Thanks to CJ Lou, the One Sport Ninja, for this blog post. And while this particular post may not be about eBikes..., it is about commuting by bicycle in the urban environment. Something that all cyclists can appreciate and share their experiences about. I remember my first bike--a black cruiser bicycle with a comfortable saddle … Continue reading Guest Blog: How I Reduced My City Commute By 20 Minutes: A Commuter’s Biking Guide.
Baby it’s cold outside // Winter with Your eBike
Okay, let’s face it. The days are getting shorter and colder. Fall is officially here and winter is not far behind... If you ride an eBike, you may be wondering about whether your bike can handle the cold. Well, the short answer is yes. However, there as several things you should consider to help keep … Continue reading Baby it’s cold outside // Winter with Your eBike
Car Companies developing eBikes
Seems that everyone is jumping into the eBike market these days as we can see from some recent announcement by Tesla, General Motors and Maserati. Tesla Electric Bikes? We know that Elon Musk is always working on something. From electric cars to rockets, and solar energy systems to underground roadways... he's got a lot … Continue reading Car Companies developing eBikes
Guest Blog: The New Bike in Town
Thanks to Explore Magazine for the permission to re-run this editorial in our eBike Emporium Blog. THE NEW BIKE IN TOWN E-bikes have hit the mountain bike world full-force — what does this mean for trail networks and users? By Ryan Stuart (Explore Magazine) As an Olympian, World Cup racer, two-time national champ and winner of multiple … Continue reading Guest Blog: The New Bike in Town
Caught in an electric Trance!
Now that we’re done with the obvious, yet necessary pun… Powerful. Capable. Inspiring. The 2019 Trance SX E+ Pro 1 introduces a different style of riding to your typical rip in the trails and is an experience like no other; from smartphone connectivity to ride quality, this bike is awesome! I rode it around the … Continue reading Caught in an electric Trance!
THIS WEEK IN e… 10/08
eBike Group Ride World Record As with all breaking trends, new records are part of establishing the trend as more than just a short-term blip, and more of a major new development. Now, a world record has been set for the biggest eBike group ride, helping the new phenomenon to become more established in the … Continue reading THIS WEEK IN e… 10/08
eBikes for Fitness and Health
University of Basel researchers reported that eBikes are comparable to conventional bikes in promoting health and benefits. Specifically, less-well-trained and/or overweight people can enhance their lives by riding an eBike. For 10 years, Switzerland has been running a month-long ‘Bike to Work’ program inviting commuters to ride their bike or eBike, and this year nearly 65,000 cyclists … Continue reading eBikes for Fitness and Health
This Week in e…
Dockless Scooters Not only are eBikes in, now eScooters are also making the scene, and in a big way. In the search for the solution to the ‘last mile’ - efficiently getting from a drop-off point in a commute to final destination - electric powered Scooters are quickly finding their way. To indicate the … Continue reading This Week in e…
My Sweet Ride & The Best Croissant, Ever!
Finally, the ride I’ve been waiting for and working for all summer, is mine. At the beginning of the season, I was teased into thinking it would come my way a little earlier than it did. Oh well, life doesn’t always pan out the way it’s planned out, and who can really complain when all … Continue reading My Sweet Ride & The Best Croissant, Ever!
A woman in motion…
Written by Jeanette Aiello (Gears Bike Shop customer) I just bought 2 (Specialized) Como E-bikes from Gears Bike Shop in Port Credit yesterday. I'd given it a lot of thought and was lucky enough to be able to borrow one for one month prior to making my selection. The process went like this: I had 3 … Continue reading A woman in motion…