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The Popularity of E-Bikes Isn’t Slowing Down

That sort of trend has the potential to transform urban transit. In New York City, just over half of all car trips are three miles or less, according to a 2019 study by the analytics company INRIX. Many short car trips could be replaced,…

E-bikes Again Featured At Santa Barbara 100

The Santa Barbara 100 is back again, after a year off last year for the pandemic. We rode it in 2019 on a Yamaha bike, and it was beautiful and fun. Yamaha sponsors the event, and this is the 10th anniversary. Yamaha has offered to cover…

Yamaha Confirms Electric E01 Scooter With Patent Filing

Yamaha filed for a patent for their E01 electric scooter, the same one that was shown at the Tokyo Motor Show trade show as a concept bike in 2019. The patent they filed and the trademarking of the name E01 shows that they didn't just make…

There May Be A Standard Swappable Battery Coming

Battery technology is changing at a rapid pace. Newer, higher capacity batteries are always being developed. Almost every major company has its own battery. On electric bicycles, this is not that big a concern, as riders can usually carry…

Yamaha Reveals Full-Suspension Electric Mountain Bike

Yamaha has been teasing a full-suspension e-mountain bike for a while now. Just now, they officially announce the YDX-MORO and YDX-MORO Pro.  Both bikes feature a unique, patent-pending "Dual Twin frame" that splits the top tube for…

YAMAHA DROPS A CLASS 3 ROAD BIKE

Yamaha Bicycles is launching their new Civante, a Class 3 (28 mph) electric power-assist bike, expanding its line-up of fitness-focused road bikes. There are very few drop bar e-road bikes that are Class 3, most are Class 1 and cut off…