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Interview with Haibike Rep Matt on Electric Bikes

An Interview with Haibike's Matt At MACkite, we’re all about fun. After all, our slogan is, “Where fun begins!” We’ve encountered the most fun as of late with our electric mountain bikes, Haibike. And, with the European market having over 1.1 million bikes since 2006, we’re getting tons of questions on what to look for in [...]

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You and Your Electric Bike: A Size Guide (with Haibike)

Finding the Perfect Size for Your Electric Bike According to Haibike Electric bicycles are incredible for a number of reasons - one of them being that they have multiple sizes and styles to fit a variety of riders. But, what is the right size? How do you fit to a standard diamond or step-through frame? Let’s [...]

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Boosted Boards: This is Electric

Boosted - This is Electric Coming to the MACkite store are electric boards so sleek, sexy, and sporty that they make us set our excitement level to 11 (it's one louder, you know). Welcome to the MACkite family, Boosted Skateboards! Boosted has three electric skateboards, set to satisfy all types of riders. Boosted Boards Single Electric Skateboard [...]

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Tech Talk: Boosted Boards vs. Yuneec's E-Go Cruiser

Skate Electric With our recent addition to the family, Boosted Boards, and our tried-and-true Yuneec E-GO, we've caught the electric fever (which sounds like we're all decked out in our parachute pants, wishing we were John Travolta from Saturday Night Fever). While we may not be doing the hustle (because it would end very poorly), we're [...]

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Steve's Journey: The Electric Skateboard Coffee Break

The Electric Skateboard Coffee BreakI'm half asleep and dying for some coffee; time to visit Mrs. Mary at our local coffee shop. But who wants to walk a whole 2 blocks down the street? At MACkite, nobody--and I mean nobody--walks to the coffee shop anymore. Since we first received our Yuneec E-Go electric skateboards in September of [...]

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Boosted Boards: The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins Bay Area based creative content and production company Calotype Film put together this beautiful video featuring the day in the life of a Boosted rider.What's so great about Boosted Boards? Boosted is an electric skateboarding company focusing on fun and freedom. Boosted boards features three models of skateboards: Single, Dual, and Dual +. Each [...]

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Let's Chat: Unboxing Your Pedego Bicycle

Let's Chat w/ Nathan: Unboxing & Assembling Your Pedego Electric Bike You've just received your Pedego electric bicycle in the mail. So, how do you set it up? Nathan breaks it down, step-by-step, to make your transition from box to pavement easier.Steps to Unboxing Your Bike Unboxing the Pedego bicycles are all pretty much the same concept [...]

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Let's Chat: Jake's View on the Pedego Classic Interceptor

You bike, we bike, everybody e-Bike! Plug in and join the fun. About two weeks ago we received our first shipment of Pedego electric bikes. Having used the Prodecotech models over the past few months, I was quite curious how an e-bike with pedal assist would differ from those models with throttle. I really enjoyed tooling around on the [...]

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Let's Chat: How to Fold the Pedego Latch Electric Bike w/ Review

Folding the Pedego Latch: Instructions The  Pedego Latch is a foldable bicycle that can become as small as 33”, which is perfect for any traveler. Pedego has offered simple directions on how to fold your electric bicycle, which can be done in as little as 30 seconds.Here’s the easy breakdown of the Pedego Latch: Lower the seat all the [...]

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Let's Chat: Electric Bicycles - Can I Ride My E-Bike In the Rain?

Can I Ride My Electric Bike In the Rain? Precipitation is lightly dripping on your windows, just as you were ready to get out on your bike. “Do I risk it?” You ask, as you feel a slight disappointment. “Will it hurt my bike?"  When digging into our electric bike brands, we noticed a few things about [...]

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