eBike News: High-Tech eTrike, Solar eBike Tours, Grocery Deliveries, Car-Free Cities, & More! [VIDEOS]

iris_eco_beauty_shotIn this week’s eBike news roundup: 

  • High-tech enclosed recumbent Sinclair eTrike
  • New Orbea Katu e50 eBike
  • Solar eBike tour to promote solar energy
  • Cities going car-free
  • Grocery deliveries with cargo eBikes
  • Interview with mountain bike legend Gary Fisher
  • And more!

UK’s Sinclair Brand Is Back

If you are British and of a certain age you may well remember the media frenzy surrounding the [Read more…]

UPDATED: Interview with eBike Adventurer Susanne Brüsch: Sand to Snow in the USA [VIDEOS]

pedelec-adventures.com_Sand-to-Snow_2016-05-26_183318_Bryce_S-Bruesch_IMG_3653_webSusanne Brüsch is an adventurer at heart.

She jumped into the electric bike industry in Europe nearly 20 years ago when eBikes were just barely a blip on the radar in the European marketplace.

After working through the trials and tribulations of the young industry she set her sights on electric bike adventure tours to show the world what electric bikes are capable of.

With her company Pedelec Adventures, she has had amazing eBike adventures in Morocco, Mongolia, Iceland, many parts of Europe, the Southwestern USA, and a soon to be extensive trip through other parts of Africa.

I had a chance to catch up with Susanne after her recent Sand to Snow eBike adventure [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Tern/Bosch Folder, Firefighting eBike, Pro eMTB, & More!

Tern Elektron-fully chargedBy Richard Peace

Tern says Bosch-powered folder is a ‘game-changer’

Put together one of the world’s best known makers of folding bikes and one of its best known e-bike systems and you have the just-launched Tern Electron.

Tern claim it is ‘the world’s most compact Bosch-driven electric bike.

It folds in under 10 seconds to the smallest size of any bike in Tern’s lineup, while delivering all the ride quality of a full-sized Bosch ebike.

[Read more…]

E-Bike News: Adventure, New Folding & Cargo eBikes, eMTB, & More! [VIDEO]

Sand and Snow 2By Richard Peace

E-Bike Adventure 

On a truly spectacular note, the German team behind Pedelec Adventures has just completed their USA trip after 3,100 miles in the saddle on Haibike S-duro e-bikes.

Their Sand to Snow tour covered National Parks from Yosemite to Death Valley and endured temperatures from 23 to 106°F (-5 to 41°C) degrees C. [Read more…]

2,200 Mile Electric Bike Adventure from California to Colorado [VIDEO]

Sand-to-Snow E-Bike Tour kicks offIt’s time to think beyond riding around town on your e-bike; it’s time for an e-bike adventure!

Susanne Brüsch from Pedelec Adventures is riding 2,200 miles from California to Colorado on her Haibike electric mountain bike!

Her tour is called Sand to Snow and she will be riding through a lot of western highlights like Yosemite, Death Valley, the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, Monument Valley, Moab, and the Rocky Mountains.

Along the way she will be stopping at 2 Electric Bike Expo events. You can meet Susanne at the Palo Alto (April 22-24) and Denver (June 17-19) Electric Bike Expo events where she will [Read more…]

Palo Alto E-Bike Expo: Checkout & Ride the Latest E-Bikes for Free! [VIDEO]

IMG_6625The Palo Electric Bike Expo on April 22-24 at the Stanford Shopping Center is the place to ride the latest electric bikes. And best of all it’s completely free to attend and test ride as many eBikes as you like!

There will be 20 different brands and over 100 different eBikes to choose from to ride on the test track. Some of the bikes are launching at the Palo Alto Expo!

The test track has a hill structure to test the different eBike climbing capabilities and terrain features to test the suspension of some of the eBikes. [Read more…]

Iceland Challenge Short Film: Electric Bike Touring in Iceland! [VIDEO]

In this short film of the Iceland Challenge, the crew from Pedelec Adventures shows off the amazing beauty of Iceland and their adventures on eFlow electric bikes.  Also, the outtakes at the end of the film are pretty funny!

There is a full documentary film (23 minutes) that will be shown at trade shows, film festivals and other events.

Here is a video of the 4,000 km route that they covered in 4 weeks: [Read more…]

VIDEO Interview with Iceland Challenge Electric Bike Team

How does riding eFlow electric bikes around Iceland sound? Well that is what the Pedelec Adventures team from Germany did this summer in a tour called Iceland Challenge!

Susanne Brüsch and Ondra Veltrusky and their team members Uwe Schlemender and Andreas Gutmann set out on their latest adventure to show the world what is possible with electric bikes.

This year at Interbike (large bicycle tradeshow in the US) I had a chance to catch up with Susanne, Uwe, and Andreas and ask them about their adventures in Iceland. [Read more…]

Test Riding the Haibike XDURO AMT Pro with Bosch Electric Bike System [PICS & VIDEOS!]

The other day I got a call from Marty Schlesinger at Currie Technologies and he asked if I would be interested in riding the Haibike XDURO AMT Pro full suspension mountain bike with the new Bosch Performance Line mid drive kit…….hmmm that is hard to pass up! [Read more…]

Iceland Challenge: E-Bike Adventure Film at Eurobike & Interbike [VIDEO]

Enjoy this Iceland Challenge film trailer about e-biking through Iceland on eFlow electric bikes and see the film at Eurobike or Interbike 2013. [Read more…]