Electric bike

Posted August 19, 2021

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycles will work with an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization to establish a program through retailers to collect used e-bike batteries to deliver to its recycling partner.

Posted August 10, 2021

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — E-bike brand VanMoof produced its first U.S. television ad to demonstrate the joy and ease of commuting in congested big cities.

Posted July 30, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components is recalling about 2,500 first-generation Turbo Levo and Kenevo electric mountain bike battery packs. Water can penetrate the seal around the LED control pad on the bicycle's lithium-ion battery pack and cause the battery to short circuit, posing fire and burn haza

Posted July 26, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — An e-bike tax credit bill similar to the one created in the House in February was introduced into the Senate last week.

Posted July 13, 2021
The MV Eemslift Nadine arriving at the Port of Everett on Monday. Photo: Leland Dart

EVERETT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Like all bike companies, Rad Power has struggled to deliver enough bikes to meet demand for the last year and a half. But the Seattle-based consumer-direct powerhouse recently trimmed weeks off the transit time for its e-bikes by using an alternative seaport.

Posted July 6, 2021

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products will be the sole distributor of Benno bicycles, parts and accessories to specialty bicycle retailers in the U.S. beginning with the brand's model year 2022.

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.


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