole idea [Read more…]

How to Find Bicycling Routes in Your Town: Google Maps! [VIDEO]

One of the concerns that I hear from people that are interested in commuting by bike is that they feel like riding around cars is dangerous.  I agree that it is, but you don’t necessarily have to ride with a lot of car traffic.  One of the cool innovations that recently came out is the bicycle directions in Google Maps.

Google has put together a way to get directions from point A to point B with a bicycle route in mind.  This means that Google Maps will give you directions on the less traveled [Read more…]