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2015 Model Year Haibike Ebike Sale On Now!

With over 40 models coming to the US in 2016, all of our 2015 Haibike units are on sale. Save 20-30% off standard retail and know that the 2015 and 2016 models are nearly identical in terms of BOSCH motor systems. Save thousands in the mean time. Haibike 29er RX MTB for just $3300. Haibike AMT Pro for just $6500!

YAMAHA Ebike Systems - What you Can Expect

On the heels of the popular BOSCH ebike system, YAMAHA is making their debut in the United States on the HAIBIKE ebike platform and brand and MOTOSTRANO is representing this package to riders in the California region.  We've ridden the system. We like the system. It's main benefit, besides the promise of being extremely reliable and nearly as powerful as the BOSCH set-up is the reduced price. Where the standard price of a BOSCH system started at $4,000, the starting price for a YAMAHA equipped Haibike now pops in at $2500 for a basic hybrid or mountain bike. That's a lot of savings and you're still riding on 2 great brands: Yamaha and Haibike.  About it. The Yamaha employs a mid-drive system like the BOSCH. There are two main advantages in center mount type units. First, the gears originally equipped to the bicycle can be utilized as a part of e-Bike systems, allowing for optimal motor performance. Second is weight distribution. Centralization of mass leads to a n

Bill to Improve Access for Electric Bicycles Signed by Governor Brown AB 1096 Updates Regulations for Healthy and Environmentally-Friendly Transportation Option

Hot off the presses! ‪#‎ betterwithanebike‬ ‪#‎ howiraleigh‬ ‪#‎ izipusa‬ ‪#‎ haibikeusa‬ Contact: Judson True, Office of Assemblymember David Chiu; (415) 606-3524 Bill to Improve Access for Electric Bicycles Signed by Governor Brown AB 1096 Updates Regulations for Healthy and Environmentally-Friendly Transportation Option (Sacramento, CA) – Governor Brown today signed Assembly Bill 1096 by Assemblymember David Chiu (D – San Francisco), which will help foster the use of electric bicycles while ensuring public safety and simplifying enforcement. “Electric bicycles are poised to become another healthy, environmentally-friendly way to get around for Californians,” said Assemblymember Chiu. “Modernizing laws around e-bikes will help us encourage their safe use by new and experienced bicyclists. We appreciate Governor Brown’s signature on this bill.” AB 1096 updates California regulations regarding electric bicycles to reflect advances in techno

Some Great Commuter Ebikes Under $3000

For most people, the idea of spending $3,000 or $2,000 or even $1,000 for a bicycle is little more than an impossibility. But, if you've put yourself in the market for an electric bike, you know that anything under $1000 is not worth your time and that all the highest quality bikes start at around $4,000.  But this does not mean you have to settle for POS ebike that you can't ride around with a sound mind on, knowing it won't break down on you and knowing you can you can expect lots of miles on it in the future.  Some shops will flat out tell you that you need to buy the "highest quality" or most "high end" bike you can get or not buy anything at all. We disagree and we're not bike snobs and that's one of the many reasons customers come to our store vs other stores around the Bay Area- we offer a wide selection of bikes in various price points and quality ranges all over the spectrum.  For new riders of an electric bike, a price p

Motostrano DEMO Event October 10, Saturday

One of the best ways to do this is to get out and ride a bike and  Saturday October 10 , we're having another  EBIKE demo  featuring some of the best e-bikes in the business. This is where you get to explore the bikes up close and get them on the trail and get them dirty. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face while you learn about ebikes, talk to other riders and vendors. WHEN:  Saturday October 10  from  10AM to 5PM WHERE: 926 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 9406 3 Ample parking around our store ALERT: Haibike, Felt, A2B have kicked in give-away items like t-shirts and hats for all who attend.  24 Hour Fitness is also giving away one 30 day free membership to one lucky attendee. What's it like to ride a real mountain bike with a low center of gravity electric motor mounted to the crank with a long range battery system mounted to the battery? It's causing a revolution in e-biking and it just might cause you to trade in your dirt bike.  Climb any hill with ease,