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Specialized announces a new Kenevo SL

Specialized already announced two wallet-bending Turbo Levo models this year, and they’re somewhat continuing the trend with the Kenevo Super Light. The SL version weighs in at 5.5 kg lighter than the full-power version. You basically can’t easily tell that it’s an e-bike by looking at it, save for the display on the top tube. […]

SIMON COWELL SHOWS OFF ELECTRIC BIKE ACTION IN AN INTERVIEW

Simon Cowell talked about the bike that caused his back injury last year. Though he’s been seen riding an electric bike with his son, that particular bike is an M1 Spitzing, a pedal-assist bike from the German manufacturer. The bike he crashed spectacularly on was completely different, it was a Swind EB-01, literally a motorcycle […]

Yamaha Confirms Electric E01 Scooter With Patent Filing

Yamaha filed for a patent for their E01 electric scooter, the same one that was shown at the Tokyo Motor Show trade show as a concept bike in 2019. The patent they filed and the trademarking of the name E01 shows that they didn’t just make it as a concept, but rather plan to bring […]

WES 2021 UCI E-MTB XC WORLD CUP SEASON OPENER

The 2021 and third WES racing season will be happening for WES (World e-Bike Series) athletes starting the weekend of the 24th and 25th of April in Monaco. Due to COVID health rules, the first round will be closed to the public but can be watched remotely. Our European correspondent, Alex Boyce, takes us through the […]

Video: Intense Offers Two Exclusive New Models

Intense just launched 2 new versions of their Tazer, this time it’s aimed specifically at motorcycle riders, and will be sold exclusively through select Parts Unlimited dealers. The bikes will be called the Tazer MX, offered with two different specs.  https://www.parts-unlimited.com/intensetazermx.  

OX MOTORCYCLES HOT NEW E-SCRAMBLER

OX Motorcycles, a Madrid-based electric motorcycle manufacturer, just announced their new OX One platform, with three models due out this year. The unique bikes will have two separate removable batteries, both 14 Kg, 70V, 30Ah batteries. Each one can be individually charged with a normal household plug in just two hours. They offer a 110 […]

France May Offer Citizens $3000 Car Trade-in For E-bikes

France is looking to subsidize e-bike purchases by up to €2,500 ($2950) per rider, with one caveat; The rider must turn in a gas-powered car. This is part of France’s drive to lower emissions to 40% of what they were in 1990 by 2030. It hasn’t been passed into law yet, but the prospects look […]

Stromer Announces New ST2

Stromer has redesigned the ST2. It is a Class 3 (28 mph) bicycle with a 750W TDCM-sourced CYRO rear hub motor.  The motor offers several levels of regeneration which helps put some energy back into the battery while braking. The 618Wh battery offers a range of up to 75 miles (claimed). The drivetrain is a […]

Diamondback Gets Amped

Diamondback Bicycles, a company that started with great BMX bikes in 1977 in Newbury Park, California. They sponsored some of the best racers and produced some iconic bikes, like the Harry Leary Turbo, with its distinctive gunmetal finish (many called it “black chrome”). The company then got into mountain bikes and eventually gravel, road and […]

Check Out Specialized’s New Como SL

Specialized is coming out with a lot of new bikes this year, and that’s a good thing, considering the pandemic and supply chain issues. We recently wrote up the new generation 3  Turbo Levo, and there will likely be more announcements for more models later this year, perhaps as early as summer 2021. Specialized has […]