FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — E-bike maker Pedego is opening its fifth Colorado store on June 28, in Denver.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Verde Brand Communications is now handling PR and brand communications for IZIP, an Accell North America brand.
DENVER — The Electric Bike Expo heads to Denver on Friday, giving consumers an opportunity to test ride more than 100 electric bikes from several exhibiting brands.
MADONE, Italy (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries has invested in Zehus, a Milan, Italy-based start up that makes the BIKE+, a rear hub that contains a motor and all associated electronics and battery to power a bike.
CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has released a drivetrain and disc brake set specifically developed for use on electric mountain bikes.
SRAM EX1 will be available to OEMs this summer.
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.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Among its many firsts over the years, Sea Otter is hosting the first official electric mountain bike race in the U.S. on Friday. The one-hour race kicks off at 4 p.m.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — With sunny blue skies and temperatures in the 70s and 80s over the weekend, organizers of the Electric Bike Expo couldn’t have asked for better weather. Or better consumer turnout.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Haibike has chosen Backbone Media as its U.S. public relations agency of record.
Haibike was established in Germany in 1995, and has been distributed in the U.S. since 2014.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Stromer will give away a limited-edition ST1 e-bike to one winner after next weekend’s Electric Bike Expo in San Diego.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley is now distributing BionX retrofit e-bike systems. All products will be available for ordering at the beginning of March.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes recently opened five new stores in Delray Beach, Fla., Southlands (Denver), Colo., Bend, Ore., Portland, Ore., and Redding, Calif. The new stores bump the store count for Pedego-branded locations up to more than 75.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — With one major success under its belt, the BPSA's E-Bike Committee is well on its way to reaching its $320,000 fundraising goal for its 2016 legislative initiatives.
MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Registration has opened for the Subaru Sea Otter Classic, which will be held April 14-17, 2016.
LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The first annual Electric Bike Expo in January will kickstart the six-month tour, allowing consumers to demo power-assisted e-bikes on a test track. Tour organizer Extra Energy Services North America launched its new indoor test track at Interbike.
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.
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.