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.

BBSHD DIY Build Report: Motobecane

Mar 11, 201611 Comments

Editor note: On our new forum there is an entire section for members to document their BBSHD builds and show what bike they started with what

Project X: Building the Fastest BBSHD EBike...

Mar 01, 201638 Comments

Pumping 3000 watts through the BBSHD sounds ludicrous. But it’s this weeks project at the Luna Lab and we love doing out-of-the-box stuff when we aren’t shuffling

Fat Bike + BBSHD: Two Great Tastes That Go ...

Feb 25, 20169 Comments

I bike commute year-round in Rochester NY. We get a lot of snow in the winter (usually). I've used a Kona Dr. Dew with studded

ElectricBike.com brings Its FORUM Live!

Feb 16, 20161 Comment

ElectricBike.com is proud to announce that we have brought our new forum live. You can find our forum here:  http://electricbike.com/forum/  or follow the link in

Sondors Electric Fat Bike, 2016 Review

Feb 01, 201632 Comments

Before I start this review,  I would like to establish what we know about the state of the Sondors campaign. The Sondors bike is not

Battle of the Bafang BBSHD Chain Rings

Jan 23, 201614 Comments

The middrive Bafang  BBSHD  1000W kit is taking shape to be one of the hottest ebike kits of 2016 (as we expected). It is powerful,

Cyclone 3000W Build and Ride Report Revie...

Jan 09, 201632 Comments

There is a lot of buzz around about the new Cyclone 3000W motor kit. This is a new improved motor just arriving to the mid-drive

18 Reasons To Build a DIY Ebike

Dec 30, 20155 Comments

Editor Note: This essay  was submitted by new electricbike.com writer George Sears from Southern Utah. It s a very thorough thought-process which he makes suggestions on

Taking on the Cyclone 3000W Mid- DriveR...

Dec 27, 201514 Comments

Read our build and ride report published January 9th 2016 (read now)   High performance ebike stuff is still in the development stage, and most

Ebike Charging; Fast or Slow?

Dec 20, 201513 Comments

Everyone likes a fast charge…the idea of charging your battery pack quickly is an exciting concept and its actually very possible. However, as it is with