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HOW A ROADBLOCK FOR MANY IS A SPEED BUMP FOR ONE

By Nick Claire Are heroes defined by the achievements in their life? Does a hero have to be a champion? Will that hero have overcome unimaginable obstacles and come out on the other side stronger? I say, “Maybe not.” But, in the case of motocross legend Doug Henry, I’d answer with a definitive, “Yes!” Maybe […]

FIRST LOOK: HEAD E-BIKES

The e-bike industry is always in need of companies that can deliver a quality product at a decent price over a budget bike that has poor customer service. This is what Head sets out to accomplish and by the looks of it they are on their way. Still a few months out on major production […]

FIRST LOOK: BOSCH UPDATES

Our second day at Sea Otter started with a bike ride but really it was more than that. Bosch invited us to come check out their new Smart System which offers new tech and performance features we are stoked to talk about. What’s an app? So many of you may not want an app to […]

FIRST LOOK: MONDRAKER CRAFTY RR SL

Our first day at the 2022 Sea Otter Classic had some understandable surprises. From e-bikes to more e-bikes the E scene has gained some traction and almost anybody who’s anybody has one to sell now. And if they don’t they are about to. The biggest jaw drop moment was when Mondraker told us the price […]

THE FATHER AND DAUGHTER SIDE TO IT ALL

By Nick Claire Photos: Pat Carrigan While many of us have different ideas about what ultimate purpose our e-bikes serve, every once in a while we’ll run into someone who thinks outside the box and doesn’t seem to put limits on themselves or, better still, their kids. One of those guys would be Bill Baker, […]

Introducing The Self-Driving Bike

House of Lithium officially announces their new self-driving bicycle. This is a game-changer! As a commuter, you often have to work on work tasks before you get to your office. The new, autonomous Liedar, outfitted with the latest LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) to help the bike “see” obstacles and avoid them, can help you […]

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 […]