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MAGNUM PATHFINDER 500W

Magnum Bikes was founded in 2010 and makes a wide variety of e-bikes. They’re on the lower end of the price range but not on the quality end. We were excited when the Pathfinder compact cargo bike showed up at our office, because it’s the type of bike we think has a lot of room […]

WHEN FLEX CAN BE YOUR FRIEND

It’s been over a decade since we first set our eyes on the unique Flexx handlebars. The company got its start in the dirt bike world when the Flexx handlebars were on motocross bikes. More than just a standard handlebar, they’re actually designed to provide suspension for your hands. The name says it better, though, […]

THE MINI-BIKE CRAZE

Mini-bikes are a hot, current trend, with the more popular models bringing back the look of the old-style bikes from the 1970s that were often powered by noisy lawnmower motors. As we would all hope, the modern electric incarnations are quieter, accelerate faster, and don’t put out any exhaust or leak fluids on your driveway. […]

A GREAT E-REAWAKENING

Story and photos by Jean Turner Only a month ago this world didn’t exist. Not for me. I was just like the many cars down below, whizzing past this beautiful stretch of rolling hills on the Southern California coast, unable to cherish the ribbons of trail drizzled across the landscape, twirling down into the canyon […]

WHEN IT COMES TIME TO GATHER

The Sea Otter Classic is an event that traditionally kicks off much of North America’s bike racing season. From road to mountain to gravel, it’s a huge festival, with over 350 brands participating with booths on the infield of the famous racetrack that offers the chance to see and learn about bikes and products, as […]

NOT JUST FOR THE KIDS—SKATES AND SCOOTERS

We can’t leave out the incredibly fun, small, somewhat affordable micro-mobility EVs, including scooters and e-skateboards. Though some are more expensive than some e-bikes, they’re more compact than an e-bike and an ideal option for the last-mile transportation to get you home from the train or bus. In some cities, you can merely rent one […]

BESV TRB1 URBAN

Action Photos: Pat Carrigan Over the past few years, bike manufacturers have gone to great lengths to hide the electrical parts of electric bikes, including batteries and motors, to make them look more like their traditional, non-assist counterparts. This can be somewhat limiting to the design. BESV has introduced two radical bike designs, eschewing the […]

MAGNUM PATHFINDER 500W

Magnum Bikes was founded in 2010 and makes a wide variety of e-bikes. They’re on the lower end of the price range but not on the quality end. We were excited when the Pathfinder compact cargo bike showed up at our office, because it’s the type of bike we think has a lot of room […]

AVENTON SOLTERA

Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of popularity for entry-level, bargain e-bikes. Aventon is one brand that has put out a slew of impressive new models that have impressed us. The California-based company has released a new model that is targeted for riders looking for something lighter, simpler and less expensive.  The […]