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Felt Expands 2015 Electric Offerings

Felt Bicycles formally announce an expanding 2015 electric bike line, Felt Electric. The Felt Electric bike line launch for the US includes three mountain bike models and one lifestyle model. The new addition to the already existing Felt European electric bike line is the Lebowsk-e and Dual-e. The Lebowsk-e fat tire bike will be available in three […]

Rolling Kitchen Missing One Thing (And it’s Not The Sink)

One of the most interesting bikes we’ve seen this year is the creation of a Copenhagen chef who loves to cook urban food on his homemade kicthenbike. The one thing his kitchenbike is missing (that would help it a lot) is a bit of electric assist. Who wants to be served a meal by a sweating […]

LIT Motors Taking Deposits For Self-Balancing, Enclosed C-1 Motorcycle

Lit Motors founder Danny Kim is a lifelong builder. His childhood Lego creations gave way to intricate musical instruments and rock-solid mountain bikes by high school. Danny studied biology and physics at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, but left after a couple years, uninspired by the traditional career path. He trained as a Land Rover mechanic, […]

Motorcycle, Scooter or ATV? The Answer Is Yes.

Japanese designer Uno Masada may be best know for his furniture designs, but the guy knows how to design one stylish electric powered scooter. Or is it a motorcycle? Or an ATV? The EMX is actually a little bit of all of them.  

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

The June Issue Of Electric Bike Action Hits The Streets

Our latest issue has just hit the streets and it is packed with electrifying editorial and photos. Stories include… BIKE TESTS Yuba elBoda Boda Stromer ST1 Platinum Hanebrink X2 Currie Izip E3 Peak   FEATURES Optibike’s Evolution & Revolution North American Electric Bike Handmade Bike Show  E-biking through the Austin Texas capital Manpower vs. Horsepower […]

Bergamont’s Black Beauty

The E-Line Metric C-7.4 EQ (who dreamed up that name?) from Bergamont Bicycles uses the new Bosch Active Drive motor, 27.5-inch wheels and a Shimano SLX 10-speed drivetrain. Not yet available in the United States, we can sure keep dreaming.