A monthly round-up of the most popular content that graced our site in July 2017: These are your top 5!
What’s the best E-MTB motor? Bosch, Shimano, Yamaha, Brose, Panasonic
A motor is fundamental to any E-Mountainbike and effects the riding dynamic and trail performance way more than the numbers on paper would suggest. Without dialling in your motor choice, you can’t expect to be blown away by a bike. So, how can you tell which motor will suit you, and what needs to be considered? What’s the best E-MTB motor? Bosch, Shimano, Yamaha, Brose, Panasonic
First Ride Review: Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Carbon 2018
Specialized Turbo Levo goes carbon! Specialized have gone big for this latest model, with benefits that go way beyond just carting fewer calories with its slick carbon frame. The revamped Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Carbon 2018 also features an all-new motor generation, new suspension and a revised spec, plus a remote control on the handlebar as standard. If that isn’t all covet-worthy enough, the S-Works model has a trick up its sleeve to really fuel the envy! First Ride Review: Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Carbon 2018
Exclusive Review: Brose Drive S – Just how much better is the newest motor?
It won’t be news to anyone to hear that the Drive T motor from Brose has a lot of fans. The Drive T is loved for its natural power transfer and classic ride sensation. Yet its actual power output has long been a sticking point. That should change now with the launch of the Drive S, which is built around Brose’s revised system relying on 16 new electronic parts and optimized software. As it looks set to sweep its predecessor off the board, we thought it was time to pit these two siblings head to head. Exclusive Review: Brose Drive S – Just how much better is the newest motor?
Spy Shot: Prototype E-MTB with Shimano Dual Battery
In the automobile industry it is a common practice, but recently we’ve seen more and more bike brands adopt this method: more or less camouflaged prototypes are tested in public. Just like this E-MTB, that grabbed our reader Thomas’ attention when it was leaning next to a kiosk. While the rider was waiting in the lane to pay his snacks, Thomas managed to snap a few shots that he kindly shared with us. (Update: Today we know that this was a BULLS prototype) Spy Shot: Prototype E-MTB with Shimano Dual Battery
BULLS E-Mountainbike News 2018 – Shimano Twin Tube, Bosch PowerTube, Brose Drive S
Germany’s ZEG [Bicycle Purchasing Co-operative] unites more than 960 independent bike shops nationwide, with a reputation that has cemented it in the lexicon of virtually every cyclist in the country. Right now the industry giant has just dropped its products for 2018 under its own label BULLS. Here’s our run-through of their most exciting E-MTB releases. BULLS E-Mountainbike News 2018 – Shimano Twin Tube, Bosch PowerTube, Brose Drive S