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BIKE TEST: Riese & Müller Delite25

Dual-battery trekking beast Riese & Müller is a highly regarded German bike brand that has been among the pioneers of the modern e-bike movement. After 25 years in the bike-building business, the founders of the company, Markus…

FIRST LOOK: TWO BIKES THAT ROCKED EUROBIKE

Rocky Mountain and Pivot Cycles dress to impress Of the many new e-bikes on display at the show in Friedrichshafen, there were two newcomers that had people buzzing with questions and anticipation. Both were mountain bikes, both…

THE ROADIES MAKE THE SHOW

After years of standing on the sidelines, the drop-bar set are ready to join the party In case you haven’t heard the news, it was just a few years ago that a battery-powered meteor fell from the sky and landed on the global bike industry…

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,…

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…

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…

BIKE TEST: Zero DS ZF13.0

Stealth bike that will turn heads Zero Motorcycles started in 2006 with one motorcycle. It was designed by a former aeronautical engineer who had also designed mountain bike frames for some of the biggest brands in the cycling…

NEW RECUMBENT TRIKE BY TERRATRIKE

Grand Rapids, MI-based TerraTrike has officially announced their new Rambler EVO, a recumbent trike with electric assist. It has a host of unique features, including a 300 lb weight capacity, a 750W 5-phase electric motor by Falco eMotors,…

BIKE TEST: HAIBIKE XDURO RACE S

Drop-bar speed pedelec If there is one style of bicycle design that has largely eluded the e-bike market, it’s the classic drop-bar-style road bike. Haibike was the first to introduce such a bike, and recently a new…

BIKE TEST : SMARTMOTION PACER

New Zealand represents!  We’ve seen a lot of U.S.- and European-designed bikes of late, but with the arrival of the SmartMotion Pacer, we’re now looking at an e-bike coming from New Zealand. Apparently, this was a…

BIKE TEST: WILIER TRIESTINA MAGNETO

Italy jumps on the e-bike bandwagon As a publishing company devoted to bike magazines, not a day goes by that a variety of bike boxes aren’t delivered at the back door. Over the years we’ve watched our co-workers at Road Bike Action…

BIKE TEST: GOCYCLE G3

Perhaps the best-designed folding bike ever The Gocycle looks amazing just standing still. Richard Thorpe was an automotive engineer for 25 years. Not just on any car or any car company. He was a design engineer for McLaren’s Formula 1…

BIKE TEST: POWER IN MOTION CF-1.5

New company steeped in experience Carey Hopkins started working with electric bicycles in 2009. He was working in the bicycle fabrication and design industry when Polaris tapped him to design their e-bikes, working as the head…

BIKE TEST: FLAUNT VICKO

Power and range at a great price Flaunt Electric Vehicles was founded in 2013 with the idea that eco-friendly transportation could be both stylish and affordable. In 2015 they unveiled two prototypes at the…

BIKE TEST: EMAZING APOLLO

Electric 29er Howard Lee is the genius behind the design of the bike. He and his wife Janet formed the company in 2011. Howard is an electrical engineer who is originally from Taiwan. He has engineered massive projects,…

Pure Cycles Volta Bike Launching Via Kickstarter

Three guys, friends since they were babies, grew up riding bicycles in Southern California. In 2010, they decided to start their own bicycle company. They began Pure Cycles in 2010 with a dream and out of a garage, and started…