Author Archives: el Cyclery

Protect your kid’s head, this is dead serious.

Heads up parents of e-bike riders. Electric bikes demand helmets for young riders. Getting your kid a quality e-bike helmet is not a bad idea and recent statistics confirm that head protection is essential for e-bike riders of all ages. MIPS bike helmets offer the highest level of protection. MIPS is an acronym for Multi-Directional Impact Protection System. The …

Yamaha E-Bike Batteries Back In Stock

Out of stock for nearly a year, the Yamaha 500Wh E-Bike Battery is in-store and ready to ship at Electric Cyclery while supplies last. The Yamaha 500Wh lithium-ion pack incorporates Yamaha’s latest energy-storage technology in the battery’s advanced design. It’s large-capacity cells lasts longer and maintains the recharging properties throughout the life of the battery. …

Mountain Bikers vs Hikers on Laguna Trails

Two public trails in the Laguna Greenbelt were reserved last month for only downhill mountain biking as part of an OC Parks pilot program intended to reduce conflict between bicyclists and other trail users. The Lynx Trail in Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park and the Laguna Ridge Trail in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park were …

Surface 604 Electric Bikes at last

Award-winning electric bikes designed by our peaceful northern friends, Surface 604 delivers high quality, class 2 or 3 e-bikes that operate smooth as they come. We got them – give us a call to confirm availability.   The Surface 604 Quad is a tough electric all-terrain machine fully-loaded with features like a powerful 500W Bafang …

Ebike Law Enforcement in Laguna Beach

In response to a surge in local electric bike riders, Laguna Beach PD has implemented a safety and enforcement program to educate the public about traffic regulations, the various classes of e-bikes and age restrictions for high-speed electric bikes. Like other bicyclists, e-bike riders must obey the same traffic laws as motor vehicles by stopping …

Montague’s M-E1 Full-Size Folding E-bike

The Montague Corporation of Cambridge, Mass. has a long history with folding electric bikes.   Back in the early 2000’s, their folding Paratrooper bike (designed for the US military) was chosen to showcase the ground-breaking Wavecrest Tidalforce electric motor systems. The Tidalforce M750 had a unique design with a 750W rear hub motor and a …

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