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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 […]

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 […]

BIANCHI BRINGS E-OMNIA TO AMERICAN SHORES

Famed Italian bike manufacturer Bianchi is finally bringing their e-bikes to North America. We featured the new bikes a while back, but now they’re here in the flesh. The e-Omnia (omnia is latin for “everything”) line includes three bikes, the C-Type (city bike), the T-Type (trekking/touring) and the FX (full suspension). The C-Type is a […]