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ORBEA’S NEW RIDER SYNERGY CONCEPT AND NEW BIKES

Orbea is bringing out a new batch of electric-assist mountain bikes, called Rise, offering much lighter bikes with less assistance to provide riders a more natural feel and increased maneuverability on the trail while simultaneously offering greater range. They call it the Rider Synergy concept, or RS for short. Rise is aimed squarely at those who want a bike that can provide subtle electric assistance to allow them to go farther.

ASU POLICE GETTING ZERO ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES

The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety gave the Arizona State University Police Department a grant of  $46,871.08 for the purchase of two Zero DSR electric motorcycles. This will be added to their first DSR, purchased last year. “The Zeros are an ideal mode of transportation for our officers to navigate our busy campuses and […]

Are There Ballot Measures For Bikes In Your Area?

In this election, you’re not just voting for one candidate, your vote could influence bicycle infrastructure and access in your state or locality. PeopleForBikes.org has put together a list of ballot initiatives that may affect where you can ride. Take a moment to look at this state-by-state list of ballot measures that may affect you […]

Podcast: Tesla’s Game-Changing New Battery Design

We just posted our podcast episode with Ravi Kempaiah, where we go into the weeds about Tesla’s game-changing new battery design that will change electric transformation. Check it out with this link or wherever you listen to podcasts. We talk about how it will make car batteries 56% cheaper, and eliminates cobalt, one of the […]

Bulls Adventure EVO AM Video Review

Here’s our short video review of the long-range, dual-battery Bulls Adventure EVO AM electric mountain bike. Assistant Editor Nick Claire runs you through the highlights of this bike, our full review will be out in an upcoming issue of Electric Bike Action magazine.   www.bullsbikesusa.com

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FINALIZED ELECTRIC BIKE RULES

PeopleForBikes has successfully worked with the United States Department of the Interior to clarify rules on electric bicycles on public lands. On Friday, Oct. 2, the Department of the Interior released final rules for electric bicycle use on public lands. This new regulation more clearly defines electric bicycles and gives local land managers the authority […]

WANT TO WIN AN $8000 BIKE AND TRAIL BUILDING PACKAGE?

Bosch eBike Systems has announced a unique mountain biking initiative in tandem with Cannondale and the California Mountain Biking Coalition (CAMTB). The new statewide trail stewardship program, “Can You Dig It?!” will help raise awareness and provide much needed financial support to nonprofit trail riding advocacy groups across California, with the funding being used to […]

FIRST RIDE: YAMAHA YDX-MORO PRO

We had the opportunity to ride the Yamaha YDX-MORO Pro two different days in two different places. Check out how the first rides went, it’s a great bike! www.yamahabicycles.com

BikeFlights Offers New Reusable Bike Boxes

BikeFlights, an 11-year-old company with expertise in shipping bicycles, has created a collapsible, reusable, cardboard-based shipping case that offers the protective benefits of a high-end shipping case with a lower-cost, lower-waste package. Bikeflights has shipped bikes for more than 800,000 cyclists (we’ve used their services), and they’ve analyzed the reliability of various bike boxes and […]

Niner Announces New Gravel e-Bike

Niner Bicycles just announced a new gravel bike, the RLT e9 RDO. It’s an electric-assist version of their RLT gravel bike, using a Bosch Performance Line Speed motor (for the U.S. E.U. version will come with a Performance Line CX motor that supports up to 25 km/h) that provides support up to 28 mph, making […]