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.
Housatonic River Group Ebike Ride Set for Sunday in New Milford
This Sunday the Connecticut Ebike Owners group will gather for a 20 mile round trip ride along the Housatonic River in the New Milford, CT area. The ride will take place from 11am to 2pm and take place mainly on streets and dirt roads.
This Ebike Runs Over Anything, Wallke F2 review
The Wallke F2 is the latest ebike in my garage. This one features 26 x 4 inch fat tires and runs over anything you put in front of it. It's on sale right now for $1,199 which makes it one of the most affordable 26 inch fat tire ebikes on the market.
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.
Review of the Rogue, 26x4 Folding Fat Tire Ebike
If you are looking for a powerful folding fat tire ebike that can hit 28 MPH the Rogue from Crooked Path Ebikes might be a good choice. They sent me a version for review and testing recently.
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.
Tracking Apps for Ebikers
Looking to track your ebike rides? How about sharing the ride route with friends? Need to verify your speed? There are a number of apps in the major app stores to suit your need.
Ebike Riding Tips
So you want to get an ebike? I've noticed that the majority of new riders are folks who may not have picked up any bike in years so it's worthy to note a few things about how these ebikes will travel.
An Ebike for the Big & Tall Crowd
The Mokwheel Tor Plus is a run over anything kind of e-bike built for the big and tall crowd. You should probably be at least 5 foot 10 to ride this ebike comfortably. Featuring 26 X 4 inch fat tires, a 16ah battery and a 750 watt motor with 85 Nm of torque, this large size electric bike is about as big as you can get in the ebike world.
Ebike Review: Senada Saber 1000W Fat Tire
I wasn't sure what to expect when the Senada Saber showed up at my ebike garage. It featured a rear rack but that was bent heavily in shipping so I removed it and left a cleaner look with just the fenders. The cool blue rims give it a nice splash of color against a matte black frame with orange accents.
Connecticut Ebike Group Conducts First Spring Ride
Last month a few hearty souls braved 48 degree temps to hit the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail beginning in Hamden, CT. This video captures some of the meetup and ride footage.
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.
Electric Mountain Bike Review: Velowave Ghost
I recently purchased a silver Ghost from Velowave. Its just 57 pounds, features a 500 watt rear hub motor and 13ah battery in the down tube. It's great on the trail and faster than you think.
Debunking Ebike Myths
I was a bit surprised to be honest. To me an ebike is self explanatory but not everyone has seen the light just yet when it comes to understanding The WhoWhat and Why of electric bikes.