Entries by Jeff Yoshida

Elby Announces New Business Structure, Name, and Ownership

Elby Announces New Business Structure, Name, and Ownership Elby has reorganized under a new investment group and secured a strategic partnership with newly restructured BionX’s ebike powertrain business in order to continue expanding Elby’s distribution, develop new products, and deliver support to customers and retailers. Toronto, Ontario, 10 January 2019— Elby, the leader in the pedal-assisted ebike […]

Electric Bike Reviews

A highly polished, purpose-built electric bicycle with easy-to-mount frame, adjustable bars and ergonomic touch points, available in five colors, additional $99 shipping with assembly by Velofix. Custome extra-wide Aluminum fender that don’t rattle, integrated Supernova LED lights with a custom light…… Read Full Review:  https://electricbikereview.com/elby/city-ebike/

The New York Times

Elby partner Velofix recently got the spotlight in the NYT as one of the primary disruptors of the established bike shop model. Around here, we say that Elby’s the way toward’s a brighter, smarter future and we’re proud that our main retail partner is equally as innovative and promising. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/business/innovations-bike-shop-bicycles.html?_r=0

Business Insider

Business Insider’s longtime cycling reporter Dan McMahon dragged us all over the five boroughs while he sung the praises of having an Elby in the big ol’ apple. He did a deep dive on the Elby’s features from the perspective of a lifelong urban bike commuter and lover of all things two-wheeled. Article Link: http://www.businessinsider.com/elby-bike-review-2016-5?pundits_only=0&get_all_comments=1&no_reply_filter=1

Los Angeles Times

For us, an ebike is a obvious part of our daily lives. Sometimes we forget that the rest of the US isn’t quite as aware of how personal mobility is charging forward. Armed with an Elby, the LA Times got a taste of what the future looks like when we put aside our cars in […]

Bicycling Magazine

Bicycling Magazine’s been ruling the streets of their hometown on an Elby. They did a quick video recap of their first impressions and listed Elby in their 2016 Buyer’s Guide as one of the best e-bikes you can ride. http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/reviews/zip-around-town-on-the-elby-e-bike (Video) http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/recommended/2016-buyers-guide-best-e-bikes/slide/2 (Buyer’s Guide listing)

Outside Magazine

Outside magazine dropped by at Interbike to see what it was all about back in the early days of Elby. They didn’t even get a chance to ride it, but Outside was stoked based on looks alone! Article Link: http://www.outsideonline.com/2020956/5-most-bad-ass-e-bikes-and-commuter-bikes-we-peeped-interbike


The folks at Shifter took a hard look at Elby’s origin story and how the bike performed in some pretty nasty winter conditions. Spoiler alert: it was great. Link: http://shifter.info/will-this-high-tech-machine-be-the-e-bike-that-finally-breaks-through-in-north-america/