Electric bike

Posted April 8, 2020
Following 60 days of feedback from the public and groups, the policy could become federal regulation.
The Interior department's proposal to allow e-bikes is under review.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The U.S. Department of Interior's policy proposal last year to regulate e-bikes as traditional bikes on non-motorized lands is now under standard review with a public comment period.

Posted April 3, 2020

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — E-bikes and e-scooters officially became legal Thursday night when the state Assembly approved Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bill that was introduced in his executive budget in January.

Posted March 11, 2020
Townsend and Franze were friendly neighbors.

FULLERTON, Calif. (BRAIN) — Among the strategies retailers use to make room for e-bike opportunities, Mike Franze has taken a novel approach: He bought the e-bike store next door.

Posted March 11, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes entered 2020 with momentum toward eventually getting universal e-bike legislation passed in every state.

Posted March 8, 2020

JANESVILLE, Wis. (BRAIN) — LeMans Corp., one of the largest powersport parts and accessory distributors in the world, will soon be offering Intense's new Tazer MX electric mountain bikes to its dealers.

Posted March 6, 2020
Company says it's seen little impact from COVID-19.

BRASELTON, Ga. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory's sales in the bike market continue steady growth, up 11.3% in the fourth quarter and 6.3% for the full year. Full year sales were $299 million in the bike market, where the company sells products under the Fox, Marzocchi, Race Face and Easton brands.

Posted March 1, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes will hold a webinar Thursday, March 12, to help industry businesses prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak.

Posted February 19, 2020
Citi Bike e-bikes are back on New York City streets.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Ten months after pulling e-bikes from the streets because of brake concerns, Lyft unveiled redesigned Citi Bike e-bikes on Wednesday.

Posted February 19, 2020
Theo Jorno

The Dutch promotor of some of the Europe's largest bike events, as well as next month's E-bike Challenge in Minneapolis, says the American e-bike market needs to redirect itself away from a speedy image.

Posted February 7, 2020
Joe V. says a fourth e-bike class is needed for trail use.
 A former Trek executive said a fourth e-bike class is needed for trail use.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — While suppliers and advocacy groups were laying groundwork for e-bike use on paved roads and trails, electric mountain bikes began rolling onto sales floors and trails (or not) with little industry preparation.

Posted February 3, 2020
Workers at Bafang's factory in Poland.

SUZHOU, China (BRAIN) — Bafang, one of the world's largest e-bike drive system manufacturers, has announced that it is extending delivery lead times by at least 10-15 days because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted February 3, 2020

MIAMI (BRAIN) — Jeep showed an upcoming e-bike model Sunday in a Super Bowl ad featuring Bill Murray.

Posted January 28, 2020
PeopleForBikes will submit revisions to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's e-bike legislation.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed legislation to make e-bikes legal throughout the state is promising but needs amendments, according to PeopleForBikes.

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