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OX MOTORCYCLES HOT NEW E-SCRAMBLER

OX Motorcycles, a Madrid-based electric motorcycle manufacturer, just announced their new OX One platform, with three models due out this year. The unique bikes will have two separate removable batteries, both 14 Kg, 70V, 30Ah batteries. Each one can be individually charged with a normal household plug in just two hours. They offer a 110 […]

France May Offer Citizens $3000 Car Trade-in For E-bikes

France is looking to subsidize e-bike purchases by up to €2,500 ($2950) per rider, with one caveat; The rider must turn in a gas-powered car. This is part of France’s drive to lower emissions to 40% of what they were in 1990 by 2030. It hasn’t been passed into law yet, but the prospects look […]

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 […]

Fizik Launches a New e-Bike-Specific Trail Shoe

Fizik has launched an e-MTB-specific shoe, the Terra Ergolace X2. It features a lightweight design, advanced materials like hardwearing, ripstop uppers, PU-laminated toecaps and rugged side reinforcements. Combined with the secure Ergolace closure system, these shoes deliver good  protection and an easy, anatomical fit. The outsole is designed for quick dismounts on flat pedals when powering […]

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Famed bicycle designer Paul Brodie originally made this e-bike in 2012 for the NAHBS (North American Handbuilt Bike Show).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!

Podcast Interview With Steve Christini

Steve Christini is an evil genius. Well, not evil, but he is a genius. His all-wheel drive system for bicycles, motorcycles and now e-bikes is revolutionary. In this episode of the Electric Bike Action Podcast, we talk about how it came about and why it can be a game-changer for some riders.   You can […]

Podcast interview with Toby Ricco of Bimotal

We just published our latest Electric Bike Action Podcast episode. We interviewed Toby Ricco of Bimotal, a startup that’s making an e-bike conversion that leaves your bike otherwise intact, with a quick-release system that takes it on-and-off in seconds, and weighs a scant 6 lbs. You can take off the system, leaving you with the […]

Basso Launches New Volta Bikes

Basso Bikes is launching a new electric bike platform, called Volta, that is configurable as a road bike, a gravel bike, or a city/commuter bike. It is based on Basso’s Palta gravel bike, and it is powered by a 250W Polini motor, which offers 70Nm of torque, and a 500Wh battery integrated into the down […]