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FIRST LOOK: Yamaha’s New YDX-Moro Pro

We had a chance to have an exclusive first look and first ride on Yamaha’s YDX-MORO Pro full-suspension e-mountain bike. It did not disappoint. Take a look at it here: Subscribe to our channel if you want to keep up on the latest in e-bike news and reviews, and please hit the “Like” button if […]

SHIMANO ANNOUNCES A NEW MOTOR FOR 2021

Shimano just announced the EP8 motor, their newest motor, to go above the E8000. It’s a new motor, 10% smaller than the E8000 and thanks to that size reduction and a new magnesium case, it’s 300g lighter. It can provide up to 350% support (in Boost Mode, vs the E8000’s 300%).  There’s 21% more torque […]

Our latest podcast interview, European correspondent Alex Boyce

We just published a podcast episode with our European correspondent Alex Boyce. He often has access to bikes we don’t, or earlier than we can. He’s an interesting chap with vast knowledge of e-bikes, he’s a British ex-pat living in Italy, writing reviews of e-bikes for Italian and German bike magazines, plus ours. You can […]

TERN IMPROVES THEIR GSD

Tern Bicycles just announced three new versions of their great, compact cargo bike, the GSD. We reviewed one a couple of years ago, and we really liked it. It has some amazing innovations, like the overbuilt rear rack that serves as a way to stand the bike vertically for storage or taking up in an elevator. […]

Canyon’s New Grail:ON electric gravel bike

Canyon has just announced the Grail:ON e-gravel bike. It’s similar to its acoustic brother, the Grail, but they’ve tweaked the geometry and added a Bosch Performance Line CX motor and 500Wh battery to make it pedal-assist, now with Bosch’s new firmware will offer 85Nm of torque and support for speeds up to 25 km/h in […]

UNIQUE IDEA FOR BICYCLE SADDLE BAGS

Delfast Bikes has a unique idea for how to add saddlebags to a full-suspension bike, like the hot rod bikes they make. Their universal cargo seat post will allow riders to add soft or hard-sided bags to carry a variety of cargo. It seems to us that it’s a pretty brilliant idea, and a lot […]

TRIUMPH LAUNCHES THEIR FIRST E-BIKE

Triumph, the world-famous motorcycle manufacturer that began making motorcycles in 1902, has entered the electric bicycle market. It seems a natural fit, since the company has been making powerful two-wheeled vehicles for so long. Their first offering is the Trekker GT, powered by a Shimano STEPS E6100 motor and using an integrated 504Wh battery. The […]

FIRST LOOK: 2020 CANNONDALE TOPSTONE NEO CARBON LEFTY 3

Our new Assistant Editor Nick Clair walks you through the features and specs of the 2020 Cannondale Topstone Neo Carbon Lefty 3. It’s a fun bike, powered by a Gen 4 Bosch Performance Line CX motor with a host of great features. Take a look, and let us know what you think by hitting the […]