Category: Electric bicycle

Electric bike sales soar during coronavirus lockdown

As government-mandated shutdowns spread across the United States in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses are suffering. With people stuck at home and tightening their purse strings, many feared the hardship would be felt acutely by the dozens of e-bike companies that have sprung up in recent years. But it turns out that […]

How e-bike motors are made: a behind-the-scenes tour of the Bafang factory

If you’ve ever ridden a few e-bikes, you’ve probably found yourself using Bafang’s e-bike parts without even realizing it. Bafang is one of, if not the biggest, e-bike motor and component manufacturers, and we were lucky enough to be invited into their factory to see how they build e-motors. Getting the chance to see how […]

Ducati’s first e-bike starts sales in the United States

Hey, any Americans want a cheap Ducati? How about an electric? There’s only one catch: it’s a Ducati electric bike. Oh, and it’s only cheap if you compare it to the rest of the Ducati lineup. The electric bike is the Ducati MIG-RR. It was first unveiled at last year’s EICMA Milan 2018 motorcycle show. […]

This 50 MPH Police Edition Electric Bike Could Replace Cops’ Electric Motorcycles

Electric motorcycles are increasingly entering police fleets for patrol, but now we could see e-bikes entering the mix as well, thanks to the new Delfast Top Cop e-bike. Delfast Top Cop Electric Police Bike Delfast’s Top Cop e-bike is based on the company’s Top 2.0 high-power e-bikes. The Top 2.0 is (believe it or not) […]

The X One e-bike is so futuristic it’s years ahead of its time

At a time when many e-bike manufacturers are showing small incremental advancements, the X One e-bike is ready to surpass them all. That’s because this futuristic e-bike combines sleek, futuristic design with new technology rarely seen in an e-bike. And the price is pretty groundbreaking too, in a good way. The X One high-tech electric […]

E-bike sales soar as Giant forecasts 600,000 e-bike sales this year

If you’ve done a double take recently after seeing an otherwise unassuming cyclist zip past you or climb a steep hill without the typical blast, you’re not crazy. You’ve probably seen one of many e-bikes in a rapidly growing wave of e-bike adoption. And Giant’s massive e-bike sales forecast for this year further underscores the […]

How much power does an electric bike need? Here is a helpful guide

Electric bikes are available in a wide range of power levels. From adorable little 250W e-bikes to massively overpowered 10kW+ motorcycle level e-bikes. But which power is best for you? Keep reading to find out more! Just a quick note before we get to power level comparisons: not all motor horsepower ratings are created equal. […]

Delfast’s new 50mph (80kph) e-bike stretches the word ‘bike’

In what is sure to divide the e-bike world, Delfast has updated its latest high-speed e-bike. The Top 2.0 is a high-powered 80 km/h (50 mph) e-bike that pushes the boundaries of e-bikes. Delfast Top 2.0 Electric Bike The Delfast Top 2.0 is the company’s latest high-speed e-bike update. The original Delfast Top e-bike had […]

Delfast, maker of 380km range e-bikes, has a new bike for deliveries

Delfast is no stranger to long-range e-bikes. The company now offers a new model specially designed for delivery people. It looks like with those specs, there might also be a lot of commuters lining up to buy the bike. Delfast currently holds the world record for the longest distance on an e-bike on a single […]

Priority Embark review: What makes this belt-drive e-bike worth $4,000?

With so many cheap e-bikes to choose from these days, many people wonder what sets the more expensive e-bikes apart. This was one of the reasons I wanted to get a hands-on experience with the new Priority Embark e-bike, to see what made this premium Class I e-bike different. Marketed as a maintenance-free e-bike, I […]

A new standard has finally been developed to measure the range of electric bikes

These days there seems to be an endless supply of new e-bikes being announced every week. From inexpensive e-bikes with just 7.5 mi (12 km) of range to specialty e-bikes with 400 mi (643 km) of range. But consumers have always had to take these range estimates with a grain of salt due to the […]

10 tips to make your e-bike faster

Whether you want to feel the wind in your hair like Tom Cruise racing an F-14 Tomcat on the track in Top Gun or just want to get to work faster, there are several ways to increase the speed of your electric bike. Here, we’ll cover the top 10 methods for getting more speed out […]

Juiced Bikes’ new retro e-bike goes faster and farther for less money

There’s a new trend in the world of plug-and-play e-bike design: retro minibike-style e-bikes. A few years ago, Lithium Cycles released its Super 73 electric bike with a design reminiscent of something between an old minibike from the 1980s and a Honda Ruckus. Unimoke followed that up with a strikingly similar design, which was then […]

Xiaomi’s new $261 e-bike is gearing up to shake up the e-bike industry

The Chinese company Xiaomi offers an impressive range of affordable products, ranging from consumer electronics to sofas. They are also no stranger to personal electric vehicles, having produced a very popular electric bicycle as well as an equally popular electric scooter. And now they’re doubling down on affordability even more with their new e-bike, the […]

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