Polaris to Launch Line of E-Bikes

Sep 16, 201210 Comments

Polaris Press release: Polaris Electric Bicycles has introduced a new line of electric bicycles in partnership with EVantage. The Polaris brand entering the electric bicycle

2012 Eurobike E-bike Impressions

Sep 05, 20124 Comments

September, 2012 Final dispatch from Eurobike of Brett Thurber from The New Wheel. Make sure to read part I, part II, and part III. The E-bike market in Europe showed

New Mid Drives Appearing at Eurobike 2012

Sep 03, 20121 Comment

September, 2012 The Eurobike 2012 show had a number of new and innovative electric bike products. Europe is considered the largest innovator of electric bikes.

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

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

Currie Izip Metro E-bike Review

Aug 03, 201210 Comments

Currie Technologies until recently  has been focused on mass market ultra affordable sealed-lead-acid (SLA) powered bikes and scooters (see our $500 Ezip TrailZ review). Recently,

Crushing Pikes Peak With a Hub Motor; on a ...

Jul 18, 201215 Comments

No hub motor powered electric bike has previously ever made it to the top of Pikes Peak, although many have tried and failed. This is

10 Turn Key Cruiser Electric Bikes

Jul 14, 201216 Comments

A handful of business minded e-bike builders have figured out that Cruiser Bikes make great electric bike conversions. The long wheel base is good for high

The Lightest Mountain E-Bike Ever

Jul 05, 201226 Comments

Retired electrical engineer Jean-Pierre Schiltknecht (from Zurich Switzerland), has developed an electric bike that weighs only 7.66 kg (16.9 lbs). This is one-quarter the weight of

Stromer Electric Bike Review

Jul 04, 201219 Comments

Reading all the rave reviews (written by vendors) of the Stromer online recently, I have been hankering to test ride a Stromer, but like when