Riding Across NYC on Charge’s CITY E-Bike

The brand's major pivot provides riders with the power and confidence to traverse the boroughs

Getting from the northern tip of Brooklyn down to the Rockaways in Queens without a car can be a time-drain, and getting there while also avoiding the subway might seem impossible. This past weekend we rode the 34-mile (total) route—a distance that, for most, isn’t feasible with a regular bicycle—on Charge’s CITY e-bike. From Greenpoint, through Bed-Stuy and Flatbush, down to Sheepshead Bay and along …

Test Ride: Charge Cooker Maxi 2

Going off-road in all seasons, with the British bikemaker's no nonsense fat bike

Fat bikes are quickly becoming a staple in every cyclist’s quiver. While the bikes have opened up winter riding to the masses, they aren’t just for snow anymore. Many riders are finding themselves drawn to their fat bike no matter the season or terrain. The ultra-wide tires boost a rider’s confidence on trail and make rolling over obstacles as easy as hopping a curb. With …

Charge Custom Saddles

Mash up your seat specs with the British bicycle maker's online platform

After dropping Stateside just over a year ago, the UK’s Charge Bikes has continued to impress with a full range of titanium mountain bikes, urban commuters and freestyle fixed gears, not to mention a comprehensive range of components. Today, Charge launches a new online customization platform for their award-winning saddle, the Spoon. After two years of development the new platform lets customers adjust cover color …