January 19, 2021 http://Ebikes508.com What are Hub Motors?Hub motors were the first type of drive systems for bicycles to be patented and they continue to be popular today. Instead of trying to integrate a motor into the bicycle drivetrain (complimenting the gears and chain that the rider uses) hub motors stay completely separate. Electricity is… Continue reading E-Bike Motors Explained Mid Drive vs Hub Drive
Sometimes I think pedaling at night is easier and safer than during the day. During the day, I can’t assume they see me or my big rolling orange traffic cone on wheels. You would think they’d see me, but many times they are on the phone, and aren’t paying attention. In the last 3 months… Continue reading Can you see me?
What the heck. Honestly, I said a lot more than that at the time! A driver just tried to kill me. They saw me and purposely swerved and pushed me into the curb. I have a rear view camera, guess who’s going to be checking that video. I even have a loud horn they heard… Continue reading I almost got killed: The bike and I are fine!
SUSTAINABILITY NOVEMBER 11, 2020 IKEA installs cargo bikes to drive change When more and more customers turn to IKEA in cities for their life at home shopping, suitable transportation solutions are required for urban areas. Germany and Spain are two Ingka Group markets introducing cargo bike rental as a more sustainable transport option in the… Continue reading IKEA installs cargo bikes to drive change
Trying to find them in a Covid world isn’t that easy.
Here’s something I learned yesterday, about e-biking. ALL e-bike need mirrors. After 4 years of commuting and pedaling my dorky e-recumbent on ALL kinds of busy roads, 1000’s of miles and pedaling my old fashioned beach cruiser at the beach, I learned a valuable lesson. Maybe some of you can take this info and apply… Continue reading Bikes Need Mirrors
For anyone asking if an ebike, etrike, PEBL or ELF are worth having, I’ll say yes. But you definitely need to know your limits and try things out before you buy something so expensive. If you have trails, paths and side streets you’re better off than most. But at times it does get scary. Sometimes… Continue reading Are Ebikes worth it?
This solar electric bike/car is almost perfect, except for the price Micah Toll - Jan. 11th 2020 9:33 am ET 22 Comments The Wello Family solar-powered electric bike/car was just showcased at CES 2020, demonstrating how families might be able to transport kids or cargo with a much smaller carbon footprint than conventional transportation. But… Continue reading Solar/Electric bikes are perfect except for the price