Yeti’s first E-MTB the 160E

32 years ago Yeti was at the forefront of the mountain bike world and our sisterzine Mountain Bike Action actually helped design one of their early race bikes. Now their stepping to the front of the line in the e-mountain bike world with their new 160E. Yeti set out to make a bike that will […]

Scott’s New Axis eRIDE Evo should turn some heads

SCOTT introduces the ALL-NEW SCOTT Axis eRIDE Evo, the perfect solution to all those looking for a single bike that can take the steep cobbled streets of European cities just as easily as a path through the forest. It is a bike designed and built to roam any surface, wherever the next bend in the […]

VAAST LAUNCHES NEW E-BIKE LINE

VAAST Bikes, a bicycle manufacturer based in the U.S, has revealed the latest addition to their sustainable bicycle range: the E/1. Following the success of their first line of performance bikes in 2019, the E/1 takes VAAST bikes in a brand new direction. It’s built to empower practical, sustainable and fun living, the E/1 is […]

ORBEA RISE M-TEAM

By Alex Boyce With the introduction of their new Rise M-Team, it may be worth asking, “Has Spanish bike brand Orbea brought the e-MTB revelation of 2021?” No doubt there have been some really good pedal-assist mountain bikes rolled out this year, but the Orbea stands out for going in a different direction than most […]

BOSCH DEBUTS NEW SMART SYSTEM

Bosch steps it up every year, and this year is no exception. As of right now, you will start to see their new Smart System, which consists of a Bosch drive unit, a new control unit and display, their biggest PowerTube battery yet (750Wh) and their new eBike Flow app. The new app will allow […]

WANT A MIPS HELMET FOR A GOOD PRICE?

Bern Helmets, a popular brand with unique looking helmets, has a new helmet design that utilizes MIPS, which is an acronym for Multi-directional Impact System, which was designed to reduce rotational force to the head in crashes using an inner MIPS liner that allows for 10-15mm of movement to ameliorate impact forces. Their new Brentwood […]

E-BIKE TECH CORNER

LOOSEY GOOSEY Q: Hello, e-friends! I’ve recently been informed through a riding buddy to keep an eye and ear on my cassette. Apparently, it’s not uncommon for them to come loose on e-bikes. Is there any insight you can give me on why this happens or how to prevent it? Thanks for any help! Franklin […]

E-GRAVEL SHOOTOUT

If ever there was a bike brand making inroads into the pedal-assist market that needn’t worry about having true off-road bona fides, it would be Niner. The Colorado company got its name from helping pioneer the world of 29-inch-wheeled mountain bikes long before they became the universal wheel choice by kicking the traditional 26-inch to […]

2022 SPECIALIZED S-WORKS TURBO LEVO

By Alex Boyce THE BIKE The carbon frame is equipped with Specialized’s updated 2.2, 250-watt motor (Europe version), and the motor has updates, including new drive belts and improved software. Compared to the previous version, there have been large improvements with geometry emphasizing more rider comfort with the use of S-sizing, which intended to let […]

THE FATHER AND DAUGHTER SIDE TO IT ALL

By Nick Claire Photos: Pat Carrigan While many of us have different ideas about what ultimate purpose our e-bikes serve, every once in a while we’ll run into someone who thinks outside the box and doesn’t seem to put limits on themselves or, better still, their kids. One of those guys would be Bill Baker, […]