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Johammer Eletromotorrad Is Definitely Rad

This Austrian company offers electric-powered motorcycles that appear to be a mix of a lady bug and bucking bronco. With a claimed top speed of 75 miles per hour and a range of 124 miles, the Eletromotorrad looks like no other vehicle on the highway. You can get more information (if you can read German) by […]

Europe Gets Giant’s Talon And Full-E Electric Assist Offerings

There has not been any official announcement by Giant USA of plans to import their Talon E+ hardtail and their Full-E dual-suspension bikes and that is too bad. The company has a stellar reputation for their mountain bikes and these models appear to take a design cue from everything Giant has learned on the dirt. This […]

The Frog eBike Jumps To The Front

It appears there is no end to the creative ideas that electric-powered motorcycle and bicycles have inspired in the mind’s of today’s most respected concept artists. Need proof? Check out the ‘frog eBike” by Jinseok Hwang. It is his electric motorcycle concept that has freed him from many of the constraints posed by a gas-powered […]

A Bolt Of Lightning

Lead designer Niels Caris takes full advantage of not needing a gas tank or giant engine to redesign the way we think of motorcycles. The Bolt Electric Bike Concept is on view at springtime.

The Boxx Shows Out-Of-The-Box Thinking

Boxx is an electric all-wheel drive commuting vehicle. Modular components make technology upgrades and customization easy. It can be used similarly to a moped or bicycle and is just as easy to ride. Boxx has been engineered to have a very low center of gravity, adding stability. Boxx uses a patented all-wheel-drive (AWD) two-wheeled system. In addition […]

Rubbee Coverts Any Bike To Electric

This Kickstarter idea is one very clean electric conversion kit for just about any conventional bike. The Rubbee allows the rider to switch between a regular bicycle and an electric in just a matter of seconds. You don’t have to carry a battery pack and the Rubbee can be shared between bikes. The inventor is claiming that Rubbee […]

Futuristic Neutron Available Today

The Neutron is an electric-powered motorcycle from the creative think tank known as PBC or Parker Brothers Concepts. After the original concept was viewed on the silver screen, Marc & Shanon (the Parkers) decided that this special bike had to be built. It was the bike that was deemed “unbuildable” by so many of the […]

Pedal-assisted bicycles and the Law

 Electric Bike Action casts a very wide net over the universe of electric-powered two-wheelers. We throw our collective legs over everything from bikes like the tire-smoking, electric-powered Zero motorcycle to the pedal-assist cruiser your grandmother could pedal to her weekly bridge match. While categorizing all these bikes into neat subcultures might seem like an impossible […]

Wild Machines From Stealth

Whether you call it an e-bike or an electric motorcycle, Stealth builds a serious machine, or perhaps two serious machines in one. In USA mode, Stealth claims its Bomber or Fighter is a 20-mph, 750-watts USA legal assisted bicycle. Flip the switch to competition mode and you have an electric dirt bike capable of 50-mph […]

Electric Bike Glossary

If you are new to the electric bike world, there are a flock of technical terms and descriptions being tossed around that you may be unfamiliar with. We know that it helps to have a little background before diving in, so here are the definitions for some key terms that most often get bandied about. […]