eBike News: Santa Monica Expo, Delivery eBikes, Winter Gear, Battery Standards & More [VIDEOS]

ebikes-4-deliverySanta Monica eBike Expo

The Electric Bike Expo will be in Santa Monica, California on December 2-4 and this is a great way to test ride the latest electric bikes on the test track that features a hill structure and other terrain features.

The Expo is free and open to everyone and you can enter to win a $4,000 Tempo electric bike! [Read more…]

BodyFloat Isolation Seatpost Review [VIDEO]

cirrus bodyfloat seatpost leftIf you are looking for a way to make your riding more efficient, comfortable, and fun then you will want to checkout the BodyFloat isolation seatpost from Cirrus Cycles.

As co-founder Charlie Heggem puts it, the BodyFloat is like the motor mounts for a car.

It isolates the vibrations between the vehicle (your bike) and the motor (you) so that you can be more efficient with your pedaling and enjoy a more comfortable ride.

Here is a video with Charlie explaining the benefits of the BodyFloat and how it works: [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Solar E-Bike, Hover Board, New Mid Drive, 2 Seat E-Trike, & More [VIDEOS & PICS]

solar electric bikeTime for another e-bike news round up!

What if you never had to plug in to charge your electric bike?

For some that could be a reality with The Dutch Solar Cycle.  It has solar panels built into the wheels so that it is always charging; even on cloudy days and when the panels are dirty.  They claim that on a sunny day the battery can be fully charged in 4 to 6 hours.

Speaking of solar, there is now the world’s first solar bike path near Amsterdam!  It’s surface is a bunch of solar panels that supply electricity to the grid. Very cool!  Enjoy the following video of the SolaRoad: [Read more…]

Xtracycle Edgerunner 10E Bosch Electric Cargo Bike [VIDEO & PICS]

xtracycle bosh edgerunner electric cargo bikeFor 2015 Xtracycle has joined forces with Bosch to bring their Edgerunner to market with the Bosch Performance Line mid drive system.

The new 10E will feature the Bosch 350 watt mid drive system with a center mounted 36V 11ah lithium battery.

Xtracycle’s message is “Ride bikes. Carry Stuff” and the new 10E definitely embodies that!

In addition to being utilitarian, the folks at Xtracycle also know how to have fun.

At Interbike (largest bike show in the US) they had The Bean Machine, a coffee shop set up on a 10E and for the end of the day they had the beer bike with [Read more…]