BULLS E-BIKES COMING TO NORTH AMERICA

One of the brands offering test rides at the Electric Bike Expo in Tempe, Arizona is called BULLS. The brand has been in Europe for some time, and it has been in the e-bike market since 2010. BULLS has road and all-terrain models. This is…

ELECTRIC BIKE EXPO RIDE DAYS NEAR YOU

Electric Bike Action just returned from the Electric Bike Expo opening event in Tempe, Arizona. It turned out to be a great opportunity for members of the public to get free test rides on popular e-bikes. The events are free for the…

SNOW: RIGHT JOB FOR THE TOOL

We have a good number of miles on e-fat-bikes at this point, but thanks to a annoyingly tenacious drought, we recently had our first opportunity to ride in fresh snow. We though these chubby-tired bikes were fun in mud and sand, but they…

KARMA X FROM KARMA BIKES

What might look like just another high-end, pedal-powered bicycle is actually the Karma X City Edition e-bike. Weighing in at under 50 pounds, this carbon fiber ebike can hit top speeds of 28 mph with as many as 100 miles to a charge.…

BONCHO: WOULD YOU WEAR ONE?

Dutch bike maker Vanmoof is the final days of a kickstarter campaign for the "Boncho" bicycle poncho designed specifically for keeping cyclists dry in the rain. It has shattered its $16,300 goal — currently at $92,000 pledged — and as a…

HIGH-PERFORMANCE MID-DRIVES AT LOW PRICES

Izip's new-for-2016 E3 Vibe Plus has a clean and simple build with rim brakes, but it has a powerful mid-drive and an MSRP of $2099! Painted in a bright color with a low-step frame, the Vibe is easy to ride for any size rider. We…

RACE YOUR ELECTRIC BIKE

Despite the fact that we have not seen one all-terrain e-bike on trails that the rider actually bought (just test bikes), we've heard that a few local mountain bike racing organizations are considering adding classes for them. The only…

JUICER BIKES CUSTOM E-BIKES

Juicer Bikes is a one-man custom shop in Los Angeles that builds radical looking custom e-bikes by hand. A distinguishing characteristic of the brand are the distinctive battery packs that are designed and situated to look like the…

BIONX: AN INSIDE LOOK

BionX is doing very well with its new D-series hub motors. The D-series has excellent torque to go with the well-known excellence of the company's pedal assist programming. The D-series is a direct drive motor, but the coils and magnets…

SWEET SURFACE 604 CUSTOM FATBIKE

Surface 604 concentrates on a single model: the Boar E350 fat bike. The production bikes are available in white, black or bright green, but the company has this customized display model that tows a trailer with a surfboard on it. It is a…