Components

I just can’t stop: Best brakes for e...

Dec 10, 20199 Comments

Nothing sucks worse than wanting to stop quickly on your ebike and not being able to. In the last 5 years, I’ve tested dozens of

Care and feeding for your high power mid-dr...

Dec 05, 20191 Comment

I love mid-drives, just read any article I’ve ever written and if you don’t come away with anything else, you’ll feel my love for high

Best Black Friday Ever: You can finally buy...

Nov 29, 20196 Comments

For the last 3 years, my primary ebikes have all been powered by the Ludicrous 2500W BBSHD mid-drive unit. A good friend of mine found

The Luna Wolf Pup Battery Pack

Aug 10, 20195 Comments

Last year, Luna Cycles produced a battery pack that was fully potted, and every cell is individually fused. They call it the Wolf pack. This

The Revel Propulsion Lightweight 450W Mid D...

Jul 27, 20192 Comments

This is a new product, but it’s coming from someone we have known for a long time. Paul Daniel was formerly an engineer at Brammo

Mongoose Envoy, a new longtail cargobike

Mar 09, 201910 Comments

This isn’t an electric bike, but cargobikes are one of the best platforms for building an ebike. They have always been expensive, and this new

TQ-Systems mid-drive, the German off-road h...

Feb 06, 20191 Comment

TQ used to be called “Clean Mobile”, in case this drive looked familiar to you. But they didn’t just change their name, they also made

12 All-In-One Hubmotors, because I keep get...

Jan 30, 20199 Comments

When it comes to installing an electric bike kit, many potential buyers are nervous about the technical difficulties of that task, and they are drawn

Bafang Ultra Max, the new big dog on the po...

Jan 14, 201914 Comments

The Bafang Ultra Max mid-drive has the biggest motor you can buy in a factory turn-key ebike right now. It is labeled as a 1,000W

Custom Build Gallery, Joel’s Yuba Car...

Dec 16, 20184 Comments

There are several things I really like about this build, and if I was building a daily commuter, a longtail electric cargobike with a large