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Why Ride A Fat Tire E-Bike?

March 24th, 2024
So let’s say you’re in the market for an e-bike, whether it’s your first, or your next, and you’re...

E-Bike Fitness: How to Burn Calories and Lose Weight

April 5th, 2022
Let’s get one myth cleared up straight away (which you probably know already if you are reading this article);...

Post-virus Bike-friendly Cities and The Green Recovery [VIDEOS]

June 23rd, 2020
With many cities around the world now looking to promote biking and e-biking, EBR looks at some of the...

Can Speed Pedelecs Get More People on Electric Bikes?

April 21st, 2020
So-called Speed Pedelecs (Class 3) are just like regular e-bike pedelecs in that you turn the pedals to activate...

eBiking with Artificial Hearts: The Cranks Electric Cycling Club

November 12th, 2019
-By Richard Shrubb Last week a group of four men with artificial hearts completed a 27 mile ride on...

Study: eBikers Get More Exercise than Traditional Cyclists & Use Cars Less

August 20th, 2019
-By Richard Shrubb New research from the University of Zurich in Switzerland suggests that e-bike users are bigger in...

My Cancer, My Breath, My Electric Bike Journey

August 13th, 2019
By Stephen D. Rappaport. I lost my cycling fitness overnight. Having ridden 100+ miles a week for years, I...

Could Electric Bikes Help Tackle Cities’ Pollution Problems?

July 4th, 2019
-By Richard Shrubb Could Electric Bikes Help Tackle Cities’ Pollution Problems? Following the 2018 National Institute for Transportation and...

London Bike Show: New Electric Folders & Commuters + Innovative Accessories [VIDEO]

April 1st, 2019
I took a stroll around the London Bike Show (29th-31st March) for a day, to check out what was...

Former Tour de France Pro Sean Yates Rides Electric Bikes [VIDEO]

March 19th, 2019
-By Richard Shrubb Retired professional cyclist Sean Yates has turned to riding an e-bike due to a disabling heart...

Keep Riding, Electric Bikes Are Good For Your Physical & Mental Health [VIDEOS]

March 12th, 2019
Once upon a time, in the dim and distant past of early e-bike history, e-bikes were seen as large,...

Dr. Says “Ride Your Electric Mountain Bike” [VIDEO]

February 12th, 2019
-By Richard Shrubb Psychiatrists in Scotland could soon be able to prescribe an electric mountain biking (eMTB) course to...

Derby Electric Bike Share Program a Surprising Success

August 21st, 2018
By Richard Shrubb The UK northern industrial city of Derby has recently seen the launch of the U.K.’s biggest...

Could eBiking Help with Type 2 Diabetes?

June 5th, 2018
By Richard Schrubb New research from Bristol University in England suggests that riding e-bikes might help treat type 2...

Research Finds eBiking Replaces Car Trips

April 17th, 2018
By Richard Shrubb A report for the Portland, OR based National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) shows that...

Shopping & Commuting with an Electric Cargo Bike: The Riese & Müller Packster 40 NuVinci

April 12th, 2018
Living in a rural area means a big shop at the nearest large town, several very hilly miles away,...

Police Departments Using Electric Bikes as the Best Tool for the Job

April 4th, 2018
By Richard Shrubb E-bikes in law enforcement? Police departments around the USA are starting to see the benefits of...

Pedaling Seattle by Electric Bike: Commuting & eBike Adventures

January 8th, 2018
By Paul Tolme As an avid bicyclist who hates driving in the city and who pedals for all errands...

How Government Grants Can Help eBike Deliveries

January 3rd, 2018
By Richard Shrubb Rob King, Managing Director of Cambridge, UK based Outspoken Delivery spoke to us about how a...

Staying Fit With an Electric Bike While Battling Cancer

December 5th, 2017
By Richard Schrubb Ed Pope, a 67 year old cattle breeding consultant from Dorset in England, was diagnosed with...

Losing the Deadweight: Going Car-Free – Part 1

March 15th, 2016
By Troy Rank The American automobile. A symbol of prosperity, freedom, and the American dream. Whitewalls, fins, and a...

The Electric Bike: Your Next Family Vehicle

December 18th, 2015
We live in an incredible age. With the convergence of the bicycle, electric power and technology, suddenly human beings...

Your Ugly Bike is a Badge of Honor

December 15th, 2015
By Troy Rank of Maxwell Motorbikes. Scars: Last Saturday I woke up, threw some pans on the stove, turned on...

Rediscovering Cycling After a Setback (It’s Better Than Ever)

June 9th, 2015
If we’re lucky to live long enough, we get to experience a nice long revolution of the circle of...

Welcome to the World of Electric Bikes

July 23rd, 2014
If you are new to electric bikes then this article will help you get a quick understanding of what...

European Electric Bike Tour: The Perks of Riding an E-Bike – Part 2

July 7th, 2014
Grant Walter has found that interest in his electric bike has been helpful in tough situations along his tour...

European Electric Bike Tour: Not All Who Wander Are Lost – Part 1

June 26th, 2014
Grant Walter shares his electric bike touring experience from the road! So far Grant has ridden in Stuggart, Paris,...

The Copenhagen Electric Bike Share Program: Bycyklen [VIDEOS]

June 13th, 2014
Leave it to Copenhagen, Denmark to launch a highly advanced electric bike sharing program! Their new e-bike share program...

Survey Says: Electric Bikes Enable More People to Ride Bikes, More Often!

June 12th, 2014
The results are in from a recent electric bike survey: 55% of those surveyed had ridden a traditional bike...

Electric Bike Touring: 3,300 Miles from Seattle WA to Washington D.C. on a Pedego Interceptor

June 10th, 2014
Cathy Rogers, 57, of Pittsburgh, PA will be riding her Pedego Interceptor electric bike 3,300 miles in The Big...

Electric Bike Touring: 80 Year Old to Ride 2,500 Miles on an Easy Motion NEO Jet!

June 3rd, 2014
What a great adventure; 2,500 miles of electric bike touring from Washington State to Ohio on an Easy Motion...

5 Reasons Why E-Bikes Are Safer Than Regular Bikes

April 16th, 2014
Could electric bikes actually be safer than traditional bicycles? Check it out!

Why I Sold My Car for an Electric Bike

November 15th, 2013
San Francisco resident Arjun Adamson shares his reasons for selling his Mini Cooper for a Kalkhoff electric bike; save...

Life With An Electric Assist Cargo Bike – Part 1

September 4th, 2013
This is part one of a multi-part story: Why an electric cargo bike, and how do you build one...

Beating Health Road Blocks With an Electric Bike

September 13th, 2012
This is a guest post by Cathy Lau. Not even age, two heart attacks, and a quadruple bypass can stop...

Steve Jobs (RIP) Talks About the Efficiency of a Bicycle [VIDEO]

October 6th, 2011
I am sure that many of you have heard that Steve Jobs (of Apple fame) recently passed away.  The...

True Story! How I Fell in Love with an Electric Bike

June 23rd, 2011
This is a guest post from Andy Franklin.  He is an electric bike enthusiast and is in the process...

Pizza Delivery By Electric Cargo Bike (In My Town)!

June 22nd, 2011
Wouldn’t you like to have your next pizza delivered by electric bike?  Well that could be a reality soon...

The E-Bike Lifestyle: Saving Money, Low Sweat, & Cheating?

June 16th, 2011
This is a guest post from Peter Rosenfeld; not to be confused with me!  Peter Rosenfeld lives outside of Philadelphia and...

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

April 19th, 2011
I have been thinking of quick ways to describe what an electric bike is all about to someone that...

How Electric Bikes/Trikes Can Inspire Us!

February 4th, 2011
The other day I got an email from Hung Ly, who owns Trinity Environ in Naples, Florida.  He has...

Electric Bikes + Subway, Bus, Etc. = Sweet Combination!

January 18th, 2011
Do you like the idea of an electric bike, but find yourself being concerned with the range?  Is there...

Electric Bikes Make Sense for University Campuses!

December 3rd, 2010
Electric bikes make a lot of sense for the individual person getting to and from their job and running...

Hills? What Hills? E-Bikes in San Francisco [VIDEO]

November 4th, 2010
Here is a fun ebike video that has some great points about electric biking in San Francisco.  It is...

Top 3 Tips For Keeping Your E Bike Running Well

November 3rd, 2010
One of the coolest things about electric bikes is how easy it is to keep them running well and...

Video: The Benefits of Riding an Electric Bicycle

October 22nd, 2010
This is an older video, but the benefits they go over in the video summarize why electric bikes are...

France to Japan on Solar Electric Bike!

October 21st, 2010
This is a crazy story! Worth checking out. Electric bikes take so little energy, solar charging really makes sense....

Ebike Success Story from Tucson Arizona

October 20th, 2010
Here’s an ebike success story that I want to share with you.  I really like this story because the...

VIDEO: Bike Commuting Perks: Take the Side Streets to Avoid the Traffic

September 3rd, 2010
So I was just out playing around with my iPhone and I recorded this quick video for you. It’s...

Parking Problems? Not With an Electric Bike!

July 29th, 2010
Don’t ya love circling the block for that perfect parking spot?  And then worrying about the parking meter running...

Making Electric Bikes More Affordable

July 21st, 2010
Breaking down the initial cost of an e-bike: a guide to electric bike financing options.

The Electric Bike: Your Ultimate Green Bragging Rights!

July 16th, 2010
“My Prius gets WAY better miles per gallon than your car!”. The green bragging that is going around is...

Would You Like To Rent an Electric Bike?

July 11th, 2010
That’s right, I have a question for you! I recently read an article on a bike shop that rents...

Electric Bikes in PA Need Your Help!

July 10th, 2010
Electric bikes in Pennsylvania are being treated unfairly and they need your help!  Currently PA law classifies electric bikes...

Cambridge Adds Electric Bike Share Program

June 25th, 2010
Here’s a great idea!  Give people the chance to borrow an electric bike on their commute to work or...

VIDEO: Benefits of Electric Bikes and a Great Way to Afford One

June 23rd, 2010
I just watched this video and I was impressed with the way that they presented the benefits of using...

Why an Electric Bike is a Great Alternative to Driving a Car

June 15th, 2010
So I thought I would kick off this new site with some reasons why I think electric bikes are...