FOX MAINFRAME MIPS HELMET

Safety and functionality are among the top priorities for mountain bike gear and apparel brands. Fox Racing has focused on these priorities for over four decades, offering apparel and protection for action sports athletes and enthusiasts.…

Check out the new Fiido X folding e-bike

The Fiido X is a powerful and stylish electric bike, boasting more than ten innovation patents. This e-bike will take you where you need in style with a one-piece frame design. It also features a hidden folding structure and a premium…

News: New Leatt Apparel For 2023

Leatt® has announced the launch of their new 2023 MTB range. The new range includes a variety of brand-new helmets and shoes, as well new women’s apparel and bad weather gear. Leatt highlight the ability to now explore the…

CAKE BUKK LTD – NEW ELECTRIC MOTOCROSS BIKE

Cake the Swedish electric motorcycle company presents at Eicma the new Bukk LTD. Named after an island close to the Swedish mainland, its futuristic and striking in it's design. With 16kw of power and 420nm of Torque at the wheel its…

Vernon Felton – Electric Bike Action Podcast

Vernon Felton is a bit of a legend in the bike world. His history is illustrious working for years as a journalist at many of the major bike media outlets. We first met Vernon when he was working for Peterson publishing, back in the 1990s.…

3 Ways to Avoid Bicycle Accidents

When it comes to cycling, safety should always be a top priority. Unfortunately, many cyclists find themselves in potentially dangerous situations on a regular basis. Whether it's trying to navigate heavy traffic or sharing the road with…

FREERIDER TAROKO AND NAPA

FreeRider is a company that has been specializing in folding mobility scooters, but has expanded into making its first electric bicycles. They’re making a pair of them—one for commuting, one for the occasional off-road jaunt. Considering…

CATRIKE DUMONT ECAT

It’s been a while since we last tested a trike, and despite their oddity in design and use, we have to admit that we’ve missed them. There’s something intoxicatingly fun about riding these things. Because the ground is rushing past you as…

STROMER ST5 ABS

Photos: Bill Roberson We all have a list of the features we’d like to see on a fantasy e-bike, and “fantasy” may be a good description of the Stromer ST5 ABS, a burly, tech-laden e-bike that’s ready to take on all comers in terms of…

JUMPING INTO THE E-ENDURO GAME

By Nick Claire Regular readers of EBA might remember the story I wrote of my first experience racing an e-bike earlier this year, “When Things Get Racy” (EBA, February 2021). That event was held at Glen Helen Raceway, which is one of…

Jam Squared SL – Lightweight eMTB

Focus bikes, part of the PON group have just announced their new super light ebikes the Jam2 SL. Weighing in as low as 17.9kg (39.46lbs) the Jam2 gives a boost to the light weight ebike segment. Specs Frame Carbon Suspension Fox 36…

Video: Horizon Lock – Go Pro Hero 11 Black

We have had the Gopro Hero 11 Black for a month or so and we think that the Horizon Lock feature is one of its killer settings. We recently found ourselves on Monte Falco in the centre of Italy with the camera a spare ride and a bit of…

E-BIKE TECH CORNER

BUYING USED Q: I recently bought a used Bulls e-mountain bike. The owner claimed it was a 2020 with 1400 miles on it. He also said he hadn’t ridden anything too extreme and it was free from any major frame scratches. Service and…

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THE CURTISS REBORN How about this stunning new Curtiss Motorcycles The 1?! This e-bike hearkens back to 1906 when Glenn Hammond Curtiss built a V8-powered motorcycle that he used to rocket himself to the unofficial speed record of 136.3…

KTM FREERIDE E-XC VS. SUR-RON LIGHT BEE

Photos: Pat Carrigan and Karel Kramer KTM is a famous Austrian motorcycle brand that got its start in 1954, and in the years since (from MotoGP to motocross tracks around the globe) has become synonymous with gas-driven,…

Lightweight Power: TQ-HPR50 Motor Test

TQ-group is a German company that makes many types of motors and have for many years had available on the market the TQ HPR 120S motor, which has the largest torque currently available of 120nm on a street legal pedal e-bike. This can be…

Jerome Clementz – Electric Bike Action Podcast

Our guest today is Jerome Clementz. He’s been on two wheels virtually since birth, racing enduro before it was called enduro. He’s had huge wins in the Enduro World Series and downhill racing. He’s retired from racing now, and now…

WHAT BIANCHI HAS COOKING

One look at Bianchi’s latest catalog would definitely remind us that when it comes to the world’s oldest bike brand, Bianchi (founded in 1885) certainly isn’t slouching when it comes to keeping up with current e-bike trends. Although best…

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RAD POWER CEO STEPS DOWN

Mike Radenbaugh, who built his first e-bike in his garage 15 years ago, will step down as Rad Power Bikes CEO and transition to chairman of the board to focus on e-bike advocacy and innovation. Phil Molyneux, who joined the brand nine…

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S FIRE

Viral videos of burning e-bikes resembling a low-budget parody scene from some Hollywood action film have been hard to miss on social media of late. An inferno of flames shoot out the side of lithium-ion batteries as the individual cells…

Video: Test – LAPIERRE GLP2 TEAM

The great thing about Lapierre is has always been an innovator and the Overvolt GLP2 Team is an e-bike full of specific innovations guided by Nicolas Vouliouz (Ex 10 times world DH champion). This bike then is about speed and control,…

FIIDO D11

Fiido was formed in 2017 with a focus on bringing something different to the folding electric bike market. They launch each model on a crowdfunding campaign, an increasingly popular (and smart) way of not only raising money to bring a…

THE WORLD’S LONGEST E-BIKE RIDE

Who decides on short notice that they want to break the Guinness World Records for the longest e-bike ride? Why not an engineering student getting his PhD in battery technology? Ravindra Kempaiah is a student who just started seriously…

THE NEW WORLD OF E-MOTO HAS ARRIVED

A few years ago a startup company called Alta Motors made headlines with its Redshift MX bike that made some racing and performance headlines before sadly falling victim to corporate/finance issues. With Alta’s demise came a fresh wave of…

REDSHIFT SPORTS ARCLIGHT PEDALS

Whether you’re riding your bike at day or night, there’s nothing more important than being seen. From new light systems to mount on your bike, helmet or clothes, over the years we’ve been happy to see some brilliant advances in bicycle…

CHEATER KITS FOR YOUR CHEATER BIKE?

There you are, scrolling through your Facebook feed, when suddenly a snazzy e-bike image catches your eye. The advert is from a hop-up company touting an easy fix to get more power and speed out of your e-bike. More speed? Easily done? What…

Check Out The Super73 C1X Electric Motorcycle

Super73 really has a knack for making cool electric bicycles. You've no doubt seen them, the retro-70s mini bikes, the kind you'd order out of the classified ads in a magazine and have to add your own Briggs & Stratton lawnmower engine…

PREVENTING BIKE THEFT

We see reports every day about bikes being stolen. You probably do, too, and when it happens, only the lucky few seem to get their bikes back. About 200,000 bicycles are reported stolen each year. Here are some good ways to make sure it…

NOX Debuts New 2023 Epium E-bikes

Nox Cycles just announced their new Hybrid Enduro 7.1 and Hybrid All-Mountain 5.9 e-mountain bikes, both powered by the new Fazua Ride 60 motor system, with 60Nm of torque and 420Wh battery. Both feature a 2.7 kg carbon monocoque frame.…

E-BIKE TECH CORNER: Securing Your Headset

SECURING YOUR HEADSET Q: I’ve recently purchased a raised stem for my Rad Power fat-tire bike. I wanted to bring my arms up a little further from the ground for more comfort. The stem feels much better for me than the old one, but now I…

FULLY CHARGED: Per Mile Charges and Car Bans

We’re certainly living in interesting times. As an example, witness how the world at large continues to claw its way out of a pandemic, but one that is fueling the bike industry and e-bikes in a massive way. The good news is that both are…

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ARE GRAPHENE BATTERIES THE FUTURE?

Okay, kids, time to put your lab coats on for this one, as today we’re going to talk about something called…
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