“Holy Shit!” Those are the first words said—or, more typically, shouted—by everyone who’s thrown a leg over the 2016 Specialized Turbo S. This thing is fast. But it’s not the speed that takes you by surprise, it’s how well electric power is integrated into the human cycling experience.
A new electric bike — the Koben, from Karmic Bikes — promises to fix what ails the electric bicycle industry. We spoke to its designer to find out what those problems are, and how he thinks he’s solved them.
Summer's in full swing, and, if we're being really honest with ourselves, everyone's probably praying to the air conditioning gods more than any other tech deity at this point. But man cannot live on air conditioning alone. Plus, June saw some pretty awesome gadgets come our way. Here are the cream of this very, very…
When does a power-assisted bike stop being a bike and instead becomes a moped? While there's no defined limit, Specialized's new Turbo e-bike is definitely toeing the line.The Turbo's integrated battery monitor. The Li-Ion battery pack and charge indicator. The rear hub and regenerative brake The handlebar…
The limited capacity of batteries has made aerodynamics particularly important for extending the range of electric vehicles. So why have the makers of the Boxx electric bike completely thrown those principles out the window with their box on wheels?
Ford recently unveiled the world's first front-wheel-drive electric bicycle at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Huzzah! Then they promptly explained that this concept will never make it to the showroom floor. Oh Ford, you're such a tease.
There are plenty of electric bike designs out there, but few (possibly none) can compare to the Grace E-bike. Its CNC-aluminum frame is fitted with eurofighter and Formula One parts, and it has a top speed of 40 mph.