Stromer ST1 Platinum Electric Bike Review

If you want to feel like Superman on a bike then I suggest you check out the Swiss designed Stromer ST1 Platinum!

This bike is a pedal assist (pedelec) only bike that can reach speeds of 28 mph with electric assist; yeah that is flying.

This bike is all about pedaling with a serious boost.

The Platinum has a torque sensor built into the frame that senses how much you are pedaling and then provides you with electric assist based on [Read more…]

Stromer ST1 Platinum Electric Bike Video,Pictures, & Specs

The fast (28mph!) pedal assist only Stromer ST1 Platinum electric bike is in for review and I want to take a minute to share the features of this high performance e-bike with you.

This is part 1 of the review and it will give you an idea of what this e-bike is all about with a bunch of pictures, and info on the specifications. [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Portable Solar Charger, New Stealth E-Bikes, NYC Ban, & More [VIDEO]

Checkout this portable solar charging solution from EcoSpeed!  It can plug directly into their batteries with a custom converter.

The panels are not cheap but it is exciting to think about the possibility of solar charging while out and about.  It could add a new dimension to e-bike touring.

May is national bike month in the US. KTLA in Los Angeles had this video coverage of e-bikes with Ethan from the IZIP Store in Santa Monica. There is a woman in the video who sold her car and now uses an e-bike instead 🙂 [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…]

The Specialized Turbo E-Bike Now Available in the US! [VIDEO]

It’s here…..the fast Specialized Turbo electric bike, previously only available in parts of Europe, has now landed in the US!

As the name implies, this e-bike is meant to give your pedal power a Turbo boost!  Specialized uses the phrase “It’s you, only faster”.

The Specialized Turbo and your pedal power can motor up to around 28 mph using a 250 watt high torque motor and a 36V 9.5ah (342 Wh) lithium ion battery pack.

This is a pure pedal assist bike (pedelec); there is no throttle option.  So that means you [Read more…]

Pedego City Commuter Electric Bike Review

Post from Paul Willerton, Electric Bike Report correspondent from Bend, Oregon.

Like the traditional briefcase or the classic skate shoe, certain e-bikes make sense in many practical – and stylish – ways. The Pedego City Commuter is just such a bike. It doesn’t take long to imagine the multitude of ways the City Commuter could dovetail itself into one’s life.

My test model showed up [Read more…]

Easy Motion Neo Jumper Full Suspension Electric Mountain Bike Review

Are you looking for a full fledged, trail worthy, full suspension electric mountain bike?

If so, then you should definitely consider the Easy Motion Neo Jumper e-mtb!

The Easy Motion Neo Jumper is a well balanced e-mountain bike with it’s integrated Samsung battery mounted on the downtube and a geared rear hub motor.

It also comes equipped with a solid component package with brand names such as Shimano, Rock Shox, [Read more…]

Easy Motion Neo Jumper Full Suspension Electric Mountain Bike: Specs, Video, & Pictures

The Easy Motion Neo Jumper full suspension electric mountain bike recently arrived and I have been busy testing and riding this e-mtb.

Here are the Jumper’s specifications as well as a video and a bunch of pictures!

Make sure you check out the full review of the Easy Motion Neo Jumper after you review these specs.

Easy Motion Neo Jumper Specifications

Frame: Aluminum full suspension frame with SR Suntour rear shock [Read more…]