Vintage Electric Bikes out of San Jose California is a boutique e-bike firm that specializes in great looking retro e-bikes that go surprisingly fast. This week I got to demo their whole lineup from their Cafe 750W pedal assist commuter to their Tracker which looks and feels like a small 3kW motorcycle and took me up a mountain at over 30 mph. First of all, I’ll get the ‘bad’ news out of the way. This is a boutique bike manufacturer based in the high-rent San Jose CA city limits with premium, beautiful and powerful parts from top to bottom. So they aren’t cheap — starting at $3,999 and going up to $7,000 and above with premium options. But those prices aren’t outrageous when you consider the premium components and workmanship against bikes like the 250W Bosch-based $5000 Trek Supercommuter or $7000+ Riese and Muller Supercharger. Consider that these bikes are 750-3,000W and really there’s no comparison. In fact, if you spec out 3kW e-bikes from China, you are starting at around $3,500 on Alibaba and those are ugly, unproven and will take months to arrive. Vintage Owner Andrew took me up to the San Jose mountains to Lick Observatory with the Tracker base model. These have 3kW mot...