Accessories

Frame Triangle Cases, for Batteries and Cargo

While looking at pictures from the recent Eurobike 2013 convention in Germany, I finally saw a pic which reassured me that some of my personal preferences were not crazy. There was a pic of a hardtail E-bike with a hardcase that was shaped to perfectly fit the frame triangle, and I had been hoping for quite some time that someone would start making these. Customer response may nudge other retailers to start carrying a similar product. Since the battery might

While looking at pictures from the recent Eurobike 2013 convention in Germany, I finally saw a pic which reassured me that some of my personal preferences were not crazy. There was a pic of a hardtail E-bike with a hardcase that was shaped to perfectly fit the frame triangle, and I had been hoping for quite some time that someone would start making these. Customer response may nudge other retailers to start carrying a similar product. Since the battery might

 

Suspension Seat-posts on Ebikes

I own a Thudbuster, and I paid full retail price for it long before I began writing about E-bikes. If you ride a hardtail bike (whether electric or “pedal-only”), I think a serious suspension seat-post is the best single purchase you can make to improve the bicycling experience.

I own a Thudbuster, and I paid full retail price for it long before I began writing about E-bikes. If you ride a hardtail bike (whether electric or “pedal-only”), I think a serious suspension seat-post is the best single purchase you can make to improve the bicycling experience.

 

Cycle Analyst; Ebike Battery Gauge

The Cycle Analyst is a piece of ebike geek tech created by Electric Bike Guru Justin Lemire Elmore (see our list of most influential people in the Ebike Revolution), the owner of the forum Endless-Sphere and website ebikes.ca. The Cycle Analyst  is the first digital dashboard and battery monitor originally designed around the specific needs of electric bicycles. However, the flexible setup configurations, wide feature range, and affordable price have also led it to widespread appeal in a range of other EV

The Cycle Analyst is a piece of ebike geek tech created by Electric Bike Guru Justin Lemire Elmore (see our list of most influential people in the Ebike Revolution), the owner of the forum Endless-Sphere and website ebikes.ca. The Cycle Analyst  is the first digital dashboard and battery monitor originally designed around the specific needs of electric bicycles. However, the flexible setup configurations, wide feature range, and affordable price have also led it to widespread appeal in a range of other EV

 

Mid Drive Performance Videos

Although hub motor bikes are cheap and abundant, when it comes to electric bikes, its hard to beat the performance, torque and efficiency of a mid drive motor system. (read our complete article on mid drives here) Their best application is in mountain climbers and off road mountain bikes, although they have been used in some highly efficient commuters (like the Focus Jarifa) and on road speedsters (like the Dogati).  To give you an idea, on many mid drive electric

Although hub motor bikes are cheap and abundant, when it comes to electric bikes, its hard to beat the performance, torque and efficiency of a mid drive motor system. (read our complete article on mid drives here) Their best application is in mountain climbers and off road mountain bikes, although they have been used in some highly efficient commuters (like the Focus Jarifa) and on road speedsters (like the Dogati).  To give you an idea, on many mid drive electric

 

Electric Bike Emergency Repair Kits

You can tell a lot about a man about how he handles times of tribulation and challenge on his rides. Here is a write up on how different writers of electricbike.com prepare for the inevitable break downs and let downs that electric bike riding inevitably brings. Dogman’s Emergency Repair Kit: If you are riding a distance longer than you want to push a bike home with a flat, you need a survival kit. This is my emergency toolbox. It’s very

You can tell a lot about a man about how he handles times of tribulation and challenge on his rides. Here is a write up on how different writers of electricbike.com prepare for the inevitable break downs and let downs that electric bike riding inevitably brings. Dogman’s Emergency Repair Kit: If you are riding a distance longer than you want to push a bike home with a flat, you need a survival kit. This is my emergency toolbox. It’s very