Tag: mid-drive

Review: Gazelle T10 Ultimate Electric Bike

– [Karen] Are you a comfort rider, a sporty rider, or do you just like style? Hi, my name is Karen Wiener from The New Wheel, the Bay Area’s electric bike shop. And I am joined today by Amanda to talk about the Gazelle Ultimate T10. Thanks for sitting with me. – [Amanda] Thank you, […]

How Hard Can You Ride A DIY E Bike? | Homebuild In The Bike Park

– Here on EMBN we’re lucky enough to ride some of the best ebikes out there. But those bikes come at quite a price for that performance. On the other end of the spectrum, we’ve got those ebike home-build kits. They got us thinking, “How capable are those bikes out on the trail?” Especially with […]

Jose Writes “What is an electric bike?”

Recently we received some mailings by carrier pigeon from all over the place with interesting questions. Jose from Grand Rapids, Michigan writes, “Dear The New Wheel, can you tell me what is an electric bike?” Jose, thanks for the question. Electric bikes are bicycles like you’ve never experienced them before. It’s a bicycle with an […]

Review: Kalkhoff Agattu i8 Electric Bike

Hi I’m Karen Wiener from The New Wheel in San Francisco. Today to you the 2014 Kalkhoff Agattu i8. It’s an ebike that brings together many of the best qualities of electric bikes: In that it is exceptionally comfortable, and it has ultimate utility. To best understand it’s great to know a bit about Kalkhoff […]

Jeanie writes “Should I get mid-drive or hub drive electric bike?”

♪ [music] ♪ Jeanie, from Mount Shasta, writes, “Dear The New Wheel, I live on a steep hill. Should I get a mid-drive or rear-hub drive E-bike? Sincerely, Jeanie.” Jeanie, it really depends on just how steep your hill is. Both types of bikes can do an excellent job for you. Rear-hub drives have a […]

Tern GSD in 1-Minute

So the GSD is only 180 centimeters long, about 5’10”, which, if you look at it, is the same size as virtually every other city bike or electric bike on the market. And we’re also one of the first companies to market with the dual battery Bosch system. With double batteries you get an effective […]

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 […]

Weird And Wonderful E-Bikes Of Sea Otter | EMBN At Sea Otter Part 3

– Wow, don’t you find there’s some weird and wonderful things at these mountain bike festivals. Today, thing’s are gonna get a little bit strange, at the the Sea Otter Festival 2019. (upbeat jazz music) (electric rumble) Wow, there’s plenty of tech going on here at Sea Otter. I’ve just come across these wheels on […]

Review: Kalkhoff Integrale S11 Electric Bike

Hi, I’m Brett from The New Wheel in San Francisco we are an electric bike speciality shop and today I’m with the Kalkhoff Integrale a brand new bike from Kalkhoff this bike brings together a large capacity battery, a Shimano Alfine 11 speed internally geared hub and gates carbon belt drive to make one of […]