In this week’s e-bike news roundup:
- New Gazelle Arroyo in the US
- Design your own Budnitz Bella
- Art eBike from Israel
- Bali Bamboo eBike Membership
- Australian Postal Service Using eBikes
- eRoad vs. Road bike
- And much more!
In this continuing coverage of the new 2017 & 2018 eBikes from the Sea Otter Classic there are videos of new eBikes from Calfee, Del Sol, eJoe, Karmic, Kona, KTM, Pure Cycles, and Specialized.
Make sure you checkout these other posts with more videos of new eBikes from:
The Sea Otter Classic is a celebration of cycling with racing (road, mountain, cyclocross, eMTB), rides, exhibitors, test rides, music, food & drinks, and more.
Now on to the videos!
Innovative and very creative eBikes were on display at the 2017 North American Handmade Bicycle Show that recently wrapped up in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Frame materials ranged from the traditional steel, aluminium, and titanium to the exotic bamboo and wood bike frames!
The eBike types ranged from elegant commuters, gravel grinder, board track racer, sturdy touring rig, and high-power off road machine.
In this week’s eBike news roundup:
Batteries with Endless Lifespan?
Bike Europe reports that MIT and Samsung have partnered to develop a new solid electrolyte lithium battery that has the potential for an endless lifespan, improved capacity (range), and it could be significantly safer than the current technology.
Because it uses a solid electrolyte there would be “nothing to burn” and the cost to transport lithium batteries could be reduced.
Another improvement would be that these would not be affected by cold weather [Read more…]
Time for another e-bike news round up!
There are a lot of new electric bikes that have recently hit the market.
First up are 2 new electric bikes from Zap Bikes; the Urban and the Cross.
They have a claimed weight of 38 lbs and 41 lbs, which is pretty light for an e-bike! The 36V 8.7ah lithium battery pack has a low and centered location for good weight distribution and [Read more…]
The builders had to incorporate the Gates belt drive with the SRAM E-Matic e-bike system to create a unique e-bike. And yes, they are unique!
The SRAM E-Matic e-bike system features a rear hub motor with a torque sensor. The rear motor hub has a 2 speed system that automatically [Read more…]
Happy end of November! That means the holiday season is upon us and all of its craziness!
Well here is the ebike news post for the end of November / early December. This is a collection of news and ebike happenings that I want to share with you.
As always I will continue to add cool e-bike news and happenings to this post through out the week.
If you want to add a some news or a story about ebikes then please add them in the comments section at the end of this post.
One more thing: If you would rather watch a video recap of this news, you can check it out here on electric bike news TV.
Now the electric bike news! [Read more…]