Court Rye of ElectricRideReview.com was in Fort Collins and asked to spend some time with Ridekick International owners, Mark Wanger and Dee Wanger, and do a thorough Ridekick Review. “It’s actually one of the more affordable electric bike ‘solutions’ I’ve seen out there,” Court Rye – Writing electric bike reviews and conversion kits reviews for five years.
Electric Bike Law Basics Electric bicycles are defined in the United States as light vehicles that can be powered by human pedal-power and/or by electric power. In order to be considered a “bicycle” rather than a “motor vehicle”, US federal law specifies that electric bicycles are 2- or 3-wheeled vehicles that can’t travel faster than 20 (23
Trying a Recumbent Trike! With so many recumbent trike riders adding an electric assist with our Ridekick power trailer, my business partner, Mark, and I decided to try recumbent trikes. We wanted to understand the appeal that attracted so many “baby boomer” converts? After all, they ride with a smile visible from a quarter mile
Fort Collins, Colorado – Fourteen local, national and international organizations are coming together to encourage children to read and value bicycling. In celebration of National Bike to School Week, over 60 bicyclists will pedal more than 1,500 books to students at Harris Bilingual School and Laurel School of Arts and Technology. The bicyclists, New Belgium
We want to thank Mark for letting us know that he’s alive, safe and well, and that the Ridekick survived, too! What a tale… On Sunday morning July 7th at 10:00 AM I was coasting to a stop sign at an intersection in rural Wisconsin. It was a perfect morning for a ride – sunny
Fort Collins, Colorado – Six local, national and international organizations are coming together to encourage children to read. In celebration of World Book Night, April 23, 2013, over 30 bicyclists will pedal more than 325 books to students at Putnam Elementary School. The bicyclists, representatives of Overland Sertoma and members of the Fort Collins Bicycle
At Ridekick International, we’re sensitive to the needs of all riders. It has come to our attention that left-handed people want their own way of riding a bike – a way that’s much more natural for the way their brains are wired. To show our support of that fine group of people, we’ve developed the
The National Crime Victim Survey (NCVS) used by the U.S. Department of Justice estimated that in 2006, the number of bicycle thefts was more than 1.3 million! With the popularity of bicycle commuting, the number of theft incidents continues to grow. In this blog, we will show you how to properly lock your bike and
Check out this new infographic on how bicycling can help save the environment AND put some cash back in your wallet.
As gas prices at the pump increase, so has the demand for electric vehicles and sustainable transportation. More car manufactures are entering the market to meet consumer demands, but still face challenges in making these vehicles affordable and attractive in terms of design and performance. One component of the the electric vehicle industry we believe will see