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The Making of a NYCeWheels Folding Bike Video

November 23, 2013

If folding bikes and electric bikes share any one distinguishing characteristic, it is that they’re both totally awesome and really fun to watch on camera. When I first saw my friend Peter demonstrate the Brompton Bike to me, I felt a little like a kid who has just seen a magician disappear his pet Bengal. […]

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Stromer ST1 Video Review – We’re proud of our new baby!

November 7, 2013

It takes a lot of planning to make a great video but sometimes you need a little something extra – a gorgeous day, some good humored friends, an awesome product – to take the video from “pretty OK” to “Hot Damn!” In the case of our Stromer ST1 video review, we had all three of […]

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Turbo Bob’s West Coast E-Bike Seminar – Introduction to Electric Bicycles

September 28, 2013

Our pal from the wild west coast of California – Turbo Bob – sent us a flyer for his upcoming bi-annual electric bicycle seminar in sunny San Diego. We looked up round trip tickets to see if we could make it but alas, that’s right during our business hours! Why cant you do an East […]

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Electric, Folding, Scooting Summer Adventures!

July 5, 2013

Whatever you did yesterday, whether it was cramming into 12th Avenue with thousands of other New Yorkers hoping for a glimpse of patriotic explosions (because what’s more patriotic than explosions?), grilling patriotic hotdogs by the local swimming hole, or perhaps getting your tan on while sipping refreshing patriotic beverages on a rooftop–whatever you were up […]

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Stromer ST1: brilliant in all its flavors

July 1, 2013

Any fan of electric bikes who keeps up with NYCeWheels at all knows how excited we are about the Stromer ST1 bikes. These beasts are some of the best-equipped, highest performing electric bicycles that we have the pleasure of carrying, and judging by the way they have been flying off the shelves, it would seem […]

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Fun, fashionable, affordable e-bikes: Currie Tech’s IZIPs

May 24, 2013

At NYCeWheels, we take our electric bikes very seriously. We carefully select our stock to represent a range of extremely high-quality bikes with reliable electrical systems and quality components. But just because we are serious about them does not mean they aren’t incredibly fun to ride, and where fun and fashion are concerned, Currie Tech’s iZIPs are […]

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The Dahon Ciao D5 Electric Folding Bike!

March 21, 2013

Spring is coming, birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and biking season is coming on fast. Sure it snowed yesterday, but I swear, temperatures are on the rise, and folding bikes are in the air… along with mixed metaphors. The latest news, hot off the press, is the release of a new electric folding […]

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The eFlow: latest in E-bike Tech

March 7, 2013

Earlier this month a new electric bike joined the NYCeWheels repertoire:  the eFlow Nitro!  The decision to bring in a new bike is not made lightly here at the shop, but the eflow impressed us from the start.  Let’s take a look. Powerful motor on the eFlow Electric Bike The eFlow electric bike uses a powerful 500watt […]

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Intro to the Lithium Ion battery

January 17, 2013

 Ok, let’s talk about batteries.  We’ll start with a refresher of some of the different types. Batteries 123 Most Electric Bikes and Electic Scooters use one of three batteries, the Sealed Lead Acid battery (SLA), Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMh), and Lithiom Ion (LiIon).  Of these the Lithium Ion batteries are the lightest and most efficient,  […]

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Three Brompton Bikes and an A2B!

May 8, 2012

On Tuesdays and Saturdays at approximately 3pm, I wrap up a few Facebook posts as NyceWheels’ social mediator, and prepare to go demonstrate Brompton Folding Bikes in NYC for a few hours on the corner of 86th and 3rd avenue Three Brompton Bikes in a single cart! First, I go to the back of the […]

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