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Ebike Braking Essentials and Ebrakes

There comes a time in every ebiker’s life where braking becomes a high priority, especially in a world filled with inattentive car drivers that so

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A DIY Mid Drive BBSHD Ebike for Street and Trail

Editors Note:   The following build and ride report was written by Alan Biocca of San Francisco California, a well respected builder in the DIY community. It

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Project X: Building the Fastest BBSHD EBike Ever

Pumping 3000 watts through the BBSHD sounds ludicrous. But it’s this weeks project at the Luna Lab and we love doing out-of-the-box stuff when we aren’t shuffling

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Fat Bike + BBSHD: Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together

I bike commute year-round in Rochester NY. We get a lot of snow in the winter (usually). I've used a Kona Dr. Dew with studded

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ElectricBike.com brings Its FORUM Live!

ElectricBike.com is proud to announce that we have brought our new forum live. You can find our forum here:  https://electricbike.com/forum/  or follow the link in

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Qulbix Q76R, a new slimmer and lighter Raptor

Qulbix has just introduced a new Raptor model that is slimmer and lighter than their popular Q140, and if we were going to build up

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Sondors Electric Fat Bike, 2016 Review

Before I start this review,  I would like to establish what we know about the state of the Sondors campaign. The Sondors bike is not

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Sondors is at it again, the 2016 Sondors Thin

The Sondors ebike company made a huge splash in 2015 when it raised over 6-million dollars to sell fatbikes in an Indiegogo campaign. In the

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Battle of the Bafang BBSHD Chain Rings

The middrive Bafang  BBSHD  1000W kit is taking shape to be one of the hottest ebike kits of 2016 (as we expected). It is powerful,

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Juicer E-bikes, King of the Boardtrackers

David Twomey is a custom ebike builder who has a great eye for style, and he has been making ebikes that are reminiscent of the

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Cyclone 3000W Build and Ride Report Review

There is a lot of buzz around about the new Cyclone 3000W motor kit. This is a new improved motor just arriving to the mid-drive

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BMS’s, what the hell do they do?

The Battery Management System (BMS) on an ebikes battery pack is one of the least understood, and yet most important components on an ebike. Most

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18 Reasons To Build a DIY Ebike

Editor Note: This essay  was submitted by new electricbike.com writer George Sears from Southern Utah. It s a very thorough thought-process which he makes suggestions on

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2015, the ElectricBike.com Year in Review

What a year 2015 has been! Many things didn’t go the way I had expected them to go, but there were some very important developments,

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Taking on the Cyclone 3000W Mid- Drive…An Ebike Brute

Read our build and ride report published January 9th 2016 (read now)   High performance ebike stuff is still in the development stage, and most

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Ebike Charging; Fast or Slow?

Everyone likes a fast charge…the idea of charging your battery pack quickly is an exciting concept and its actually very possible. However, as it is with