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Electric Bike Kit News & How-Tos

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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CFCC Student builds an e-bikes for the Azalea Fest parade

“This project gives the students the experience of creating a cost-effective, hands-on, practical engineering project on a limited budget and on a deadline, which is what they should expect to face in the workplace after graduation,” Hendrickson said.

Read more Cape Fear College Students Build Their Own e-Bikes →

Over the years our lineup has grown, and as a result, the offering has become more complicated than it needs to be. Specifically, this year we introduced a 500w geared motor option to the lineup and that has created some redundancy. Before outlining changes, we would like to ensure everyone that we will be stocking enough inventory of previously sold parts for a long enough time to ensure all warranties and replacements are available if needed. Also, since we have a large amount of these discontinued items in stock now, we are offering <a title="Clearance items on sale."

Read more Changes to our product lineup starting in early 2015 →

Fat Electric Trike w/E-BikeKit at Interbike

Fat E-Trike from Sun and E-BikeKit™ at Interbike 2014 Fat bikes and electric bikes were all the rage this year at interbike in Las Vegas. It seemed almost every bike vendor at the show has at least one fat bike model in their booth this year. On top of the fats were the electric bikes. And I think it goes without saying that nobody wants to actually pedal a fat bike so... most of the fatties were also electric:) J&B had the only fat electric tricycle that i saw at the show. This badboy has 26" x 4" tires all...

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Shell Eco-Marathon 2014

The Mater Dei Supermileage Team of Mater Dei High School, in Evansville, Ind., took the top spot in the Prototype category. The team built a vehicle using an electric bike motor from Electric Bike Technologies USA and won the electric

Read more Shell Eco-Marathon Competition 2014 - E-BikeKit Wins! →

J&B offers E-BikeKit Conversion Systems

Of the partnership, Electric Bike Technologies CEO Jason Kraft said, “This is a significant endorsement for electric bike conversion in the US market and a momentous opportunity for our company. We’ve been hard at work since 2008 developing what we know to be the best value in electric bike conversion kits and to have that recognized by J&B is a real honor.”

Read more J&B Importers Offers the E-BikeKit™ and E-TrikeKit™ →

UpCycle Eco-Charger - A Powerful Bicycle Generator

The UpCycle Eco-Charger is a Powerful Bicycle Generator that Utilizes an E-BikeKit™ Hub Motor and Empowers You to Generate Your Own Electricity!   The UpCycle Eco-Charger was created by Adam Boesel, the founder of The Green Microgym Say goodbye to worrying about environmental disasters and hello to making the world a better place. The UpCycle Eco-Charger is the most efficient, reliable, and powerful bicycle generator ever. Over the past two years Adam has been using the 500w direct-drive motors from Electric Bike Technologies as part of his UpCycle Eco-Charger systems. Adam tells us business is picking up and he expects...

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Ciara Shares Her Inspiring E-BikeKit™ Experience

I have cerebral palsy and have used a powerchair since I was three.... About a year and a half ago I applied for a grant from the Challenged Athlete Foundation for a handcycle. While I was waiting for letters to go out I worked out at the gym. I was talking to my trainer about handcycles. I explained that because all of the weight was behind the drive wheel in the front they could be extremely difficult to pedal uphill.

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Police use E-BikeKit™ Conversion Kit for Patrol E-Bikes

Upper Dublin Township in Pennsylvania is initiating a pilot project to gauge the advantages of using electric bicycles. The e-bike, as they are more commonly known, will be used for police work and for the Township’s Sitewatch program, which patrols and monitors parkland and playing fields. The people behind the program believe the electric bike could prove to be a useful tool, giving police officers and parks personnel a clean, “green,” more healthful alternative to automobile patrols. The program is also expected to save the Township in fuel and maintenance expenses.

Read more Police use E-BikeKit™ Conversion Kit for Patrol E-Bikes →

Duke University Using E-BikeKit™ for Shell Eco-Marathon

Duke Eco-Marathon Team using an Electric Bike Technologies hub motor for the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon. The E-BikeKit motor provides optimal space saving because it does not require a chain (this makes it great for converting road bicycles to electric bicycles, which is what it is designed to do) but we hope to determine if it provides us with a better overall vehicle efficiency than our outboard motor.

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