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


18 Reasons To Build a DIY Ebike

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


2015, the 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


Custom Build Gallery, Matt Parks’ Basman Cruiser

Matt is from Perth in Australia, and he has built this custom cruiser frame from the ground up. I am seeing more custom frames being


​Ebike Battery Math: Volts, Amps, Amp Hours, Watt Hours

These days, awesome ebike battery packs constructed of quality 18650 cells are available to average bike builders thanks to  advances in 18650 DIY pack building


Bafang BBSHD 1000W Mini Review

Editor note: Here is a nice little review one of the first BBSHD customers wrote on the new Bafang BBSHD which is on Cyber Monday sale

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Luna Cycle Comes out of Closet

Who is First read this unbiased review on luna written by the excellent reviewer Karl at   By the way Karl and I are


Electric Moped with QS hubmotor

Here is an electric bike made from the frame of a Puch Maxi moped. The builder is a young man named Bernd, who lives in


Triangle battery pack roundup for 2015, all different sizes

If you have decided to get a triangle-shaped battery pack for your ebike, this article is about where to find the different sizes, so…whether you


Haibike Xduro E-Bike Review

Editor note: The following review is a repost of Joe Goodwill’s awesome review on the Haibike. Nice job with excellent pictures.  For the full review


ShareRoller, a 750W friction drive

This is the most impressive friction drive I’ve seen so far. It uses a battery pack made from the very safe 18650-format cells that we

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New California Ebike Laws

The website “” is one of the sources of information I check occasionally, and they recently reposted an article by Cameron Newland about changes to


Evolution of Ebike Battery Packs

One of my favorite ebikes has gone through an evolution of battery pack changes in its five year life, which is a good illustration of