Category Archive: electric bikes

Apr 28

Should Pedal-Assist E-Bikes Be Allowed on Paved Trails?

Please take our latest Trailsnet Twitter poll to let us know what you think of electric bicycles on paved or cement trails. Do you think pedal-assist (class 1) electric bikes should be allowed on paved/concrete bike paths? — trailsnet (@trailsnet) April 28, 2017

Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2017/04/28/pedal-assist-electric-bikes-allowed-paved-trail/

May 06

Haibike Electric Mountain Bike Review

Haibike XDuro Electric Mountain Bike Recently I had the pleasure of test riding a Haibike Xduro electric mountain bike. I was thoroughly impressed by its innovative engineering and functional versatility. Haibike has been around for awhile and they are one of the pioneers of the electric mountain bike. But they aren’t satisfied with creating a “decent …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2016/05/06/haibike-xduro-electric-mountain-bike-review/

May 22

OmniWheel Review

OmniWheel Makes Any Bike an Electric Bike This OmniWheel Review is part of an ongoing series of trail-related products featured on Trailsnet.com. The OmniWheel is a revolutionary new product, made by Evelo, designed to make just about any bicycle into an electric bike. In essence, when you purchase an OmniWheel, you are purchasing a wheel, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2015/05/22/omniwheel-review/

Aug 21

eBikes on Trails Garners Lots of Comments

Most Popular Trailsnet Article for Comments Should electric bikes be allowed on trails? That was the question in a December 12, 2012 guest blog post on the Trailsnet website. And it’s getting more comments than any other blog post on the Trailsnet website. Electric Bike Rules Being Debated Nationally & Internationally While many countries are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2013/08/21/ebikes-on-trails-garners-lots-of-comments/

Oct 09

iZip Zuma Electric Bike Review

Currie Technologies Currie Technologies makes a wide range of electric bikes from affordable models with lead-acid batteries starting just below $1,000 to higher end electric bikes with Lithium-ion batteries that sell for around $4,000. Currie Technologies sells two lines of electric bikes: the iZip electric bike (reviewed here) and the eFlow electric bicycle. Currie also carries a line of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2012/10/09/izip-zuma-electric-bike-review/

Dec 12

Electric Bikes on Trails

Electric Bicycles on Trails Are electric bicycles legal on trails? It’s a good question and one that varies greatly by country, state, & trail. Before we get into the electric bikes on trails debate, let’s start w/ an overview of the: Federal Electric Bicycle Regulations (not just for trails) an electrically driven bicycle is considered a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2011/12/12/electric-bikes-on-trails/