Yes that’s right, a flying electric bike! I wouldn’t mind taking it for a ride. Maybe this traditional 2 wheeled bike thing is outdated; maybe we should be focusing on flying. Kidding, kidding 🙂 More info.
Bike polo is a lot of fun (I know from personal experience) and using electric bikes would make this high paced game pretty wild!
Haven’t heard of bike polo? Well, it is very similar to traditional horse polo except it is played on bikes. Some people play bike polo on grass fields but there are a lot of folks who play polo on asphalt courts or “hardcourts”.
Bike polo is a high paced game with some occasional crashes [Read more…]
Mainstream media is starting to pick up e-bike stories!
Stories like this in the mainstream media are important to raise public awareness of electric bikes. The reporter also did a good job of [Read more…]
Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t already.
Ohm Electric Bikes had a their newly updated XU700 e-bike on display in a few places around the show. The new frame looks pretty cool with its hydro formed aluminum tubes. They have got a futuristic look going for this 2014 model! [Read more…]
This is a guest report from Brett Thurber, owner of The New Wheel, an electric bike store in San Francisco, California.
Passing through the San Francisco international terminal a week ago, a particularly well put together exhibit caught my eye. Along two long walls at the back of terminal, behind tall glass panes, was a line-up of mountain bikes in exquisite condition.
On one end was the very earliest example, a Schwinn with motorcycle tires, and on the other, the most cutting edge carbon fibre, [Read more…]
This is interesting……why are car manufacturers like Audi, BMW, Ford, Smart, VW and others getting into the electric bike industry?
Maybe they see the increasing demand for versatile and sustainable forms of transportation.
Or maybe it is a marketing strategy to show that they are into green transportation.
In any case it is very encouraging to see these BIG companies [Read more…]