Creative BionX Conversions

October 16, 2013

One spectacular thing about electric conversion kits is how they transcend just being a convenience or a toy, a tool or vehicle. With the ability to easily install a quality electric system on practically any bicycle, you become more than a mechanic or even an engineer–you become an artist! And some people have done truly […]

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Why BionX and Folding Bikes?

September 14, 2013

At various times we have carried an assortment of electric folding bikes–that is, folding bikes with electric assist capabilities built right into the design from the ground up. It makes a lot of sense for NYCeWheels–we specialize in just two kinds of bikes, folding and electric, so why not combine the two? Well, somewhere along […]

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The Case for the BionX PL250

August 12, 2013

I think when it comes to high tech gizmos, including electric bike conversion systems, it is easy to assume that more expensive necessarily means better performance. Even though it is easy to read all about the wattage and voltage of a whole range of electric conversion kits, it can be hard to understand what those […]

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Fat Power: Surly Fatbikes With BionX Kits

July 8, 2013

By now you may have heard of the meteoric rise in popularity of the so-called “fatbike”. Fatbikes are a new breed of sort-of-mountain bikes that feature enormously wide tires utilizing low air pressure but high air volume. This results in a bike that “floats” on its gigantic tires, which are capable of absorbing a great […]

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The BionX Man

May 7, 2013

The BionX electric bike conversion kit is an aptly named product. By clipping a battery to the frame of almost any conventional bike and installing a special rear wheel that houses an electric motor, the BionX essentially transforms the rider into a bionic super-human, with an electric boost that adds power to every push of […]

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New Possibilities with Electric Conversion

February 12, 2013

An Electric Conversion Kit is not the most well known item in the general cycling community. I was an avid biker for years before I even started hearing about electric bikes, and it wasn’t until I learned about NYCeWheels bike shop that I realized it was possible to convert a regular bike into an e-bike. […]

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The Surly Moonlander Electric Bike

February 2, 2013

Last month, our sales-guy/mechanic extraordinaire decided to built up a fatty Surly Moonlander fit with our most powerful electric conversion kit.  How can I explain how cool this bike is?  Riding it, you feel like skiing over fresh powder, running with spring loaded shoes, sprinting for the finish line in a slow motion movie climax.  […]

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Best of BionX 2012

January 12, 2013

Well, the 2012 year has come to an end, not without producing some pretty exciting new BionX bike conversions.  Here are a few of my favorites: 1)  The Tern Link D8 BionX Bike On its own, the Tern Link D8 is a very impressive folding bike.   8 gears, nice hinges, small folding size, and […]

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BionX Bike Share?

December 6, 2012

In November of 2010, BionX participated in a 4 week bike share trial in Sacramento California.  Partnering with Ecotron Systems, which was tasked with designing the e-bike docks, BionX donated a fleet of e-bikes to the Sacramento campus of the California Energy Environmental Protection Agency to test a new bike share model, designed to make […]

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Crash Course in BionX Conversion Kits

November 24, 2012

The BionX Motor is used in a variety of different ways.  I’ve seen it assist sailboats, charge cellphones, assist hybrid wind powered trikes— one of the great things about the BionX System is it’s versatility and the new possibilities it engenders.  Here at NYCeWheels we use the BionX to transform a regular bicycle or folding bicycle […]

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