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Climbing on the Focus Jam2 E-Bike and Shimano E8000 motor

I climb the Cabelleros Trail in the “Trail” mode on the Shimano STEPS motor. There are four modes Off, Eco, Trail and Boost. The Trail setting can be one of two modes if you use the eTube app to modify the motor settings. There is a Low and Medium option and this was left at the stock setting of Low.

MONDRAKER LAUNCHES E-CRUSHER 27.5+ eMTB

  Spanish mountain bike brand Mondraker, best known for its Forward Geometry frame concept, has jumped on the e-bike bandwagon with a carbon 27.5″ plus bike called the e-Crusher. Officially today they announce this new bike, featuring their legendary frame geometry mated with a Shimano Steps E8000 motor. Exact specs to come.   The e-Crusher […]

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 […]

SRAM Is Now First To Offer eMTB Dedicated Group Set

SRAM has just announced the first dedicated component group set specifically for electric mountain bikes.  SRAM’s 1x technology is built into this set, and the EX1 cassette allows optimal steps between cogs for better shifts and the best gear range for mid-drive eMTBs. The EX1 X-Actuation Trigger Shifter has been engineered to deliver one perfectly […]