2015 Polaris Electric Bikes [VIDEO & PICS]

Polaris Diesel DL818 electric bike

Polaris is bringing a new line up of e-bikes to the US market for 2015.

Some of the notable bikes are the Diesel DL818 with the wild “titanium oxide” color scheme and 2 new fat e-bikes: the Sabre EV505 and the Nordic EV 506.

For 2015 Polaris has also made some significant changes to their electric assist system.

Their lithium batteries are housed in the large toptube/downtube of the frame.

Their pedal assist system reads your pedaling cadence and power output along with what gear you are in and blends that together to [Read more…]

Ohm Electric Bikes: 15% Lighter! [VIDEO]

Ohm electric bikes are 15% lighter!

Ohm Electric Bikes have been know for high quality.  They feature the Bionx electric bike kit along with well known bicycle component brands; Shimano, Magura, Mavic, Ritchey, etc.

To add to all of that, they have made their bikes 15% lighter!  A lot of the weight savings comes from the new Bionx 350 HT SL – superlight motor, which is 25% lighter than original Bionx motor.

In addition to making these design improvements Ohm also added [Read more…]

Electric Bike Review: Ohm XS 750

Ohm XS 750 Electric Bike

Have you been looking for a high quality electric bike that will endure some off road/trail use?  Well the Ohm XS 750 might be your ride…….just be ready to spend some money!

I have been able to put the Ohm through quite a bit of rough riding and get a feel for it’s strengths and weaknesses.  The bike has been through sunny days, snow storms, paved paths, gravel paths, some trails, hills, stop and go traffic and everything else I could throw at it.  My usual commute to [Read more…]

Ohm XS 750 Electric Bike Features [VIDEO]

 

View of the Ohm XS 750 Cockpit

This is a quick video introduction to the Ohm XS 750 electric bike that is currently in for testing and review.  This is Ohm’s high end sport/mountain bike style electric bike.

In the video I go over the features of the bike.  Here is the full review of the Ohm XS 750 electric bike.

Without further ado, here [Read more…]