The US is pretty cutting edge, but often where bikes are concerned, we sometimes find ourselves on the backend of cutting edge trends and technology and this is certainly the case where electric bikes are concerned. In Many parts of Europe, about every 3rd household is using e-bikes, and now they're really catching on here in the States.
This trend is more than a fad, people in urban areas like New York, LA and of course Portland were quick to see just how beneficial e-bikes can be for commuting. As a commuter bike, electric bicycles are going to dominate the market due to their seamless blend of exercise and functionality. We actually wrote a newsworthy blog article about this earlier in the year – read it for more information on electric bicycles here.
With the rise in demand for e-bikes; people in the Los Angeles and Santa Monica areas are wondering where they can get them. Wonder No More! BikeAttack is one of the only performance bike dealers for Santa Monica and LA that carries the best e-Bike Brands at the best prices to be found!
Glad you asked. . . Simply put we carry the best brands of electric bikes.
Easy Motion e-Bikes - If you’ve done any research into electric bikes already then you’ve come across Easy Motion. And just in case you didn’t know; Southern California is probably the best place to be when it comes to performance bikes and that includes electric bikes. Easy Motion’s USA division is located here in SoCal just like many of the great performance brands we carry here at Bike Attack. Easy Motion is always an easy choice for riders because they are stylish, powerful, efficient and highly functional on multiple levels. They carry mountain bikes, road bikes, carbon fiber bikes and commuter bikes. In spring of 2014 they are going to carry ebikes with Bosch motor.
– Stromer e-Bikes the Iphone of electric bikes! They are some pretty killer looking bikes. In-fact, at first glance you wouldn’t necessarily think it is an electric bike, but a Stromer certainly would make you take a second look. The Stromer electric bike models are simple, clean, well designed and solid looking and solid they are when it comes to power and performance which you will notice on any uphill climb. Stromer won the award for "Best Electric Bicycle" at Eurobike. With their 500 Watts motor they are the most powerful of all ebikes. Swiss design and craftmanship makes Stromer bikes the top of the line of all ebikes
Kreidler e-Bikes – While you may not have heard of Kreidler here locally yet – you will. Germany's well known company Kreidler is launching their e-bikes here in the States in spring 2014 and they are seriously no joke.Their bikes feature the “Bosch drive module” and if you haven’t heard of that yet either – you will.
The Bosch system is revolutionizing pedal assist for electric bikes with five different levels of assistance – eco, tour, sport, turbo and off! Riders are able to freely select the mode of power needed at a given moment. Kreidler features a 36-V lithium ion battery which delivers 80% capacity even after 500 full charges. What do riders like about Kreidler? Kreidler is Easy to use, perfect for everyday traffic, very low maintenance; which is a plus with electric bikes.
Dahon e-Bikes – Dahon is the industry leader of folding bikes. Dahon launched their first electric bike recently. Dahon will make your commute easy, enjoyable and when you arrive at the office, apartment or wherever it’s easy to stow. This bike adjusts to body size as well as closet space. Just another way e-bikes are revolutionizing urban commuting.