Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

The motor doesn’t add any assist unless the rider is pedaling, and the assist cuts out immediately when pedaling stops. The brake levers that control a pair of V-brakes also have sensors to cut motor power any time the brakes are pulled. The motor is supplied by an adorable little 24V 5.2Ah battery with just… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

The motor doesn’t add any assist unless the rider is pedaling, and the assist cuts out immediately when pedaling stops. The brake levers that control a pair of V-brakes also have sensors to cut motor power any time the brakes are pulled. The motor is supplied by an adorable little 24V 5.2Ah battery with just… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

According to a press release, Panasonic controls more than 40% of the e-bike drive system market share in Japan. The partnership with Kent will bring that success to the U.S., where demand for electric-assist bikes is growing. One of the challenges of producing a viable e-bike for children is that while the size of the… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

According to a press release, Panasonic controls more than 40% of the e-bike drive system market share in Japan. The partnership with Kent will bring that success to the U.S., where demand for electric-assist bikes is growing. One of the challenges of producing a viable e-bike for children is that while the size of the… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

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Now, Mongoose is one of the brands of Dorel Industries, which also owns Pacific Cycle, Schwinn, and GT Bicycles. As of 2018, you can find Mongoose bikes at Pacific Cycle in Madison, WI. Their products are distributed worldwide, mainly through independent distributors and retailers. BMX Products Inc’s product range includes BMX Bikes, Dirt Jump Bikes,… Continue reading Mongoose BMX Mongoose Bikes Mongoose Scooters

Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

With a price of $1,498, Kent’s mid-drive e-bike certainly isn’t competing with the several thousand dollar models that use German mid-drive motors, and so it likely opts for a Chinese motor. That isn’t a bad thing, as many riders (including myself) have been very happy with lower-cost mid-drive motors. I have a Truckrun motor on… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

Electrek reports that the steel-framed Torpedo sports a 180W 24V rear hub motor with a 125Wh battery. Needless to say, it’s pedal assist, so it’s definitely a bike and not a mini e-motorbike thing. Most of these buyers probably haven’t ridden a bicycle in decades and are looking kent bayside cruiser for a cheap and… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus

The 1960s and 1970s saw the brand launching new models of bicycles, including road bikes and cruisers. By the 1980s, Kent Bikes had established a strong presence in the United States and started exporting bicycles to other countries. If you have seen one on the street there, it was probably supplied by E-Bikes Direct. We… Continue reading Electronic bikes and scooters hit Kent campus