All posts by spinningmagnets

Grew up in Los Angeles California, US Navy submarine mechanic from 1977-81/SanDiego. Hydraulic mechanic in the 1980's/Los Angeles. Heavy equipment operator in the 1990's/traveled to various locations. Dump truck driver in the 2000's/SW Utah. Currently a water plant operator since 2010/NW Kansas

Longtail Cargobikes, plus how to MAKE one

Jul 12, 20221 Comment

I have loved longtail cargobikes ever since I first saw them. The cargo-racks and bags behind the rider can carry stuff, and that makes them

The Serial-1 Ebikes from Harley Davidson.

May 25, 20221 Comment

Harley Davidson decided to commission a line of electric bicycles a while ago, and I decided it was about time to write about them. A

The surprising popularity of 20-inch Fat Ti...

May 22, 20221 Comment

I went to the Interbike convention back in 2015 (to see that article, click here), and that was the first year I saw manufacturers advertising

Leafbike 1500W hubmotor, the mid-sized hot ...

Mar 07, 20221 Comment

Leafbike has been producing a direct drive hubmotor that has earned a place of respect with electric bike enthusiasts, and I decided it’s time to

Ford and GM making electric conversion R...

Jan 01, 2022No Comments

There was a lot of buzz about GM doing this last year, but I read that the motor they were using was from the small

GM Providing Electric Delivery Vans to FedE...

Dec 21, 20211 Comment

This is news, because General Motors is big, and they already have experience with hybrids and pure electric vehicles. Many others have added a few

7 Electric Taco Bikes with Full Suspension

Nov 11, 20212 Comments

Back in October of 2019, we saw that the “mini-bike” style of frame was really catching on, and we high-lighted 10 models so readers could

Autoflight Aviation from China is selling ...

Aug 22, 20211 Comment

I know this is starting to look like we are turning into an electric aviation magazine, but…electric aircraft are on the cutting edge of new

Pyka moves up from E-drones to Airplanes

Aug 13, 2021No Comments

Pyka Started with un-manned electric drones that can perform crop-dusting duties, and now they are moving up to small passenger and cargo aircraft. Pyka is

DHL buys 12 Eviation E-Planes for Cargo

Aug 07, 20212 Comments

Back in January of 2020, we wrote about all of the new prototype electric aircraft that were being tested (to see that article, click here)