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

The Talaria Sting MX4 “R”, and ...

Apr 29, 20231 Comment

These past few months, I have been hearing a lot about the New Talaria Sting, and how it compared to the popular Sur-Ron Light Bee.

Steve’s Wooden Vectrix

Jan 02, 2023No Comments

This beautiful custom scooter really impressed me as soon as I saw it. As you can imagine, Steve is a experienced wooden boat builder, and

Dan’s 1967 Honda CA160 conversion

Dec 10, 2022No Comments

I’ve always loved vintage conversions to electric power. Dan is located in Kansas, and one day he showed his wife some pictures of motorcycles to

Energica Electric Motorcycles from Italy

Oct 23, 20223 Comments

Energica was formed in 2014 by Giampiero Testoni, head engineer for CRP Racing, which had won several European championships in the popular 250cc motorcycle class

15 Plug-In Hybrid cars, and why I like them

Sep 02, 20222 Comments

Electric cars are getting most of the buzz these days, but as much as I like them (and I DO like them), I think for

The Ducati V21L Electric Motorcycle details

Aug 20, 20221 Comment

I see announcements once in a while about some new EV thing, and when I google it, every EV news outlet just has a copy/paste

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, 20224 Comments

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, 20223 Comments

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