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FIRST RIDE: KTM FREERIDE-E

KTM rediscovers electricity Relax, no one is going to take away your gasoline-powered dirt bike. KTM just released the Freeride E-XC electric bike in America, but it’s not part of a bigger agenda to make us all plug in. The new bike is…

BIKE TEST: M1 SPITZING & PLUS

Super-powered German performance The M1-Sporttechnik group is a German company with some serious expertise in the carbon and materials technology world. Their innovative engineers have taken on many projects to make athletes faster,…

FIRST LOOK: PINARELLO NYTRO E-BIKE

Despite their credentials as one of Italy’s most popular legacy brands, Pinarello has never shied away from pushing the boundaries of bike design or industry opinion. Founded in 1952 by Giovanni Pinarello,…

SECOND ELECTRIC BOOGALOO RACE NOVEMBER 4

The second race of the Electric Boogaloo series is coming up on Saturday, November 4th at Vail Lake near Temecula, California. There is a pro and an amateru class, with the pro class earning a split of the $2000 purse and top 5…

BIKE TEST: PEDEGO PLATINUM INTERCEPTOR

Beach cruiser with everything If someone gave you a blank page to design the perfect beach cruiser, what would you draw? Would you keep it simple—single-speed with the barest necessities? Or, would you let out your inner…

A BIKE FOR YOU

Portland, Oregon-based author Steve Domahidy has written a childrens' book about bikes. It's called "A Bike For You", and it's about bicycles and the animals who ride them. It's beautifully illustrated by Rob Snow. Who doesn't love a…

BOSCH eBIKE SYSTEMS ACQUIRES COBI

Bosch eBike Systems is planning on acquiring Frankfurt-based start-up COBI. COBI's products allow connectivity to bikes and other peripheral devices. Says COBI CEO Andreas Gahlert, "With Bosch as a strategic partner, we see huge scope…

BMW’S NEW C EVOLUTION ELECTRIC BIKE COMES TO THE U.S.

BMW has a couple of significant electric vehicles, two for sale here in the U.S. The compact i3 car, and the sportier, sexier and many times more expensive i8. They're also finally bringing in an electric scooter that had previously…

ELECTRIC BIKE RACE HELD IN LAS VEGAS

Our own Troy Templin, editor of Road Bike Action magazine, raced in the electric bike race at Cross Vegas, an annual racing event in Las Vegas that coincides with Interbike, the big North American bicycle convention and expo. The event…

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,…

NEWS FROM INTERBIKE

Interbike is the big annual bicycle expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are here right now checking out the latest stuff, talking about the trends, and discussing the industry with manufacturers and dealers to find out what's going on in the…

BIKE TEST: BOTTECCHIA BE31 KRYPTON MTB 27.5+

Italian Be Green beauty Italy has a long and storied history in cycling, and the century-old Bottecchia brand has helped build that history. Like many e-bike companies, Bottecchia is a traditional bicycle company that has…

BIKE TEST: STROMER ST1 x

Is it the best commuter bike in the world?  Last year, after we rode the Stromer ST2 S, the pinnacle of Stromer’s e-bike development, we thought the bike was so good that it deserved an award. So, we voted for it as the…

WIN A MONTH-LONG DEMO ON AN E-BIKE

German electric bike manufacturer Riese & Müller are running a special promotion. If you're near San Francisco, New York City, Portland or Denver, you can tell them how you'd use and enjoy one of their bikes, and they will…

Boogaloo Race Series Is Coming Up!

Troy Lee has teamed up with Bosch to promote the first eMTB race series, called The Boogaloo. The first race will be held Saturday, September 16 at Mammoth Mountain during the Kamikaze Bike Games. Signups have already started and they're…

Selle Royal Launches The First EBike-Specific Saddle

Italian brand Selle Royal is releasing its new saddle eZone, the first saddle on the market specifically designed for modern commuter, leisure, touring, off-road and urban eBikes. This new saddle is the result of the first comprehensive…

Tern’s New GSD Compact Utility Bike

Tern's new GSD is aimed at families, and can fit most of one. It's the minivan of bikes in a way. It looks incredibly versatile. It's designed to carry two kids, a week's worth of groceries, or up to 180kg (that's a whopping 398.63 lbs!) of…