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Micah Toll


Micah Toll is a personal electric vehicle enthusiast, battery nerd and author of the Amazon #1 bestselling books Electric Motorcycles 2019, DIY Lithium Batteries, DIY Solar Power and the Ultimate DIY Ebike Guide.

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The new Karmic OSLO looks like no electric moped we’ve seen before. Half electric bicycle and half electric scooter, this one appears to be straight out of a science fiction movie.

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Zero Motorcycles has just announced its model year 2020 updates. This year we’re seeing a new model for the global market and updated lower pricing for some models.

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September 17

I recently got the chance to test out the Bianchi Aria E-Road at Eurobike 2019. This lightweight road bike has a hidden surprise – it’s actually a stealthy electric bicycle. expand full story

September 16

Frey Bike unveiled two high-power and high-speed electric bicycles today, pushing the envelope for high end e-bikes with surprisingly modest prices.

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The new Renault ZOE is here, and I got a chance to test drive it this weekend in Sardinia, Italy. If you thought you knew the ZOE then think again, because Renault has upgraded the New ZOE with better range, power, and charging options, plus a number of other changes. Check it all out below.

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September 14

Good news, Californians! Do you have an old gas car laying around that you don’t use, and would rather turn it into an electric bicycle? Well now you can, with a trade-in program that includes e-bikes!

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September 13

Juiced Bikes has a new electric moped-style e-bike coming out soon, the Juiced Scorpion. And the latest news shows that it will start at an ultra-low $1,299 price.

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September 12

GoCycle is back with an update to its already popular line of fast-folding electric bikes. The new GoCycle GXi combines the best of previous GoCycle models into what may be the most advanced model the company has ever offered.

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September 11

Have you ever thought, “You know what I need…a pickup truck that I can pedal like a bicycle”?

Yea, me neither. But I recently got the chance to test one out anyways, and now I realize what I’ve been missing in my life. The XCYC Pickup is a ridiculous e-bike that actually works really well and may just be the answer to urban cargo solutions.

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BRP, a longtime leader in the power sports industry, has just unveiled a suite of new electric vehicle concepts. The impressive range of products includes everything from electric motorcycles and bikes to electric go karts and even an electric jet ski.

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September 10

There’s something awesome about a vintage moped. It can’t be the fiddly engine or choking exhaust, so it must be the style! And the new Rottwellmeyer Otto electric moped gives you that classic moped feel without the pain of a finicky gas engine.

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Bianchi took to Eurobike 2019 to launch its latest e-bike creation: The Bianchi E-SUV. This new electric mountain bike focuses on integrated design and high-end components to break new ground for Bianchi.

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September 9

While electric skateboards may be brushed off by detractors as simple toys, you shouldn’t dismiss them so quickly. The truth is that they are actually potent commuter vehicles, as demonstrated by the Exway X1 Pro electric skateboard.

Check out our review below to see why this fast and fun electric skateboard makes such a great commuter vehicle.

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Eurobike is one of the largest international bicycle trade shows in the world. This year saw a record number of electric bicycles. Here we’ve compiled all of the coolest and most interesting electric bicycles that we checked out at the show.

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Remember that awesome WideWheel electric scooter? There may be a brake problem

The popular Mercane WideWheel electric scooter may have an issue with its rear brake. After urging from the sole US distributor of the scooter, the Korean manufacturer is investigating to determine the severity of the issue and how widespread it may be. We spoke with the US distributor to get to the bottom of it.

September 8

The Sur Ron electric motorcycle is one of the most exciting off-road electric motorcycles to hit the scene recently. The high performance yet low-cost electric motorcycle showed off its abilities by smoking a bunch of gas motorcycles to win 1st place in a recent race. Check out the epic video below!

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Electrek just spent the last few days touring Eurobike, the largest bicycle trade show in Europe. Electric bicycles dominated the show, and the Aevon Le Cafe Racer was certainly one of the more unique models on display.

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September 7

Lime is offering a new feature for its electric scooter rentals in the US and Canada. Group Ride, which Lime announced today willing be rolling out soon in North America, seeks to ensure each rider in a group gets his or her own scooter.  expand full story

September 6

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any wilder in the electric bicycle space, this happens. UBCO has just revealed their upcoming UBCO FRX1 Freeride Trail Bike featuring motorcycle level specs, speeds of up to 50 mph (80 km/h), and functional bicycle pedals.

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September 5

Greyp has unveiled its latest electric mountain bike, offering up the hardtail G5 e-bike at Eurobike in southern Germany.

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