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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 […]

CHECK OUT THE NEW BULLS DESERT FALCON EVO

Bulls just announced a class 3 electric road bike, the Desert Falcon EVO. It’s powered by a Bosch Gen4 Performance Line Speed motor, providing assistance up to 28 mph, and a 500Wh Powertube Battery integrated into the down tube of the 6061 aluminum frame. It features a carbon fork, DT Swiss rims and Schwalbe E-One […]

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 […]

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 […]

WANT TO HELP SHAPE HISTORY?

The e-bike industry needs your help to give you more access to federal lands. Time for comment closes in the next few days, so this is urgent! Federal land management agencies that regulate the use of electric bicycles (e-bikes) on motorized and non-motorized trails (the U.S. Forest Service – within the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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 […]