Bicycle Interests

Whether you’re looking for more information or you just enjoy reading about electric-powered bikes and ebike conversion kits, you can find everything you need on our posts page. We strive to provide the most useful and up-to-date stories in our mission to share our love of e-biking. Check back often for posts about e-bike features and benefits and to get answers to many of your questions. Our blog page is a one-stop-shop that you’ll find both helpful and informative. If you’re new to e-bikes and you’re thinking of getting one, our posts page is a great place to start!  

history of military bicycles in war

Bikes at War: Military Bicycles to Electric Bikes

Bicycles have been around for centuries, dating at least 200 years and possibly to as long ago as 1534 while electric bikes followed in the 1890s. Like many inventions, bicycles ended up being used during wartime, starting as early as the 1800s and continuing through both World Wars and other periods of conflict. Benefits of…

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ghost bike memorial

Memorializing Cyclists: The Ghost Bikes Project

The Street Memorial Project honors cyclists and pedestrians who have been killed on New York City’s streets. Ghost Bikes seek to cultivate a compassionate and supportive community for survivors and friends of those lost and to initiate a change in culture that fosters mutual respect among all people who share the streets. The Street Memorial…

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crazy bicycle tattoo

Those Crazy Cyclists: 40 Wild and Crazy Bicycle Tattoos

Whether you like, have, or are going to get tattoos… or NOT, and whether you love biking or riding an electric bike, we think you’ll enjoy seeing the coolest and craziest bike tattoos. Biking is a culture and we’ve seen all kinds of tattoos as we’ve enjoyed riding around with the wild and crazy. We scoured the…

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kevin bacon bike quicksilver

5 Must-See Bike Movies from the 80’s

If you love movies as much as I do – I LOVE MOVIES – and if you love bikes – I LOVE BIKES – then you should mix the two and sit down with friends or family and enjoy the two together. When I was living in the Army barracks I had my bike on…

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ebike tweet

Expensive Electric Bikes: E-Bike Tweets for the 1%

Imagine if we could go back in time and visit the innovators of the 1800’s who filed the first electric bike patents. We could sit down at a dusty bar and flip through our phone showing them modern electric bikes. Perhaps we could pull up Twitter hashtag #ebike and find all the newest inventions and the price…

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pat tillman bicycle

Video | Pat Tillman: A Flip-Flop Bike Riding Hero

Patrick Tillman rode his bicycle each day to football practice while playing for Arizona State University. This small detail of Pat Tillman’s life speaks volumes to who he really was and yet was only one infinitesimal part of the Pat Tillman story. Pat was not a worldly person. He did not seek fame, fortune, or glory and he…

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trick or treating with an electric bike

Electric Halloween: Trick or Treat E-Bike Style

Living in a rural area can be tricky when it comes to taking your kids trick or treating.  I have always been opposed to driving my kids from house to house. Not only does it feel lazy to me, but I worry about the safety of all the little ghosts and goblins out running around…

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family and bicycling

Family and Bikes

Hi, I’m Amberlee and I am a Customer Service Representative for Leeds. Here is a little snipit about myself. I was born and raised in Utah. I did live in Southern California for my first 5 years of marriage, so I was able to get out of the “Utah Bubble” for a bit. When it…

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tour of utah stopped by leed bicycle solutions

Tour of Utah Comes to Leeds Bicycle Solutions

Today was an exciting day for us here at Leeds Bicycle Solutions where we build the best electric bike conversion kits and ebike battery systems on earth. The whole town was abuzz with the news that the Tour of Utah bike race would be passing right by our warehouse around noon. We decided to take…

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bicycle cartoon thesis

Video | Great Bicycle Cartoon Thesis! What’s that you say?

Although we have never worked on a Bicycle Cartoon Master Thesis, we have conquered these mountains and gone the distance captured in this video, so we can certainly appreciate this masterpiece worthy of our admiration. Drew Linne completed the film below for his degree at the Kansas City Art Institute. Taken from Linne’s description the caption reads:…

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