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SPECIALIZED LAUNCHES LEVO GEN 3

Specialized has been making mountain bikes for four decades, and they’ve been in the e-mountain bike game for 6 years. They are now announcing the 3rd generation of the bike that started it all, the Turbo Levo. The original Levo used an off-the-shelf Brose motor, but since then Specialized has developed their own in-house with a […]

SPECIALIZED 2FO ROOST FLAT MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES

Specialized has a new shoe for mountain bikers who ride flat pedals. It’s called the 2FO Roost, and it’s made for maximum grip and comfort. It combines a durable leather and textile upper, cushoned EVA foam mid-sole and a relaxed fit last that can stand up to trail abuse without sacrificing comfort. The sole is […]

ORBEA’S NEW RIDER SYNERGY CONCEPT AND NEW BIKES

Orbea is bringing out a new batch of electric-assist mountain bikes, called Rise, offering much lighter bikes with less assistance to provide riders a more natural feel and increased maneuverability on the trail while simultaneously offering greater range. They call it the Rider Synergy concept, or RS for short. Rise is aimed squarely at those who want a bike that can provide subtle electric assistance to allow them to go farther.

Bulls Adventure EVO AM Video Review

Here’s our short video review of the long-range, dual-battery Bulls Adventure EVO AM electric mountain bike. Assistant Editor Nick Claire runs you through the highlights of this bike, our full review will be out in an upcoming issue of Electric Bike Action magazine.   www.bullsbikesusa.com

FIRST LOOK: Yamaha’s New YDX-Moro Pro

We had a chance to have an exclusive first look and first ride on Yamaha’s YDX-MORO Pro full-suspension e-mountain bike. It did not disappoint. Take a look at it here: Subscribe to our channel if you want to keep up on the latest in e-bike news and reviews, and please hit the “Like” button if […]

First Ride: 2021 Haibike ALL MTN 7

Haibike officially announces their new Yamaha PW-X2-powered All Mtn 7. It’s an all-new design, with a carbon fiber frame, Fox Float suspension and Shimano XT drivetrain and brakes at a good price. It has 160mm of travel, front and rear, and a 29″ wheel up front and 27.5″ rear. Haibike have pushed their geometry forward […]

Our latest podcast interview, European correspondent Alex Boyce

We just published a podcast episode with our European correspondent Alex Boyce. He often has access to bikes we don’t, or earlier than we can. He’s an interesting chap with vast knowledge of e-bikes, he’s a British ex-pat living in Italy, writing reviews of e-bikes for Italian and German bike magazines, plus ours. You can […]

FIRST LOOK: NINER RIP e9

As the name implies, or at least infers, Niner was a bike brand founded on the concept designing 29” wheel specific bikes. Since their introduction in 2005, Niner has set about to perfect the design and performance of their bikes dedicated to the big wheel size design which has helped them stay at the front […]

Yamaha Reveals Full-Suspension Electric Mountain Bike

Yamaha has been teasing a full-suspension e-mountain bike for a while now. Just now, they officially announce the YDX-MORO and YDX-MORO Pro.  Both bikes feature a unique, patent-pending “Dual Twin frame” that splits the top tube for mounting the Horst link rear suspension and the down tube for mounting the battery, allowing for a lower […]