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

Custom Build Gallery, Zlatko’s Mental...

Dec 04, 20136 Comments

This months custom build is from Croatia, in Eastern Europe next to the beautiful Adriatic Sea. Zlatko Vidić is a mechanical engineer and when he decided to

10 More Boardtracker E-Bikes

Dec 03, 201312 Comments

Back in July, we wrote a story on Harrison E-bikes from Finland. Then, as I began scrolling the internet over the next few months for other

UPS/FedEx/DHL using E-Trikes for delivery i...

Nov 28, 20135 Comments

About a year ago, the UPS depot in Dortmund Germany began a test program that used electric trikes to deliver packages around the older sections

The Pope gets an E-bike

Nov 28, 20131 Comment

I stumbled across this story today, and I as surprised that I hadn’t seen more about it in the media. Back in July of 2013

Matra, E-bikes from France

Nov 25, 20131 Comment

November, 2013 I was recently scanning cyclurba.fr, an electric bicycle forum from France (thanks, Google translate!). I came across a name that I hadn’t seen

Custom Build Gallery, Teklektiks dual-motor...

Nov 14, 20133 Comments

Alan is an electrical engineer and drives a Volvo station wagon (endless-sphere username: Teklektik), so it's no surprise that when he wanted an electric bike

Electric Bike History, patents from the 180...

Nov 09, 201310 Comments

I was looking at patents recently, because they show the internal workings of recent drives that have been introduced. This way, I can find out

3rd Element, German Electric Bike with MPF-...

Nov 07, 20136 Comments

3rd Element is a company that is located in the city of Gauting (in Bavaria, southern Germany, near the border of Austria). Back in February

Retail electric bike top-speed of 28-MPH, a...

Oct 22, 201311 Comments

Recently, at the September Interbike-2013 in Las Vegas,three big players in the E-bike market provided test-rides on production models of their E-bikes that were intended

Custom Build Gallery, Miles’ eMoulton

Oct 10, 20136 Comments

The featured custom build this month is from Miles, one of endless-sphere.com's most helpful and respected members, who lives in S.E. London, in the UK.