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Custom Build Gallery, Paul Brodies 2013 NAH...

Mar 06, 20134 Comments

Submitted by renowned mountain bike frame builder Paul Brodie. This is one of the most beautiful custom builds we have seen.  It started last March

DIY non-hub builds, the why and how (part 1...

Feb 19, 201319 Comments

Common hub motor kits have a simple construction which keeps the price low (especially with Chinese mass-production). The low price and easy installation makes them

How to Lace an E-Bike Hub Motor

Sep 17, 20128 Comments

This article is primarily aimed at guiding a less experienced bike mechanic through rim replacement on an electric bike hub motor.  It also can be

Custom Build Gallery, “Patient Zero&#...

Sep 03, 20125 Comments

September, 2012 Word on the street is that Manny Da Silva (from Toronto, Canada) has put together an unusually radical idea for Tattoo and Piercing artists. When

Custom Build Gallery: Nik’s Spider DI...

Aug 22, 20123 Comments

Nik from Italy sent us pictures of his recently finished home-built mid drive mountain bike which is indeed another clean and elegant example of what

Recommended E-bike Vendors 2016

Aug 18, 20122 Comments

The electric bike builder marketplace is full of cottage industries.  This is a list of vendors for people who are considering building an electric bike

Mini Hub Motor Mountain E-bikes

Aug 15, 20126 Comments

August, 2012 Electric bike home builder Nader Alizadeh lives in Hamburg Germany, where electric bikes are popular, but restricted to a maximum watt limit of 250

Mid-Drive Electric Cargo Bikes

Jul 04, 20121 Comment

There are two types of electric conversions for an electric cargo bike…one is fast and cheap, the other is more labor intensive and expensive but

Stealth Bomber and Fighter / Modifying the ...

Jul 03, 201229 Comments

July, 2012 Many would wonder why anyone would want to modify such a well-proven package like the Stealth Bomber or the Stealth Fighter and I

Torque Arms on Hub Motor Bikes

Jun 29, 201228 Comments

Hub motors put a lot of twisting torque on a bicycles drop outs, more than any bike was designed for. This is a special concern