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How Often To Service Your E-bike

How Often Should I Service My E-Bike? Your e-bike is a durable workhorse giving you miles and miles of fun and utility. But, over time, like any machine, it will need some care and maintenance. With wear and tear, brake pads and tires will need to be replaced, and parts will need lubrication. With the […]

Who Wants A Free E-Bike?

Electric Bike Action Reader Survey Win An NCM Aspen+ e-Bike! One lucky reader will be awarded a brand-new NCM Aspen+ electric bike (shown here) via random drawing. The Aspen+ features a 624-Wh battery, a Das-Kit 500W brushless rear hub motor, an RST Guide T26 suspension fork, Tektro mechanical disc brakes and more. It’s a cool […]

Video: Intense Offers Two Exclusive New Models

Intense just launched 2 new versions of their Tazer, this time it’s aimed specifically at motorcycle riders, and will be sold exclusively through select Parts Unlimited dealers. The bikes will be called the Tazer MX, offered with two different specs.  https://www.parts-unlimited.com/intensetazermx.  

What To Do With Used E-bike Batteries

As more of the world gets going with electric bicycles, electric cars, and other EVs, the question often comes up about what will happen to the lithium-ion batteries when they no longer hold enough charge to be useful in that particular vehicle? Tesla‘s co-founder and original CTO, JB Straubel, left his position after 15 years […]

Pivot Launches A New E-Bike

Pivot just announced their newest e-bike, this time it’s a road bike based on their Vault. The new e-bike is called the E-Vault and is powered by a Fazua Evation 2.0 motor system with an integrated 252Wh battery, keeping the system and the bike lightweight. The frame is carbon fiber and has hidden fender mounts […]

Paul Brodie’s Storied eBee Electric Bike Build

Famed bicycle designer Paul Brodie originally made this e-bike in 2012 for the NAHBS (North American Handbuilt Bike Show). He built it, start to finish, in 90 days. Check out some of the things that have happened since then with the bike. His discussion of the engineering, the fire, and more is fascinating!

Valeo’s New Smart E-bike System

Valeo, a Paris-based battery-powered mobility vehicle group, who makes electric cars, delivery droids, autonomous shuttles and more, jumps into the e-bike space with an innovative e-bike powertrain. The motor and an automatic transmission are together as one single, mid-mounted drive unit. It’s a partnership with Effigear, who makes the automatic transmission already for traditional bicycles, […]

TERN IMPROVES THEIR GSD

Tern Bicycles just announced three new versions of their great, compact cargo bike, the GSD. We reviewed one a couple of years ago, and we really liked it. It has some amazing innovations, like the overbuilt rear rack that serves as a way to stand the bike vertically for storage or taking up in an elevator. […]

SIMON COWELL BREAKS HIS BACK ON AN E-BIKE Updated

Updated for clarity 08/11/2020 Entertainment mogul Simon Cowell crashed his e-bike Saturday, breaking his back. He underwent a 6-hour surgery Saturday night to put rods in his back, and is now recovering. The injury to three vertebrae came within one centimeter of damaging his spinal cord. Cowell said it was because he “didn’t read the […]