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HOW WOULD YOU LIKE HANS REY AS YOUR PERSONAL COACH?

Hans Rey goes live today with a new series of tips and tricks on better riding skills. You can find it on his YouTube Channel and see the first clip here. It covers both mountain bikes and e-mountain bikes. Not only can you learn powerful basic skills that will likely elevate your riding abilities and […]

There May Be A Standard Swappable Battery Coming

Battery technology is changing at a rapid pace. Newer, higher capacity batteries are always being developed. Almost every major company has its own battery. On electric bicycles, this is not that big a concern, as riders can usually carry an extra battery to their ride and swap it out if needed. On motorcycles, however, this […]

Fizik Launches a New e-Bike-Specific Trail Shoe

Fizik has launched an e-MTB-specific shoe, the Terra Ergolace X2. It features a lightweight design, advanced materials like hardwearing, ripstop uppers, PU-laminated toecaps and rugged side reinforcements. Combined with the secure Ergolace closure system, these shoes deliver good  protection and an easy, anatomical fit. The outsole is designed for quick dismounts on flat pedals when powering […]

Pivot Launches A New E-Bike

Pivot just announced their newest e-bike, this time it’s a road bike based on their Vault. The new e-bike is called the E-Vault and is powered by a Fazua Evation 2.0 motor system with an integrated 252Wh battery, keeping the system and the bike lightweight. The frame is carbon fiber and has hidden fender mounts […]

How To Get An Electric Scooter To Go 150 MPH!

Maybe you’ve ridden an electric scooter, but most of them are electronically limited to 30 mph or less. This NUI MQi GT scooter normally is, but JT Holmes, a Hollywood stuntman, got one to go 5 times that speed with no modifications. He merely took it for a ride out of the back of a […]

SPECIALIZED 2FO ROOST FLAT MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES

Specialized has a new shoe for mountain bikers who ride flat pedals. It’s called the 2FO Roost, and it’s made for maximum grip and comfort. It combines a durable leather and textile upper, cushoned EVA foam mid-sole and a relaxed fit last that can stand up to trail abuse without sacrificing comfort. The sole is […]

Paul Brodie’s Storied eBee Electric Bike Build

Famed bicycle designer Paul Brodie originally made this e-bike in 2012 for the NAHBS (North American Handbuilt Bike Show). He built it, start to finish, in 90 days. Check out some of the things that have happened since then with the bike. His discussion of the engineering, the fire, and more is fascinating!

Bianchi Launches Entire New Line Of E-bikes

Bianchi just announced their new line of electric bicycles, called E-Omnia. “Omnia” means “everything”, meaning there will be bikes for everyone. It’s a singular platform for three different types of bikes; commuter bikes, trekking/touring bikes and mountain bikes. This was the expansion from their initial e-SUV e-mountain bike and Lif-E project. The platform is all […]

SONDORS ANNOUNCES A $5000 ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE

Sondors, an American brand of electric bikes that started with a crowdfunding campaign in 2015 has just announced their first motorcycle. Called the Metacycle, it features a space-age design, using a 8000W permanent magnet AC hub motor (nominal, 14.5kW peak) and a 4000Wh battery, and will cost $5000. This is a pretty astonishing price, considering […]