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FIRST RIDE: NINER DEBUTS THEIR FIRST E-BIKES

Niner officially announces their first two e-mountain bikes today. They sent us one in advance, and Assistant Editor Nick Claire has been ripping around on it and offers his first impressions: Niner primarily made 29” wheeled bikes since there induction in 2005 making them ahead of the popularity curve as far as 29ers went. They […]

PIRELLI LAUNCHES E-MTB TIRES

Pirelli, maker of top-quality tires for almost every wheeled sport on the planet, jumps into the fray with a line of electric mountain bike tires, called Scorpion E-MTB. They are tubeless-ready, the bead and sidewalls of the new tires are reinforced with Pirelli’s HyperWALL technology to further increase performance in terms of stability and pinch-flat […]

Forestal Announces New Siryon Electric Mountain Bike

Forestal today announces their Siryon, a long-travel (170mm) electric mountain bike, features a motor developed in collaboration with Bafang. It’s designed to be one of the lightest electric mountain bikes on the market. It weighs in at a scant 17.4 kg (38.8 lbs)! Their Alpha Box frame weighs in at 2.4 kg and is made […]

SANTA CRUZ ENTERS THE E-BIKE MARKET

Santa Cruz Bicycles, maker of mountain bikes so good they have a cult-like following, has entered the electric-assist fray with the Heckler. This move isn’t to be taken lightly, Santa Cruz has long been anti-e-bike, one of the last brands to jump on the e-bike bandwagon. But if Santa Cruz is going to make a mountain bike, it’s going to be serious!