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Posted September 30, 2013

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies will exhibit Haibike electric bikes at a renewable energy expo being hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in California this week. 

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted August 29, 2013
Continental’s compact e-bike motor integrates into the frame around the bottom bracket.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Continental has unveiled a new e-bike drive system, developed in partnership with Benchmark Drives, that drive specialty division ContiTech Power Transmission Group says is smaller, more powerful and lighter than other systems currently available.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike
Posted August 29, 2013
Angela Merkel at the show Wednesday. Eurobike photo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the opening address at Eurobike yesterday, highlighting the important role of bicycles as part of the transportation system and as an economic driver.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 29, 2013
Bosch-powered bikes could soon make their debut in the U.S.
The Tramount

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — It’s not just grandmas anymore.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 27, 2013
An OHM model with Gates drivetrain at Demo Day Tuesday. BRAIN photo.

ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive has come a long way from its early days dressing up single-speed mountain bikes with near silent running and hassle-free—i.e., chain lube-free—maintenance.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 27, 2013
Mathias Seidler (left) and Tony Lo at the presentation Tuesday. BRAIN photo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Despite bad weather that dragged down bike sales this spring, industry leaders speaking on a panel Tuesday at Eurobike are optimistic about the spark electric bikes and new technologies will continue to provide the German market. 

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 26, 2013
Eurobike opens Tuesday with outdoor demo day
Flitzbike's Wooden Racer was a hit at Tuesday's Demo Day. BRAIN photo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A wet and cold spring and summer dampened bike sales and inflated supplier inventories in Europe and globally, leading to rampant discounting.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 20, 2013
The U.S. brand is becoming a favorite with European electric bike makers
The Grace Urban MX2 with Bosch motor uses a Gates Carbon Drive.

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive is ramping up for next week's Eurobike expo in Germany. The Colorado-based brand's belt drive system is increasingly getting the attention of European electric bike makers, and the company is launching a new range of products at Eurobike aimed at that market.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted August 20, 2013
The U.S. brand is becoming a favorite with European electric bike makers
The Grace Urban MX2 with Bosch motor uses a Gates Carbon Drive.

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive is ramping up for next week's Eurobike expo in Germany. The Colorado-based brand's belt drive system is increasingly getting the attention of European electric bike makers, and the company is launching a new range of products at Eurobike aimed at that market.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike / Eurobike / Electric bike
Posted May 30, 2013
Design Logic bikes feature integrated rear racks

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — A three-year-old Pennsylvania brand is offering custom U.S.-made cargo bikes and electric bikes, bringing utilitarian options to consumers with specific needs.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Company Profile
Posted May 16, 2013
Pedego's Dana Point location

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes continues to expand its reach by opening its seventh Pedego-branded store in less than three months in Southern California. Pedego Santa Monica opened its doors in early May, and will have a grand opening party this Sunday.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Electric bike
Posted May 13, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — The New York City Council has cracked down on e-bikes in a move intended to discourage restaurant delivery cyclists who have angered residents by speeding against traffic or zooming down sidewalks. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike
Posted May 2, 2013
The Shima
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — A2B, the e-bike brand formerly owned by UltraMotor, is undergoing a global relaunch.
 
Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted April 19, 2013

PORTLAND, OR — Do you ride an electric bike or know someone who does?

A university researcher is asking U.S. e-bike riders to participate in an online survey at tinyurl.com/e-bike-survey.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted April 4, 2013

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies announced Wednesday that it has launched an online store in partnership with Shopatron.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Web/Internet
Posted March 21, 2013
Stromer ST1 Elite

 GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—BMC Group’s Stromer e-bike brand is launching its new ST1 pedal-assist bike into the U.S. market with a sweepstakes giveaway in which one person will win a $3,499 ST1 Elite 9-speed model.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Electric bike
Posted March 14, 2013

STOCKTON SPRINGS, ME (BRAIN) — The Light Electric Vehicle Association is working with organizers of DealerCamp to bring e-bikes to the event, which is being held July 25-27 in Park City, Utah.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted February 20, 2013

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has hired Daniel Shiau vice president of R&D and product engineering.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / People
Posted February 14, 2013

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA (BRAIN) — They came, they rode, they smiled.

“This is sooooo much fun,” enthused a writer for O, the Oprah magazine, as she returned from a spin on a new Electra electric bike.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Events
Posted February 11, 2013
Nelson Vails on the Currie E3 Nitro

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — 1984 Olympic silver medalist cyclist Nelson Vails will endorse Currie Technologies' new eFlow E3 Nitro electric bike as the company supports the production of a full-length documentary about Vails' life and career.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike

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