Over the years one of the most common questions I’ve heard is, “Do you sell a solar panel that can charge my ebike while I ride?” We can finally say, yes! In the past, we have worked with a solar products company to create ebike solar charging kits but they have been fairly unwieldy with [...]
A few weeks ago we announced we were collaborating with B-line Urban Delivery to test our system for commercial use here in Portland. We got a couple of great articles in the press which we thought we’d share here. Here is an article from Sustainable Business Oregon EcoSpeed, B-line Deal Helps Bikers Haul Heftier Cargo [...]
We have been working behind the scenes since Spring of 2012 to create an online presence that matches the quality design of our systems. We wanted to make our site accessible and fun for people new to electric bikes but still have lots of the resources from our previous site. We’ve added lots of new [...]
EcoSpeed Controller Programmed for More Power, with Smoother, Quieter Operation, using Sine Modulation. [From The Shop]
After nearly two years of work, programming and testing we have completed sine modulation programming for our controller. The result is a smoother, quieter motor response. The AC drive eliminates the high frequency harmonics of a DC drive resulting in a motor that is much quieter than anything we’ve done before. Also, we can now [...]
Get to know some key players in today’s US cargo bike industry in this article in the October 2011 issue of Bicycling magazine. Bicycling writer Tom Clynes describes EcoSpeed’s system on a Catrike (photo below) as “impressively torquey” (pg. 5). You can also see photos of our system on the Bullitt box bike and trailer [...]
Interview with Pierce Hoover who rode an EcoSpeed powered Microcar across the United States on less energy than a 100 Watt light bulb uses. Coast Community Radio
You can listen to EcoSpeed customer Pierce Hoover detail his experiences riding across the country with an EcoSpeed co-powered tandem Microcar. (Audio file) Interview with Pierce Hoover who rode an EcoSpeed powered Microcar across the United States on less energy than a 100 Watt light bulb uses. On Coast Community Radio, 8/24/2011.
EcoSpeed powered velomobiles go across country in the Roll Over America ride. Sustainable Business Oregon
EcoSpeed loves cargo bikes and matching cargo bikes with our electric assist, with it’s superb hill-climbing power, really makes sense. We are so grateful to be working with many local cargo bike advocates, retailers, and builders. Here’s another article from the folks at Bike Portland. Portland’s flourishing cargo bike scene. Bike Portland, 6/23/2011.