Electric bike

Posted October 27, 2020
Updated: the bikes will be sold D2C and through Harley-Davidson dealers. Pricing TBA.

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Harley-Davidson, which has been eyeing the e-bike market for several years, announced Tuesday that it will create a dedicated e-bike division launching in March 2021.

The Serial 1 Cycle Company is named for the nickname of Harley's first motorcycle model, "Serial Number 1."

Posted October 23, 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BRAIN) — Sam Nehme might own Broward Motorsports, but he's a mountain biker at heart.

"I've always been on a Specialized, and I really wanted to have the full line (of bikes) and be a full-on store," Nehme said.

Posted October 15, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Following the Department of Interior's lead, the U.S. Forest Service is proposing updates on how e-bikes will be managed and offering a public comment period that ends later this month.

Posted October 12, 2020
Part 3 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Dan Jeffris

BRAIN talked with more than a dozen industry leaders about their predictions for 2021 and beyond.

Posted October 8, 2020
Part 1 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Adele Nasr

BRAIN talked with more than a dozen industry leaders about their predictions for 2021 and beyond.

Posted October 7, 2020
Swiftmile has installed 200 solar-powered stations in the U.S. and Europe.

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Winning a Christmas raffle six years ago changed Colin Roche’s life and quest.

Posted October 2, 2020
Land managers can regulate e-bikes the same as traditional bikes.
DOI Secretary David L. Bernhardt visits Big Ring Cycles in Denver on Friday (Photo by Tami Heilemann).

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Department of Interior on officially approved its policy proposal for land managers to regulate e-bikes the same as traditional bikes on non-motorized lands.

Posted October 2, 2020
Ridepander co-owners Chinmay Malaviya, left, and Charlie Depman.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Long before Chinmay Malaviya and Charlie Depman met and formed an online marketplace for electric vehicles, they worked for environmental nonprofits in India and China. Their passion to reduce pollution and slow climate change led to a partnership to create Ridepanda.

Posted September 28, 2020
Voltaire Cycles now has three franchise locations.

BEND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Voltaire Cycles will open its third e-mobility franchise — this one in Bend, Oregon — offering road and off-road personal electrical vehicles for rent and purchase.

Posted September 24, 2020
Recalled Cylinder Cable approximate location.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pedego has informed the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that it is recalling six e-bike models because of a fall hazard involving an improperly manufactured electrical cable.

The cable can cause these models to accelerate unexpectedly, posing the user fall hazard:

Posted September 16, 2020
 VanMoof raised $40 million from Norwest Venture Partners, Felix Capital and Balderton Capital.

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — E-bike manufacturer VanMoof announced Wednesday it raised $40 million from Norwest Venture Partners, Felix Capital and Balderton Capital as it continues to expand its market share in North America, Europe, and Japan.

Posted September 9, 2020
VanMoof's new Seattle store.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — The Dutch e-bike brand VanMoof has opened a new company-owned retail store in Seattle, its third location in the U.S.

Posted August 4, 2020
The ISO published its 10th specification for e-bike manufacturing safety.

GENEVA (BRAIN) — The International Organization for Standardization published its 10th specification for e-bike manufacturing safety, this one addressing requirements and testing methods for motors and electrical systems.

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