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Electric bicycles

Thank you all so much for your comments about your feeling on electric bicycles. Electric assist bikes were huge at Eurobike and they were pretty big at Interbike this year. A lot of you expressed interest, so I went around and talked with several of the electric assist bike vendors including BionX, Currie/iZip, Schwinn, UltraMotor/A2B, read more »

Electric bicycles at Interbike?

One of the big things at Interbike are electric bicycles. Several vendors have eBikes on display and there seems to be a lot of interest from retailers. My question for you, my readers: Should I cover e-Bikes on Cyclelicious? Are these bicycles? Or are they small, underpowered motorcycles? What’s your opinion?

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Electric car horn for bicycles

I occasionally talk a big game in the various social media sites, but I’m generally a pussycat on the road and big believer in cooperating with other traffic when I’m on my bike. I’m assertive about my road rights, but I won’t be a complete jackass just to make a point. Hence, I’m not a read more »

Vintage Electric Bikes

We all see many electric bicycles with designs inspired by the Igor Pachmelnik Zakuskov school of engineering. They’re functional enough, but these cobbled hunks of junk don’t inspire. I’ve seen another trend to counter this function-over-form mindset. These are electric bicycles with design cues borrowed from the early days of motorcycles. Take, for example, the read more »

Over the hill on an electric bicycle

Neal at NTS Works in Santa Cruz built up a prototype Fat Free electric assist bicycle for me to try over the next few days. Of course I took it straight from assembly to a 32 mile ride with 2000 feet of elevation over the Santa Cruz Mountains without so much as a shakedown ride.