Bosch in Town w/ Felt & Haibike E-Bikes, eShift, CX System, & More News [VIDEO]

felt haibike electric bikesBosch has been in Sedona, AZ (Electric Bike Report headquarters) this week presenting their system on bikes from Felt Electric, Haibike, and Cube in addition to announcing some new features and exciting news for 2016!

They have been at the Magura USA press camp that invites journalists from different cycling publications around the U.S. to come to Sedona to learn about new products and test [Read more…]

Electric Bike Mid Drive Guide

Haibike FS RX bosch motorMid drive systems provide motor power through the cranks of the bike to leverage the drivetrain (or “transmission”) to climb almost any hill and speed along on flat ground.

Mid drives have been popular in many European markets and they are starting to gain popularity in the US and Canadian markets.

This guide will outline the popular systems that are equipped on complete e-bikes as well as retrofit mid drive systems that can be added to a conventional bike. [Read more…]

2015 Easy Motion Electric Bikes [VIDEOS & PICS]

easy motion 27.5 electric mountain bike

For 2015 Easy Motion is bringing their new EVO line up of e-bikes to the US and they recently showed them off at Interbike in Las Vegas.

The EVO line has some new features that improve on the previous NEO line from Easy Motion.

The first one is that the battery integration on the downtube of the frame is even more stealth to make their electric bikes look very much like a traditional bicycle.

Speaking of the frames, the EVO frames utilitize [Read more…]

The Electric Bike Scene at Interbike 2013 – Part 1 – Pedego, Haibike, eFlow, IZIP, Optibike, & BH Easy Motion [VIDEOS]

Wow, there was a lot happening in the electric bike world at Interbike 2013!

Interbike is the largest bicycle tradeshow in the US and it is where bicycle brands show off their new products for the next year and meet with their dealers to talk about orders for the next year.

This first part of electric bike coverage at Interbike features videos of the new electric bikes for 2014 from brands like Pedego, Haibike, eFlow, IZIP,  Optibike, and BH Easy Motion.

Enjoy the following videos and [Read more…]

Demo Day at Eurobike (Conventional Bikes Need Not Apply)

The Riese and Muller speed pedelec electric bike goes up to 45 km/h!

This is a guest report from Brett Thurber, owner of The New Wheel, an electric bike store in San Francisco, California.

It didn’t look to be a fun demo day for those presenting their conventional bicycles. Pitched tents were crowded with reps and brand new bicycles, waiting to be asked out for a spin.

But of the thousands of bicycle industry people who had descended on the small town of Ratzenried for Eurobike’s annual Demo Day, hardly a soul was interested in trying an old-fashioned [Read more…]