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Basso Launches New Volta Bikes

Basso Bikes is launching a new electric bike platform, called Volta, that is configurable as a road bike, a gravel bike, or a city/commuter bike. It is based on Basso's Palta gravel bike, and it is powered by a 250W Polini motor, which…

SIMON COWELL BREAKS HIS BACK ON AN E-BIKE Updated

Updated for clarity 08/11/2020 Entertainment mogul Simon Cowell crashed his e-bike Saturday, breaking his back. He underwent a 6-hour surgery Saturday night to put rods in his back, and is now recovering. The injury to three vertebrae…

2021 Yamaha YZ Electric Motocross Bike

Yamaha Motor Europe has produced an electric dirt bike with the help of battery producer SPIKE, engineering company Dohms Projects, and the Royal Dutch Motorcyclists Association (KNMV) to produce an electric motor and battery system to be…

TRIUMPH LAUNCHES THEIR FIRST E-BIKE

Triumph, the world-famous motorcycle manufacturer that began making motorcycles in 1902, has entered the electric bicycle market. It seems a natural fit, since the company has been making powerful two-wheeled vehicles for so long. Their…

FIRST LOOK: 2020 CANNONDALE TOPSTONE NEO CARBON LEFTY 3

Our new Assistant Editor Nick Clair walks you through the features and specs of the 2020 Cannondale Topstone Neo Carbon Lefty 3. It's a fun bike, powered by a Gen 4 Bosch Performance Line CX motor with a host of great features. Take…

Could You Get Paid To Ride An E-bike To Work?

In our latest podcast episode, we interview Richard Thorpe, founder and CEO of GoCycle. We've ridden his bikes before, they're folding bikes that look and ride like no other.  In this episode we look back over 20 years of innovation and…

SANTA CRUZ ENTERS THE E-BIKE MARKET

Santa Cruz Bicycles, maker of mountain bikes so good they have a cult-like following, has entered the electric-assist fray with the Heckler. This move isn't to be taken lightly, Santa Cruz has long been anti-e-bike, one of the last brands…