Electric Bikes

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Falco eMotors Launches E-Bike With Fully Integrated Digital Trainer

Last month, Falco eMotors unveiled a revolutionary e-bike that combines two major bicycling customer segments into a single product with the integration of a digital stationary trainer and a normal e-bike. For those not familiar with a digital stationary training bike, the bike uses ANT+ wireless technology to connect to any of a handful of training apps […]

February 13th

For 1st Time In UK, E-Bikeshare Available

For the first time in the UK, you can join a bikeshare that uses electric bikes (e-bikes). With 5 new docking sites across the city of Exeter, bicyclists can easily give an electric bicycle a spin around the city. The city of Exeter has more docking stations planned as well to increase ridership and availability of the self-service […]

January 22nd

New Baltimore Bike Share Has 40% Electric Bikes

Baltimore, Maryland, finally got its first bikeshare program about a month ago — Baltimore Bike Share. Ridership levels are already pretty good (~6,000 rides). That perhaps has something to do with the fact that around 40% of the bikeshare fleet is made up of electric bikes, rather than the whole fleet being “simply” pedal-powered bikes. That’s sure […]

January 7th

Interbike is Coming! Which Bikes Do You Want Most?

We’ll be covering Interbike again this year, and this time we want to hear from you, our readers. We’ve been bombarded with invitations from the various electric bike exhibitors, as well as other exhibitors. Some things we will absolutely not miss, but others we’re not sure we’ll have time for. Here’s the full exhibitor list.

September 17th

New Electric Bike Goes 100 Kilometers On Battery

Originally published on EV Obsession. A new e-bike battery pack that can power an e-bike for 100 kilometers on a single charge was recently unveiled by Samsung SDI — with the new offering being showcased on August 26th at Eurobike 2015 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The new offering is a 500 watt-hour (Wh) battery pack, designed […]

August 30th

The Benefits of Owning a Scooter

Have you ever thought about getting a scooter to help travel around our nation’s (the UK’s) capital? You might want to think about it. Check out the infographic below and you might think differently about scooters. Some of you might think that the Tube is adequate transport, but wouldn’t it be lovely to not have to […]

October 17th

Interbike 2014 Highlights

As always, Interbike was a whirlwind of awesome bikes, gear, and people. This year we also attended Outdoor Demo, their 2-day pre-show test ride event. Outdoor Demo needs to go on the road, to make it possible for customers to demo as many bikes as Interbike attendees were able to. It was really too many […]

October 9th

DIY Electric Bike Book Flies Past Kickstarter Goal

Love the idea of electric bikes but don’t want to dish out thousands for one? Love to lifehack and make your world a better place in the process? Love DIY projects? Then this Kickstarter is for you*. Micah Toll built his own electric bike (ebike) years ago. Then he started building them for others. Then […]

May 28th

This Messerschmitt Is Super Sweet

This isn’t quite a bike, but it’s pedal-powered and it’s awesome. It’s apparently called a Messerschmitt and it’s quite old, but the new thing about the one below is that it’s powered by human muscle and a bit of electricity. Here are more details from Jo Borras: Pedal-powered Messerschmitt is a Historic Human Hybrid (via […]

May 22nd