Electric bike

Posted March 4, 2024

OBErWANGEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — E-bike brand myStromer AG said it achieved "sustainable" growth last year of more than 10%. The privately held company did not release financial details. 

Posted February 29, 2024
Charging technologies participating are, from left, Swobbee, Swiftmile, and Popwheels.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The first of five public outdoor lithium-ion battery charging stations opened Thursday, part of a six-month pilot program aimed to prevent residential battery fires.

Posted February 27, 2024

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — VanMoof is providing access to repair manuals, guides, and technical drawings for e-bikes released in 2018 and earlier, materials that were previously accessible only to certified shops.

Posted February 21, 2024

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — A settlement was reached Friday in State Farm Insurance Company's civil action lawsuit against Rad Power Bikes on behalf of an insured homeowner client who suffered property damage after his e-bike caught fire.

Posted February 20, 2024
GT Managing Director Jason Schiers.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles is amid a transformation back to its IBD and off-road roots, the company says, and longtime industry pro Jason Schiers has had a lot to say about it.

Posted February 16, 2024

UTRECHT, Netherlands (BRAIN) — The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority told the Accell Group cargo brand Babboe to stop selling its bikes for not investigating a series of reported broken frames as required by law.

Posted February 15, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A public comment period ends next Wednesday, Feb. 21, for industry members and others who want to tell the U.S. Trade Representative's Office how they feel about extending an exclusion from a 25% tariff on Chinese-made bicycle products.

Posted February 14, 2024
Mavic's motor.

After a tumultuous few years, iconic French brand Mavic is looking to regain its footing. And Mavic’s comeback includes a foray into technology based not around wheels, but a bottom-bracket based e-bike motor.

Posted February 12, 2024
Screenshot from FDNY video.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — City Lithium-ion Task Force officials closed a Queens e-scooter business last week saying the location was rebuilding lithium-ion battery packs into what it labeled "Frankenstein batteries" that violated the city fire code.

Posted February 7, 2024

BRUSSELS (BRAIN) — Belgium e-bike brand Cowboy has started an at-home mobile service to support its European riders.

Posted February 5, 2024

Industry attorney Steven Hansen reminds the industry that comments are due Tuesday as the CPSC makes rule changes to require online test data reporting upon product importation. However, e-bike batteries would not be included because they don't yet have a CPSC test standard.

Posted February 2, 2024

ALBANY, N.Y. (BRAIN) — A month after saying she would propose a state-wide ban on the sale of uncertified lithium-ion batteries, New York Gov.

Posted January 25, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pacific Cycle is recalling two e-bike models because the wiring harness that manages the lithium-ion battery charging was improperly assembled and can overheat and catch fire.

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