Electric bike

Posted August 2, 2022
Giro Sport Design also included as the parents of a 12-year-old girl who died from injuries in an e-bike crash say the e-bike brand markets to children without adequate warnings.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The parents of a 12-year-old girl who later died from injuries suffered while riding as a passenger on a Rad Power Bike in 2021 filed a wrongful death suit Monday against the Seattle brand and helmet-maker Giro Sport Design.

Posted August 2, 2022

OTTOBRUNN, Germany (BRAIN) — Porsche announced it will develop an e-bike drive system in the next few years, collaborating with Pon Holdings' Ponooc Investment B.V.

Posted August 1, 2022

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — OKAI, a company best known for making bikes and scooters for share programs, is entering the consumer market with a line designed for IBD and direct sales. The company is attending the Big Gear Show, which opens Tuesday.

Posted July 29, 2022
Getty image.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, announced after a surprise agreement this week between Sen. Joe Manchin III and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, does not contain an electric bike tax credit and other bike-related measures included in President Joe Biden's original Build Back Better Act.

Posted July 15, 2022
Surrounded by restrictive USFS lands, a North Carolina trail system welcomes e-bikes.
The Fire Mountain Trail network celebrated its fifth year in June.

CHEROKEE, N.C. (BRAIN) — E-bike access on non-motorized trails might be a controversial topic for many land managers, but not to Jeremy Hyatt. As secretary of operations for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Hyatt has the authority to allow e-MTB access on the Fire Mountain Trail system. Hyatt spearheaded building the system on Cherokee land that's surrounded by more-restrictive National Forest land.

Posted July 15, 2022

Super lightweight. Ten-minute charge time. Double the range. Less likely to burn down your store. If I could promise you all that in an e-bike battery, how quickly would you be putting in an order?

Posted July 12, 2022

FRANKFURT (BRAIN) — Prior to the Eurobike trade show both Shimano and Bosch announced new anti-lock brake systems for e-bikes.

Posted July 1, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes will open its sixth store on July 8, in Salt Lake City. The company said it plans to open stores in Huntington Beach, California; Brooklyn, New York; and St. Petersburg, Florida, later this summer. 

Posted June 28, 2022

DENVER (BRAIN) — Lost Paddle Events, which owns the Big Gear Show, is planning a June 2023 e-bike show that may be the first national trade show for the e-bike segment in the U.S.

Posted June 17, 2022
Bimotal's e-bike conversion.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Shop owner Brad Davis’s career as an e-bike entrepreneur offers a peek inside an often overlooked but increasingly profitable corner of the electric bike market: e-bike conversions.

Posted June 16, 2022

RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle, known for its extensive line of accessories including bike storage and phone mount accessories, is moving into a very different market: e-bikes.

The Massachusetts company expected to take delivery in May of its first shipment of two models of Delta bikes.

Posted June 15, 2022

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blaupunkt, which launched its new line of e-bikes at the Sea Otter Classic, is a name known to fans of German-made cars, including Volkswagen and BMW.

Posted June 10, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Brompton Electric Folding Bicycles is recalling some 16-inch models because the front mudguard is positioned too close to the wheel.

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