Sanyo Eneloop: In-Depth

Today we're going to take a close look a Sanyo's Eneloop electric bike and highlight some of its unique and innovative features. Sanyo is one of the leaders in the world of rechargable batteries and have engineered the Eneloop bike around a remarkably light and compact lithium-ion battery pack. The bike also features regenerative braking, … Continue reading Sanyo Eneloop: In-Depth

Trek’s Electric Cargo Bike

Last week I wrote about Trek's Ride+ Bikes and looked in detail about their Bionx motor and controller system. Trek has also recently announced their electric-assist cargo bike, the Transport+. The Transport+ is what's called a 'longtail' cargo bike, namely because the rear of the frame has been extended to allow extra space for side-mounted … Continue reading Trek’s Electric Cargo Bike

Trek Ride+ In Depth

Back in March, we announced that we would carry Trek's Ride+ line of electric-assist bikes. In the last few months, the Ride+ bikes have proven themselves a consistent favorite among our customers and staff, with good reason. Trek bases their line on established standard bikes like the Valencia, FX and 7200 models, then adds a … Continue reading Trek Ride+ In Depth

Bike Philly: Dreams of a Car-Free Philadelphia

I think that all bicyclists have at one time or another wished that there were no cars to contend with on the street and they could freely cruise the streets without fear of getting intimidated, harassed, or stuck in car traffic. Fortunately Philly area cyclists can indulge in their car-free fantasies with Bike Philly, where … Continue reading Bike Philly: Dreams of a Car-Free Philadelphia