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
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!
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
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
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…
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!
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…
We can across this inspiring Blog Post today and just had to share it with you…
Sam here. I’ve been back and forthing on the blog about e-bikes. See Sam is sorry she was a bit of a fitness snob about e-bikes and Women and e-assist bikes… Sam has some worries and Sam is feeling grouchy about e-bikes. After sharing the recent post on Facebook some friends who are e-bike riders and lovers came out of the woodwork rushing to their defense. I loved their happy stories and their enthusiasm for their e-bikes and asked if I could share their stories. Here’s the first. There will be more to follow. Enjoy!
By Alisa Joy
Samantha asked why women ride e-bikes, and I totally get why she would worry that women might be getting the message that they are just never going to get up whatever hill-of-doom exists on their bike ride. Because she asked, I’m here to tell you there are so many great reasons…
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Written by Nathaniel Snow (Gears Leaside Staff) Beasty Boy Does the Don First things first, this isn’t a mountain bike. It’s an electric pedal assist, climb-crushing, downhill-smashing mountain machine. I took the Specialized Levo FSR out for a couple hours in the Toronto Don Valley trails, and every trail felt like I’d never been there … Continue reading Test Ride: Specialized Levo FSR
Families that play together, stay together That’s the familiar phrase I kept thinking about when I participated in this year’s EpicTour with my wife Kate, my 4yr-old Chase, and 16 month-old Beth. The idea was to ride the 80km category as a family riding e-bikes and pulling a trailer. I chose a Cube Hybrid Reaction eMtb … Continue reading Family Fun Forever!