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Meet Leo. Leo is an incredible and devoted father who is blessed with three sons and a wife. He loves cycling and rides often with two of his sons. However, his middle son, Ryan, has never been able to ride a bike on his own. Ryan was diagnosed with Autism at eighteen months old.  Now at twenty-five years old, Ryan still isn’t able to participate in family bike rides. But Leo did something about that by doing research online to find a tandem bike that he and Ryan could enjoy together. He found a Lightfoot Duo Recumbent Tandem, which is...

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Electric Bike Conversion Kits at Burning Man

For those who may be unfamiliar, Burning Man is an annual gathering in the Black Rock Desert of Black Rock City, Nevada. The event, which began in 1986, spans from the last Sunday in August to the first Monday in September. There are no corporate sponsorships, advertisements, or entertainment at the event. Individual participation is what's key to making the event special and memorable. Although the participants are given a large amount of freedom, the Burning Man Project asks that 10 core principles be followed: Radical Inclusion Gifting Decommodification Radical Self-Reliance Radical Self-Expression Communal Effort Civic Responsibility Leaving No Trace...

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Tags: Bike, bikes, Burning Man, e-bike, e-bikekit, e-trikekit, ebike, ebikekit, Electric, kit, technologies

BattleBot uses Electric Bike Technologies hub motors!

BattleBots legend Christian Carlberg and his company C2 Robotics are using Electric Bike Technologies direct drive hub motors to power 'OverDrive', their latest BattleBot on ABC!   Team C2 Robotics is set to battle again tonight at 9pm EST on ABC! For the past two decades Christian Carlberg and the C2 Robotics Team have been making remote control mobile platforms for commercial, military and the entertainment industries. With the advance of brushless motor technology it was a logical choice for C2 Robotics to use eBikes direct drive hub motors to power 'OverDrive', their latest BattleBot on ABC. "The E-BikeKit™ hub motor gave us...

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Tags: abc, battlebots, bike, c2, carlberg, chomp, christian, e-bikekit, electric, kit, overdrive, robotics, technologies

The Greatest Generation - Seniors lead the way to E-Bikes

Older Americans, especially those 65+ are the real drivers of electric bike adoption in the United States. Betty and Grady Smith of Beaumont Texas may not know it but they are the driving demographic for electric bicycles and  tricycles. Both in thier eighties, the couple enjoys riding thier Worksman electric side-by-side tricycle around town. As a business offering electric bike and trike conversion systems since 2008, we've gotten to know our customers and we've seen the market change drastically just in the past 6 years as buyers in the US learn more about electric bikes and thier advantages. In 2008,...

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Tags: adult, bike, bikes, e-bikekit, e-trikekit, electric, kit, seniors, tricycles

Dad Builds E-Stroller for Special Needs Daughter

A letter from Casey Evans to Electric Bike Technologies, makers of the E-BikeKit™ electric bike conversion kit system. This one of kind adaptive electric stroller was designed by students from California State University-Sacramento using two 500w direct-drive hub motors controlled by a single E-BikeKit system. Thank you for enabling me to take my daughter hiking! My name is Casey Evans and my daughter, Montel, was born with a very rare genetic syndrome, Cri-du-Chat Syndrome. Cri-du-chat is a chromosomal condition that results from a missing piece of chromosome 5. Montel’s condition like most cases of cri-du-chat was not inherited but a...

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Tags: #ebkstories, bike, California, Cri-du-Chat, e-bikekit, electric, jogging, kit, State, stroller, Syndrome, University

The Ultimate Guide to E-BikeKit Hub Motors

This article first appeared in Electric Bike Report in June of 2013. Since then, we’ve made some changes to our motor selection - our Direct-Drive motors are now all High-Torque 6x9 wound, so they run slower (approximately 15mph at 36v or 20mph at 48v), and our Geared Motors have been replaced by a 500w version, (approximately 20mph at 36v or 28mph at 48v). The Direct-Drive is now our Heavy-Duty motor and the Geared motor is our performance motor. The 350w geared motor is available in limited quantities at a significant discount, as they are being discontinued.     Quieter or more torque? More...

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Tags: 500w, bike, comparison, conversion, direct-drive, e-bikekit, ebike, electric, geared, guide, help, howto, kit, motor, ultimate

In response to customer questions about the display, we posted a video detailing the basic setup of the LCD during installation of the kit. You will need to adjust the settings for the motor type, wheel size, and battery voltage in order to match your specific kit.  Detailed instructions are available in the E-BikeKit manual, E-TrikeKit manual and LCD Quickstart Guide

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Tags: bike, e-bikekit, e-trikekit, electric, guides, howto, installation, kit, lcd, programming, setup, technologies

GM uses E-BikeKit hub motors at the Pan American Games!

Adam Boesel, inventor of the UpCycle Ecocharger, is using Electric Bike Tech hub motors and working with GM and Chevrolet to build bicycle generators featured at the 2015 Pan Amercian Games!   Adam Boesel is using Electric Bike Technologies hub motors on bicycles that generate electricity! Now General Motors has taken his idea to the 2015 Pan American Games and is using them to show people how PLAY can literally turn into POWER. Adam Boesel created the UpCycle Eco charger years ago to power his line of power-generating bicycles he placed inside of this electric sustainable gyms, The Green Microgyms....

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Tags: #PowerOfPlay, Am, bike, Chevrolet, e-bikekit, Ecocharger, electric, Games, kit, Pan, Pedal, Power, technologies, The, UpCycle

Cape Fear College students build their own e-bikes

Cape Fear Community College students are utilizing the E-BikeKit™ electric bike kit in the designing and building of their own electric bicycles!   ORIGINAL ARTICLE POSTED by the Port City Daily staff "CFCC student-built electric bikes to be in Azalea Fest parade Some innovative designs by Cape Fear Community College students will be featured in this year’s N.C. Azalea Festival. For the past year, students in CFCC’s mechanical engineering program have been hard at work, designing and building their own electric bicycles. The bikes are now just days from their debut on the streets of downtown Wilmington during the festival’s annual parade on Saturday. Instructor...

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Tags: bike, building, cape, cfcc, college, community, e-bikekit, electric, fear, kit, students, technologies

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