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Quit your whining : How much ebike motor no...

Oct 14, 20196 Comments

I’ve ridden every single ebike I can get my hands on in the last 5 years. So are fast, some are slow, some are big,

Top 10 reasons to build / borrow / steal a ...

Oct 08, 20197 Comments

The other day while slumming it on another ebiker’s blog (which I should never, ever do) I stumbled across this article titled “Why you don’t

Why Lime Bikes are anything but green

Oct 06, 20195 Comments

Bright green Lime bikes, ebikes and scooters can be found all over many cities in the US. At first I relished the idea of a

Sheer Insanity: How I used a Sur-Ron to pla...

Oct 03, 20192 Comments

So I’ve owned a Sur-Ron Light Bee for about 2 years now. I’ve used it extensively to get around on my 42 acres and it’s

Grand Theft Ebike : How the justice system ...

Sep 28, 201912 Comments

Here is something that has bothered me for a really long time. Why is it that when your ebike gets stolen it’s such an incredible

Serious about the climate crisis? Get an eb...

Sep 22, 2019No Comments

For the first time ever, Climate protests have brought the climate crisis to the attention of pretty much everyone. I’ve felt for years that our

Batteries that last 20 years? YES! (Single-...

Sep 09, 20194 Comments

We wrote about how to double the life of your expensive lithium battery packs back in March of 2017 (for that story, click here). This

US National Parks now open to ebikes

Sep 02, 20193 Comments

As of August 29, 2019…the US Secretary of the Interior will allow pedal-assist ebikes in all US national parks, and according to order number 3376…”Sec.

Sur-Ron for $169?

Aug 29, 2019No Comments

This…is a SCAM! I wouldn’t have thought that I would have to write about this, but if you shop around for any product, and there

Ebike Pioneer Turbo Bob, RIP

May 02, 20195 Comments

Bob Bandhauer was a tirelessly enthusiastic promoter of electric bikes who lived in San Diego, southern California. Bob noticed that there were a lot of