STATE OF THE ART

Raleigh’s Superbe IE – Easy to Ride, Easy to Afford

Time for a little nostalgia.  When I was a teenager, back in the early 1960's, my Raleigh three speed English racer and I were...

Should You Go With the Flow, the Espin Flow?

The Espin Flow is a step-through frame pedelec bike that is comfortable to ride and will get you from point A to point B...

Pedego Trike – New Comfort For Adults

It's not fast.  It's not light.  But for adults looking for a safe, extremely stable platform to get around their communities, for trips to...

ENJOY THE RIDE

Kill the Hill With Electric Assist Bikes

These Vehicles Really Make the Grade (easier) Millions of boomers still enjoy getting on a bicycle, usually for recreation but sometimes for short commutes. Yet,...

Try It, You’ll Like It – What Will Get You On An E-bike?

When I talk to e-bike dealers and manufacturers, one message comes through loud and clear, is that most of the people 50 and over...

GET INTO GEAR

A Suite of Slick Biking Tools from Silca

It's been a century since Silca biking tools got their start outside Milan, Italy.  Today the company is based in Indianapolis, but still makes...

Heavy Lifting – Rocky Mounts SplitRail Hitch Rack

There just aren't a lot of hitch mounted bike racks that are capable of holding two hefty e-bikes.  We have previously reviewed Thule's Easy...

Easy Seat II – No Pain, Plenty of Gain

There have been times when I've wondered if the folks who design traditional bicycle seats were previously employed to create instruments of torture for...

RULES OF THE ROAD

Why Isn’t Every State e-Bike Friendly?

The federal government says e-bikes are legal.  Sort of.  Specifically, Congress approved a measure making them legal under the Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines....

Oregon, Home to Many E-Bike Companies Isn’t All that Welcoming After All

As the Electric Bike Industry and biking advocacy groups like People for Bikes continue to press for legal approval across the country they're fighting...