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E-bikes may hit trail soon

GJSentinel.com By Amy Hamilton Owners of electric bikes who faced an uphill battle to ride on the Colorado Riverfront Trail may see a smooth road ahead. Members of the Colorado Riverfront Commission previously banned the bikes along the Grand Valley’s roughly 26-mile path, but have changed their stance. Because of a change of heart at…

Powerful Pedaling With Defiant Fat Electric Bike

By: Nate Mitka “I am a cheater!! It’s electric, I’m a fake!” These words race through my head. I want to shout. But I’m smiling the whole time. It’s a Tuesday afternoon in early June. I’m riding tight urban singletrack near GearJunkie headquarters, testing the Defiant Electric Fat Bike. It’s touted as the first commercially-available…

Kirkwood electric bike company makes biking easier

Decaturish By Ellie Ritter, contributor Ryan Hersh just opened the Edison Electric Bike Company in Kirkwood, but his love of bikes and transportation goes way back. “I pretty much grew up on two wheels,” he said. “Road bikes, dirt bikes, everything. I grew up here in Atlanta, too, and I absolutely love the city.” On…

Electric bikes take the hard work out of cycling

The Courier by Caroline Lindsay Sitting in a café last week, mid-ride, the owner asked how far we were cycling today. I replied nonchalantly: “60 miles”. She smiled and said she could never cycle that far. When I told her she would be surprised how far she could actually cycle if she built up to…

Cannondale Contro E-Rigid Video Review

Tough Urban Electric Bike ElectricBikeReview.com     The Cannondale Contro E-Rigid is a sturdy, tough looking, urban electric bike that uses smaller 24″ wheels paired with fat 2.35″ tires providing quick steering, a lower standover height, and improved strength.

3D Printed Electric Bike

Gadgets Geeky By Julian Horsey If you have a 3D printer handy or fancy building your very own DIY electric bike you might be interested in a new project that allows you to build a home-made electric bike using 3D printed parts together with a battery and obviously an electric motor… Read more at: 3D…