How to Build Yourself

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

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

Lightning Rods Big-Block mid drive kit

Jun 04, 20156 Comments

The original Lightning Rods kit was the most powerful mid drive available when we wrote about it back in December of 2014. But now, he

Moped Rims and Tires for Hot Rod Hubmotors

May 18, 201517 Comments

If you want to rock a ton of amps in a hot-rod hubmotor street monster for the kind of sweet hard acceleration that can embarrass

One Hour Electric Bike Conversion; Installi...

Apr 21, 201514 Comments

Editor Note: This is a repost of an important story we did back in our early days which shows a Mac geared motor kit  being installed in

Ebike Wiring…Defining the Rats-Nest

Apr 19, 201522 Comments

Editor note: Part 2 of a 4 part series on the wiring of DIY ebikes Make no mistake about it…there is no great deal of

Definitive Guide to Ebike Connectors

Apr 17, 201528 Comments

Editor note: Part 1 of a 5 part series on the wiring of DIY ebikes Choosing the right connectors for your electric bike battery can be a

The 3 Critical Components: Motor, Controlle...

Apr 07, 201511 Comments

Hot-rodding an ebike is not as simple as some people might think. That is because you need to consider three critical interlinked components when hot-rodding,