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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 […]

Aventon Announces New Step-Through Version of Level

We just finished reviewing the original, diamond-framed Aventon Level, and we think it’s one of the best class 3 (28 mph) commuter bikes in its price range. Aventon now adds a step-through version, making it even more accessible to those who are shorter or have less flexibility to swing a leg over a traditional frame.

First Look: Harley Davidson Livewire

We put the Harley-Davidson Livewire through its paces for a full review. This video showcases the sheer power and fun of riding this 533 lb rocketship of a motorcycle.    Please feel free to watch it on YouTube, where you can like, comment and subscribe, as well as checking out our other electric bike videos […]

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 […]

WHO WANTS A FREE E-BIKE?

We’re giving away an Aventon Pace 350 to one lucky responder to our reader survey. We want to know what you think about e-bikes.1258 It takes just a couple of minutes, and you might win a free bike!   Just fill out the entire survey for your chance to win! Click here to start Check […]

FIRST RIDE: MARIN PINE MOUNTAIN E

Like just about every other bike brand of note, longtime California mountain bike brand Marin Bicycles has jumped into the e-bike game with a three-bike line intended to suit a variety of rider needs. While the Nail Trail is a more hardcore mountain bike and the Dual Sport is their city/commuter entry, the Pine Mountain […]

SANTA CRUZ ENTERS THE E-BIKE MARKET

Santa Cruz Bicycles, maker of mountain bikes so good they have a cult-like following, has entered the electric-assist fray with the Heckler. This move isn’t to be taken lightly, Santa Cruz has long been anti-e-bike, one of the last brands to jump on the e-bike bandwagon. But if Santa Cruz is going to make a mountain bike, it’s going to be serious!