IZIP E3 Peak+ Electric Bike Review Part 2: Ride & Range Test [VIDEO]

IZIP E3 Peak+ If you are looking for a fun all terrain electric mountain bike that can roll over almost anything while still being fairly nimble then you should checkout the IZIP E3 Peak+. 

The IZIP E3 Peak+ has nearly 3″ wide “Plus” size tires with the high quality Bosch Performance Line CX for riding up and over all sorts of terrain.

At $3,099 the Peak+ offers a lot of fun, performance, and value for this new category of Plus size wheel eMTB’s.

In this second part of the full review you will get an idea of the ride characteristics, range test results, pros, cons, and overall thoughts on this electric bike. [Read more…]

2015 IZIP Electric Bikes: Sumo Fat E-Bike, Peak DS, & More [VIDEOS & PICS]

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“Fat” electric bikes were a hit at this year’s Interbike and IZIP presented their E3 Sumo that features 4″+ wide tires with the TransX 350 watt mid drive system.

Following in the new off road electric bike options is the new IZIP E3 Peak DS, a full suspension e-mtb with 120 mm of travel front and rear and the TransX 350 mid drive.

And that is not all that is new for 2015. A lot of the existing models have improvements in [Read more…]

E-Bike News: New E-Bikes from Haibike, Visiobike, ProdecoTech, B4, Vintage, IKEA, & More! [VIDEOS]

2 new Haibike's have landed in the USA! The XDRUO RX 29 and the XDURO FS RX.

2 new Haibike’s have landed in the USA! The XDRUO RX 29 and the XDURO FS RX.

It’s time for another electric bike news round up!

2 new Haibike electric mountain bikes are now available in the US; the XDURO RX 29 hard tail and the XDURO FS RX full suspension electric mountain bikes.

Both of the these Haibike’s feature the Bosch mid drive electric bike systems. There will be 5 other Haibike models arriving in the US soon.

Grace Electric Bikes (also a European brand) are  [Read more…]

IZIP E3 Peak Electric Bike Review [VIDEO]

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The IZIP E3 Peak; a versatile high performance electric mountain bike.

If you are looking for a versatile high performance electric mountain bike, then I recommend that you checkout this review of the IZIP E3 Peak from Currie Technologies!

The Peak is a mid drive motor electric bike that can climb almost any hill and fly along the flats at 28+ mph.

It is designed as a hardtail mountain bike with 27.5″ wheels but it can also be used for around town commuting or rolling along country roads.

At $3,000 USD it offers a number of features that [Read more…]

IZIP E3 Peak Electric Bike Video, Pictures, & Specs

The IZIP E3 Peak; a 27.5" wheel e-mountain bike with mid drive motor, 48V mid mount battery, up to 28 mph, & more!

The IZIP E3 Peak; a 27.5″ wheel e-mountain bike with mid drive motor, 48V mid mount battery, up to 28 mph, & more!

The new 2014 IZIP E3 Peak mid drive electric mountain bike has arrived for testing and review!

Currie Technologies has really gone all out with this new high speed (28 mph) e-mtb that features a 350 watt mid drive motor, 48V mid mount lithium battery, 27.5″ (650b) wheels, RockShox suspension fork, and more!

In this first part of the review there are a BUNCH of detailed pictures and specifications to get you familiar with the Peak. [Read more…]

Electric Bikes Highlight Sea Otter Classic Bike Festival [PICS & VIDEOS]

There were many Bosch equipped electric bikes at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic.

There were many Bosch equipped electric bikes at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic.

This is a guest post from Douglas Schwartz, President of ELV Motors.

2014 was the turning point for electric bicycles at the Sea Otter Classic.

Frank Yohannan, President and CEO of the Sea Otter Classic, believes North America will follow Europe with embracing electric bicycles.

Throughout the four-day event, electric bicycles had consistent promotion over the loud speakers as well as [Read more…]

New 2014 Haibike, eFlow, & IZIP E Bikes from Currie Tech. Lots of Pictures!

This is a press release from Currie Technologies.

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…]