Rediscovering Cycling After a Setback (It’s Better Than Ever)

John Thomson Haibike Superrace 1By Paul Willerton.

If we’re lucky to live long enough, we get to experience a nice long revolution of the circle of life. Watch grand children grow. Pass on hard earned wisdom to others. Feel our bodies slow down.

Wait. What? Feel our bodies slow down? “Time and tide wait for no man.” That relentless march of time eventually claims us all, cyclists included. Growing older can make riding a bike a lot less fun.

I’ve always felt that riding a bike, any bike, is a celebration of life. Regardless of age, a rider young in spirit travels farther and with less effort.

The bicycle has now answered the age old question of whether or not we actually have to slow down. As long as our minds are sharp enough to process speed and motion, our hearts and legs can carry us there in speed and style on an e-bike. Seeing riders take advantage of this has been one of the great discoveries of [Read more…]

2015 Haibike Electric Mountain Bikes & Street Bikes [VIDEOS]

haibike fat six electric bike frameHaibike is bringing a bunch of their Bosch powered electric bikes to the US market for 2015.

And that includes the new Fat Six; a fat e-bike (4″+ wide tires!) with the Bosch mid drive, aluminum frame, and Rock Shox suspension fork.

Bosch has set up shop in the US and Haibike is the brand that has the most Bosch equipped e-bikes in the US.

These new Haibikes were presented at Interbike (largest bicycle trade show in the US) 2014 in Las Vegas.

Haibike’s were such a hit at the show that the Haibike XDURO FS RX won the Interbike award for best electric bike! [Read more…]