At PHEW, we deal mainly in light electric vehicles like our bikes and trikes, but I feel like there are some interesting things happening in the world of electric motorcycles that should be mentioned. Much like the world of electric bicycles, tinkerers have been putting together electric motorcycles for a while now, but now there … Continue reading Electric Motorcycles?!
Although we have a wide selection of ready-made electric bikes here at PHEW, there are still customers whose needs aren't met by factory e-bike models. That's why we carry electric conversion kits for standard bicycles and tricycles by E-Bike Kit and BionX. These kits come with a hub motor that replaces one of your bike's … Continue reading E-Bike Conversion Kits
Electric bikes aren't all that complicated, but there are some terms that you should be familiar with to be an educated e-bike shopper or owner. Here are a few common terms that get tossed around frequently when talking about e-bikes. Standard Frame refers to bikes that have the traditional frame shape with a high top … Continue reading A Small Glossary of E-Bike Terms
When I first moved to Philadelphia, I was surprised at how many people commuted and rode bikes for pleasure around the city. Despite Philly lacking the extensive infrastructure that makes places like Portland, Oregon a cycling mecca, Philadelphians shrug their shoulders at the crowded, potholed streets and get on their bikes in increasing numbers. The … Continue reading Getting to Know Your Bike with Bike Collectives