ShareRoller is a portable friction drive electric bike kit that can be quickly added or [Read more…] about E-Bike News: ShareRoller Portable Kit, Ford E-Bike, Kia E-Bikes, Leaos Carbon, & More! [VIDEOS]
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Bosch electric bike kit
English Cycles), a custom bicycle builder from Eugene, Oregon.
This one has been an awful lot of thought in the creating! I first started thinking about the concept a year or so ago.
Misha (my wife) and I have been car free for over four years, and generally we have the bikes to handle most tasks. Misha has an electric assist on her bike to help with the hill when she is carrying a load, and I enjoy the extra training.
But we needed a solution to two problems – one is to [Read more…] about English Cycles: Designing & Building a Custom Electric Cargo Bike w/ Bosch, Gates, NuVinci
Gates Carbon Drive, maker of the leading belt drive system for bicycles and eBikes, plans to electrify the 2014 North American Handmade Bicycle Show with a first-ever “Custom eBike Showcase” featuring a dozen original electric bicycles.
Gates partnered with leading electric bike system companies Bosch, SRAM, and BionX, as well as hub maker NuVinci, and enlisted some of America’s finest custom builders to [Read more…] about Gates Carbon Drive™ Electrifies 2014 North American Handmade Bicycle Show
Jive Bike, it’s a chainless folding electric bike and the company raised £180,000 on Crowdcube (a crowdfunding website).
BMW has come out with their own electric bike called the Cruise. Here is more about this Bosch mid drive equipped e-bike.
An electric bike share program is in the works for London, England. This will be in addition to traditional bikes in the ‘Boris Bike’ network. And here is an article supporting the [Read more…] about E-Bike News: Jive Bike, London E-Bike Share, LeBron James, Toyota i-ROAD, E-Bikes & Sustainable Energy, + More! [VIDEOS]
The other day I got a call from Marty Schlesinger at Currie Technologies and he asked if I would be interested in riding the Haibike XDURO AMT Pro full suspension mountain bike with the new Bosch Performance Line mid drive kit…….hmmm that is hard to pass up! [Read more…] about Test Riding the Haibike XDURO AMT Pro with Bosch Electric Bike System [PICS & VIDEOS!]
Some of these bikes were shown in the video coverage from the previous 3 parts but some of them are new to the coverage.
Also included is coverage of a new cloud based e-bike diagnostic software called eSocialBike.
During the last two years, Europe has seen a significant growth in the off-road and urban high performance e-bike category. At last year’s Interbike, Currie introduced to the North American market the eFlow Nitro, a performance commuter bike designed by Swiss design firm Flow AG.
At the 2012 Taipei Cycle Show, the eFlow Nitro won an iF Gold Award during the International Bicycle Design Competition, the only electric bicycle to ever receive this award.
For 2014 Currie is expanding its offerings with additional eFlow and IZIP performance oriented models, and will be the exclusive North American distributor for Germany’s Haibike Xduro line of e-bikes. [Read more…] about New 2014 Haibike, eFlow, & IZIP E Bikes from Currie Tech. Lots of Pictures!
worlds lightest (14.5 kg or 32 lbs) speed pedelec (45 km/h or 28 mph). Looks like a high tech ride!
The LA Times reports that electric bikes are estimated to generate $10.8 billion a year in worldwide revenue by 2020, up from $8.4 billion in 2013. Also e-bike awareness appears to be on the rise; cool!
I like the title of this article from the Denver Post: “Can 28 million Chinese be wrong? Here comes the e-bicycle”
Electric and cargo bikes were the highlight of the recent ISPO bike trade show in Munich Germany. “66 percent of visitors said e-bikes and pedelecs were [Read more…] about E-Bike News: Lightweight Carbon Diavelo, Haibike E-MTB Video, ELF Stories, New Bosch Kits, E-Bike Pizza Delivery, & More! [VIDEOS]
During the last two years, Europe has seen a significant growth in the off-road and urban high performance E-Bike category.
Currie Technologies will introduce this exciting category to North American retailers this month at DealerCamp in Deer Valley, Utah with Haibike, eFlow and IZIP E-Bikes.
“DealerCamp will be the first time retailers have the opportunity to ride Haibike performance E-Bikes for an extensive period of time, in off-road conditions,” said [Read more…] about New Haibike, eFlow, & IZIP Electric Bikes to be Shown/Demo’ed at Dealer Camp