Electric bike

Posted July 2, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A National Park Service memorandum Wednesday recommended parks that allow e-bikes the same access as traditional bikes to review that decision, citing ongoing litigation contesting the legality of a 2020 policy change.

Posted June 30, 2021
Image from the 2019 edition of IAA Mobility.

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — IAA Mobility, a conference planned for September in Munich, has confirmed several new brand participants, including SRAM, Schwalbe, Supernova, ABUS, EVOC and others.

Posted June 30, 2021

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Mobile service franchiser Velofix is now providing an assembly and delivery program for QuietKat, the Colorado-based e-bike brand that was recently acquired by Vista Outdoor.

Posted June 30, 2021
Ridepander co-owners Chinmay Malaviya, left, and Charlie Depman.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — E-commerce company Ridepanda announced it received a combined $3.75 million in financing from investors to help meet demand for its electric vehicles, which include e-bikes.

Posted June 23, 2021

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Micromobility company Bird will enter the bike-sharing market this year with a line of pedal-assist e-bikes and a Smart Bikeshare platform.

Posted June 23, 2021

ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Nirvana X Group's decision to become the U.S. distributor of e-bike manufacturer Nox Cycles was solidified last year when bike supply began shrinking.

Posted June 15, 2021

While the rest of the market is scrambling for product, the e-bike sector just keeps on growing. And that's a good thing for the IBD.

Posted May 26, 2021

ANOKA, Minn. (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor, the parent of Bell, Giro, Blackburn, CamelBak and other outdoor brands, has acquired QuietKat, an e-bike brand from Colorado best known for making a Jeep-branded e-bike

Posted May 24, 2021

FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — Naxicap Partners, a European private equity firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Stromer, the Swiss-based e-bike brand. Details of the agreement were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary approvals.

Posted May 24, 2021

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (BRAIN) — With bike demand high and more low-cost e-bikes entering the market, Mike Fritz said retailers need to be aware of increased risks of a battery fire.

Posted May 14, 2021
Specialized's union with Redwood Materials generates attention.
Specialized Turbo SC battery.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (BRAIN) — In late March, Ed Benjamin completed a report on e-bike import numbers for 2020. The eCycleElectric senior managing director expected to find 130-150 importers. The number was closer to 400.

Posted May 3, 2021

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — REI Co-op expands its Brompton Bicycle lineup at select stores today with the addition of an electric model.

Posted April 23, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (BRAIN) — Recon Power Bikes started on the principle that to create the right e-bike for law enforcement, having the proper background is paramount.


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