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30 Sep 2015

Surface 604 Boar: 2016 Electric Fatbike

Surface 604 Boar: 2016 Electric Fatbike

The volume and variety of bikes and bike-related products on proud display at Interbike 2015 is really quite astonishing. Of all the fantastic and interesting innovations we saw, one that really stood out to us was an electric fatbike from Vancouver-based company, Surface 604.

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26 Sep 2014

Interview with Höganäs at Interbike 2014: Unique Eclino Electric Bike Motor

Interview with Höganäs at Interbike 2014: Unique Eclino Electric Bike Motor

At Interbike 2014 we found a company called Höganäs that is just breaking into the electric bike motor market.  Höganäs is a Swedish company that has its roots in the development of metal powders for the automotive industry.  By applying some of their metal powder technology to electric bike motor design, they've been able to magnetically insulate some motor components and create a transverse flux motor for e-bikes.  David from Höganäs does a great job of explaining their motor in the video, so be sure to check it out.

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26 Sep 2014

Interview with Grace Bikes at Interbike 2014: The New Nicolai RN-1 Electric Bike Prototype

Interview with Grace Bikes at Interbike 2014: The New Nicolai RN-1 Electric Bike Prototype

At Interbike 2014 we stumbled upon Grace Bikes, a high-end German electric bike manufacturer that is finally getting a North American distributor for 2015/2016.  They were showing off their newest creation, a collaboration with German frame designer Nicolai called the RN-1.  The RN-1 was designed to bridge the gap between electric bikes and motorcycles, and the frame design definitely shows a heavy motorcycle influence.  For more info check out the video, and keep reading.

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20 Sep 2014

Haibike XDURO FatSix at Interbike

Haibike XDURO FatSix at Interbike

Haibike, the German high-performance bike manufacturer, showed off their first foray into the world of fat bikes at Interbike 2014.  The FatSix is the newest addition to Haibike’s iconic XDURO line, one of the first lines of high performance ebikes.  The FatSix comes with a 350 Watt (North America model) Bosch mid drive motor and a 36 Volt Lithium Ion battery.  The frame has Haibike’s trademark design made of 6061 Aluminium, but modified to accommodate enormous 26x4.0” tires.

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20 Sep 2014

Interbike 2014 in Las Vegas

Interbike 2014 in Las Vegas
This past week we made the trip to Las Vegas for Interbike 2014, the largest bike show in North America.  This year’s show was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre and showcased what’s new in 2015 from a plethora of manufacturers.  As usual we had our eyes on electric bikes and folding bikes, but this year we also paid special attention to the latest and greatest in fat bike innovation.  
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