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A very nice review of the rear hub motor powered Specialized Turbo S. Despite all the buzz about mid drives, the hubbie is not dead yet at all. There is plenty to love about a well put together rear hub motor e bike. Read the full story here. by

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An opinion of several high tech electric bikes.  The high tech VanMoof design, and one of my favorites in the more motorcycle like category, the Greyborg. Read the full story here. by

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  Opinion piece on the Electric MTB race to be held at the Sea Otter Classic.  Sure, it’s a different kind of race, but if you think staying on an MTB going fast up a hill is easy work, you simply have not done it.  Nobody calls motocross riding easy.

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The numbers of subscribers to Tel-O-Fun has been dropping, with subscribers switching to electric bikes.  New, tighter regulations for electric bikes could reverse the trend. Read the full story here. by

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Poor quality was the problem ten years ago, but that is in the past.  Now brands the bike shops can trust exist, especially with Shimano and Bosch product fully developed now.  Cheap unreliable kits are still out there, but even in the kit market, dependable brands are winning over bike

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Needs an electric bike to keep up with his wife, who rides an e bike.  She rides up the steep hills in his hometown while whistling, while he huffs and puffs to keep up on the grades.  Fabian plans to start riding with e assist after his last season is

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Bikeshare programs keep going electric.  PBSC Urban Solutions, the company that supplies bikes and stations for New York’s CitiBike and DC’s Capital Bikeshare unveiled their new electric version, the Boost. It makes sense, you’ll get more people willing to bike, if they have an electric assist for the uphill part

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NY needs a new e bike law.  Last years attempt failed, but they just can’t operate under the current law. Get in the 21’st century NY, and use Californias new ebike rules as a guide for your new regulations. Read the full story here. by

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Moped class means no riding on bike paths, and other rules.  Many will not like needing a license plate, and being forced to mix with the cars. A better approach might be to just have speed limits for bike paths.  Even pedal powered, 30 mph passes on a bike path

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They say any publicity is good publicity. It seems to be true. The big motor doping story definitely increased the traffic on the insider website. A lot of people have no idea how far electric bikes have come.  They don’t have to look like a cheap scooter now! Read the

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