Tag: Power

  • Rad Power Bikes announces major update to its entire e-bike lineup

    Seattle-based electric bike maker Rad Power Bikes has just announced the biggest update to its entire product lineup yet, promising full UL-compliance for its batteries and e-bikes. The move comes as UL-listing is seen as an increasingly popular issue among e-bike makers, customers, and local governments seeking ways to regulate e-bike safety. According to Rad…

  • Greenworks unveils new e-bikes, go-karts and e-UTV that run on power tool batteries

    Earlier this year we saw a teaser from Greenworks that showed off a few transportation vehicles that could be powered by the company’s power tool batteries. Now we’re getting our first look at several of those new models from the electric power tool maker, including diverse options like go-karts, bikes and even a UTV. Greenworks…

  • Rad Power Bikes reaches 600,000 e-bikes sold, launches giveaway

    If you’ve only ever heard of one electric bike brand in the US, it’s probably Rad Power Bikes. There are more Rads on American roads than any other e-bike out there. And now the company is announcing a major new milestone: hitting 600,000 e-bikes sold. Those sales have come as the electric bike market rode…

  • Rad Power Bikes gives up on European e-bike market, focuses on US instead

    After half a decade of operations in Europe, Seattle-based Rad Power Bikes is closing down its EU operations this year. The company cited its intention to refocus on the North American market. The company has been selling its models in Europe since 2018, when its EU launch marked the entry of widely affordable electric bikes…

  • Yes, I ride my electric bike with the power off. Here’s why

    It might sound strange since electric bikes are known for their ability to ride faster and farther with less exertion, but I often ride my e-bike with the power turned off. I wasn’t always this way. Especially not in the beginning. I first got into electric bicycles back around 2009. That was before it was…