The Portland Electric Bike Expo Report

The city of Portland Oregon is all about bikes and it was fitting to have the Electric Bike Expo in this city that continues to push the envelope of bike infrastructure and bike culture in the U.S.

The highlights of the #PDX Expo were a policy makers ride hosted by the mayor of Milwalkie, a lot of local media coverage, a lucky Tempo eBike winner, Bixby the wild eBike traveling dog and her human, and many eBike smiles on and off the test track!

The Portland Electric Bike Expo was scheduled to coincide with May being Bike Month and all of the activities [Read more…]

Portland Electric Bike Expo & National Bike Month [VIDEOS]

San Diego Electric Bike Expo 2May is national bike month and the Electric Bike Expo will be in Portland, Oregon; a city that lives and breathes bike culture!

The Portland Electric Bike Expo is on May 20-22 at the Lloyd Center and it is the place for you to ride the latest electric bikes.

And best of all it’s completely free to attend and test ride as many eBikes as you like!

There are a lot of fun activities and events happening in Portland during the month of May and the Expo adds to the festivities by opening on national bike to work day, May 20th.

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Denny: The “All in – Just Ride” Electric Bike: Oregon Manifest [VIDEO]

TEAGUE & Sizemore Bicycle states that Denny is a bicycle “that removes the barriers to becoming an everyday rider”, or put another way “All in – Just Ride”.

Denny is a concept electric bike that is [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Mainstream Media, New Shimano Kit, Retro Designs, E-Trikes, E-Bike Facts & More! [VIDEOS]

Oto Cycles from Barcelona Spain is considering opening an e-bike manufacturing and distribution plant in Port Manatee Florida.  They have some very unique looking electric bikes!

Electric bikes in the New York Times!  I like the title of this article: I Sing the Electric Bike.  It’s a good story on the authors experience of riding a Pedego electric bike.  It is great to see e-bikes in the mainstream media.

Checkout the E-fox: bridging the gap between a bicycle and car.  It’s a [Read more…]

Electric Bike Research? Your Input Can Help Improve E-Biking in the US!

Electric bikes and the e-mobility sector is a new and emerging way of sustainable transportation.

John MacArthur and his team from Portland State University are currently researching e-bike use and they want to hear from you about your e-biking experience!

This project aims to gain greater understanding of how e-bikes can be integrated into a sustainable transportation system in [Read more…]

Truck Replaced! B-Line = Delivery by Electric Trike in Portland, Oregon [VIDEO]

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

It’s a cool, February afternoon in Portland, Oregon. There is intermittent rain falling, the type Oregonians sometimes call ‘dry rain’. On the city’s East side, I’m looking for a company called B-Line PDX.

Not seeing obvious signs on the buildings around me, I [Read more…]

The Electric Cargo Bike Revolution! [VIDEO]

There is a revolution in transportation happening right now and it is the electric cargo bike revolution!  I love to ride my e-cargo bike around town instead of driving; it is so much more fun!

Enjoy this video: “(R)Evolutions per Minute: Cargo Bikes in the US – a trailer for the crowd sourced documentary”

From the video producer Liz Canning “Do you love your cargo bike?  Has it changed your life?  Your family?  Your [Read more…]