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.

Patent Reveals Apple Computer’s Plann...

Feb 20, 2012No Comments

On August 5, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals various concepts behind a newly advanced Smart

Electric Biking the Swiss Alps

Feb 20, 2012No Comments

February, 2012 August 26, 2011, NY Times The road east out of Sörenberg rears up into a series of steep turns that climb the Glaubenbielen

Is the target age group of E-bikes finally ...

Feb 20, 2012No Comments

February, 2012 The thought of an electric bicycle that just goes by itself could be the stuff of a teenager’s daydream, and yet the market

Electric Bike Grocery Delivery in LA

Feb 20, 2012No Comments

December, 2011 The word “concierge” most often relates to the hotel industry. But a new sustainable grocery delivery program via electric-powered bicycles is bringing concierge

Electric bicycles, scooters causing confusi...

Feb 20, 2012No Comments

February, 2012 As electric transportation technology continues to advance, more electric bicycles and electric scooters are quietly filling local streets, but these new vehicles are

Currie Electric BIkes is bought by Accell G...

Feb 20, 20121 Comment

February, 2012 Those who have been patiently plugging away at E-bike sales in the U.S. now hope Dutch juggernaut Accell Group’s entry into the market

Business Schools Teach Marketing Plans for ...

Feb 20, 20123 Comments

February, 2012 It’s a marketer’s dream: a product that frees consumers from rising gas prices and gridlocked traffic while cutting commuting costs. That’s why two

650 dollar lithium powered Ebay Bike

Feb 07, 2012No Comments

This is the cheapest lithium powered bike I have ever seen. 36V /20-aH is a decent amount of battery. Should be able to get a

First Post Ever

Feb 06, 2012No Comments

Febuary 6th 2012.  This is my first post for electricbike.com… It has been a process to build this site and I am excited to get

Geared Hub Motors vs Direct Drive; BMC vs C...

Jan 24, 201211 Comments

Geared Hub Motors and Direct Drive Hub Motors offer unique benefits and drawbacks. Comparing engineering specifications is helpful, but road testing finished E-bikes really shows