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7 Things You Haven’t Heard About SRAM

We have to admit, when we first took delivery of a pair of Electra Townie Go! bikes to test, we didn’t start out with too high of expectations about what kind of performance we’d get out of them. However, it didn’t take long for us to realize that (as is most often the case) our […]

Karel’s Korner: 8/10/15

In the April issue of Electric Bike Action, we had a favorite quote from Gary Fisher. Fisher, of course, is considered one of the founding fathers of mountain biking. To repeat what he said, “Electric bikes are so cool. What’s going on with them now is like what we were doing with mountain bikes back in the […]

Yuba elBoda Boda

If you are committed to parking the car more and living on the bike more, a cargo bike like the elBoda Boda makes a great deal of sense. It is designed to be ridden in street clothes, and with the electric assist, it will deliver you to destinations without sweating through your clothes. At the […]

Testing the Stromer ST1 Platinum

The Stromer ST1 Platinum is definitely a performance-oriented commuter/tour model. The riding position straddles a line between wind cheating and comfort very well. The ride is solid and controlled if, albeit, a bit abrupt on bumps. Frame sizes are limited, but our 20-inch satisfied a lot of rider sizes. With assist, some of the dimensions […]

Testing IZIP E3 Peak

This entire bike costs what some mid-drive assist units cost without the bicycle. The performance is muscular and civilized compared to any, but is most impressive at this price level. Our test unit was no virgin, and we put a great deal of time on it. It still felt like new at the end. An […]

Riding the Hanebrink X2

The X2 seeks to expand the usability of the human-powered, ultra-fat-tire concept by adding electric assist and appealing to adventurous riders who want to ride where the trail gets too soft and uncharted for other bikes to venture. While the huge tires and low gearing won’t win it any drag races, the X2 will zip […]

Hi-Power Cycles XC Series Full Suspension

Hi-Power Cycles (HPC) is a small outfit in Southern California who truly believe in electric bikes. We tested the XC Series Full Suspension ride, which serves as a juiced commuter you can take on the trail and beyond. Everything from the full-suspension design, trail geometry and powerful brakes are designed to work well on the trail. […]

Haibike Xduro AMT Pro

The Haibike Xduro AMT Pro 27.5 is an impressive mountain bike, with the new Bosch Gen 2 center drive system. We tested the Xduro in a wide variety of mountain bike terrain, and it proved unfailingly effective and always fun. No other e-bike brand has embraced the Bosch power units as completely as Haibike, and they are the first […]

Riding the eFlow E3 Nitro

The eFlow E3 Nitro isn’t obviously a pedestrian commuter, yet it doesn’t shout “sport” like a true drop-bar road machine either, with the straight bar and somewhat generous tire size. The Nitro does nothing to detract from the ride. It has the riding position to exploit the joy of the powerful assist. SIT ON IT Two […]

We Have Your Inside Look at the Haibike Xduro Superracer

Haibike has been in the bike business since 1996, entering the e-bike category in 2010. Haibike has dedicated their entire e-bike family to using Bosch mid-mount motors, and with 27 e-bikes in their catalog, Haibike expects to be a player when the words “battery” and “bicycle” conjoin. We take a look at Haibike’s Xduro Superrace, […]