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Nireeka’s New E-Fatbike

The Nireeka Prime: a (relatively) affordable high-powered ebike with a very stylish carbon fiber frame
The Nireeka Prime: a (relatively) affordable high-powered ebike with a very stylish carbon fiber frame
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There’s really nobody in the ebike world I can think of that makes bikes like Nireeka. These guys aren’t interested in stealth, or retro, or making bikes that look like anyone else’s. They work exclusively with their own carbon-fiber frames, which feature strangely flowing sci-fi designs with twisting edges and curves and angles in a style of their very own.

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New Commencal Meta Power E-Bike

The 2021 Commencal Meta Power ebike features the new Shimano EP8 motor
The 2021 Commencal Meta Power ebike features the new Shimano EP8 motor
Commencal

The Shimano Steps series of electric bike motors have long felt quite decent and smooth to ride, but they’ve fallen behind on torque since Bosch started extracting 85 Nm from its Performance Line CX motors, and an update has perhaps been overdue.

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Retro Electric Bike

The 2020 Cafe commuter color schemes are named after northern California scenery
The 2020 Cafe commuter color schemes are named after northern California scenery
Vintage Electric

If you’re on the hunt for a pedal-assist e-bike with retro-cool charm, you’ll likely already have stumbled across Vintage Electric. The new 2020 Cafe model brings some new tech to the party, including something called the 2020 Vintorque Drivetrain. read more

SEM Dual-Drive Moto Bike

Italian company SEM is looking for ways to bring its 4-kW, dual-drive Moto Bike to the United States
Italian company SEM is looking for ways to bring its 4-kW, dual-drive Moto Bike to the United States
SEM Mechanical Prototypes

This mud-flinging off-road monster is a prototype by an Italian company, SEM, that’s looking to do some business in the USA. With its massive grunt and interesting double drive system, it would be an absolute brute on the trails.

Named the “Moto-Bike” – and it might as well be a small dirtbike – this thing uses a strong aluminum e-mtb frame with an integrated 4-kW motor and a big ol’ 52-V, 17.5-Ah battery capable of storing around 910 watt-hours of energy. read more

60 MPH Electric Bike

Odyssey Trikes have updated their Mark 5 Super so that it now achieves a claimed 300...Odyssey Trikes have updated their Mark 5 Super so that it now achieves a claimed 300 miles (480 km) on a single charge while also boasting a top speed of 60 mph (96 km/h)(Credit: Odyssey Trikes)

They may look ungainly, but the aerodynamic advantages of recumbent bikes and trikes give them an edge – especially if you throw a 4 kW wheel hub motor into the mix.

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