LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Fast, powerful and unassuming — that's what bike cops are looking for in an e-bike, according to Spir Bikes, a new Indianapolis company.
Spir — pronounced "spire" — is developing a homegrown e-bike to serve the unique needs of police forces.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, which is arriving in subscriber mailboxes this week, features a special report on the e-bike.
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.
AURORA, Ontario (BRAIN) — Canadian e-bike system manufacturer BionX International has a new OE relationship with bike maker Devinci
MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Canadian company Bewegen will supply about 400 bikes, including 100 e-bikes for a citywide bike share program in Birmingham, Alabama. The program will launch this fall and include 40 docking stations. The company said it's the first bike share program in North America to include e-bikes.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Haibike plans to show a new Yamaha motor-driven collection of e-bikes at next week's Sea Otter Classic, which will mark the one-year anniversary of the Accell brand's introduction to the U.S. market.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems has expanded into Canada through a partnership with Live to Play Sports that will introduce the German company's Performance Line e-bike drive system to the market.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bicycles and Currie Technologies have teamed up to launch the Spicy Curry, a electric cargo bike that will be officially introduced at next week's Sea Otter Classic.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Just over a year ago, Dahon announced its partnership with Ford Motor Co. to develop a line of bikes inspired by the automaker’s classic cars.
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.
OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has added Josh Parris to its Outside Technical Service Team for Magura and Bosch eBike Systems. Magura USA is the U.S. service partner for Bosch eBike Systems.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes is voluntarily recalling the batteries from every e-bike it produced between January 2010 and September 2013.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — The e-bike committee of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association is hosting a summit on Feb. 26 to discuss its national legislative initiative. Currie Technologies will host the meeting at its Simi Valley, Calif., headquarters.
HOLLY RIDGE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Light Electric Vehicle Association is seeking nominations for awards to be presented at the upcoming Taipei Cycle show.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has launched an ambitious initiative to pass model electric bicycle legislation in California and New York.
PETALUMA, Calif (BRAIN) — Yuba Bicycles is heading out on a 20-city, three-week, electric cargo bike demo tour this week visiting Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Austin, Dallas, New Orleans, Tampa, Miami, Atlanta and many more cities between.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch officially opened the U.S. headquarters for its e-bike business division Thursday afternoon, inviting media and representatives from its bike brand partners, including Felt, BH, Lapierre and Haibike, to the unveiling of the new space here.
KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is launching a retail support program for its Raleigh and Lapierre branded e-bikes. The program — which includes two Sprinter vans that will visit stores nationwide this year — is modeled on a similar program run by Accell NA's IZIP brand.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (BRAIN) — After three years with the Light Electric Vehicle Association, including the past year as executive director, Heather Marshman announced she is resigning effective Friday.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — Florida e-bike maker Prodeco Technologies has agreed in principal to be acquired by a publicly traded development company, PayMeOn Inc.