Hot-Rodding your Hub Motor

So you want to build an electric hot rod the fast, easy and cheap way?  Then hub motor hod rodding is for you. Inevitably, new electric

Guerrilla E-biker / Filmmaker

June, 2012 Adam’ got a unique opportunity when his family moved to a home in Brittany France that was just  500 meters from the beach.

Maker Faire 2012; DIY Electric Bikes

Maker Faire is an event put on  by Make magazine to “celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the DIY mindset”. Being involved in the local electric bike community,

Stealth Fighter E-bike Review

When you first visit the Stealth Electric Bike web site, most people are drawn to the aggressive lines and impressive performance figures of the Stealth

Extending Your E-Bike Daytours

Over a decade or so of recreational E-biking I’ve learned a few tricks I’d like to share for extending the length of your individual rides.

Friction Drives; Ultra-light and Surprisingly Powerful

A Friction-Drive (FD) is an electric bike drive system that spins a roller that’s pressed against the bicycles tire. FDs have been around for over

Mission Statement

The mission of is to make the public aware of the quickly evolving electric bike, by providing honest reviews and ride reports on commercially

3 months old; Resigning as moderator on ES

March 22nd  2012. Today we turned 3 months old and hit 3000 unique visitors on the same day. Things are really ticking. We have 3

M55 Ebike; Lighter and Faster

5/20/2012  M55 bikes announced the newest incarnation of the M55 Terminus which became lighter, smarter and more powerful. The launch was in Monaco at Top Marques few

Bosch Cannondale E-series Review

For over fours years now I have been testing different E-bikes of various drives and designs, and  I had the opportunity to test an electric

Pinion Drive System = E-bike Porn

The Pinion E1.8  electric bike drive system will make any decent E-bike enthusiast’s mouth water.  Pinion is another German manufacturer who is making huge strides in the

Nicolai Ion20 Mountain E-Climber

The announcements for high-end and exciting electric bikes soon to be released in 2012 just keeps flowing! High-end German bike frame manufacturer Nicolai has announced

Audi Releases 2nd Video and more pics on its Super E-bike

May, 2012 Audi has released a new video and more pictures today highlighting the features of the Audi E-bike which we reported on in last

Top 10 Ebikes of the Future

May, 2012 2012 has been an exciting year for E-bike announcements. Here is a list of 10 amazing electric bikes that could potentially change the

The Strange Saga of Tidalforce

Wavecrest Laboratories was a company that apparently had everything going for it:  deep pockets (see angel investor Allen Anderrson, who reportedly poured $30-40 million into

Crystalyte Hub Motor Review

The Crystalyte hub motor is one of the front runners in cheap and powerful hub motors from China.  They are especially well known for their