# E bikes
Nation's first electric bike trade show launches in Denver
The nation's first-ever electric bike trade show is launching in Denver, Colorado.(Photo provided by the (e)revolution e-bike trade show.) Lost Paddle Events, which owns the Big Gear Show, will debut an electric bike trade show that is the first known e-bike-focused national trade show in the country, if not the world.
First national recycling guidelines debut for electric bike batteries
Electric bikes are ballooning in popularity and a national battery recycling program just launched.(PeopleForBikes.) Boulder-based PeopleForBikes, a bicycling advocacy nonprofit and the bicycle industry's trade association, launched industrywide electric bike battery recycling guidelines this month.
Lectric XP Lite vs XP 2.0, Comparing Two Affordable Ebikes
When it comes to affordable ebikes, Lectric makes two of the most affordable on the market. I've been riding both for the past few months and have some thoughts on why you should buy one versus the other.
I Bought My First Folding E-Bike!
I wrote about finally making an E-Bike purchase in this article:. As I mentioned, the price was the driving factor in this purchase. Although the bike showed up within a few days of my purchase, it took me nearly a week to open the unit up for a quick review. Here is my feedback on this well-built bike.
Crowdfunding: The Rocket Saga Continues
File this article as another example of “Downs” in Crowdfunding. After receiving a promising update on my purchase of the Rocket Bike in October, imagine my surprise when receiving November’s soul-crushing newsletter.
Crowdfunding: A Few More Delays
Thinking more significantly, I wanted to contribute once again to a couple of more oversized ticket items. I had some minor success and now seemed like the right time to branch out again. Given my recent interest in E-Bikes, an opportunity came upon me which check several boxes of “wants” by myself.
Lectric XP Lite Review: Practical and Portable Ebike
The Lectric XP Lite is a new lightweight ebike that only costs $799. But does it live up to its promise? The folks at Lectric E-bikes based in Phoenix, AZ think so. They sent me a model for testing and review and I gave it a deep dive in my latest video.
Lectric Ebike XP 2.O Experience
In this video we want to share our issue with the Xp 2.0 after 100 miles, as well as how Lectric handled the issue. We hope this helps someone who may experience this issue. Thanks for Watching!
Lightest Folding E-Bikes on the Market!
Everyone knows about the struggles at the gas pump as of late. For this reason, demand for alternative transportation has increased exponentially over the last few years. It is one of the reasons a growing amount of the population and I have decided to seek out a portable, folding e-bike option. I wrote about finally making an e-bike purchase that met most of my needs.
Ebike Review: Denago City Model 1
Bike.com sells a new line of road style ebikes called Denago. I got the chance to test ride their step thru model recently. It features a 500 watt rear hub motor with a decently sized 13.6 ah battery located in the down tube.
New Ebikes Being Launched
2022 is shaping up to be an interesting year in the ebike industry with lots of new models coming out almost each week. Here's a roundup of what's been announced lately. The ASTRO is a new Class 3 e-bike, which have higher speeds than ordinary models. It has been designed with a special emphasis on innovative aesthetics; its design is not your typical ebike. Rather this is more an an electric moped style ride.
What to Know About Ebike Batteries
Lithium ion ebike batteries are the most expensive part of any electric bike so keep them stored properly is key to their longevity. Most are rated for 700-800 charge cycles over their lifetime so they should last you a number of years.
Ebike Buying Tips for Newbies
Ebikes are growing in popularity. They even outpace electric cars in terms of sales. The problem is you have lots to choose from and the sheer amount of models on the market can be confusing to new ebike buyers. At last count there are already 100+ makers of e-bikes selling online.
Denver launches rebate program for e-bikes and heat pumps
(Denver, Colo.) Denver residents who transition to cleaner heating and cooling methods will receive rebates under a new program the city’s Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency launched on Earth Day.
Pinellas County opens survey about e-bike use on multi-use trails
Online survey is for all county trail users and anyone interested in the topic. Electric bikes (e-bikes) have become a common sight on Pinellas County’s multi-use trails. Their popularity grew in recent years as more people sought to get outdoors during the pandemic and bike shops had trouble stocking traditional bicycles. It has been estimated that 130 million e-bikes will be sold globally between 2020 and 2023.
Ride a bike
Having a micro-sized bike shop in one corner of the garage which the husband frequents whilst tinkering on bikes that keep him busy got this article into motion a year or so ago. Pictures shown aren't ads or sponsors.