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E-Bikes

The Rise of the Commuter & E-Bike Specialist Shop (Part 2)

Price is not a big thing holding people back from buying an electric bike at Hybrid Cycles. The reality is that when you break down the life cycle cost of an e-bike compared to an automobile it is much, much less.

Did You Know That Best Buy Carries E-Bikes?

Does any readers have a local Best Buy that carries Light Electric Vehicles (LEV)? If so, please contact me. The entry into the category by Best Buy last year was heralded as perhaps a move that would reverse 115 years of consumer indifference. The consumer electronics powerhouse opened a light electric vehicle (LEV) department at […]

Tools for Normalizing the Bike Commute

Come on now.  I know that you think of yourself as a bike commuter. But all too often something gets in the way. As a small business owner who also likes calling himself a bike commuter, I’ve become quite familiar with all of the reasons (excuses) that it often seems much easier to take the […]

Which Electric Bike is Right for You?

Today’s E-Bike Wednesday Guest Article is brought to you by Dan Woodard.  Dan designs and builds custom electric bikes.  He quit his high-tech engineering job to follow his passion in electric bikes.  Follow his blog where he shares his experiences. http://ElectricBikeBuilding.com If you have considered buying an electric bike, there are many configurations and options […]

Yuba Bicycles

A new sponsor for Commute By Bike is Yuba.  Yuba makes great looking cargo bikes, that are not only well thought out but great accessories.  Below is a rundown of the model line and key accessories, we hope to interview podcast with the guys from Yuba in the coming weeks for your listening pleasure. Yuba […]

Are Electric Bikes Part of Our Future

Today’s E-Bike Wednesday Guest Article is brought to you by Elise Giddings.  Elise is co-owner of Cycle 9 bike shop in Carrboro, NC, which specializes in electric assist, cargo bikes, commuting and city bikes. http://www.cycle9.com Elise will be featured in one of our upcoming Commute By Bike Podcast, look forward to the series starting next […]