2017 Electric Bikes: Orbea, IZIP, Tempo, OHM, A2B, COBI, Juiced Bikes, eJoe, Smartmotion, EZ Pedaler [VIDEOS]

orbea-keram-electric-bike-frameIn this third part of the new 2017 electric bikes report you will see videos from: Orbea, OHM, IZIP, Tempo, A2B, COBI, Juiced Bikes, eJoe, Smartmotion, and EZ Pedaler.

Make sure you checkout the other parts of this report from Interbike with new eBikes from:

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

Tern, Faraday, ProdecoTech, Haibike, Magnum, Easy Motion, eProdigy, Biomega, Vintage, and Big Cat.

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…]

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…]

E-Bike News: E-Cargo Trikes, Concept E-Bikes, Car Alternatives, E-Bike Research, & More! [VIDEOS]

Checkout this concept electric trike called Kaylad-e, it features a titling design, and mid drive motor:

See Bicycle Design for more info on this e-cargo trike.

This looks like a lot of fun; riding a tilting electric cargo trike in the snow…..and doing donuts!  In the following video [Read more…]

The Electric Bike Scene at Interbike 2013 – Part 2: Cargo and Kits [VIDEOS]

Time for more Interbike (largest bicycle tradeshow in the US) coverage of electric bikes!

This part of the coverage has a lot of focus on the electric cargo bike scene at Interbike.  There are videos from Xtracycle (including an award from Outside Magazine), Yuba Bicycles, Juiced Riders, and NTS Works.

Also in the mix are videos on the latest from BionX (D Series motor) and Falco E-Motors electric bike kits. [Read more…]

Trip Report: The Electric Bike Scene in Bend, Oregon. [VIDEOS]

I recently took a trip to Bend, Oregon and I had a chance to visit a couple of e-bike shops and check out some other e-bike & bike culture.

Bend is a mountain town in Central Oregon and has a population of around 80,000.

During the summer it’s usually nice and dry with long sunny days.  Bend is a very outdoor focused town with lots of opportunities for walking, biking, hiking, boating/rafting, fishing, rock climbing, skiing, etc.

Like some other towns in Oregon, Bend has a lot of bikepaths and bike routes that many people (locals and tourists) use to get around town.  In addition, [Read more…]

Juiced Riders ODK Electric Cargo Bike Review

The Juiced Riders ODK electric cargo bike: sturdy, powerful, big battery, simple, easy to ride, comfortable, versatile, cargo hauler, and fun!

Does that sound interesting to you?  Then check out this full review of the ODK!

After several weeks of riding the ODK I have compiled my thoughts on this unique electric cargo bike with some background on the designer, ride characteristics, a range test, pros, cons, and [Read more…]

Juiced Riders ODK Electric Cargo Bike Specs, Video & Pictures

Here is part 1 of the Juiced Riders ODK electric cargo bike review!

The ODK is a versatile e-cargo bike that can carry some serious payload: 330 lbs (rider + cargo)!

The ODK has a number of different accessories (bags, baskets, kid seats, small and large trunks, etc.) that can be used to customize your e-cargo ride.

This post will give you an idea of the specs of the bike along with a detailed video and [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…]

Juiced Riders Introduces Version 2 ODK Utility Bicycle & E-Bike Models at Interbike.

Juiced Riders ODK v2 electric cargo bike.

This is a press release from Juiced Riders.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (September 18, 2012) – Juiced Riders made its first debuts at Interbike two years ago. Since then a lot of new technology improvements have been made to its ODK U500 Utility E-Bike.

The retail price has been reduced to $1,999, representing one of the highest value [Read more…]