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

Three 250 watt hub motors; Cute, Bafang, an...

Aug 09, 201218 Comments

250 watt hub motor are so cool and nifty looking, they made it on our  top 10 list of electric bike porn. Here we will

250 watt hub motor E-bike; Is it Enough?

Aug 08, 201290 Comments

250 watt motors are the most used motor on commercially available electric bikes. They are popular in Europe (and Asia) where in many countries there

Watt Hours; Calculating E-bike Range

Aug 01, 2012126 Comments

Watt hours is a way to measure the energy capacity of a battery pack, so you know what to expect from your new E-bike in

Mid Drive Performance Videos

Jul 29, 2012No Comments

Although hub motor bikes are cheap and abundant, when it comes to electric bikes, its hard to beat the performance, torque and efficiency of a

Ego Kit Mid Drive Ultimate Mountain Climber

Jul 28, 20128 Comments

The highest quality most expensive E-bike kit you can buy at this point is the Austrian made Ego Kit drive. This is one of the

E-Bike Hub Motor Factory in China

Jul 27, 20128 Comments

Visiting a Chinese factory these days is a rare and enlightening experience. For an E-bike fanatic like me, visiting a hub motor factory is like

Basic Care and Trouble Shooting of a LiFePO...

Jul 19, 201230 Comments

A common choice for powering a hub motor kit is a LiFePO4 battery pack (Lithium-Iron-Phosphate).  Brand names include Pingbattery, and V Power HK, and there

9C 280X BLDC Motor, Black finish

Nine Continent Hub Motor 9C Review

Jun 22, 2012Comments off

In North America, the most popular direct drive hub motor today is the Nine Continent (“9C”) series, a family of rare-earth radial flux motors produced

Mid Drive; The Creamy Hub Motor Alternative

Jun 17, 201213 Comments

Mid drives are the holy grail power-providers for electric bikes. If you want to  know how you can spend a lot of money on an