Niner Bikes WFO e9 e-Mountain Bike In Action
by McCoy on 2020-07-10
Niner couldn’t have picked a more perfect time to get into e-bikes The post Niner Bikes WFO e9 e-Mountain Bike In Action appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
eBike News: Yamaha Speed Pedelec, New Niner emtbs, Mount Washington Trip, Monowheel Record & More! [VIDEOS]
by Richard Peace on 2020-07-10
In this weeks news: New 28mph Yamaha eRoad bike Crosscountry and Downhill eMTBs from Mountain Bike Specialist Niner Vekkit Lightweight Retrofit Kit from Poland Vittoria’s New Graphene Tyres What Do You Pack for an eBike Trip? Electric Monowheel World Record ‘Free’ eBike Use for North Londoners Battery Tech Update Cargobike Boom in Europe New eBikes
Can Electric Scooter and Bike Sharing Companies Survive the COVID-19 Virus?
by Richard Peace on 2020-07-10
Recent headlines might suggest that shared e-micromobility schemes – whether e-bike or kickscooter – are having a tough time. Whether it’s reports of shared e-bikes being scrapped or the likes of Bird and Lime suspending service in cities due to the pandemic. But amidst the global chaos engendered by Covid 19 there was plenty of
Over 3 million e-bikes were sold in Europe in 2019, new stats show
by Jack Sexty on 2020-07-10
The popularity of e-bikes is continuing to grow in Europe, with the Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA-EU) saying they expect 2019 sales figures to surpass 3 million - up from 2.8 million in 2018 - when all member states have published their stats. The Bicycle Association urges the government to subsidise e-bikes Although current 2019 sales figures only stand at 2.28 […]
OUT NOW! DOWNTOWN Issue #001 – Let’s save the world!
by Valentin Rühl on 2020-07-09
We can change the world. Day in, day out, with every idea we have and every decision we make. Some steps are easy, obvious and self-evident. Others take a bit more thought.
CUBE Kathmandu Hybrid Pro 625 Review
by Court on 2020-07-09
To run the forums, host the website, and travel, I regularly charge a universal service fee for my reviews. This in-depth review was not sponsored by CUBE or Cap’s Bike Shop. My goal is to be transparent and unbiased with you, this video and writeup are not meant to be an endorsement of CUBE products....
Watch: Yamaha Bicycles Civante Walkaround
by McCoy on 2020-07-09
Yamaha's all-new Civante class 3 electric power-assist bicycle The post Watch: Yamaha Bicycles Civante Walkaround appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
E-bike riders 38% less likely to make insurance claim than non-assisted riders, says cycling insurer
by Jack Sexty on 2020-07-09
With the extra motor power to control, common wisdom might suggest that e-bike riders are more likely to be making a claim on their insurance policy should they decide to take one out; but specialist cycling insurers Bikmo have revealed they are cutting their e-bike premiums, because a recent survey found that e-bikers are actually 38% less likely to claim than […]
YAMAHA DROPS A CLASS 3 ROAD BIKE
by Tony on 2020-07-08
Yamaha Bicycles is launching their new Civante, a Class 3 (28 mph) electric power-assist bike, expanding its line-up of fitness-focused road bikes. There are very few drop bar e-road bikes that are Class 3, most are Class 1 and cut off motor assist at 20 mph. Most roadies go above 20, so the assistance gets The post YAMAHA DROPS A CLASS 3 ROAD BIKE appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
ZERO MOTORCYCLES ANNOUNCES CASH FOR CARBON TRADE-IN PROGRAM
by Tony on 2020-07-08
Zero Motorcycles is reviving its incentive program called Cash for Carbon. It increases the trade-in value at an authorized Zero Motorcycles dealer of any titled gas motorcycle a rider uses as trade toward the purchase of a 2020 SR/F or SR/S by an additional $1500. When a rider takes advantage of this incentive, he or The post ZERO MOTORCYCLES ANNOUNCES CASH FOR CARBON TRADE-IN PROGRAM appeared […]
The Ink Freeride By Cake
by McCoy on 2020-07-08
Who doesn't like Cake? The post The Ink Freeride By Cake appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
Gaerne launch cycling shoes specifically for e-bikes
by Jack Sexty on 2020-07-08
Italian cycling footwear experts Gaerne have launched a new range of cycling shoes aimed specifically at e-bikers. The G.Arc, G.Ray and G.Taser were launched in response to the world of e-bikes "experiencing a real boom" according to Gaerne, and the models differ depending on whether you want to commute in the city, shred it in the mountains or cruise in the countryside. Vittoria […]
Electric Bike Action First Look: Aventon’s Budget-Priced Class 3 Commuter e-Bike
by McCoy on 2020-07-07
An affordable class 3 electric commuter bicycle that can reach speeds of 28 miles per hour... The post Electric Bike Action First Look: Aventon’s Budget-Priced Class 3 Commuter e-Bike appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
FIRST RIDE: NINER DEBUTS THEIR FIRST E-BIKES
by Tony on 2020-07-07
Niner officially announces their first two e-mountain bikes today. They sent us one in advance, and Assistant Editor Nick Claire has been ripping around on it and offers his first impressions: Niner primarily made 29” wheeled bikes since there induction in 2005 making them ahead of the popularity curve as far as 29ers went. They The post FIRST RIDE: NINER DEBUTS THEIR FIRST E-BIKES […]
2021 RockShox ZEB suspension fork on test – Beefier, stiffer, but also better?
by Felix Stix on 2020-07-07
The new ZEB is destined to be RockShox’s new fork for eMTBs and it also comes in a special eMTB version. With its thick stanchions and its beefy looks, it is sure to match the style of most eMTBs quite nicely. Can it deliver on the trail?
First look: Niner launch two eMTBs – the Niner RIP e9 and WFO e9
by Finlay Anderson on 2020-07-07
American brand Niner have just released their first eMTBs! Delivering two models with different wheel sizes and suspension travel, Niner claim to have all bases covered with their brand-new RIP e9 and WFO e9. We take a closer look at the new models and tell you everything you need to know about these new bikes without the marketing jargon.
Ride your Rocky Mountain eMTB further with the 330 Wh Overtimepack
by Finlay Anderson on 2020-07-07
Rocky Mountain have released a 330 Wh power pack, called the Overtimepack, which lets you extend the capacity of your 672 Wh Powerplay battery to over 1000 Wh! We take an in-depth look at the Canadian brand’s new range-extender and tell you everything you need to know!
Tune-In: Interview with Jay Giraud, CEO of Damon Electric Motorcycles
by McCoy on 2020-07-06
We thought things were getting incrementally better in the electric motorcycle world, then we learned about Damon. The post Tune-In: Interview with Jay Giraud, CEO of Damon Electric Motorcycles appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
Specialized Turbo Vado SL 4.0
by dave atkinson on 2020-07-05
A high quality, low weight commuting and leisure e-bike with a refined motor systemSpecialized has been making the Brose-powered Vado city e-bike for a few years, but with the launch of its new, lightweight SL1.1 motor the company has been rolling out new models across all disciplines. Road was first, then mountain biking, and now it’s the turn of urban and utility cyclists to get a go on […]
Vittoria launch graphene-infused e-bike tyres that 'extend battery life'
by Jack Sexty on 2020-07-04
Tyre experts Vittoria have launched their first e-bike tyre range, and boldly claim they can actually extend your battery life. This is thanks to the graphene compound that reduces rolling resistance, say Vittoria, and they also claim the 'E-Tire' range features the most robust construction they've ever developed for ultimate puncture resistance. Olympia unveil huge 900Wh […]
TerraTrike Partners With Bosch
by McCoy on 2020-07-03
A Boost-equipped TerraTrike can be converted from an e-trike back to a pure human-powered vehicle (or vice versa) The post TerraTrike Partners With Bosch appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
The Bicycle Association urges the government to subsidise e-bikes
by Jack Sexty on 2020-07-03
As the UK's lockdown love affair with the bicycle begins to slow and people have been returning to their cars to commute, the Bicycle Association are urging the government to do more to make the public realise that e-bikes are an alternative. As the boom in bike sales during the lockdown had a limited effect on more expensive bikes - e-bikes included - the BA say that the government should […]
New Bike Day: Bulls Twenty6 EVO Trail Bike
by McCoy on 2020-07-02
Paving the way The post New Bike Day: Bulls Twenty6 EVO Trail Bike appeared first on Electric Bike Action.
eBike News: Economical E-Sparrow, GoCycle Update, eCargo Award, Pirelli eMTB Tires, Riding Further, & More! [VIDEOS]
by Richard Peace on 2020-07-02
In this week’s eBike news roundup: Gridock vs Bikes eBike Market Updates Budget E-Sparrow from Detroit Bikes Fiido eFolder GoCycle eFolder Upgrades FSA Motor System into Production Pirelli eMTB Tire Launch eCargo Bike Biz Award Inspiration from the Netherlands for Older Ebikers Van Moof eBike Ad Banned Electric Bike Company Grand Opening And Much More!
Cannondale Treadwell Neo EQ Remixte Review
by Court on 2020-07-02
To run the forums, host the website, and travel, I regularly charge a universal service fee for my reviews. This in-depth review was sponsored by Cannondale. My goal is to be transparent and unbiased with you, this video and writeup are not meant to be an endorsement of Cannondale products. I welcome your corrections, additions,...
Electric Bikes – One of the Best Investments You Can Make [VIDEO]
by Richard Peace on 2020-06-30
If you are a regular e-biker you will know the kind of conversation; you chat with an interested onlooker about your e-bike, giving them all the details about range and how the motor works, how good it is at helping you cycle effortlessly up hills. They seem so interested they are on the cusp of
Rad Power Bikes RadRhino 5 250W (EU Version) Review
by Court on 2020-06-30
To run the forums, host the website, and travel, I charge a universal service fee for my reviews. This in-depth review was sponsored by Rad Power Bikes. My goal is to be transparent and unbiased with you, this video and writeup are not meant to be an endorsement of RPB products. I welcome your corrections,...
New 2020 YT DECOY Shred for maximum downhill performance
by Christoph Bayer on 2020-06-26
The new YT DECOY Shred promises to make even the gnarliest trails seem like a walk in the park. The new eMTB is designed for maximum fun on the descents with super capable suspension to back it up. What else makes this bike so special?
New Bosch Nyon Display 2021, Kiox update and accident detection for the smartphone hub
by Felix Stix on 2020-06-25
Bosch have introduced their 2021 Nyon eBike display with integrated navigation. Whilst a new software update will soon make it possible to use the Kiox display for navigation, Bosch’s Help Connect service provides the Smartphone hub with an automatic accident detection. We’ve got all the details.
eBike News: RadMission, Lectric Step-Thru, New Charge eBikes, eBike Glamping, eBike Shortage, & More! [VIDEOS]
by Richard Peace on 2020-06-25
In this week’s eBike news roundup: Big Bear eBike Access Coronavirus Updates: UK Tax Scheme & Supply Problems $999 RadMission Electric Metro $899 Lectric E-fat Step-thru Folder New Charge eBike Line Up CityQ Carlike eBike Delfast eCargo in Development eBike Glamping on Vashon Island Bosch Software Updates New Gates Carbon Drives And Much More! Coronavirus