About the Author

Micah Toll

@MicahToll

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

You can send him tips at Micah@electrek.co

Micah Toll's Favorite Gear

Today

Harley-Davidson used a combination of unreleased components, design modifications and good old-fashioned ingenuity to turn two of their LiveWire electric motorcycles from urban roadsters to overlanding adventure motorcycles for the Long Way Up series.

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With Jeep’s new high-powered electric bicycles now being delivered to the first customers, we caught up with the guys behind the bikes to learn more about these two-wheeled powerhouses.

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Yesterday

Could electric cargo bicycles replace industrial trucks? It turns out they already are.

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September 24

The Vektron electric bike has been Tern’s key folding e-bike for the last three years. And now the bike is getting several new upgrades to improve the model while still keeping the price nearly unchanged.

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September 23

Earlier this month San Diego-based Juiced Bikes wowed the e-bike industry with the unveiling of one of its highest power and longest range electric bikes yet, the HyperScrambler 2.

Now with the Juiced HyperScrambler 2 opening for orders today, we caught up with Juiced Bikes’ founder Tora Harris to get a behind-the-scenes look at the HyperScrambler 2’s journey from paper to awesome reality.

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September 22

This striking new electric motorbike is known as the EMoS WYLD from the Australian company Electric Mobility Solutions. Designed with traditional cruiser bike geometry, the WYLD looks anything but traditional.

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Greg LeMond is best known for his three-decade cycling career, countless contributions to cycling innovation, and of course his three Tour de France victories. But now he’s adding a new line to his résumé , launching LeMond Bicycles and its first two models, the Dutch and the Daily electric bicycles.

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September 21

Just in case you haven’t heard, Long Way Up on Apple TV+ is the third installment in Ewan McGregor’s and Charlie Boorman’s trilogy of long-distance motorcycle adventure rides.

What makes this one so special, though, is that the duo set out on a pair of Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles, attempting to cover 15,000 miles (25,000 km) of incredibly remote terrain from the southern tip of Argentina all the way to Los Angeles.

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High-performance scooters like the Apollo Pro take many of the advantages of generic electric scooters, then combine them with more power and higher quality parts to open the door to countless more adventures.

With dual high power motors, a huge battery, and full suspension for leaving manicured roads in your wake, the Apollo Pro has just about everything you need to get a serious rush (or a sensible commute).

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I’ve always been a fan of electric bicycle conversion kits that combine my passion for electric bicycles with my love of anything DIY. And as cool as the usual suspects are, the new Bimotal Elevate electric bicycle conversion kit adds a new twist to garage e-bike conversions.

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September 20

Shared electric scooter giant Bird has just released its own affordable electric scooter known as the Bird Air.

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September 19

The carbon fiber Morfuns Éole folding electric bicycle has just been launched for pre-order. And the bike comes in at one of the lowest price points we’ve ever seen for a carbon fiber e-bike.

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September 18

There are two things that FREY doesn’t mess around with: quality and power. The Jinhua, China-based electric bicycle manufacturer lays into both, heavily. And nowhere is that more evident than in the FREY EX Pro electric mountain bike.

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September 17

The Teleport Mobility swappable battery system, a newly designed open source standard, hopes to create some order in the Wild West of e-bike and e-scooter battery packs.

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While electric motorcycles have demonstrated their advantages over typical gas-powered motorcycles in a broad sweep of areas including power, torque, rideability, and maintenance, their range and recharge times have long been their Achilles’ heel, especially when it comes to motorcycle touring and cross-country trips.

But now Miriam Orlandi’s recent trip is breaking new ground in multiple ways and proving that electric motorcycles can cover vast distances.

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September 16

REI has now joined a long list of brands getting in on that lucrative e-bike action as the company’s Co-op Cycles line adds two new electric bicycle models: The Co-op Cycles CTY e2.1 and CTY e2.2.

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Segway Ninebot continues to expand the brand’s market with the introduction of new products, including today’s launch of the Ninebot Gokart PRO.

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September 14

A year and a half ago German startup NOVUS unveiled the first prototype of their new carbon fiber electric motorcycle. The design has since been updated into a more robust bike, yet the sky-high price has remained just as lofty.

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The Cyrusher Everest XF900, which was just launched today, claims to be a motorcycle-inspired e-bike that combines the best of both worlds. It offers high-speed riding, full suspension, hydraulic disc brakes, and other premium features, not to mention a price set conspicuously below its competitors.

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September 13

Award-winning Pro-rider Angelle Sampey is no stranger to putting down fast track times. And now we’re getting a chance to see her put her skills to the test on a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle, ultimately coming away with a new record-breaking performance.

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