FIRST LOOK: Yamaha’s New YDX-Moro Pro
by Tony on 2020-09-16
We had a chance to have an exclusive first look and first ride on Yamaha’s YDX-MORO Pro full-suspension e-mountain bike. It did not disappoint. Take a look at it here: Subscribe to our channel if you want to keep up on the latest in e-bike news and reviews, and please hit the “Like” button if The post FIRST LOOK: Yamaha’s New YDX-Moro Pro appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
Electric Bike Action New Products: Trail Roc-LOOK’s New Trail Platform Pedal
by McCoy on 2020-09-16
The TRAIL ROC inspires confidence and control through a wide 110 x 110mm platform The post Electric Bike Action New Products: Trail Roc-LOOK’s New Trail Platform Pedal appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
Hymn of praise or horror story? Service experiences E-MOUNTAINBIKE readers survey
by Jonas Müssig on 2020-09-16
What have your experiences been getting your eMTB serviced? Whether it’s through your local dealer, a direct to consumer brand or an online shop, we want to take a closer look at the topic of servicing and need your help! Please take 5 minutes to help us uncover issues and grievances to help improve the quality of the service you receive!
G-Form’s New E-Line Elbow and Knee Guards
by McCoy on 2020-09-15
For the first time in G-Form history, a flexible hard outer shell pairs with... The post G-Form’s New E-Line Elbow and Knee Guards appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
McQuade’s eBike chain tool in review – Lubricate your eBike chain the easy way!
by rudolf on 2020-09-15
Have you ever tried to lube the chain of an eMTB? In that case, you’ve probably noticed that with some motors you can’t just spin the cranks backwards to rotate the chain – which makes cleaning and lubing significantly harder. Now, McQuade’s came up with a simple but ingenious system, which allows you to lock the crank with the chainring and lube the chain without having to put your heavy […]
Road Bike Shootout: Trek’s Domane+ LT 7 Vs. BMC’s AlpenChallenge
by McCoy on 2020-09-14
Power to the Pedals The post Road Bike Shootout: Trek’s Domane+ LT 7 Vs. BMC’s AlpenChallenge appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
How to crash your eMTB – Tips and trick to avoid bad injuries
by Finlay Anderson on 2020-09-13
Crashes are part and parcel of riding. It’s a matter of ‘when’, not ‘if’. However, with the right knowledge and practice, you can drastically reduce the chances of injury. This guide will give you the knowledge you need to make your next crash safer. And who knows, it might end up looking hella cool on video too…
Stromer ST3 Review
by Court on 2020-09-12
This in-depth review was not sponsored by Stromer, Cit-E-Cycles Electric Bike Shop, or any other third party. It was funded by the display ads and placements on this website and YouTube. I cover as many products as I can, based on what I feel is relevant, interesting, and available. My goal is to be transparent...
Damon Motorcycles New Models
by McCoy on 2020-09-11
Following the release of their 200-mph Hypersport, Damon Motorcycles has announced the arrival... The post Damon Motorcycles New Models appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
eBike News: New Jeep, EP8 e-mtbs, Virtual eBike Events and Much More! [VIDEOS]
by Richard Peace on 2020-09-11
In this week’s news: Jeep eBike Now Available More eMTBs Powered By Shimano’s Latest, Lightest Motor BULLS Sponsors Sea Otter Play eFondo at Mammoth Lakes Pashley Reveal eCargo Trike E-bike Biz Updates New eBikes & eBike Systems Jeep eBikes Now Available Back in a February news post we mentioned that an advert for a Jeep
Trek’s New Powerfly FS EQ Adventure Bike
by McCoy on 2020-09-10
It's ready to charge The post Trek’s New Powerfly FS EQ Adventure Bike appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
New Trek Powerfly FS 2021 – introducing Trek’s brand new tour-oriented allrounder with the new Bosch Performance CX motor
by Rudolf Fischer on 2020-09-10
Trek have just released their Powerfly FS, a brand-new bike aimed at eBikers with a penchant for touring. With a 4th-generation Bosch Performance Line CX motor and 120/100 mm travel (f/r), the Powerfly FS was designed to suit a wide range of applications, from daily commutes to epic trail adventurers.
First ride review: 2021 FOCUS SAM² 6.9 – An eMTB bike for one purpose: riding downhill!
by Felix Stix on 2020-09-10
The brand-new FOCUS SAM² 6.9 2021 features a Bosch motor, a big 625 Wh battery and was designed to deliver uncompromised downhill performance. While putting the bike through the wringer on the challenging trails around Freiburg, hitting huge road gaps, nasty rock gardens and fast berms all day long, we also had a chance to test the bike’s uphill credentials between runs.
The Complete Guide to eBike Mid-drives
by Richard Peace on 2020-09-09
Mid-drives are electric-assist motors on e-bikes that drive through the pedal cranks (usually on turning the cranks – so-called pedelec power). They have become hugely popular in recent years as the technology has become more powerful, lighter, and more efficient, with every year bringing announcements of new mid-drive developments. Market leader Bosch, for example, has
Cake Wins Red Dot Design Award
by McCoy on 2020-09-09
The customizable utility bike The post Cake Wins Red Dot Design Award appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
Fazua Black Pepper Performance Update
by McCoy on 2020-09-08
They tweaked the motor to deliver more power, yet... The post Fazua Black Pepper Performance Update appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
Trek Verve+ 3 Review
by Tyson Roehrkasse on 2020-09-07
This in-depth review was not sponsored by Trek or any other third party. It was funded by the display ads and placements on this website and YouTube. I cover as many products as I can, based on what I feel is relevant, interesting, and available. My goal is to be transparent and unbiased with you,...
Royal Enfield Electric Photon Motorcycle
by McCoy on 2020-09-07
The claimed performance is a top speed of over 70 mph The post Royal Enfield Electric Photon Motorcycle appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
eBike News: Great American Outdoors Act, New Shimano Mid-drive, New Canyon Electric Vehicles and Lots More! [VIDEOS]
by Richard Peace on 2020-09-04
In this week’s news: The Great American Outdoors Act and What it Means for eBikers EP8 – Shimano’s New Powerful Mid Drive Canyon City eBikes and its New Concept Light Electric Vehicle Latest eMicromobility and Battery Tech News Headline News The Great American Outdoors Act Passed – What Does it Mean for eBikers? The Great
Cannondale Mavaro Neo 1 review – Back to the future
by Philipp Schwab on 2020-09-04
How much technology fits in an urban step-through bike? Cannondale want to demonstrate just how safe, comfortable and practical a bike that would all too often be dismissed as a granny bike based on its looks can be. “Ride comfortable, live comfortable” is the de facto motto of the Mavaro Neo ebike.
Basso Launches New Volta Bikes
by Tony on 2020-09-04
Basso Bikes is launching a new electric bike platform, called Volta, that is configurable as a road bike, a gravel bike, or a city/commuter bike. It is based on Basso’s Palta gravel bike, and it is powered by a 250W Polini motor, which offers 70Nm of torque, and a 500Wh battery integrated into the down The post Basso Launches New Volta Bikes appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
New Specialized Levo SL 2021 – Update for the revolutionary Light eMTB
by Jonas Müssig on 2020-09-04
Eight months after releasing the revolutionary Specialized Levo SL, the US brand has announced the 2021 Specialized Levo SL range. Key specs like geometry, travel, the motor and wheel sizes stay the same, but there have been some significant changes with the components: more trail performance and more downhill oriented builds at the same price – we have all the details for you here!
New Thömus Lightrider E2 2021 – A modular eMTB with Shimano EP8/726 Wh battery
by Christoph Bayer on 2020-09-04
The Thömus Lightrider E2 has big boots to fill. Its predecessor already impressed us several times over. To further improve the bike, the frame has been fundamentally revised, a larger (726 Wh) battery as well as the new Shimano EP8 motor have been fitted and configuration options have been significantly expanded. We took a closer look at the models in the range.
New 2021 PRO KORYAK E-PERFORMANCE carbon cockpit with integrated Shimano STEPS display
by Robin Schmitt, Shimano on 2020-09-03
Shimano’s sister brand PRO have announced the first fully-integrated bars-stem-grip-combination for Shimano displays. The new design lets you house an ebike display in your bars.
EV pioneer Jackson “Farfle” Edwards, RIP
by spinningmagnets on 2020-09-03
It is with great sadness that we announce that our friend, Jackson, has passed, due to an crash on August 29th, in Crook County, Oregon. He was only 27. ___________________________________________________ Jackson Edwards was well-known to the electric bicycle forum, endless-sphere. He posted his electric bike way back in August of 2010 under the username “Farfle”, when he was only 17. He then […]
New 2021 BULLS SONIC EVO models with the new Shimano EP8/750 Wh – Design fireworks
by Jonas Müssig on 2020-09-02
BULLS have expanded their portfolio for 2021: the BULLS SONIC EVO AMS and BULLS SONIC EVO ENS models are equipped with the new Shimano EP8 motor and a large 750 Wh battery. If that’s not enough, the new carbon frame, laden with clever details, looks slick and on top of that, the new eMTBs are also very light. We’ve got all the details for you here!
New Shimano DU-EP800 Motor – Spec Review
by Michael Clark on 2020-09-01
The much awaited Shimano EP8 motor dropped today and it is taking the eMTB space by storm. eMTBikers are an insatiable bunch — always salivating for lighter, sleeker, more powerful tech — and the sprightly Shimano EP8 does not disappoint. This motor is an upgrade from the Shimano STEPS E8000 with more power and less
First ride review: Propain Ekano 165 – Going high-end with the new Shimano EP8 motor
by Jonas Müssig on 2020-09-01
The Propain Ekano 150 is history! But don’t worry, the new 2021 Ekano 165 comes with a revised spec and the new Shimano EP8 motor. We tested the new top of the range model and can tell you exactly what’s changed and whether the updates improve the bike’s handling and performance.
First ride review: Mondraker Dusk RR 2021 – Shimano EP8 motor, 990 Wh battery equipped all-rounder
by Felix Stix on 2020-09-01
For 2021, Mondraker equip the Dusk RR with the brand new Shimano EP8 motor, a large 630 Wh battery and even offer an additional range extender. We have all the details about what else has changed on this eMTB as well as our first ride impressions.
2021 Commencal META POWER EP8 – new motor, bigger battery and revised geometry
by Christoph Bayer on 2020-09-01
The Commencal META POWER has long been among the favourites of our editorial team and it secured itself the coveted Best Buy in our big E-MOUNTAINBIKE group test of 25 bikes. Commencal have updated the bike for the new season, equipping it with Shimano’s new EP8 motor, revised geometry and a bigger battery. We’ve got all the details.