Technical

Water-proofing, and basic ebike trouble-sho...

Oct 23, 201513 Comments

Sooner or later, even the most expensive ebike can have a minor glitch. The problem is that…right now there aren’t a lot of ebike mechanics

Five Large Hot Rod Hubmotors for Street E-b...

Aug 10, 201510 Comments

Direct drive hubmotors have remained popular for street E-bikes that are running hot rod amounts of power. Here is a list of some of the

Amazing new 18650 cells for E-bike batterie...

Jul 12, 201528 Comments

The new 18650-format cells that are just now becoming available are an exciting milestone that changes everything in the high-performance E-bike world. Back in 2013,

The 3 Critical Components: Motor, Controlle...

Apr 07, 201510 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,

Motor tech: Learn the Terms-Part 1

May 14, 201415 Comments

Most new E-bikers don’t care about the details inside the motors that we ride, as long as they just work. But, occasionally we use terms

Sine-wave controllers, making hub-motors su...

Sep 01, 201310 Comments

Sine-wave controllers are starting to get some interest, so we thought some of our readers would like to know what the benefits are, so they

GNG Gen2 750W Mid-Drive Kit Review

May 01, 20137 Comments

This is an affordable and useful mid drive, if you think you would be happy with 750W…and live where there are hills. Quite a few buyers

Is My E-Bike Legal? USA Ebike Law

Apr 23, 201356 Comments

Disclaimer.  This article is not written by a lawyer, and in no way constitutes legal advice. This article is intended only as a guide to

The Next Best Ebike Battery for 2013?

Apr 20, 201317 Comments

There is a recently introduced battery chemistry that we will likely be seeing a lot of soon. Lithium-Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt-Oxide, or LiNiMnCoO2/NMC. Since Asian battery manufacturers have

Regenerative Brakes on Ebikes

Apr 20, 201329 Comments

Regenerative braking is very common on electric cars, and rare on electric bikes. Regen means that the electric motor is used to slow you down