Electric bike

Posted June 19, 2019

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The 2019 American International Motorcycle Expo, the largest motorcycle trade and consumer show, will include an e-bike pavilion sponsored by Cycle Volta, a new e-bike media title. Cycle Volta is producing the pavilion in cooperation with the Motorcycle Industry Council.

Posted June 18, 2019

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Manufacturing's chairwoman, Bonnie Tu, told Bloomberg that the era of "Made in China" is over.

Posted June 12, 2019
Propel owner Chris Nolte

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Propel Bikes, a Brooklyn, New York, retailer that specializes in e-bikes, has opened its second location — this one on the opposite coast.

Posted June 5, 2019

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bird, which operates e-scooter share programs in more than 100 cities, has announced a new option being rolled out for tests in some markets: a two-seated electric bike called the Bird Cruiser.

Posted May 30, 2019

KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg (BRAIN) — Giant Electric Vehicles has asked the General Court of the European Union for an anullment of the 24.6% anti-dumping duties it imposed on the company's China-made e-bikes in January.

Posted May 29, 2019

BEIJING (BRAIN) — China is considering restricting the export of rare-earth magnets in response to the trade war with the U.S. A restriction could throw a big wrench into the e-bike market, because the magnets are a critical part of all e-bike motors and China controls much of the world's supply.

Posted May 23, 2019

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Citi Bike pedal bikes now will be available through the ride-sharing Lyft app. Previously, Lyft bike-sharing users needed a Citi Bike account to locate and rent.

Posted May 21, 2019
At 27.5 pounds, The One's three models have raised more than $770,000 through Indiegogo.
The One weighs 27.5 pounds and folds in seconds.

ZURICH (BRAIN) — United City Bikes saw the need for a lightweight folding e-bike in the ever-growing electric urban universe, but the response to its solution, The One, even caught the company by surprise.

Posted May 16, 2019

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (BRAIN) — Green Mountain Power, which provides electricity to much of Vermont, is offering a $200 rebate to its customers who buy e-bikes, e-cargo bikes or installed e-bike conversion kits at participating bike shops. 

Posted April 17, 2019

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano says manufacturers apparently didn’t follow its requirements when spec’ing front brakes on some electric share bikes, possibly causing problems that led to Lyft and Uber pulling the bikes from service.

Posted April 5, 2019

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The International Cycling Union is warning that it will discipline its registered racers who participate in a June e-MTB enduro race organized by the International Motorcycling Federation. 

Posted April 4, 2019
An excerpt from Rad Power's civil complaint.

SEATTLE, Wash. (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes, one of the fastest growing e-bike brands in the direct-to-consumer channel, is suing an Arizona electric vehicle company that sells e-bikes under the Bam Power Bikes brand.

Posted April 3, 2019

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fazua, a German brand that makes a lightweight e-bike motor often used on road and gravel bikes, will appear at the Sea Otter Classic expo this month as it begins a push into the U.S. market. The company's motors are currently not officially available in the U.S.

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