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NEWS FROM INTERBIKE

Interbike is the big annual bicycle expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are here right now checking out the latest stuff, talking about the trends, and discussing the industry with manufacturers and dealers to find out what’s going on in the world of electric bikes. We’ll have more comprehensive coverage soon, but here are highlights […]

New Sena X-1 Helmets Offer Clear Communication

SENA X1 HELMETS Sena Technologies Inc., known for their great communications devices for motorcycle helmets, has just announced the new X1 bicycle helmet. It features a built-in microphone and speakers, allowing you to communicate with other riders wearing Sena helmets, or listen to your music, use for wireless and hands-free phone calls, or it even […]

First Ride: CANNONDALE MOTERRA

With most of the other major bike company players throwing their hats in the electric mountain bike ring, Cannondale decided to follow suit. They didn’t just make a “Me, too!” mountain bike, though. This one has not only their incredible mountain bike design experience, they  really thought this out. The battery is inverted and mounted […]

ELECTRIC BIKES PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN TRANSPORTATION

Electric and self driving cars have grabbed recent headlines in the motoring world but what part will electric bikes play in the transportation of the future? TESLA Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 13 years you will no doubt have heard of Tesla. Elon Musk took over as Chairman of Tesla […]

February 2017 Issue

BIKE TESTS FLAUNT VICKO Low-priced power GOCYCLE G3 Better designed than most cars POWER IN MOTION CF-1.5 New company, vast experience BULLS E-STREAM EVO CARBON 3 We get a first ride WILIER MAGNETO Italian Stallion EMAZING APOLLO Fast, low-priced commuter BIG CAT FAT CAT XL 500 Low-priced, cargo fat bike that’s just plain fun FEATURES […]

Ride Route 66 Virtually

If you’ve ever wanted to traverse iconic American road Route 66, 2280 miles from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California, now you can. Virtually. The Conqueror event series now has a virtual fitness challenge that you can do at your own pace, solo or as a group, to use your own rides, runs, walks, swimming, […]

New Battery Promises Days Of Use Per Charge

A group of scientists at the University of Central Florida have created a supercapacitor prototype as a proof-of-concept that works as a battery, but has 20 times the capacity and can be recharged in seconds. Supercapacitors can be charged more quickly than chemical batteries because they store energy statically on the surface, instead of using […]

Abus Develops a New Lock for Bosch Bike Owners

  Abus has developed a new bike lock for owners of Bosch-powered bikes. This version of the Abus Bordo 6000 lock comes with a replacement battery lock cylinder, allowing riders to carry only one key to unlock both. The lock cylinder replacement has to be done by a bike shop. The package retails for $149.99 […]

THE ELECTRIC BIKE EXPO IS COMING TO A PLACE NEAR YOU

The Electric Bike Expo started this year. It’s traveling around the Western U.S. and will likely add some Eastern locations, as well. It’s a chance to ride over 80 different electric bicycles from a huge variety of manufacturers in one place, for free. There have been events in Tempe, Arizona, San Diego, California and Houston, […]