Denver Expo Report: New eBikes, Adventure Stories, and the Heat! [VIDEOS]

KTM light electric bikeThe Denver Electric Bike Expo was the hot spot to be for riding the latest electric bikes, winning eBikes, and learning about eBike adventure tours!

And I mean truly mean hot spot because the temps were pushing towards 100 degrees!

Even with that, attendees of the Expo were out riding a wide variety of eBikes on the test track and learning about the bikes from the company reps.

The Expo kicked off with a “Policymakers Ride” on Friday that had a number of transportation officials from the Colorado Department of Transportation learning about and experiencing eBikes. In addition, [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…]

Interbike E-Bike Report: Stromer, Bosch, A2B, BESV, Yuba, Xtracycle & More! [VIDEOS]

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The new Stromer ST2S was introduced while the ST2 won the Interbike e-bike of the year.

In this continuation of coverage from Interbike we have electric bike video updates from Stromer, Bosch, A2B, BESV, OHM Cycles, Yuba, Gocycle, Xtracycle, KTM, and Vintage!

Make sure you checkout the first part of e-bike Interbike coverage with videos of the new indoor test track, ProdecoTech, Raleigh, IZIP, Easy Motion, Juiced Riders, Blix & Wallerang, Magnum, and Haibike.

Enjoy the following e-bike video updates from the show! [Read more…]

Bosch in Town w/ Felt & Haibike E-Bikes, eShift, CX System, & More News [VIDEO]

felt haibike electric bikesBosch has been in Sedona, AZ (Electric Bike Report headquarters) this week presenting their system on bikes from Felt Electric, Haibike, and Cube in addition to announcing some new features and exciting news for 2016!

They have been at the Magura USA press camp that invites journalists from different cycling publications around the U.S. to come to Sedona to learn about new products and test [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…]

Demo Day at Eurobike (Conventional Bikes Need Not Apply)

The Riese and Muller speed pedelec electric bike goes up to 45 km/h!

This is a guest report from Brett Thurber, owner of The New Wheel, an electric bike store in San Francisco, California.

It didn’t look to be a fun demo day for those presenting their conventional bicycles. Pitched tents were crowded with reps and brand new bicycles, waiting to be asked out for a spin.

But of the thousands of bicycle industry people who had descended on the small town of Ratzenried for Eurobike’s annual Demo Day, hardly a soul was interested in trying an old-fashioned [Read more…]

Electric Bike Report from Munich Bike Expo: Lots of Pictures! – Part 1

Bike Expo in Munich Germany

Recently I was at Bike Expo in Munich Germany and it was great to see the electric bike scene in a country that is leading the way in e-mobility.  It was impressive to see how many bike brands now have electric bikes.  The growth of electric bikes reminds me of the days when mountain bikes were just becoming popular.

Speaking of mountain bikes, there is a growing electric mountain bike niche growing and according to the companies selling them, [Read more…]