Germany’s PG Bikes Are R-Rated (R for Race-Worthy)

This German company offers a line of e-bikes that will upstage any Harley Davidson at the local Sunday afternoon hangout spot. PG Bikes seems to be going for a glamor approach to electric powered bicycles with an emphisis on speed (their Blacktrail 2 is claimed to top 60 miles per hour). Look cool, go fast, […]

Never Hit Another Rim-Dinging Pothole Again

Lumigrids is an LED projector that beams square grids on the roadway or trail and by observing changes in the grids, the rider is forewarned of dangers ahead. Lumigrids is planning to have three modes with various grid sizes that can be used to adapt to different situations. The designers, Prof. Gan Jing, Xun Zhang,  An Pengcheng, Sun […]

Zoomla Foldable Bike In Need Of Electric Assist

Not doubt we are impressed with designer Eric Stoddard’s concept Zoomla foldable bike. The Pedaldeck system uses an up-and-down motion instead of traditional rotational cranks and the bike can be folded to fit in a car trunk or next to an office desk. The problem is arriving to work or school or the market dripping in sweat […]

Reminder: Turbo Bob’s Intro To Electric Bikes May 15th In San Diego

Turbo Bob’s introduction to electric bikes is a seminar that will be held Thursday evening on May 15th in San Diego, California. It is hosted by the Turbo himself at the SDG&E Innovation Center. TB preaches the advantages of electric bikes as a great way for people to have fun, improve their health, save money, […]

Vojtěch Sojka’s Cool Vision Of The Electric Future

Industrial Design student Vojtěch Sojka at the University of Tech in Brno (Czech Republic) came up with this electric-assist bike as a final project. He used a hydroformed-aluminum frame with its motor positioned in the center for improved weight distribution. His bike packs its batteries below the seat and uses a carbon belt drive and a Shimano hub. Too bad […]

$15,000 Santa Cruz V10 Conversion Beats The Lift Lines

No more waiting in line at the bike park chairlift. Kranked Bikes starts with popular Santa Cruz mountain bikes and converts them (mostly downhill bikes) into downhill/uphill bikes using a bit of electronic magic. Based in Redwood City, California, Kranked Bikes use Ego motors and batteries to convert the bikes to electric power. The motor is mounted […]

You Meet The Nicest People On An Electric Honda

Honda’s EV-neo is a battery-powered electric scooter. It operates using a 2.8kw motor and a Lithium-ion battery. The EV-neo has a range of around 20 miles on level ground. The regular charger takes the battery from zero charge to a full charge in approximately 3.5 hours and is a highly portable unit that fits in the cargo […]

Currie Technologies: Spreading The Word On Electric Bikes

Sure, we post more than our fair share of eye-candy in the form of “concept” electric bikes (they are fun to look at), but you can’t ride a promise. Enter Larry Pizzi and his company, Currie Technologies. Larry doesn’t deal in far-out concepts. He deals in the real thing. Offering options from Haibike eBikes (check out our review of […]