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Ducati Starts Production Of It’s MotoE Racebike

Ducati has started production of its electric MotoE racebike, the "V21L". The 23 prototypes will be ready by mid-February, with 18 bikes being raced and 5 spare units made available. The project is aimed at developing skills and knowledge…

Specialized Battery Charge Limiter – Mission Control 3

Specialized Bicycles have updated their e-bike software to increase battery life of their Turbo system. The Turbo System software update includes a new feature called Charge Limit, which limits battery charging to 80%. This feature is…

Eurobike 2023 – Dates

The second edition of Eurobike in Frankfurt am Main, which takes place from June 21 to 25, 2023, is fully booked and features an increased exhibition space of 150,000 square meters. The event has received significant interest from over 400…

Is This The World’s Lightest E-bike?

Swiss bike manufacturer Thömus just announced the Swissrider, a 25-lb commuter e-bike that they claim is the lightest on the market. That weight edges out the 26 lb, 14 oz LeMond Prolog we tested previously. The Swissrider boasts a…

Ravi Kempaiah and the Future of E-bike Batteries

Our guest for this episode is one of our favorites. One of the smartest minds in the battery space, as well as holding several Guinness World Records for e-bike rides. Ravi Kempaiah is a battery scientist, working with Dr. Jeff Dahn, one of…

Newport Beach, E-Bike Access Under Threat?

Recent news about the use of e-bikes in the LA Times, highlights the problems faced by residents in Newport Beach. An article from Jan 16th 2023 explains the situation. The article discusses the growing popularity of electric bicycles…

Husqvarna E-Bicycles New Range

Husqvarna E-Bicycles has released details of its new Mountain Cross range of EMTBs (electric mountain bikes) that feature rider-focused engineering and technical refinement. The range includes 150mm of suspension travel, versatile 29/27.5”…

SRAM Rumoured Motor Confirmed.

SRAM has confirmed this week it's buyout of Amprio, a division of the Rheinmetall Group. Amprio produces an eBike motor system that has an established European servicing base. The system has got off to a slow but with Sram’s network…

Gas Gas Launches 11 Ebike Models For 2023

GASGAS Bicycles, part of the Pierer group, for 2023 has launched an 11-bike pedal-assist mountain bike range in North America, featuring Enduro, Trail, Light Trail, and Cross Country models. The G Light Trail category is at the…

SRAM New Motor?

SRAM have been buzzing the rumour mill recently with their possible electric bike motor. Although un-confirmed its apparently been seen on various test bikes with neutral frames. Although we know very little at this point, its…

Cake Aik Launched

Cake Launches the new urban ebike for carrying loads. The Åik is a heavy-duty electric scooter designed for commercial use. It has a long range and high cargo capacity, and can be customized with a variety of accessories to meet the…

Lizard Skins Celebrates 30 Years in Business

Starting from humble beginnings in a Utah garage in 1993, Lizard Skins has become one of the cycling industry leaders in bicycle grips and handlebar tape, and now offers products for six major sports. This January, the Utah brand looks…

Video: Test Trek Fuel EXe 9.9

This one has been a while in the making as we dig into the details of the Trek Fuel EXe, a light weight e-mtb that might be one of the most interesting bikes we have ever ridden. Video:Trek Fuel EXe Test For even more detail read…

3 Minutes To Charge A Solid-State Battery?

Harvard's Office of Technology Development has granted a license to startup Adden Energy to commercialize a prototype solid-state battery that can reportedly be charged in three minutes and has a lifespan of 10,000 cycles. The battery…

6000 Feet On The Canyon Spectral:ON 900Wh

We took on a 1870m (6000 ft) climb and descent with Firenze free ride on their Monte Falco tour organised by Jacopo Spadolini from Pro Bike Florence. It's one of Tuscany's tallest mountains and it has some awesome trails on it. Video…

EU Reduces Sales Tax On Bicycle Sales

The European Cyclists’ Federation has reported that Portugal has inscribed an amendment to the 2023 state budget, reducing VAT on bicycle sales in order to increase its cycling modal share to 10% by 2030. This comes after the EU passed…

Yamaha YDX Moro 07 2023 (Ride With Brian Lopes)

Yamaha have announced their line up for 2023 with their build versions of the Moro 07. Based around 27.5" wheels front and rear, we visited our local bike park with the Yamaha crew and Brian Lopes to get the low down on the new bike.…