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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 […]

A Bolt Of Lightning

Lead designer Niels Caris takes full advantage of not needing a gas tank or giant engine to redesign the way we think of motorcycles. The Bolt Electric Bike Concept is on view at springtime.

The Boxx Shows Out-Of-The-Box Thinking

Boxx is an electric all-wheel drive commuting vehicle. Modular components make technology upgrades and customization easy. It can be used similarly to a moped or bicycle and is just as easy to ride. Boxx has been engineered to have a very low center of gravity, adding stability. Boxx uses a patented all-wheel-drive (AWD) two-wheeled system. In addition […]

Specialized Turbo: this one is all about speed…and style

It was a classic e-bike-versus-pedal-bike moment. The guy on the road bike was ahead by a few blocks, but lo and behold, by the time he reached the next intersection, he had fallen behind our e-bike. As he stopped next to us at the red light, he not only looked exasperated but downright befuddled. If […]