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Sea Otter Classic Goes Electric

The Sea Otter Classic, a celebration of all things cycling, has been going on for 24 years, but 2014 will be remembered as the year the Sea Otter turned electric. The number of electric-assisted bikes is well past the tipping point. It is hard to walk 10 feet in the expo area without seeing another […]

Lapierre Goes Electric Mountain Biking

Carrying momentum built during its inaugural season in North American, Lapierre will offer a glimpse into its 2015 season mountain bike offerings this week. At the Sea Otter Classic in Laguna Seca, CA (Apr. 10 through the 13th, booth #505), Lapierre will reveal the Overvolt line of electric mountain bikes. Lapierre says the Overvolt makes mountain […]

Hammacher Schlemmer Drops Hanebrink ATEB

Hammacher Schlemmer is a retailer and mail order company founded in 1848. They claim to be the oldest continuously published catalog in the United States, with a claimed annual catalog circulation exceeding 30 million. They offer a little bit of everything but pulled the All Terrain Electric Bike by Dan Hanebrink (who is profiled in our […]

Felt Ninee 30 Headed For America?

While speaking to Jim Felt about his Lebowsk-e Fat Bike, we got the feeling that the Lebowsk-e was just the beginning of the e-bike offerings that Felt plans to make available to the American public. Well, we didn’t even have to resort to trolling the Deepnet to find these impressive photos and specs on the […]

Europe Gets Giant’s Talon And Full-E Electric Assist Offerings

There has not been any official announcement by Giant USA of plans to import their Talon E+ hardtail and their Full-E dual-suspension bikes and that is too bad. The company has a stellar reputation for their mountain bikes and these models appear to take a design cue from everything Giant has learned on the dirt. This […]

Wild Machines From Stealth

Whether you call it an e-bike or an electric motorcycle, Stealth builds a serious machine, or perhaps two serious machines in one. In USA mode, Stealth claims its Bomber or Fighter is a 20-mph, 750-watts USA legal assisted bicycle. Flip the switch to competition mode and you have an electric dirt bike capable of 50-mph […]