Are the new price increases on Rad Power Bikes models due to tariffs on ebikes? That was my first question this morning when I learned of the $100 (and one $200) price hike on some models. But it seems there are a variety of factors at play as Rad Power Bikes shared with us below. For context, Rad Power Bikes last increased prices on three models in October 2020. At that time, … [Read more...] about Prices Increase on Most Rad Power Bikes Models
At the beginning of 2021, an extension that exempted electric bikes from a 25% tariff expired. Unfortunately, here we are in March 2021 and nothing has been done to rectify the situation. The result is that electric bike companies have no choice but to increase prices. So far Ride1Up and Juiced Bikes have publicly addressed the tariffs. Rad Power Bikes also increased prices on … [Read more...] about Tariffs on Ebikes are Here and Ebike Prices are Increasing
With more quality ebikes being offered at the $1,000 (ish) price point, we are hoping more people can enjoy the freedom that electric bikes offer. We were excited to see the Ariel Rider Rideal go on sale recently, dipping just under the $1k price point. With the Rideal in mind, we thought it would be a good time to compare the best affordable commuter electric bikes circling … [Read more...] about Comparing Affordable $1,000 (ish) Electric Bikes
Brought our RadWagons on Vacation In 2018, one of our vehicles was nearing the end of its rusty life. As we considered our options, my wife and I came up with a wild idea: save money and get exercise by replacing our vehicle with two wheels. Transfixed by this concept, we said goodbye to our clunker and hello to our very first ebike: the Rad Power Bikes RadWagon. It was … [Read more...] about Top 13 Questions About Rad Power Bikes Answered
It was almost exactly a year ago that Rad Power Bikes' announced a $25 million fundraising round. It was a sign of good things to come from Rad Power Bikes. At the time I thought their prospects looked rosy. Quality affordable electric bikes paired with excellent customer service is an excellent recipe for success. But no one could have predicted what happened shortly after … [Read more...] about Rad Power Bikes Raises $150 Million | What Now?