10+ Bike Trailers for Effortless Haulage [VIDEOS]

tout terrain mule (1)By Martin Laird

If you know someone who is still reluctant to the concept of electric bikes, or you doubt their benefits yourself, it’s definitely worth taking a look at prospective bike trailers.

They will eliminate some of the excuses you might still be using to not give up the car for errands. E-bikes are certainly a step forward into a brighter and greener future for our planet.

They have become an excellent replacement, not just for bicycles themselves, but motorized vehicles as well. [Read more…]

Electric Bikes the New “Classy Corporate Fleets” at Parking Day, Montreal

Electric Bikes: the new corporate vehicles!

Electric Bikes: the new corporate vehicles!

This is a guest post from Cathy Lau, of OHM Cycles.

A landscape architecture firm in Montreal, Quebec, found a clever way to encourage companies to consider using e-bikes and greener modes of transportation to get around for business.

Capturing the spirit of two concurrent events (Parking Day – an annual worldwide event where artists, designers, and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks, and “en ville sans ma voiture” – an event celebrating being “in the city without my car”), the company, Fauteux et associés, presented a playful display comparing the company bikes to company cars.

The display theme was “L’électro-vélo au boulot, super chic!’”  (“Electro-bike to work, super chic!”), conveying the meaning, “You can be green AND impress your clients with class!” [Read more…]

How an Electric Bike Paid for Itself in 3 Rides

This is a guest post by Cathy Lau from OHM Cycles.

Seattlelite David Somers knew that his electric bike would save him money in the long run, but he didn’t realize just how many dollars it would save him with only a few rides.

David has shared his electric bike experiences with us in the past, describing how he fared while pairing his OHM with a Burley Travoy Trailer to accomplish an impressive task (see Burley Travoy bike trailer review ).

Since then, David has been using his bike as his sole means of getting around, and has a very interesting new story to share with us: [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Concept E-Bike, Pedego Trail Tracker, Belt E-Drives, Sales Up, E-Bike Action VIDEO!

Checkout the concept eCycle from industrial designer Milos Jovanovic.  It features batteries integrated into the top tube, mid drive motor, belt drive, and more!

Speaking of belt drives: ContiTech Power Transmission Group and e-bike drive manufacturer Benchmark Drives, are working on the development of belt-drive e-bike kits for electric bike brands.

Looking to add cargo capacity to your e-bike?  Checkout the Burley Travoy trailer that recently arrived for [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Xmas Tree via E-Bike, UK E-Bike Tours, Bosch Batteries, E-Bike Commuting [VIDEOS]

Tis the season for hauling a Christmas tree with……….an electric bike?! 🙂

Brett Thurber from The New Wheel electric bike shop in San Francisco transports their tree via Ohm e-bike with a Burley Travoy trailer!

Here is a good article that addresses how electric bikes provide [Read more…]

Regaining the Freedom to Ride With an Electric Bike

This is a guest post from Cathy Lau of Ohm electric bikes.

When injuries take away your ability to cycle where and when you like, sometimes, you can regain your freedom to ride with an electric bike.

Blake Thomson discovered this just last year, after spending 30 frustrating years unable to ride on anything but flat terrain, after a car accident crushed his foot flat “like a [Read more…]