Doug McClellan

Doug McClellan

Doug McClellan has been contributing to Bicycle Retailer & Industry News almost from the magazine’s beginning. He had been a newspaper reporter for 20 years, covering stories from New Mexico to Bangkok, and has been involved in trade magazines for nearly 15 years. Doug now freelances from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

All articles by Doug McClellan

September 23, 2016

 LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — You don’t have to wander deep into the bowels of the Mandalay Bay to find electric bikes anymore. Several brands are “mainstreaming” e-bikes at their booths this year, as they quietly add electrified models to their 2017 lineups.

Posted in North America
August 30, 2016

REUTLINGEN, Germany (BRAIN) — As goes the electric bike market in the Netherlands, so — eventually — will go the rest of Europe. That is the crystal ball prediction of Claus Fleischer, head of the Bosch division that produces its wildly successful mid-drive e-bike systems.

Posted in International
April 25, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The industry has reached its $60,000 fundraising goal to help the California Bicycle Coalition promote its proposal for rebates of up to $1,000 for the purchase of an e-bike, and up to $500 for a conventional transportation bike.

Posted in North America
February 19, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The California Bicycle Coalition is seeking $10 million in state funding for what would be a groundbreaking program: giving consumers rebates for buying bikes.

Posted in North America
January 8, 2016

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Electric Bike Expo, which debuts Jan. 15-17 in the Phoenix metro area, are betting that offering free test rides on a large scale can entice thousands of Americans to try e-bikes.

Posted in North America
October 8, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill that modernizes e-bike regulations and ensures that they are treated like traditional bicycles instead of mopeds.

Posted in North America
September 16, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The BPSA is on the verge of notching a significant victory in its campaign to modernize e-bike legislation across the country.

Posted in North America
IMBA to present findings of eMTB study this week.
April 27, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — A groundbreaking e-bike measure backed by an industry lobbying effort gets its first hearing Monday in the California legislature. The hearing comes after the sponsor of a competing bill, supported by Pedego Electric Bikes, agreed to drop his bill in favor of the other measure.

Posted in North America
March 2, 2015

LONDON (BRAIN) — Six years since its introduction at the Taipei Cycle Show, the distinctive Gocycle e-bike is available for distribution in the United States. 

Posted in North America
February 9, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Pedego Electric Bikes is voluntarily recalling the batteries from every e-bike it produced between January 2010 and September 2013.

Posted in Recalls

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