Since 2010, we've sold Trek electric bikes, beginning with the Trek 7200+, the Trek Valencia+ and the Trek FX+ all with BionX motors. Later, the Trek T80+ was popular. In recent years, Trek introduced the Trek XM700+ (with Bosch electronics), and the Trek Lift+ and Trek Conduit+ lines (with Shimano STEPS electronics); see our September … Continue reading Oh, and we’ve got Trek bikes
It’s been 5 years since we first read about the Shimano STEPS system. And just last week, we received the first set of e-bikes with this system, which includes the center mount motor, battery and console designed by Shimano, and incorporated into some of Trek’s 2016 e-bike lineup: the Trek Lift+ and the Trek Conduit+. … Continue reading A 10-speed Boomers can Age Gracefully with: the Trek Lift+
In 2009, PHEW! opened our doors and began selling electric bikes. In 2010, we began selling Trek electric bikes. Despite proving that e-bikes sell, we found Trek introducing fewer and fewer e-bike models each year. Last year, we had only the Trek T80+ to offer, and that too, in limited frame sizes. This year, get … Continue reading Trek’s back into e-bikes!
Have you ridden an e-bike? Then you know the goofy grin that alights on your face when you shift into Assist mode. All of a sudden you have a superpower. Your every step is lightning. The Trek T80+ is like that. The T80+ is my first e-bike experience, as you can probably tell. I was … Continue reading Trek T80+, reviewed
Who rents an e-bike? Typically, it's been people wanting to to experience how an e-bike would integrate into their daily commute. This week, however, we got a call from an out-of-towner. He already owned an e-bike, a Pathfinder with throttle-assist, using it to get to work sweat-free. The Pathfinder is similar to the line of … Continue reading Who rents an e-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
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
It's official: starting in March Philly Electric Wheels will be stocking bikes from Trek's Ride+ electric assist bike line. Trek really did their homework in designing the bikes, and they all seem like excellent offerings. The electric technology is provide by Bionx, who design some of the best electric bike kits available. The bikes all … Continue reading We’re Now a Trek Ride Plus Dealer