E-bike Reviews and News


Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs


Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs Trek unveiled additions to its electric mountain bike lineup recently, releasing the all-new Rail—a long-travel e-MTB for hard-charging trail riders—along with new Powerfly Hardtail models built for adventure-minded off-road riders who want to explore more. It’s a new era for e-MTB, and these new models are ready […]

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Take the 2019 Mtbr Ebike Survey


Ebikes are a significant force happening in the bike industry today but it’s not an easy subject to tackle. Help us understand your interests and concerns by taking the survey

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Fezzari Wire Peak Review – 140mm rear travel E-bike


The Fezzari Wire Peak Elite is the middle offering in the Utah bike maker’s pedal-assist e-bike line-up. The all-aluminum frame is gorgeous but even more compelling is the component spec and price.

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Surly Big Easy first ride impressions


The Surly Big Easy is an E-cargo bike with loads of power and carrying capacity.

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4th Annual E-Bike Race at 2019 Sea Otter Classic


BULLS and Bosch team up to host the 4th Annual eMTB race at the 2019 Sea Otter Classic.

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Crossing the Rubicon: Off-Road Adventure with an eBike


Mark Weir, a veteran mountain bike racer and former all-mountain world champion, has never been satisfied with the status quo. And he’s not afraid to talk about why he’s a big fan of eBikes.

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2019 Specialized Turbo Levo e-bike first ride review


The 2019 Specialized Turbo Levo is version two of the landmark bike and it addresses three years of ideas, suggestions, and complaints about the previous model.

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Bosch Kiox is new on-board eBike computer


Offers new features via Bluetooth connectivity, and the Gorilla Glass display makes it durable for hardcore eBikers.

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Bulls E-CORE Di2 ebike review


Featuring the Shimano E-8000 motor and the Di2 drivetrain, the E-Core is an e-bike with 150mm of front and rear travel from Germany’s Bulls Bikes.

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2019 Trek Powerfly ebike first look


New in this Powerfly generation are an advanced removable battery system, carbon fiber frames, purpose-built ebike components and the 150mm of travel in the LT model.

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Boogaloo eMTB race series rolls on


The Boogaloo Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bike (eMTB) Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is off and running in 2018.

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Top gear picks from Impact Sun Valley


Trails were bursting with fragrant lupine at mid-elevations above Ketchum, Idaho’s basecamp for Impact Sun Valley, the inaugural Crank Tank bicycle media event.

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E-bike debate heats up at Impact Sun Valley event


New press camp-style event tackles question on how to define machines that are changing quickly and how to enforce new rules for all travelers.

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US threatening 25% tariff on China-made e-bikes


The U.S. bike industry has been drafted into the trade war between China and the U.S., says a recent report on Bicycle Retailer and Industry News.

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BMC Speedfox AMP e-bike first ride


The Speedfox AMP is labeled as a “Trail Bike” and the 29” wheels and power assist are great for covering a lot of ground quickly allowing for more riding in a shorter period of time.

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Boogaloo eMTB race series back in 2018


The Boogaloo Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bike Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is back for 2018.

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Haro Bikes Shift i/O 9 e-bike – video


Better brakes, updated cockpit, and dropper make Haro’s 2019 Shift i/O 9 eMTB is ready to rock.

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Mammoth Bike Park first to allow e-bikes


United States Forest Service approves e-bike usage in the Mammoth Bike Park, making it the first bike park on USFS land to allow e-bikes.

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Sea Otter Classic gears up for 3rd annual eMTB race


Bosch eBike Systems and Haibike are inviting racers to participate in the 2018 Haibike eMTB Race epowered by Bosch, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Sea Otter Classic.

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BMC enters e-bike market with AMP Trailfox and Speedfox


Trailfox AMP and Speedfox AMP designed to conquer everything from challenging climbs to swooping singletrack descents.

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Bosch PowerTube 500 integrates eBike battery into frame


Bosch eBike Systems has introduced the PowerTube 500, a battery which can be integrated into the frame of the bicycle.

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Washington State clarifies e-bike rules on trails


Newly passed Washington State legislation closes dirt trails to e-bikes unless otherwise specified by local land managers.

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Bulls Bike E-Stream review


The biggest battery available and a capable full-suspension platform make this e-bike truly adventure ready.

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Vintage Electric Bicycles Supports Wine Country Fire Relief


Vintage Electric Bicycles is proud to link arms with some of the South Bay area’s best epicurean talent in support of the victims of the recent wine country fires.

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Magura Boltron eMTB suspension fork review


If riding eMTBs is your thing, it’s worth looking into bikes with e-specific components such as the top-line performing Magura Boltron suspension fork.

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