Brave New Electric World: 2015

May 01, 20152 Comments

Having heard so much good about gasoline cars, we decided to test drive one. They are said to combine cheap price with long range and fast

Felt Lebowsk-e Fat Ebike Review

Apr 30, 20152 Comments

Editor Note: This review posted with permission from The New Wheel, a really good electric bike shop in San Francisco owned and operated by true believers

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, 201514 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

Ebike Wiring…Defining the Rats-Nest

Apr 19, 201522 Comments

Editor note: Part 2 of a 4 part series on the wiring of DIY ebikes Make no mistake about it…there is no great deal of

Definitive Guide to Ebike Connectors

Apr 17, 201528 Comments

Editor note: Part 1 of a 5 part series on the wiring of DIY ebikes Choosing the right connectors for your electric bike battery can be a

Sondors Electric Fat Bike Honestly Evaluate...

Apr 08, 2015118 Comments

I have been building, riding, and writing about electric fat bikes for years now…way before they became the hot new thing. A few years back

The 3 Critical Components: Motor, Controlle...

Apr 07, 201511 Comments

Hot-rodding an ebike is not as simple as some people might think. That is because you need to consider three critical interlinked components when hot-rodding,

2WD Fatbike, the Ultimate in Traction

Jan 21, 20158 Comments

If you live where it snows in the winter, or where its rainy almost all the time, or…you live where there is a lot of

Interbike 2014 in Las Vegas, 4 days in Sept...

Sep 24, 20143 Comments

Interbike is the largest annual bicycle products convention in North America. Over 90% of the floor-space was populated by booths from conventional bicycle products companies