Mama Jean and Tootles the Trike

Meet Jean from Portland, Oregon and her Sun X-3 AX delta trike she calls Tootles.  She purchased here EcoSpeed system and trike in 2009 and calls it “the most amazing addition to my life”. Jean [...]

By | September 12th, 2012|Categories: Our Customers|

Is this the Coolest Bike Ever Made?, Bicycling Magazine, October 2011 Issue

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) [...]

By | November 15th, 2011|Categories: News|

Got a “big hill” in your commute? Julia did too!

Many of our customers find EcoSpeed because they love riding and would ride more....if only it wasn't for that darn hill. Julia, a nurse, had a daily commute up "Pill Hill" in Southwest Portland to [...]

By | September 12th, 2011|Categories: Our Customers|

Interview with EcoSpeed founder, Brent Bolton on Coast Community Radio

Listen to Brent Bolton, EcoSpeed founder, describe why he started EcoSpeed and what our technology can do at a personal level and community level. (Audio File) Interview with EcoSpeed founder, Brent Bolton on Coast Community [...]

By | August 31st, 2011|Categories: News|

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 [...]

By | August 24th, 2011|Categories: News|

EcoSpeed powered velomobiles go across country in the Roll Over America ride. Sustainable Business Oregon

We had two velomobiles powered with our systems for this historic, cross-country velomobile journey.  What fun to send them off from Portland! EcoSpeed powered velomobiles go across country in the Roll Over America ride. From [...]

By | July 28th, 2011|Categories: News|

E-bike stories, the Case of the Pedaling Professor. Electric Bike Report

Thanks to Pete and Gary for this great story on one of our customers and why he likes his electric recumbent bike more than he ever liked his recumbent bike alone... E-bike stories, the Case [...]

By | July 6th, 2011|Categories: News|

Portland’s flourishing cargo bike scene. Bike Portland

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 [...]

By | June 23rd, 2011|Categories: News|

Bright Idea. Father, Son Ride Cross-Country on the Energy of a Single Bulb. R&D

Father and son team uses EcoSpeed assist on cross-country ride to promote energy conservation. Bright Idea. Father, Son Ride Cross-Country on the Energy of a Single Bulb. R&D, 6/17/2011

By | June 17th, 2011|Categories: News|

Congressman Earl Blumenauer, member of the congressional bike caucus, gets first hand look at Portland’s bike industry. Bike Portland

We were lucky to have a special visitor on our big cargo bike group ride for Pedalpalooza. Cycling advocate, Congressman Blumenauer, was walking through the neighborhood and decided to stop by for a visit and [...]

By | June 17th, 2011|Categories: News|

Metrofiets, builder of top of the line bakfiet cargo bikes launches beer bike rental business with EcoSpeed assist. Bike Portand

Our friends at Metrofiets had a great idea...bring the party on the bike.  We supply some of the power to get this Beer Bike across town and up the hills with keg and stereo system.  [...]

By | June 14th, 2011|Categories: News|

On Choosing the Right Motor and Having Our Cross-Country EV Classified as a Bicycle. Popular Science

EcoSpeed's customer, Pierce Hoover, documents his Eco-Tour across the country in this Popular Science blog.  In this article he discusses how he decided to go with an EcoSpeed drive system. Pierce and Nash Hoover [...]

By | May 19th, 2011|Categories: News|