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Niner’s new RLT e9 RDO e-bike further blurs the line between gravel and MTB

Niner easily could have just pegged its new RLT e9 RDO as a straight-up e-gravel bike, but the Colorado company is instead touting its ve...

Canyon announces commuter e-bike range and wild concept vehicle

The world’s getting back on board with bikes. Governments, individuals, and corporations are beginning to see the health, environmental, ...

Simon Cowell broke his back riding an e-bike … or did he?

If there’s a guaranteed way for bicycles to make their way into mainstream media, it’s if a celebrity is involved. And if that celebrity ...

Video review: Cannondale's full suspension gravel ebike, the Topstone NEO Lefty

Cannondale's take on e-gravel comes in the form of the Topstone NEO Lefty, and slightly longer, slightly slacker, motorized version of th...

Meet the Babymaker, the terrible e-bike that just raised 4.7 million dollars

This mediocre bike with an unfortunate name is setting crowdfunding records and spreading across social media like wildfire. So what do w...

Despite denials, Harrison Ford definitely rides an e-bike

Here’s a sentence I didn’t expect to write today: this week, Harrison Ford appeared on US chat show Ellen, where he angrily denied riding...

Ten products I loved in 2019: Iain Treloar

There's a Jesu album called 'Every Day I Get Closer to the Light From Which I Came', which, as a phrase, strikes me as particularly apt f...

Specialized’s Turbo Creo SL is a marvel of technology, with a price tag to match

They’re gorgeous. They’re electric. They’re surprisingly light. They handle like a conventional bike. And wow, are they expensive. Say he...

UCI fights with Motorcycle Federation over who gets ebikes

The UCI and International Motorcycle Federation both lay claim to ebike racing, and they don't want to share.

Opinion: An e-road bike won’t make you faster

I really like e-bikes. I own a nice one for getting around town. And every time I’ve ridden one off-road I can’t stop an idiotic grin fro...

CyclingTips Podcast: Everesting on Everest and five minutes of Chris Froome

Everesting. noun | An endurance challenge performed on a bicycle, where a cyclist repeatedly climbs a single hill until the combined elev...

Pinarello Nytro e-bike first-ride review

It's the e-bike that caused a social media storm on its release day only a few weeks back, for all the wrong reasons. The Pinarello Nytro...

Can an e-bike replace the second family vehicle?

Six months ago I looked at my decrepit scooter that I bought as our second vehicle that was supposed to solve all my traffic congestion w...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 38: Do electric bikes belong on singletrack?

On the road, pedal-assist electric  bikes, or eBikes, make sense for certain applications. But what about on singletrack, where skill lev...

Power struggle: A devoted roadie wrestles with the joys and perils of an e-bike

I am on the bike path with dusk looming and a guy on a Specialized Tarmac on my wheel. I can hear him breathing. He is working, and not c...