Disclaimer: The Toyota i-ROAD is not an electric bike and it does not have a pedal power option.
So why am I talking about it on Electric Bike Report? [Read more…]
If you are new to electric bikes then this article will help you get a quick understanding of what electric bikes are all about.
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Jason Kraft is the CEO of Electric Bike Technologies and he recently invited me to tour their headquarters and assembly facility that is located just outside of Philadelphia, PA.
Electric Bike Tech offers a variety of moderately priced electric bike kits (E-BikeKit™) and electric trike kits (E-TrikeKit™). They focus on providing kits that have a lot of features for the money.
It was great to get the personal tour from Jason and learn more about this US electric bike kit company.
Jason started the company in 2008 and he has been growing and improving the Electric Bike Tech [Read more…]
Trikke Pon-e 48V electric carving vehicle!
Make sure you check out part 1 of this review with videos, large detailed pictures and specifications of the Trikke Pon-e 48V to get familiar with this carving e-trike.
The Trikke Pon-e is a stable 3 wheeled light electric vehicle (LEV) that can lean (carve) into corners and contour to varied terrain with ease. It has an upright riding position and [Read more…]
electric recumbent trikes hitting the market recently, I thought it was about time to try one out in a review.
In this first part of the review there are a BUNCH of detailed pictures and specifications to get you familiar with this electric trike. [Read more…]
The Sun Trip: A bicycle, an electric motor, a battery, a solar panel and a world that can run differently.
On July 15th, 2013 an adventure ride of solar electric bikes called The Sun Trip will start from Chámbery, France and will finish after many weeks in Astana, Kazakhstan. The purpose of the adventure is to let the world know about the new possibilities in solar electric bike/trike transportation.
The route is 7,300 km long with only one [Read more…]
Paul Willerton, Electric Bike Report correspondent from Bend, Oregon.
It’s a cool, February afternoon in Portland, Oregon. There is intermittent rain falling, the type Oregonians sometimes call ‘dry rain’. On the city’s East side, I’m looking for a company called B-Line PDX.
Not seeing obvious signs on the buildings around me, I [Read more…]
RoadRACE Power Pod easily adds electric assist to a hand cycle or tricycle. It is also easily removable.
Why would a hand cyclist want electric assist? The inventor, Mark Brereton, explains why:
“Handcycles are great fun whizzing down a flat road, as they take advantage of their flat aerodynamic shape cutting through the air. However, [Read more…]
This is an article by Gary Kaye; a professional writer who is passionate about e-bikes. Check out Gary’s writing/marketing services at CompellingTelling.com.
Connie Lauzon had always been an avid bike rider. But after having both knees and both hips replaced with artificial joints, the 75 year old grandmother was nervous about getting back on an upright bike.
She was afraid that one fall could have disastrous results. That was a problem since her kids had just bought her a brand new Canondale mountain bike.
Instead she started looking around for a [Read more…]