San Francisco Electric Bike Expo March 24-26. Ride the Latest eBikes for FREE! [VIDEOS]

Electric Bike Expo 1The San Francisco Electric Bike Expo is on March 24-26 at the San Mateo Events Center and it is the place for you to ride the latest electric bikes.

And best of all it’s completely FREE to attend and test ride as many eBikes as you like!

In addition you can enter to win a $4,000 electric bike from Tempo Bicycles and learn more about the latest electric bikes by talking directly to the manufacturer reps.

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Santa Monica eBike Expo Dec 2-4. Ride the Latest eBikes for FREE! [VIDEO]

San Diego Electric Bike Expo 6The Santa Monica Electric Bike Expo is on December 2-4 at the Santa Monica Pier parking lot and it is the place for you to ride the latest electric bikes.

And best of all it’s completely FREE to attend and test ride as many eBikes as you like!

In addition you can enter to win an electric bike from Tempo Bicycles and learn more about the latest electric bikes by talking directly to the manufacturer reps.

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2017 Electric Bikes: Tern, Faraday, ProdecoTech, Haibike, Magnum, Easy Motion, eProdigy, Biomega, Vintage, Big Cat [VIDEOS]

faraday-cortland-electric-bikeIn this second part of the new 2017 electric bikes report you will see videos from: Tern, Faraday, ProdecoTech, Haibike, Magnum, Easy Motion, eProdigy, Biomega, Vintage, and Big Cat.

Make sure you checkout the first part of this report from Interbike with new eBikes from:

BESV, BULLS, Bosch, Blix, Wallerang, Stromer, Gocycle, ProdecoTech, Yuba, and Pedelec Adventures.

Orbea, IZIP, Tempo, OHM, A2B, COBI, Juiced Bikes, eJoe, Smartmotion, EZ Pedaler.

Riese & Muller, Benno, Raleigh, Renovo, Bikee, Oyama, Nomad

In this series of reports from Interbike you will get an in depth look at many of the new 2017 eBikes and learn more about the companies that are involved in the North American electric bike industry. Enjoy the videos! [Read more…]

Riding the Bosch CX Electric Mountain Bike System in Sedona, AZ [VIDEO]

Bosch Sedona electric mountain bike 2As part of their annual press camp with Magura, Bosch was in Sedona to show off their new CX electric mountain bike system on eMTBs from Haibike, KTM, Easy Motion, BULLS, and others.

Kicking the camp off on Monday morning included a nice ride up Schnebly Hill Road that climbs from the high desert of Sedona at 4,500 ft elevation to the cool Ponderosa Pine forest near Flagstaff at 7,000 ft.

Schnebly is a technical jeep road that offers a bunch of scenic views and it’s a good place to ride electric mountain bikes in Sedona. [Read more…]

CLOSED: Enter to Win a Bosch Powered Electric Bike

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UPDATED: This promotion is now closed.

Bosch wants to hear from you and in return you could be the lucky winner of a Bosch powered electric bike worth up to $4,000!

By completing an online survey you will be entered to win an electric bike from one of the bike brands that features the Bosch mid drive system.

The survey has questions to help Bosch better understand electric bike consumers in the U.S. market.

I took the survey myself and it was nice to provide my personal preferences for new e-bike features. [Read more…]

Interbike 2015 E-Bike Report: Test Track & Economical E-Bikes [VIDEOS]

IMG_4313Interbike 2015 was an exciting show for the electric bike scene!

Interbike is the largest bicycle trade show in the Americas and it was held at the Mandalay Bay convention center September 16-18.

At the show there was the solid core brands of e-bikes on hand along with a new batch of e-bike brands and component companies.

Some of the highlights of the show were: the new indoor test track, a number of quality electric bikes under $2,000, a wide variety of drive systems, and [Read more…]

The E-Bike Report from Eurobike 2015 – Smartphones, E-Mtb, Commuters

IMG_3450I have recently returned from Eurobike in Friedrichshafen Germany, the largest bicycle tradeshow for the European marketplace, and I am happy to report that electric bikes were a major focus at the show!

A lot of the bicycle brands had electric bikes front and center in their display area.

At some of the brands you had to actively look for the conventional bikes because their were so many e-bikes on display (Haibike for example). [Read more…]

Easy Motion Joins the Electric Bike Expo Test Track Events

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Easy Motion: The Electric Bike That Doesn’t Look Like One” has joined the Electric Bike Expo multi city e-bikes test track event series for 2016!

The Evo line of Easy Motion bikes have a very clean looking design because the battery is integrated into the downtube of the frame.

The motors are also relatively small in size and that combined with the “hidden” battery pack make these look very much like a traditional bicycle.

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Bosch Highlights as Presenting Sponsor of The Electric Bike Expo Events [VIDEO]

Bosch mid drive systemBosch has signed on to become the presenting sponsor for the Electric Bike Expo multi city test track event series for 2016!

Bosch hit the U.S. market last year and introduced their popular mid drive system on e-bikes from Felt Electric, Haibike, Lapierre, Easy Motion, and Xtracycle.

Here is a quick video to give you some background on their high tech drive system: [Read more…]

2014 Electric Bike Tech & What To Look Forward to in 2015 [VIDEOS]

stromer st2 smartphone applicationBy Maria Ramos.

With electric bikes increasing in popularity, the technological advancements in 2014 were impressive.

Let’s take a look at the biggest e-bike tech news of the past year, and discuss what we expect to see happen in the electric bike world in 2015. [Read more…]