Simon Cowell of ‘AGT’ backs up after falling off an e-bike

Kim Willis and Bill Keviny | USA TODAY ‘AGT’ judge Simon Cowell breaks his back in e-bike accident The ‘America’s Got Talent’ star is doing well after surgery. USA TODAY, Wochit MALIBU, Calif. — Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bike at home. The 60-year-old entertainment mogul broke his back […]

Simon Cowell hospitalized with broken back after falling from e-bike – The Hollywood Reporter

Simon Cowell broke his back on Saturday afternoon while testing his e-bike in Malibu, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. The English record executive and host of America’s Got Talent is being treated in hospital and was due to undergo surgery. “Simon fell off his bike on Saturday afternoon while testing his new electric bike in the […]

First real test of the $799 Indiegogo e-bike

The Fiido D11 folding electric bike just launched last week on Indiegogo for pre-order at $799. That’s an incredible price for a sleek e-bike, but who really knows in advance if a new product launched on Indiegogo is bang or bust? So I spoke to the company and convinced them to send me one of […]

Truth: How far can an e-bike really go on a single charge?

One of the biggest benefits of e-bikes is that they can help riders go further with the same leg power. But with manufacturers quoting wildly different range ratings for seemingly similar e-bikes, how can you tell what an e-bike’s true range is? It’s actually easier than you think. And after spending over a decade working […]

Say goodbye, GM kills off its short-lived electric bike

GM has officially announced that it is ending its ARIV e-bike program, blaming the decision largely on the havoc wrought on its balance sheets by COVID-19. GM’s Ariv e-bike program was announced in late 2018 with a flashy competition that allowed the public to nominate the e-bike. The winner received $10,000 and the Ariv name […]

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) […]

Lotus designs racing bike for the 2020 Summer Olympics

Lotus hasn’t launched a new car in a while, preferring instead to produce endless variations of its existing models. The next new four-wheeled Lotus is probably a few years away, but the British automaker has a new two-wheeled creation. The company’s engineering division has partnered with bicycle company Hope Technology to design a racing bike, […]

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 […]

Dario Pegoretti dies – Legendary bicycle frame builder dies

Dario Pegoretti, one of the world’s most beloved and important bicycle frame builders, died suddenly from heart disease on Thursday, according to the Italian Cyclinside website. He had previously survived a bout with lymphoma in 2007 and made a full recovery. Pegoretti, 62, was considered one of the great modern carpenters, even though his preferred […]

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 […]

The ‘tamper-proof’ bike has a frame that becomes a padlock – and breaking it renders the bike useless

Anyone who tries to steal YERKA will have to break the frame of the bike, rendering it useless Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Unstealable bike chases crowdfunding money A team of Chilean designers have created what they describe as an “unstealable” bike – called YERKA. Instead of having […]

nobike is the slot and slide bike frame that adapts to your height

created by dynalab, the nobike reinvents traditional methods of bicycle production to create a special bicycle, which adapts perfectly to the size and style of each rider. Where most standard bike frames are constructed by metal tubes welded together, the nobike sports a body made up of four triangular laser-cut aluminum shapes, slit together by […]

Ultra-light Caterham Seven uses bike frame technology

Caterham has confirmed plans to produce an ultralight version of its Seven sports car in early 2017, incorporating bicycle tube technology into its space construction. Working with bike tubing expert Reynolds Technology and computer-aided engineering (CAE) consulting firm Simpact, Caterham has already created a Seven 270 prototype with a 10% lighter chassis but still retaining […]

Safe Early Cycling Exercises for Critical Care Patients – Critical Care

Image: Cycling exercise in the ECU improves patient outcomes (Photo courtesy of Michelle Kho / St. Joseph’s). Early bicycle exercise by mechanically ventilated patients in the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) may help them recover faster, a new study finds. Researchers from St. Joseph’s Healthcare (St. Joe’s; Hamilton, Canada), McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada), Johns Hopkins […]

3D Printing Makes SOLID Titanium Bike Frame Possible – Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Stainless Steel, Rare Earths, Metal Prices, Predictions

Can titanium be used as a cost-effective material to make bike frames for the average commuter? Super-strong metal has been used for decades in the creation of high-end bikes that are primarily used by consumers willing to pay more for more expensive materials and tougher tooling. Free Download: New! The January 2016 MMI report Could […]

Covestro PC materials allow dynamic LED lighting inside the bike frame

Phantom Frames uses Makrolon polycarbonate material to provide a transparent bike frame with internal multi-color LED lighting. Materials specialist Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) announced the results of a partnership with bicycle frame maker Phantom Frames which resulted in a youth bike with a transparent frame including dynamic LED lighting inside the frame. The project demonstrates […]

jan rediscovers natural materials with a wooden bike frame

jan rediscovers natural materials with a wooden bike frameall images courtesy of jan tailor-made bicycle manufacturers are slowly rediscovering and returning to the aesthetic and technical values ​​innate in natural materials. wooden, for Czech companies Jan, turned out to be perfect for their new bicycle frame. excellent in terms of flexibility and durability, the element […]

Launch of the world’s first 3D printed bicycle frame

News: British bicycle brand Empire Cycles has collaborated with additive manufacturing company Renishaw to build the world’s first 3D printed metal bicycle frame. Thanks to a 3D printer developed by Renishaw print metal parts, Empire Cycles created a titanium alloy frame that is over a third lighter than a traditional frame, increasing design flexibility while […]

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