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Hub Motor Conversion; Front or Rear Wheel Drive?

  When planning your electric bike build, one of the first questions you should ask yourself  before you pick your conversion frame is…do you want

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Twike Pedal Car

March, 2012 Q: What kind of car goes 45 miles on an electric charge and a bowl of cereal? A: Walter Breitinger’s electric-and human-powered TWIKE. The Valparaiso commodities

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Optibike 850r Ride Report and Review

Specifications: 850 watt mid drive motor built into bottom bracket, a motorized bottom bracket which Opti has coined “Mbb” Rohloff 14 speed hub connected to

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Custom Build Gallery, Matt’s 50-MPH Monster Yellow Trike

Matt Shumaker is well known in the DIY electric bike crowd over at  Endless Sphere  for making impressive bikes and  electric drive assemblies. Lately he

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Choosing an Electric Mountain Bike – Part 1 Suspension

One of the first questions you should ask yourself when buying an electric bike, or choosing a base mountain bike for a conversion to electric,

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KTM Egnition

Specifications:Battery: 16 ah 36 volt lipo Motor: Clean Mobile system. 1200 watts built into the bottom bracket Transmission : Rohloff Read our story about the

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Mighty Powerful Pedaling – TWIKE

February, 2012 A Valparaiso man drives to work every day without using a drop of gasoline. Walt Breitinger, who works as a commodities broker in

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E-bike Legends Converge in Bay Area

Electric bike demigod Cedric Lynch appeared in a picture on  Endless Sphere forum bike build thread, providing his expertise on setting up a controller to

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Yamaha Divide: Concept

  Ever wonder why the big 4 motorcycle companies are not jumping on the electric bike wagon? Well apparently atleast one of them is waiting

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Going live. Electricbike.com begins.

Its Febuary 22 2012 and we are taking the site live today. The site is far from finshed so we will be adding lots of

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Stealth Bomber Electric Bike Review

Few electric bike manufacturers have decided to ignore the federal definition of E-bike and make a bike that is fast. The Stealth Bomber is a

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Patent Reveals Apple Computer’s Planned Electrified Bike

On August 5, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals various concepts behind a newly advanced Smart

Electric Biking the Swiss Alps

February, 2012 August 26, 2011, NY Times The road east out of Sörenberg rears up into a series of steep turns that climb the Glaubenbielen

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Is the target age group of E-bikes finally shifting?

February, 2012 The thought of an electric bicycle that just goes by itself could be the stuff of a teenager’s daydream, and yet the market

Electric Bike Grocery Delivery in LA

December, 2011 The word “concierge” most often relates to the hotel industry. But a new sustainable grocery delivery program via electric-powered bicycles is bringing concierge

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Electric bicycles, scooters causing confusion on roads

February, 2012 As electric transportation technology continues to advance, more electric bicycles and electric scooters are quietly filling local streets, but these new vehicles are