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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

Custom Build Gallery, Matt Parks’ Bas...

Dec 16, 2015No Comments

Matt is from Perth in Australia, and he has built this custom cruiser frame from the ground up. I am seeing more custom frames being

Electric Moped with QS hubmotor

Nov 20, 20153 Comments

Here is an electric bike made from the frame of a Puch Maxi moped. The builder is a young man named Bernd, who lives in

Custom Build Gallery, Mark’s Cromotor...

Aug 19, 20152 Comments

This E-bike’s design is not subtle or sophisticated, it’s very simple. Take a large rear hub-motor, and feed it a huge amount of watts. It

Custom Build Gallery, Hellcat Cycles “...

Jul 18, 2015No Comments

This custom build is just a simple rear direct-drive hub at 72V, but what’s special about it is the frame the builder used. It is

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, 201514 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

The On/Off Switch…the Nemesis of the ...

May 09, 201518 Comments

As the editor of electricbike.com, I have ridden a massive amount of electric bikes both home-built and commercial ebikes. Here is a weird stat: 100 percent

Custom Build Gallery, Matts twin-Astro Moto...

Apr 24, 20153 Comments

This is an over-the-top custom electric bicycle system from DaVinci Drive Systems on a Motoped frame. I first became aware of the very interesting Motoped

One Hour Electric Bike Conversion; Installi...

Apr 21, 201513 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