All posts by Eric Hicks

Eric has been involved in the electric bike industry since 2002 when he started a 6000 square foot brick and mortar Electric Bike store in downtown San Francisco. He is a true believer that small electric vehicles can change the way we operate and the way we think.

Twike Pedal Car

Mar 02, 20125 Comments

March, 2012 Q: What kind of car goes 45 miles on an electric charge and a bowl of cereal? A: Walter Breitinger’s electric-and human-powered TWIKE. The Valparaiso commodities

Optibike 850r Ride Report and Review

Mar 02, 20127 Comments

Specifications: 850 watt mid drive motor built into bottom bracket, a motorized bottom bracket which Opti has coined “Mbb” Rohloff 14 speed hub connected to

Custom Build Gallery, Matt’s 50-MPH M...

Feb 28, 201215 Comments

Matt Shumaker is well known in the DIY electric bike crowd over at  Endless Sphere  for making impressive bikes and  electric drive assemblies. Lately he

Choosing an Electric Mountain Bike – ...

Feb 27, 201211 Comments

One of the first questions you should ask yourself when buying an electric bike, or choosing a base mountain bike for a conversion to electric,

KTM Egnition

Feb 26, 20123 Comments

Specifications:Battery: 16 ah 36 volt lipo Motor: Clean Mobile system. 1200 watts built into the bottom bracket Transmission : Rohloff Read our story about the

Mighty Powerful Pedaling – TWIKE

Feb 24, 201213 Comments

February, 2012 A Valparaiso man drives to work every day without using a drop of gasoline. Walt Breitinger, who works as a commodities broker in

E-bike Legends Converge in Bay Area

Feb 24, 2012No Comments

Electric bike demigod Cedric Lynch appeared in a picture on  Endless Sphere forum bike build thread, providing his expertise on setting up a controller to

Yamaha Divide: Concept

Feb 23, 2012No Comments

  Ever wonder why the big 4 motorcycle companies are not jumping on the electric bike wagon? Well apparently atleast one of them is waiting

Going live. Electricbike.com begins.

Feb 23, 2012No Comments

Its Febuary 22 2012 and we are taking the site live today. The site is far from finshed so we will be adding lots of

Stealth Bomber Electric Bike Review

Feb 22, 201239 Comments

Few electric bike manufacturers have decided to ignore the federal definition of E-bike and make a bike that is fast. The Stealth Bomber is a