BodyFloat Isolation Seatpost Review [VIDEO]

cirrus bodyfloat seatpost leftIf you are looking for a way to make your riding more efficient, comfortable, and fun then you will want to checkout the BodyFloat isolation seatpost from Cirrus Cycles.

As co-founder Charlie Heggem puts it, the BodyFloat is like the motor mounts for a car.

It isolates the vibrations between the vehicle (your bike) and the motor (you) so that you can be more efficient with your pedaling and enjoy a more comfortable ride.

Here is a video with Charlie explaining the benefits of the BodyFloat and how it works: [Read more…]

E-Bike News: OT Elf on Today Show, E-Bike Freeway, Dartmoor Tour, E-Road Bike? [VIDEOS]

Here is a concept electric bike/motorcycle from the industrial design firm J.Ruiter:  “This “one horse” concept E-bike was a working sketch prototype in a series of electric thoughts. E-bikes don’t need to be bikes with motors and batteries.  34mph + single front brake + 48v 1000watt hub motor = sketchy…”  Hmmmmm……interesting.  We will see if this ever makes it to production.   In any case, it is fun to think outside the box!

The Emotion Neo Jumper full suspension electric mountain bike recently arrived and I have been out testing it on the tough trails here in Sedona, AZ.  Here is a quick video of yours truly [Read more…]

Enjoy a More Comfortable E-Bike Ride with a Suspension Seatpost!

bodyfloat-isolation-seatpostAre you looking for a way to smooth out the road and enjoy a more comfortable ride on your electric bike?

If so, you may want to check out a suspension seatpost as a way to economically add a little bit of rear suspension to your bike.

A suspension seatpost replaces your existing seatpost and provides a little bit of cushion using either elastomer bumpers, a coil spring or in some cases, an airspring system.

I personally use a suspension seatpost on my electric cargo bike and it really [Read more…]