Traditional bicycles and electric bikes (known as e-bikes) have distinctly different characteristics. For example, classic bikes provide freedom of movement and steady exercise, while e-bikes offer a more convenient and efficient means of traveling that utilizes motorized assistance. E-bikes have witnessed an exponential increase in popularity in recent years. However, many people remain unaware of […]
Are Electric Bikes Safe for Seniors?
Health is vitally important as we age. Bike riding is one way to preserve our health as we age. The question is, are electric bikes safe for seniors? Read this post to find the answer, as well as tips for seniors to cycle safely on e-bikes.
7 of the Best Budget E-bikes under $1000 for 2023
This post with video reviews showcases the best BUDGET e-bikes under $1000 you can buy on Amazon. A really great e-bike can cost a lot of money – but the good news is that if you want to try electric bikes for the first time, you can buy decent quality e-bikes for less than $1000 on Amazon. In this post, we show you the best budget e-bikes we could find. Pick one, try it out, and experience the joy of electric biking!
World’s Stupidest Ebike Thieves
The video below was made by eBikes USA. It shows the ridiculous lengths would-be thieves went to, in order to try to steal ebikes. They failed to get any bikes, but they did damage thousands of dollars worth of beautiful bikes. If you want to learn about the RIGHT way to get a new ebike, […]
Specialized Announces Brand New E-Bike – the Como Super Light
Specialized has just unveiled the new Specialized Como SL (Super Light), an electric pedal assist Class 3 ebike designed for anyone and everyone. Building on Specialized’s decades of industry knowledge, the everyday commuter can now benefit from the same Super Light technologies that go into Specialized performance models like the Vado SL, the Creo SL and the Levo SL. SL e-bikes are approximately 40% lighter than traditional e-bikes, and yet will still assist you up to 28mph.
A Guide to Buying a Used Electric Bike
Electric bikes are expensive and many of us simply cannot afford to buy a new one. Buying a used e-bike can save you a lot of money, and is a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly option. However, you need to be careful about certain things to make a smarter choice. For example, you need to make sure […]
How E-Bikes Can Help Couples to Cycle Together
Did you know that e-bikes can make it possible for couples to cycle together – sometimes for the first time ever? There are many couples who would love to go for a bike ride together, but their cycling abilities are so different that it just doesn’t work. This post contains a video that shows how an e-bike solved this problem for our friends, Amanda and Wayne Smith. It also contains three case studies that show how e-bikes can help couples to ride bikes together.
Get Pedaling: How to Find the Right Folding E-Bike for You
This post plus video offers advice on how to choose a folding e-bike. Folding e-bikes have the advantage that they are easy to transport and store.
FuroSystems New Carbon Frame E-Bikes – Carbon Folding E-Bike and Mountain E-Bike
FuroSystems offers two new innovative, full carbon frame electric bikes, a folding e-bike and a mountain e-bike. Both bikes are very stylish, ultra-light electric bicycles with strong carbon fiber frames that encase all electronic parts and cables. The folding e-bike is a versatile and stylish option for bike commuters. The mountain e-bike is a rugged but ultra-light option for those interested in powered mountain biking.
How to Buy the Best Electric Bike
I just published the third edition of How to Buy the Best Electric Bike. This brand new, updated and expanded edition is published in collaboration with Turbo Bob and the Electric Bike Review, two of the greatest ebike reviewers and bloggers in the world. As a result, this edition includes many more reviews of quality electric bikes. It also contains new research on the health benefits of electric bikes, and a practical guide to how to get fit with an electric bike.
Just published: How to Buy the Best Electric Bike, 2nd Edition
I just published the expanded, updated, 2nd edition of How to Buy the Best Electric Bike. This brand new, updated and expanded edition of How to Buy the Best Electric Bike is presented in collaboration with Turbo Bob and the Electric Bike Review, two of the greatest ebike reviewers and bloggers in the world. As a result, this new edition includes many more reviews of new, quality electric bikes. For a very limited time, I am offering the new edition for a discounted price, cheaper than the first edition.
Spark E-Bike Review
In-depth Spark E-Bike Review. Shocke Bike’s Spark e-bike is a highly recommended, fully loaded electric bike with quality components for an affordable price. This ready-to-ride electric bike offers great range, and can be used on the street and off-road, thanks to the rugged construction with military-grade aluminum and SR Suntour shocks. The Spark e-bike is the answer for those looking for a solid commuter e-bike at a great price point.
Best Electric Bike Posts
Here’s a selection of our best electric bike posts! It showcases every kind of post about electric bikes, from reviews to technical advice. It includes posts about how many calories you can burn on an electric bike; how to figure out your electric bike range; how to choose between a hub motor or a crank […]
My New Electric Bikes Blog
My new electric bikes blog pulls together my most popular posts about electric bikes, so as to make them easier to find. This blog brings together all the posts I have written over the years about electric bikes, including technical advice, bike reviews and health benefits of electric bikes.
Introduction to Electric Bikes – Free Event in San Diego
Attend this no-sales, no-pressure event to learn about electric bikes from an industry expert and test ride the electric bike of your choice. 28 May, San Diego.
How to Buy the Best Electric Bike gets Rave Review from Turbo Bob!
I am happy to announce that my new book about how to buy the best electric bike just received a rave review from one of the foremost experts in electric bikes – Turbo Bob!
Shocke Bikes Introduces the High-Quality, Affordable Spark Electric Bike
Press Release: Vancouver-based startup Shocke Bikes is launching Spark Electric Bike, a high quality all-terrain electric bicycle. Spark, priced at $1,799 USD MSRP is the ultimate value for the money when it comes to electric bikes. What’s more is that Shocke are offering Spark at an introductory price of $999 USD on Kickstarter.
Updated Edition of How to Buy the Best Electric Bike has been Published!
Are you planning to buy an electric bike, but overwhelmed by all the choices out there? I am really happy to announce that I have just published a new book called How to Buy the Best Electric Bike. This is an updated and much expanded edition of my previous book, How to Buy the Right Electric Bike.
What Size Motor Should You Buy for Your Electric Bike?
What electric bike motor size do you need for your electric bike? Here’s a post all about how to decide what electric bike motor size you need for your electric bike.
Check out my book: How to buy the RIGHT Electric Bike
I am happy to announce that my new book, How to Buy the RIGHT Electric Bike, has finally been published. You can buy it right now on Kindle, at a bargain price. I wrote this book because of my passion for electric bikes, and my optimism about their future. Every year, millions more people buy […]