e-Bicycles

Vienna Bikeworks eBike

In 2010, Fabian ‘Spartacus’ Cancellara gained notoriety for the alleged use of a battery and engine stowed in the seat tube of his bike to win the Tour of Flanders and the Paris–Roubaix events. ‘Mechanical doping’ is just as out-of-bounds… Read more »

Paul Brodie eBee

We’ve waited all week for this: the final photos of Paul Brodie’s completed eBee electric bicycle. By the time you read this, it will have been unveiled at the 2013 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, at the University of the… Read more »

Paul Brodie eBee Part 4

This is the last installment in Paul Brodie’s walk-through as he builds the eBee, an electric bicycle that utilizes all of Paul’s framebuilding and motorcycle engineering experience. The final result will be unveiled on Saturday, both here and also at… Read more »

Paul Brodie eBee Part 3

Denver is, as we speak, rapidly filling up with custom frame builders, bloggers, industry types and beautiful bike lovers, drawn together by the 2013 North American Handmade Bicycle Show. One exhibit that is sure to delight some and frighten others,… Read more »

Paul Brodie eBee Part 2

Here’s the second installment in Paul Brodie’s process diary of building the eBee, what could very well be the best designed electric bicycle ever assembled. This walk-through will be of great interest to anyone who’s ever thought about picking up… Read more »

Paul Brodie eBee Part 1

For the 2012 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Paul Brodie astounded us by recreating, piece by piece, an 1888 Whippet full-suspension bicycle. He took us through every stage of machining each linkage, crank arm and frame tube, resulting in a… Read more »

Faraday ePorteur

Like them or not, ebikes will become increasingly popular as the technology evolves. Thankfully, Faraday Bikes, based in Palo Alto, CA, is ensuring that at least one eBike looks as good as it performs. Their ‘ePorteur’ must be ticking everyone’s… Read more »