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Battery tech company RPE (www.rpe-na.com) has a plan in the works to build custom RPE Ripple e-bikes, but one of these prototypes was stolen, and that derailed the plan. Hopefully the delay is temporary, but if you see this bike, contact the company.

MORE STRIKING VINTAGE-LOOK E-BIKES

A reader on the Electric Bike Action Facebook page posted a link to a sales site in Europe that sells the Vintage Electric E-Tracker in addition to several versions of the striking Spanish Oto e-bikes. The OtoR above evokes the feeling of vintage war-time dispatch rider. This white and red combo on the OtoK looks […]

2016 VINTAGE ELECTRIC TRACKER

As with the original Vintage Electric E-Tracker, the new 2016 Tracker offers timeless design that draws inspiration from the classic board-track motorcycles of the 1900’s. The Tracker retains the same body elements as the 2015 model, but has been reworked to offer a better aesthetic experience including: pewter badges, machine finished billet aluminum, stainless steel […]

WOLF CREATIVE CUSTOMS E-SPECIAL

Wolf Creative Customs describes itself as: “a custom fabrication shop working on all mechanical items. Tell us what you want and we will build it.” The shop is best known for making custom motorized bicycles for the road, but also for racing with SoCal Motorbicycle Racing (https://www.facebook.com/MotorizedBicycleRacing). This mid-drive custom e-bike is the latest from […]

RUBYBIKE CONCEPT BIKE

RubyBike is a bicycle concept that Kasper Schwartz designed as part of his graduation project from The Royal Danish Design School in Copenhagen. The Danish bicycle manufacturer, Kildemoes, has been sparring partner on the project, which is named after the Ruby-throated hummingbird Kildemoes use in their logo. RubyBike has a special Rubyfitt equipment-platform to make […]

VINTAGE ELECTRIC TO RELEASE 2016 E-TRACKER

Vintage Electric is set to release information, photos and video of the classic looking E-Tracker this week. The photo is of the 2015 model, and the 2016 should have a proprietary frame and a new badge in addition to other changes. The companies last video for the Cruz is below. It looks pretty cool, so […]

KRANKED BIKES DEMO AND CHRISTMAS SALE

This spring Kranked erides will be ‘officially’ launching the E-squared (E2) drive unit available on select performance Santa Cruz mountain bikes. Kranked uses a carefully engineered mid-drive that makes for a downhill bike that needs no shuttle to get up the hill. The E1 models use a single reduction for the assist motor, but the […]

LEISGER CD5 GERMAN CRUISER

The German Leisger CD5 (and sister model MD5 e-MTB) are sold in the U.S. by Magnum Bikes. The company claims the CD5 “is the most comfortable city cycling experience you’ll ever have.” This electric bicycle is designed for comfort and speed. Sit back, relax and take a ride in the city or on the beach […]

I-MAX S1+ POWER SCOOTER

I-Max S1+ The I-Max S1+ electric kick scooter has specs that make it sound like a real monster! It is claimed to be one of the most comfortable electric kick scooters featuring large 10” inflated tires in the front and rear to absorb shock. The $ 1,299.00–$ 1,338.00 S1+ is a 48V/10Ah system with a […]

MAGNUM E-BIKES HIT THE U.S.

Magnum Electric Bikes are now available in the U.S. The bikes look like nice machines with good specs at a very good price point. This is the Magnum Mi5 e-MTB, and it sells for $1699. This is the Ui5 model, and it sells for $1699 as well. Magnum also sells German Leisger e-bikes and I-Max […]