10 alternatives to lithium-ion batteries: Which new tech will power the future?

Lithium-ion batteries have taken over the world. Tesla has bet big on them and built a Gigafactory that is now knocking out Tesla car batteries, as well as Powerwall and Powerpacks for homes and business. many other manufacturers are working on their own supply chains of lithium-ion batteries. But battery tech is cutting-edge. We are …

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An e-bike that can climb Mount Everest on a single charge? Optibike is up to the task

optibike r22 everest

Since 1998, Optibike has built high-performance bikes and electric bicycles for all riders. The new Optibike R22 Everest claims to be able to climb one of the highest peaks in the world on a single charge. I guess it wouldn’t matter that there aren’t any charging stations above the clouds since it’s downhill all the …

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Trek releases two new e-bikes that won’t break the bank

trek fx+ e-bike

Traditionally, Trek has built premium electric bicycles for seriously committed cyclists. While having high-quality materials, the corresponding high price has put their bikes out of reach from first-time or casual riders. For instance, some of Trek’s top models will cost you over $8,000. That’s a bit much for those who just want to get some …

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Vintage Electric releases new high-voltage two-wheelers

Vintage Electric has brought beautiful craftsmanship and design to their e-bikes made in California. Now, they’ve added an extra heaping of speed and power to their two-wheelers with a 72V performance line. Don’t let the classic look fool you because the Roadster, Scambler, and Shelby have next-level capabilities. See also: What’s the fastest e-bike you …

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