Latest Updates

Pete's Eurotrip Part 4: The Finish Line
  Stronger Than Mountains   Can you see Pete?   Join Pete for the fourth and final chapter in his epic Babymaker tour. He set off to put the Babymaker through the ultimate road test. Traveling 3500km with the bike...
Sizing Update - Based on Test Rides
Ben's been answering hundreds of tickets about frame size and fit. In addition he's helped many riders who have come into the San Diego shop for test rides. Based on what he's seen, Ben's put together an update to the...
Production Update: Frame Machining
      Come with us for another look behind the scenes. Watch us machine the individual tubes that make up your Babymaker frame.  Each piece of the Babymaker frame is machined individually.When finished, they're welded together on a precise template...
Jon Wilson - The Unstoppable Man
  "Everything in life happens for you, not to you."     Meet Jon Wilson, A father of 2, high school teacher and cancer survivor.   When he lost his leg at age 23, he had a choice: To give up and...
The Final Upgrade
"Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing."   Subscribe to the FLX YouTube Channel for more Babymaker action.    Big News: We've got 8 more days to run this campaign! With that we've set a lofty target for a...
This Just In - Production Update
This just in from our production manager-A little process porn of The Babymaker head tube being machined. The head tube is machined on a computer controlled lathe (CNC Lathe).It goes through several processes before being complete. Each piece and tube...
$6.9 Million - We Did It
This morning we crossed the $6.9 Million mark! That means all Babymaker PROs ordered with drop handlebars will get the TRP HY/RD hydraulic disc brakes with vertical levers. Thanks for hanging with us through the uncertainty and trusting in the Babymaker family...
Q: I'm In Between Electric Bike Sizes, What Should I Choose?
Ben, our head of content has been going above and beyond lately.  Working overtime and weekends to answer as many chats and tickets as possible.  One common question he gets is: "I'm 5'7" or 5'8", which frame size should I choose?"...
Double Hip Replacement VS The Babymaker
Happy Hump Day!      I've been thinking about how amazing this world is. Together we've spread the word about electric ridables far and wide. Not just to people that know about them - but to people who never knew...
Pete's Eurotrip Part 3: Miles High on the Babymaker
"Reading 10,000 books is not as good as traveling ten thousand miles."  - Ancient Chinese Proverb     Join Pete for the third chapter in his epic Babymaker tour. He set off to put the Babymaker through the ultimate road...
PRO Cyclist VS Stay at Home Mom on the Babymaker
    “Risk is the tariff paid to leave the shores of predictable misery. The best fruit is not on the trunk of a tree; it’s on the limb.” — Chef John Folse   Your Babymaker Fix Curious how an...
The Touring Package - Smartphone Mount
Happy Sunday!     Thought some of you might appreciate this small update today- This just in from Pete:   It's the smartphone mount for the Babymaker Touring package. We've been using a different type previously but Pete's found this...
New Stretch Goal
  Subscribe to the FLX YouTube Channel for more ebike shop talk.   In Summary: The $6.9 Million Dollar Stretch Goal is TRP HY/RD Hydraulic Disc Brakes and vertical levers for the Babymaker PRO with Dropper Bars The upgrade will be free of...
New Box Concept Based On Your Feedback
    "You can't buy happiness, but you can buy a bike, and that's pretty close!"     In a previous update you saw some cool box concepts from our designer, Kayley. Many riders left feedback with their favorite designs...
Cinco De Mayo Burrito Race
  Happy Cinco De Mayo!   Quick Babymaker Fix Join Vanessa, Nick and I as we take the Babymakers to Ocean Beach San Diego. We race up the most grueling hill in the neighborhood - loser buys the burritos.   ...
Babymaker PRO Drop Bar Brakes - Update
  First - a quick update from Vilmos Papp who just received his Kiwi Babymaker Beta in Canada-       Wohooo :-) Its fun! I went to a few Km’s test ride and its awesome and its amazing how...
Bull Horn vs Drop Bars: Which is right for me?
Anyone who has been around cycling long enough can tell you that the right handlebar setup is crucial.  With two options to choose from, you may find yourself wondering which is going to be the best fit.  Check out the...
Field Test: How Strong is the Carbon Gates Belt?
Grab your safety glasses and fasten your seatbelts, it's time for some backyard science. Some folks have asked how strong the Carbon Gates Belt is, so we decided to put it to the test. This is the belt used on...
Pete's Eurotrip Part 2: Bikes Are The Answer
  Join Pete for the second chapter in his epic Babymaker tour. He set off to put the Babymaker through the ultimate road test. Traveling 3500km with the bike fully loaded with gear. Pete encountered every terrain imaginable and pushed...
From The Archive - What's Next
Happy Monday everyone When you wake up excited to work, you know you're on the right path.     Today, San Diego oceans opened back up for recreation.  I went out with my brother this morning for our first surf in...
The Babymaker and a $2500 School Bus House
Happy Sunday everyone Thanks for your awesome feedback on the box design. We're taking it all into consideration before finalizing.   Your Babymaker Fix Richard and Elizabeth of the youtube channel Little House on the HWY came down to check out the...