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  1. Aushiker

    Recall: Pedego Recalls Electric Bicycle Batteries Due To Fire Hazard

    This recall involves 36-volt and 48-volt lithium ion rechargeable batteries sold separately and as original equipment with Pedego electric bikes. Recalled batteries of each voltage came in two styles. One style has a silver or black metal case that measures about 13 ½ inches long, 6 ½ inches...
  2. Aushiker

    Easy trip simulator for electric bikes

    Haven't had a chance to properly try it out out but it looks like it might be handy. The simulator can be found here. Andrew
  3. Aushiker

    TerraTrike + eBike Kit + Snow = Way Too Much Fun!

    Video is at Facebook ... looks like fun. Andrew
  4. Aushiker

    Dropbar Bike Conversions

    Hi I am thinking of converting a road bike (currently riding a recumbent with e-assist) and I note that most conversions that are of road bikes are of flat bar bikes and conversions of drop-bar bikes seem few and far between. I am curious as to why flat-bar bikes seem to be more popular. I am...
  5. Aushiker

    European E-Bike Regulations

    I thought this might of interest. It is a well written easy to read guide to the European e-bike regulations. Regards Andrew
  6. Aushiker

    E-Bike Australia Magazine Launched

    It seems that the demand in Australia for e-bikes is such that Bicycling Australia is willing to buck the trend in print publishing and bring out a dedicated e-bike magazine. All the best to them with the publication. Further details for those interested at...
  7. Aushiker

    Interview with Maurice Wells of Glow Worm Bicycles have a new segment which they call "Interview with an Ebike Celebrity." They kick off the segment with an interview with Maurice Wells of Glow Worm Bicycles in Sydney. Glow Worm Bicycles are the Australian distributor for eZee bikes in Australia, as well as sellers of other...
  8. Aushiker

    The Future for Ebikes According to Edward Benjamin

    Edward Benjamin Senior Managing Director of eCycleElectric LLC, and Chairman of Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) guests posts at Electric Bike Report on the electric bike of the future. We have not seen the end of improvement in utility. Batteries in particular have room for...
  9. Aushiker

    Taking a Look at the 2014 iZip E3 Peak

    The Electric Bike Report has posted a look at the iZip E3 Peak, 2014 edition. Currie Technologies has really gone all out with this new high speed (28 mph) e-mtb that features a 350 watt mid drive motor, 48V mid mount lithium battery, 27.5″ (650b) wheels, RockShox suspension fork, and more...
  10. Aushiker

    Satiator608 Universal 24-48V Battery Charger, 60V 8A (GRIN) have released a universal charger, the Satiator608. More details on the charge at Endless Sphere including user manual and brochure. Key features: • Supports All Major Chemistries • 20-60V Output Range • 100-240 VAC Input Range • Up To 8 Amps Charging Current • Rugged...
  11. Aushiker

    FlyPedals - Universal Clipless Bike Pedal Adapter

    FlyPedals are the simple, lightweight, and affordable adapter to convert your road or mountain bike for casual riding. Don't buy a second or third bike for the casual ride around the neighborhood. With one set of the best clipless pedal to platform pedal adapters on the market, you can ride...
  12. Aushiker

    Aldi [Europe] Now Flogging e-Bikes

    I am not sure if Aldi is well known in the US as yet but it is an interesting retail concept (a grocery store that sells other items) and does it at a lowest cost possible. Well now Aldi is going into selling e-bikes in some of its European stores ... pick up the weekly shopping and an e-bike :)...
  13. Aushiker

    Bosch Gepida Ruga 1000 Review [Australia]

    Australian review at is pretty comprehensive. Andrew
  14. Aushiker

    M1 Erzburg, Secede, and Sedan Carbon Fiber Electric Bikes

    European (Australia) and US specifications ... look like quite neat designs. Andrew
  15. Aushiker

    Skylock: Solar Powered Bicycle Lock

    Skylock works with a custom app on iOS and Android mobile devices, via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. That app lets users disengage the lock by pressing an on-screen button, so no physical key is necessary. They can also grant access to friends who wish to borrow their bike, allowing their app-running...
  16. Aushiker

    Yuba elMundo: Double Dinking

    It seems to be a forgone conclusion that if you're going to make a bicycle built for two, then both riders will be pedaling. If that bike has an electric motor to help with the extra weight, however, then perhaps just one rider will be able to move the thing along nicely. That's the thinking...
  17. Aushiker

    The Beast: Solar Powered Off-Road Fun

    Resembling something brawnier than a scooter yet not quite a chopper motorcycle, the Beast cuts something of an unusual figure. Inverted suspension forks hold the first of the 10-inch alloy rims and bear a 4,500 lumen LED headlight on the front. The alloy frame sits atop two 19.7-inch off-road...
  18. Aushiker

    Powered Easy Racer Gold Rush built for distance

    This custom Easy Racer Gold Rush belongs to Bill Bushnell. You can read about his bikes and rides on his website. One recent ride was 174 miles on this bike. Pretty impressive build. Andrew
  19. Aushiker

    Got a Flat Tire? Maybe you can call the AAA.

    For members of the AAA this sounds like a great initiative. We need something like this in my home state of Western Australia Times used to be, if you got a flat bike tire or found yourself in trouble on the road while cycling, you’d never think to call AAA. After all, it used to be known as...
  20. Aushiker

    Kaiser plugs into e-bike research

    Portland already is one of the top markets in the country for the sale of hybrids and electric cars. But could it also embrace electric bicycles, commonly called e-bikes? A local research project involving 30 e-bikes was announced on April 24. The Curry iZip E3 bicycles will be provided to 180...