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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. 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. Elise will be featured in one of our upcoming Commute By Bike Podcast, look forward to the series starting next […]