2018 Haibike Xduro Allmtn 10.0 Review

2018 Haibike Xduro AllMtn 10.0 Review

Every year there is one electric mountain bike that is the undisputed champion of high end sales. We always carry whatever bike it happens to be. Frequently it ends up being a Haibike. Never before has that bike been one with a Yamaha motor. I think all that is going to change this year with the Haibike Xduro AllMtn 10.0. …

Top 5 Hardtail Electric Mountain Bikes for 2017

2018 Haibike XDURO AllMtn 8.0 Review

Haibike has finally revealed their long-awaited lineup of 2018 electric bikes! When the new e-bikes come out, it’s like Christmas, our birthday, and winning the lottery wrapped into one at Fly Rides. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been lucky enough to have our local Haibike rep come out and show us some of this elite fleet of electric mountain …

Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard

Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard Review

Longboarding has always been a secondary love of mine when compared to cycling. I love cruising by the beach on a longboard, but taking it anywhere else always seems to be an issue. Whether you hit a huge incline or just have to stop and go a lot due to pedestrian traiffic, there are always a few issues with efficiency. …

Electric Mountain Bike Maintenance eMTB

How Often Should Your Electric Bicycle Get Serviced in Los Angeles

It’s no surprise why the world calls the greater Los Angeles area “sunny southern California.” The lack of rain (about 1.25 inches average rainfall per year in Los Angeles) and dry heat provide beautiful outdoor scenery and picturesque cityscapes. But the pleasant weather also leads to dusty road conditions and hard-packed trails. Despite the nice weather, Los Angeles electric mountain …

2017 Riese & Müller delite review

Best Electric Bikes for Bike Touring

For the past few months, I’ve been preparing for a trip through Scotland and England. If you’ve read any of my other lifestyle posts, then you know that I think the absolute best way to explore an area is by bicycle. So, when I was planning my trip, of course I decided to do an electric bike tour. I’ll be …

Tubeless Better for Electric Mountain Biking

Top 3 Reasons Why Tubeless Tires are Better for Electric Mountain Biking

It’s safe to say that more serious mountain bikers are walking away from tubes and going tubeless. But you don’t have to be a professional to benefit from a tubeless tire setup. Electric bike (eBike) cyclists are finding it advantageous to ditch pinch flat-ridden tubes for the tubeless alternative. Here are three reasons why going tubeless is better for electric …

Haibike Xduro AMT 8 Mid-drive electric bike motor

Differences Between Top Mid-Drive Electric Bike Motors

Electric bicycle (eBike) motor technology has steadily improved since its inception back in 1895 (US Patent 552271 A). The crude 10-volt battery-powered eBike patented by Ogden Bolton, Jr. set the stage for what is now an ever-growing class of bicycles. Multiple companies have emerged as of late and are mass-producing mid-drive electric bike motors that offer varying power, total energy …

Exploring Balboa Park

Exploring Balboa Park

When you think San Diego, the first thing to come to mind might not be deep-rooted history. Of course everyone knows about the beautiful beaches, fun nightlife, and flawless sunsets, but San Diego also has an interesting past that will bring out the history buff in everyone. One of the most historic areas is Balboa Park. If history isn’t your …

How to experience the La Jolla Cove Underwater Park

Explore La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Underwater Park

I think most San Diegans would agree that the two most unique spots in La Jolla are the La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Underwater Park. You could spend hours, days, and even months here without getting bored. Living here, I’ve had some time to sufficiently explore both, so read on for some advice on how to explore La Jolla …

where to ride an electric mountain bike in san diego

Where to Ride an Electric Mountain Bike in San Diego

Electric Mountain Biking in San Diego Figuring out where to ride an electric mountain bike in San Diego can take a frustrating amount of research. Sometimes the signage is unclear, sometimes different parts of the trails have different regulations. At San Diego Fly Rides, we want to help electric mountain biking grow into a mainstream sport and recreational activity. We’ve …

what electric bike should i buy

What electric bike should I buy?

Electric bikes are becoming more and more popular seemingly every month. Long time cyclists and people who haven’t been on a bike in years are both finding electric bikes to be an appealing option. An ever increasing selection of electric bike manufacturers has come with that popularity. At San Diego Fly Rides, we want to make sure you are on …

2017 Riese & Muller Charger Review

2017 Riese & Müller Charger Review

Riese & Müller has arrived to change the game! This premium electric bike brand does something that no other manufacturer can do: they offer customized bikes to your exact specifications. Riese & Müller have been on the electric bike scene for quite some time in Europe, and they are finally delivering great electric bikes stateside. You can read more about …

2017 Riese & muller delite review

2017 Riese & Müller Delite Review

The 2017 Riese & Müller electric bikes are ready to find a loving home! The only question that remains is are you ready for such perfection? How does Riese & Müller offer perfection, you ask? Because they custom make each and every electric bike that is ordered. That’s right, no more wondering if your electric bike has been sitting in …

2017 Riese & Müller Nevo Review

2017 Riese & Müller Nevo Review

The 2017 Riese & Müller Nevo electric bikes are available! I’d say they’ve arrived, but that wouldn’t exactly be true. What gives, you ask? Well, I’ll tell you what gives, dear electric bike lover. Riese & Müller custom make each bike they sell to your exact specifications and needs. Sound too good to be true? That’s exactly the point! They …

what to do in la jolla in 2017

What to do in La Jolla for 2017

La Jolla might seem like a sleepy beach town when you roll down from the 5 and see the beautiful ocean view and small businesses on Prospect, but there is actually enough to fill a day or even a whole vacation. Whether you’re looking for beautiful hiking, romantic sunset spots, art galleries, or just hanging on the beach, La Jolla …

best electric mountain biking spots in san diego

Best Electric Mountain Biking Spots in San Diego

Mountain biking was born in California, and it’s still one of the preferred spots to tear up trails for riders of all levels. The advent of electric bikes has completely changed the game for mountain bikers. E-MTBs make it possible for riders to explore areas previously impossible to get to, and they keep you out on the trails for longer …

Maintaining and Caring for your Electric Bike

Maintaining and Caring for your Electric Bike

So you’ve gotten a brand new electric bike and decided it’s time you starting taking responsibility for its well-being. Good for you! There is no better way to protect your investment than to get on a maintenance routine. You’ll save yourself time and money in the long run, and you’ll probably learn a lot about your particular electric bike along …

How to Correctly Size Your Electric Bike

Bike sizing is one of the most crucial parts of buying an electric bike. Improperly sized bicycles can lead to discomfort, inconvenience, and injury. The worst part about riding a bike that’s the wrong size is that it just isn’t fun. Your electric bike is a big investment, and you should absolutely treat it as such! Knowing the correct bike …

2017 Bosch Electric Bike Motors

2017 Bosch Electric Bike Motors

Bosch is one of the leaders in the electric bike market. While many companies make great motors, more and more electric bike manufacturers are moving toward the powerful, quiet, and long-lasting Bosch systems. Part of the benefit of a Bosch motor is that electric bike manufacturers can choose from a few different lines based on if they are making commuting …