Tag: commute

10 Best Powerful Electric Bikes for Serious Riders

Electric Bikes with integrated motors are a category that have exploded alongside technology improvements in rechargeable batteries, and the options which were once limited to clunky e-bikes for delivery drivers, now include a wide variety of powerful, well designed electric bikes in 2020 with excellent performance characteristics. In the next 10 years around 150 million […]

Review: Riese & Müller Tinker Electric Bike

Hi, I’m Brett from The New Wheel in San Francisco & Marin and this is the Riese & Müller Tinker. The Tinker is a unique bike in that it is a premium compact bike. By premium, what I mean is that all the components are elevated and thought through from the perspective of what is […]

How I commute by e-bike EVERY DAY! (*10000km DIY e-bike update)

Hi, I’m Ben and 600 days ago, I took my inaugural ride on my E-bike. At the time, I didn’t realize that it would be such a big part of my life – …wait that sounds weird. What I mean to say is that it reignited my love of cycling and made it possible for […]

Review: Kalkhoff Agattu B7 & B8 Electric Bicycle

Hi, I’m Karen at The New Wheel. We’re an electric bicycle store in San Francisco and Marin County. And in this video I’m going to go over some thoughts on the Kalkhoff Agattu 7 and 8. I’m standing here with the Agattu 7. The Agattu line of bikes is Kalkhoff’s most popular in Europe. It’s […]

How to pack and carry your kit when cycling to work | Commute Smart

Even if you’re commuting in your work clothes you’ll still need to carry some kit, equipment and clothing. Commute smart and consider including these things in your bag. If you are unfortunate enough to get a puncture or a minor mechanical issue on your commute you’ll need some basic kit to get you moving again. […]

Basics Of City Cycling | Safety and Confidence

(upbeat electronic music) – If you’ve not done it before, city cycling can be a little daunting. – Cycling’s really fun out in the open countryside, but it can be really fun in the city too. You just need to be aware of slightly different hazards, and that of course you will interact with more […]

Review: Riese & Müller Packster 40 Electric Bike

Hi, I’m Karen Wiener at The New Wheel in San Francisco and Larkspur Landing, and I am standing here with Riese & Müller’s newest cargo bike, the Packster 40. Now, the first thing that we thought when we saw this bike was, “What?” Well, I’m here to tell you, “Wow,” is what we’ve decided. This […]

Review: 2018 Riese & Müller Homage Electric Bike

Hi, my name is Karen Wiener from The New Wheel in San Francisco in Marin County. I’m here today with Riese & Müller’s Homage. The Homage is probably the only full-suspension step-through bike out there. At least, it’s the only one I know of. There’s a sort of awesome trinity that comes together in this […]