2015 OHM Cycles Electric Bikes [VIDEO & PICS]

ohm xs750 plus

OHM Cycles has introduced their new 2015 electric bikes that includes their new XS750 Plus with 3.25″ wide off road tires & BionX D Series system.

The XS750 Plus and the XS750 both use the new BionX D series 500 watt motor that provides a lot of torque and is designed for off road riding.

OHM is still focused on commuter/touring style e-bikes too with their XU700 and XU700 LS (low step). Both of the road models also feature the BionX drive system.

Enjoy the following video and pictures of the these new OHM Cycles e-bikes! [Read more…]

The New 2015 OHM Cycles XS750 Trail Electric Bike [VIDEO]

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The 2015 electric bikes are starting to roll out!

OHM Cycles just announced their new and improved 2015 Sport XS750 multi-purpose trail bike.

It features the new 500 watt BionX D Series rear hub motor that has 250% more power than the BionX P and S Series motors.

Their new 48V 11.6ah (555 watt hour) lithium battery is [Read more…]

Electric Bikes the New “Classy Corporate Fleets” at Parking Day, Montreal

Electric Bikes: the new corporate vehicles!

Electric Bikes: the new corporate vehicles!

This is a guest post from Cathy Lau, of OHM Cycles.

A landscape architecture firm in Montreal, Quebec, found a clever way to encourage companies to consider using e-bikes and greener modes of transportation to get around for business.

Capturing the spirit of two concurrent events (Parking Day – an annual worldwide event where artists, designers, and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks, and “en ville sans ma voiture” – an event celebrating being “in the city without my car”), the company, Fauteux et associés, presented a playful display comparing the company bikes to company cars.

The display theme was “L’électro-vélo au boulot, super chic!’”  (“Electro-bike to work, super chic!”), conveying the meaning, “You can be green AND impress your clients with class!” [Read more…]

Seattle Cafe Delivers Tasty Grub with Electric Bike

Guest post by Cathy Lau from OHM Electric Bikes.

Delivering food orders by bike is no easy task when your delivery routes are filled with steep hills and traffic.

Wanting her company’s new delivery bike to be one she could trust to deliver both her food and her employees safely and reliably, Seattle café owner Emily Mabus invested in an OHM electric bike.

Since mid-March, the company’s OHM XS750 has roamed Capitol Hill every day, always ready to uphold the Other Coast Café’s daily 11am-9pm delivery schedule – helping the café’s employees promptly deliver [Read more…]

Understanding Electric Bike Modes: Throttle vs. Pedal Assist (Pedelec)

A throttle or pedal assist electric bike: which one will you choose?

There are many different types of electric bikes with different ways of activating the electric assist.

In this article you will learn about the different throttle types (twist grip, thumb, push button), pedal assist types (torque sensor and cadence sensor) and which mode may be best for you. [Read more…]

Ibera PB9 Smartphone Case Review: An Electric Bike Dashboard! [VIDEO]

It’s amazing what smartphones can do these days!

One of the new trends is to mount your smartphone to the handlebars of your bike and use one of the many smartphone bike applications that are available to provide you with traditional cycle computer info and GPS tracking.  Plus, in many cases you can share this info with your friends!

To jump into this new trend I tested the Ibera PB9 Smartphone Case and the 3 different mounting systems that Ibera offers with [Read more…]

Electric Bike News Week of 2-28-11

Panasonic Electric Bike

Happy end of February/early March!  2011 is flying by!  Here is a recap of the electric bike news from the week of February 28, 2011.

Now…..The Electric Bike News!

This article about a “granny e-bike for kids” I found to be pretty funny.  The author at Wired makes some good points in a humorous way [Read more…]

Electric Bike Review: Ohm XS 750

Ohm XS 750 Electric Bike

Have you been looking for a high quality electric bike that will endure some off road/trail use?  Well the Ohm XS 750 might be your ride…….just be ready to spend some money!

I have been able to put the Ohm through quite a bit of rough riding and get a feel for it’s strengths and weaknesses.  The bike has been through sunny days, snow storms, paved paths, gravel paths, some trails, hills, stop and go traffic and everything else I could throw at it.  My usual commute to [Read more…]

Electric Bike News Week of 2-21-10

$5 a Gallon Gas Predicted for US this Summer.

Hello and welcome to another electric bike news recap from the week of February 21, 2011.  Lots of cool e-bike news in store for ya!  Videos from the beaches to the -40C lands, the new electric mountain bike scene, an e-bike love story and more!

And now some Electric Bike NEWS!

$5 a gallon gas prices in the US by summer?  Maybe time for more people on electric bikes 🙂 [Read more…]

Ohm XS 750 Electric Bike Features [VIDEO]

 

View of the Ohm XS 750 Cockpit

This is a quick video introduction to the Ohm XS 750 electric bike that is currently in for testing and review.  This is Ohm’s high end sport/mountain bike style electric bike.

In the video I go over the features of the bike.  Here is the full review of the Ohm XS 750 electric bike.

Without further ado, here [Read more…]