REI, the nation’s premier outdoor equipment retailer, enters the e-bike space with its CTY e2.2. For reasons unclear, REI decided to enter the electric bike space with a city bike rather than something made for off-road. If their goal was to nail down a commuter bike and test out their mettle, I believe they’ve succeeded.
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Electric bicycle Stories March 11, 2019
Blix Bikes offers a line of stylish and affordable Dutch-inspired electric bicycles designed for commuters. Now the company is releasing their first electric cargo bicycle, the Blix Packa. The Packa finally adds an affordable option to the electric cargo bike market.
Electric bicycle Stories November 10, 2018
Every year on November 11th, China celebrates their own version of Black Friday known as “Single’s Day”. The origin story is a bit odd (something about celebrating single people, hence the four 1’s), but the point is that it has turned into a massive international shopping holiday with crazy good deals on sites like AliExpress. Last year Alibaba reported over $25B in sales in one day.
The discounted prices cover just about everything, from computers to toothbrushes (seriously, I’m not kidding). But what we’re really interested in are the EV’s and associated parts for things like electric bicycles, e-scooters, e-skateboards, etc. Read on to see a list of some of the best deals we’ve found this year.
Electric bicycle Stories October 10, 2018
Commuting on a light electric vehicle such as an electric bicycle or motorcycle can have a number of benefits. From reducing your carbon footprint to making your commute enjoyable, electric bicycles and e-motorcycles are full of advantages. I haven’t owned a car since high school, and have spent the past decade commuting almost entirely on e-bikes, e-scooters, e-motos and just about e-anything.
But to make light electric vehicle commuting safe and fun, you’ll need the right kit. Here’s a list of recommended gear you’ll need when transforming your commute from a four-wheeled traffic-laden slog to a two-wheeled fun-fest. Each piece of gear described below is something I have used in my own commuting and can personally vouch for.
[Update: Check out my newest 2019 e-bike gear testing article!]
Electric bicycle Stories August 9, 2018
Electric bikes are not here just to help you get up some steep hills anymore. Electric motors are making their way in all segments of bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles.
The Sur-Ron lives in between those segments as a monster ebike with 50 miles of range and an insane 50 mph top speed. expand full story
Electric bicycle Stories July 28, 2013
- Installs in 1 minute
- 25km (15 mile) /charge with a 2 hour recharge.
- 25km range
- Top speed: 25Km/hr
- 6,5 (kg)/13,2 (lb)
- Battery pack: 14,4V/ 20Ah/280Wh
The Rubbee Drive system fits every standard bicycle tyre from 16 in to 29 in (700c). Smaller tyre sizes may interrupt a smooth operational use. Width of the bicycle tyre may vary between 20mm to 60mm. expand full story