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Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle With This Wheel

Man, the stuff you can find on the web at 2 in the morning when you can’t sleep, This is from Alibaba, a trading company, that can hook you up with a supplier in China who will sell you an electric hub motor with a brake rotor ready for your DIY motorcycle, trike, or what have […]

Vanmoof Electrified Looking At August Delivery

The Vanmoof Electrified uses a 250W front hub motor, a battery integrated into the frame and an automatic 2-speed transmission. The weight is claimed to be 41.8 pounds and an asking price of $2998. You can pre-order by clicking here.

Buy Your Next Bookcase And Ebike From Ikea

Ikea, the Swedish furniture company famous for ship-it-flat, build-it-yourself furniture, is launching an electric bike that they’re calling the Folkvanlig. Loosely translated, that means “Fast than a ford Econoline” (we just made that up). Okay, really, the name of the product is a combination of the Swedish words for people (“folk”) and friendly (“vänlig”).  The electric bike has a […]

China’s Growing Concern For Ebike Safety

The Bloomberg.com has an interesting article about how the growing popularity of electric bikes has created a need for rider education to reduce accidents and injuries. Similar problems in New York City caused the Mayor to ban electric bikes. Here is what is happening in China.

Tesla Patents Release To Benefit Electric Bikes And Motorcycles

In a landmark announcement, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, released all the company’s patents to be shared openly by interested parties. This will have a tremendous impact on electric bike and motorcycle development. Here is the statement from Elon… Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto […]

Flying Electric Bike In Action

England’s newspaper, The Telegraph, has a story of  three companies in the Czech Republic who have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle capable of flying. We figured it was a joke until we watched their video.

A Bike Shed That Doubles As A Gas Station

Like a big leaf that comes out from the ground, Lotus gives life to an intriguing urban design shelter, endowed with seats and integrated photovoltaic panels, perfect for green parks and parking areas. A unique tubolar element of 14cm in diameter and 260cm in height, radially arranged, generates the modular strong and elegant backbone, able […]

Moustache Friday 26 A Cool Commuter

If you’re one of those riders who wants a bike that’s different and who likes having fun while getting around, Moustache has got the bike for you! They created the Friday 26 because sometimes riders just want to have a little fun. Think of it as the bicycle version of “casual Friday” at the office. It’s fast in […]