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The Electric Bike Scene at Interbike 2013 – Part 3 – OHM, Energie Cycles, Felt, Specialized, A2B, ProdecoTech, Polaris, & More [VIDEOS]
Oct 05, 2013
In this 3rd installment of e-bike Interbike coverage there are videos of the new 2014 electric bikes from OHM Cycles, Energie Cycles, Felt Bicycles (Fat tire Bosch kit bike!), the Specialized Turbo, A2B, ProdecoTech, Polaris, Motiv, and the Lectric Cycles Fat e-bike.
Also included is coverage of a new cloud based e-bike diagnostic software called eSocialBike.
Make sure you also checkout parts 1 and 2 with more electric bike video coverage from Interbike.
Michael DeVisser, President of OHM Cycles, shows off the new OHM XU 450, OHM XU 700B, and OHM XS 900 electric bikes. These OHM e-bikes have features like the SRAM E-Matic electric bike kit, Hoganas e-bike motor, AllCell battery, Gates Carbon Belt Drive, and more.
Ray Verhelst, CEO of Energie Cycles, talks about the improvements to the Energie Cycles electric bikes for 2014, including a carbon fiber 29er mountain bike with the new 500 watt Bafang mid drive e-bike system. Energie Cycles is based in Las Vegas Nevada and they are assembling their bikes in a facility there.
Heiko Bohle, product manager for Felt Bicycles, shows off the new Felt electric bikes with the Bosch mid drive electric bike kit. The Felt e-bikes shown are a hybrid road style bike, a 27.5″ full suspension electric mountain bike, a 29er hardtail mountain bike, and the electric Fat bike.
Amber Lucas, engineer and product manager at Specialized Bicycle Components, shows off the new Specialized Turbo electric bike.
Kyle Langdon from A2B shows off the new A2B line of electric bikes and talks about the Ride the Future Tour where Ben Hopkins set a Guinness Book of World Records riding an A2B Alva across the US. The bikes included in this video: the A2B Kuo, the A2B Alva, the A2B Alva+, the A2B Shima, the A2B Octave, and the F4W Peak and Ride.
Daniel Del Aguila shows off the ProdecoTech Phantom X3, ProdecoTech Scorpion, ProdecoTech Oasis, ProdecoTech Outlaw, and ProdecoTech Mariner 7 electric bikes. ProdecoTech will have 31 different electric bikes in their 2014 line!
Brandon Kaplan, President of Polaris Electric Bicycles, shows off the new Polaris Vector and VVZ e-bikes with the new V2 motor system.
Cameron Pemstein, President of Motiv Electric Bikes, shows off the Motiv Sleek and the Motiv Shadow electric bikes. The Shadow is a new e-bike in their 2014 line.
LeGrand Crewse, President of Lectric Cycles, shows off the Lectric Cycles Fat electric bike with Bafung (8fun) mid drive electric bike motor.
When I was at Interbike, I met with Gaetano Sciacovelli from eScocialBike. eSocialBike is a diagnostic software for e-bikes that connects the bike to a cloud based system via a smartphone. The system sends diagnostic information from the bike to the e-bike brand and dealer. Overall it helps keep track of what is going on with the e-bike and improves the users experience. Optibike and DiaVelo (among others) will be using the eSocialBike system and you will probably see it on more ebikes in the future.
Remember to checkout parts 1 and 2 (if you haven’t already) with more electric bike video coverage from Interbike.