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Sea Otter Classic Goes Electric

The Sea Otter Classic, a celebration of all things cycling, has been going on for 24 years, but 2014 will be remembered as the year the Sea Otter turned electric. The number of electric-assisted bikes is well past the tipping point. It is hard to walk 10 feet in the expo area without seeing another […]

Lapierre Goes Electric Mountain Biking

Carrying momentum built during its inaugural season in North American, Lapierre will offer a glimpse into its 2015 season mountain bike offerings this week. At the Sea Otter Classic in Laguna Seca, CA (Apr. 10 through the 13th, booth #505), Lapierre will reveal the Overvolt line of electric mountain bikes. Lapierre says the Overvolt makes mountain […]

Haibike Xduro AMT PRO 27.5

The sportiest e-bike MTB yet! We have to say right up front that the Haibike Xduro AMT Pro is an impressive mountain bike, and it is clearly more than the sum of its parts. And topping the parts list would be the new Bosch Gen 2 center drive system. No other e-bike brand has embraced […]

Kia Back In The Bike Biz But This Time With Electrics

Korean car company Kia may be best known to Americans for their low-cost automobiles, but they started out as a bicycle company. Well, they are back at it with their KEBs or Kia Electric Bicycles. They recently showed two prototypes that they say are intended for their Euro customers. Both feature a 250-watt electric hub motor […]

Hammacher Schlemmer Drops Hanebrink ATEB

Hammacher Schlemmer is a retailer and mail order company founded in 1848. They claim to be the oldest continuously published catalog in the United States, with a claimed annual catalog circulation exceeding 30 million. They offer a little bit of everything but pulled the All Terrain Electric Bike by Dan Hanebrink (who is profiled in our […]

Caterham Carbon E-Bike In Latest Issue

Have you picked up the latest issue of Electric Bike Action? The cover features a shot of the Caterham Classic E-Bike and inside there is more on their bad boy, the Carbon E-Bike. Need to order a copy? Click here.                  

Felt Ninee 30 Headed For America?

While speaking to Jim Felt about his Lebowsk-e Fat Bike, we got the feeling that the Lebowsk-e was just the beginning of the e-bike offerings that Felt plans to make available to the American public. Well, we didn’t even have to resort to trolling the Deepnet to find these impressive photos and specs on the […]

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 […]