Retro-style electric BMX by ChillFab

Meet Chiller: An electric BMX with Raleigh Chopper styling

If you think that electric bikes aren’t ‘real’ motorcycles, avert your eyes now. But if you love vintage BMX bikes, and believe that electric drivetrains create interesting ways to introduce newcomers to motorcycling, read on. On the surface, ‘Chiller’ is a simple pedal-assist e-bike with throwback styling—but there’s more to this story. It’s the work…

Custom electric motorcycle by Wannabe-Choppers

Chemical Reactions: Wannabe’s custom electric chopper

We tend to be afraid of what we don’t understand, shying away from things that are ‘different’ or ‘foreign.’ Even something as lovely as this all-aluminum motorcycle from Enrico de Haas of Germany’s Wannabe-Choppers is hated by some—simply because it has an electric powertrain. “Sometimes I’m even happy about the bullshit,” says a smiling Ricky,…