A Beginner’s Guide to eBikes

Most people don’t realize that electric bikes appeared not too long after the original bicycle was invented. The electric bike was invented as early as the late 19th century by Ogden Bolton Jr. In December 1895, Bolton Jr. received U.S. Patent 552,271 for his bicycle that moved without the rider pedaling! Drawing from the power […]

A Few Interesting Facts (and Myths) about E-Bikes

The eBike Store in Portland is Portland’s first electric bike store. You’ll find that we introduce many a blog with that fact, mostly because we are very proud of it. But there is more to our e-bike store than simply being first to set up shop in Portland — we want to be the first […]

The History of the eBike – Electric Bike Facts

Welcome back to The eBike Store’s official blog space! We are Portland’s first all-electric bike shop, having been founded in 2009 by Wake Gregg. We have a passion for providing our Portland customers with a wide selection of electric bikes for rent and sale. We carry well-known, reliable eBike brands, in addition to providing dedicated […]

Avoiding Downtown Portland Traffic With Your Electric Bike

It’s no secret that traffic in Downtown Portland has gotten worse over the last several years. Not just during rush hour, either — although we have to admit that you are much more likely to get caught in a standstill on I-5 during typical rush hours than you might be otherwise. But it’s not just […]

Your Guide to a Safer Bike Commute Part 2

There are so many benefits to riding an electric bike to work or school. From increased health and less stress to saving money and doing your part for Mother Nature, the benefits of riding an electric bike to work are endless. But there is one downside to a bicycle commute — it can be risky. […]

Your Guide to a Safer Bike Commute

An electric bike makes commuting anywhere and everywhere in Portland a breeze. There are so many reasons to start commuting to work or school with an eBike. It’s much healthier for you, allows you to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, saves money, reduces stress and more. The best part is that, with an […]

5 Reasons to Commute with an eBike

There are so many reasons to exchange your gas-guzzling vehicle for an eBike. The city of Portland is committed to sustainable transportation, and if you’re ready to give up your car, truck or SUV for a more sustainable option, you’ve come to the right place. We’re The eBike Store, and we’re proud to be Portland’s […]

The Top 5 Biking Destinations in Portland

Portland is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. In some cities, sidewalks are scarce and bike lanes are even scarcer, leaving cyclists to take their lives into their hands every time they get out on the road. However, Portland is not that city. In fact, Portland is among the top five most […]

Seven Ways to Protect Your Knees When Cycling

Cycling is one of the most beneficial and fulfilling hobbies you can do. Not only is it lower impact than running, it is highly aerobic, raising your heart rate without putting as much strain on your body as other exercises. However, as with all physical activity, it’s important that you take the proper precautions to […]

6 Financial Benefits of eBikes

Electric bikes have been steadily gaining popularity over the past few years and there are many reasons for it. One thing you might not know about is how much an eBike can save you. For that reason, today we’re going to look at six of the biggest financial benefits associated with getting an eBike. Need […]