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FIRST RIDE: YAMAHA YDX-MORO PRO

We had the opportunity to ride the Yamaha YDX-MORO Pro two different days in two different places. Check out how the first rides went, it’s a great bike! www.yamahabicycles.com

BikeFlights Offers New Reusable Bike Boxes

BikeFlights, an 11-year-old company with expertise in shipping bicycles, has created a collapsible, reusable, cardboard-based shipping case that offers the protective benefits of a high-end shipping case with a lower-cost, lower-waste package. Bikeflights has shipped bikes for more than 800,000 cyclists (we’ve used their services), and they’ve analyzed the reliability of various bike boxes and […]

NEW E-BIKE RACE SERIES STARTS

The annual Quick n Dirty race series is adding electric bike racing to its 3 race days, scheduled for November 7, 14 and 21 at Barona MX track in Lakeside, CA. Class 1 (20 mph, pedal-assist) bikes only are permitted to race. To ensure fairness, the first five finishers in each race will have their […]

Tour de France Champion Greg LeMond Launches e-Bikes

Legendary Tour de France champion, whose cycling career transitioned to becoming a top bike manufacturer, is right now officially launching a line of e-bikes based on their knowledge of bicycle design and technology. Their two new e-bikes, the Dutch and the Daily, promise to be lightweight thanks to a full carbon frameset. Even the stem and […]

YAMAHA DROPS A CLASS 3 ROAD BIKE

Yamaha Bicycles is launching their new Civante, a Class 3 (28 mph) electric power-assist bike, expanding its line-up of fitness-focused road bikes. There are very few drop bar e-road bikes that are Class 3, most are Class 1 and cut off motor assist at 20 mph. Most roadies go above 20, so the assistance gets […]

PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH DREW ENGELMANN FROM YAMAHA

In this episode, I interview Drew Engelmann of Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles. Drew is an industry veteran, from working in the tranches to now being one of the main people at Yamaha. We talk about the great bikes Yamaha currently offers, the new stuff they’re about to unleash, and what the future of e-bikes may […]

HELP GET MORE ACCESS FOR E-BIKES

The Bureau of Land Management, BLM, has a 60-day public comment period on proposed e-bike regulations. It has already begun and closes June 9, 2020. If you have a few moments, please read the proposal and submit a response, as there is strength in numbers, and it will help ensure that e-bikes can have, for […]

BULLS BIKES OFFERS DISCOUNT FOR CRITICAL WORKERS

Bulls Bikes is offering a discount program for healthcare professionals, law enforcement, fire fighters and EMTs. The discount on select BULLS commuter eBikes is being initiated to help alleviate stress and decrease contact with others on public transportation. e-Bikes are a great way to get to work faster and with less effort, to keep energy levels […]