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An unknown model of crank forward bicycle from Germany in 1922.

12 Crank-Forward bikes as an E-bike commute...

Jun 09, 20152 Comments

A crank forward frame means that the bottom bracket has been positioned a little more forward than it would be on most common cruiser frames.

A couple students from the electromechanical lab from UC Davis.

12 E-bike KIT power levels, from 360W to 8,...

Mar 21, 201423 Comments

If you are fairly new to the idea of an E-bike, and you think you might want one, this article hopes to give you some

The Continental mid drive.

10 Factory Mid Drives for Electric Bikes in...

Jan 21, 201410 Comments

Mid drives were taking the electric bike world by storm in 2013, and they were the break-out story this year at the two biggest international


22 Mid Drive Kits for DIY Electric Bikes

Jan 20, 201437 Comments

Some of the most refined electric bikes on the market are mid drives. And until recently, if you wanted a mid drive electric bike you


Top 10 Lightest Electric Bikes

May 28, 201310 Comments

To build a lightweight electric bike is a mission full of compromises. Forget ride comfort, balloon tires, comfy seat, suspension and other niceties. Forget


The 10 Most Expensive Electric Bikes

May 10, 201312 Comments

Having big money is a nice thing, especially if your an electric bike fanatic. There is nothing cheap that matches the fine finish and performance


Top 10 Famous Utilitarian Ebikes

May 09, 20131 Comment

Last weeks top 10 list featured the Most Elegant Garage Builds Ever. Most home built electric bikes weren’t built to look pretty. This list


Top 10 Fast Electric Bikes

May 08, 201343 Comments

Contrary to popular opinion, the fastest electric bikes in the world right now were built in garages, not in factory workshops. Maybe its because


Top 10 Elegant Garage Built Ebikes

May 03, 20132 Comments

Sometimes it stupefies me on how bad production electric bikes can look (not the ones we usually review here). Did they get their


2013: Year of the Illegal Ebike

Apr 28, 201321 Comments

April 28th, 2013  In the last few weeks, Stromer and Specialized have announced new electric bikes that would be illegally fast by USA federal law.