Electric bike

Posted August 27, 2013
An OHM model with Gates drivetrain at Demo Day Tuesday. BRAIN photo.

ARGENBÜHL, Germany (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive has come a long way from its early days dressing up single-speed mountain bikes with near silent running and hassle-free—i.e., chain lube-free—maintenance.

Posted August 27, 2013
Mathias Seidler (left) and Tony Lo at the presentation Tuesday. BRAIN photo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Despite bad weather that dragged down bike sales this spring, industry leaders speaking on a panel Tuesday at Eurobike are optimistic about the spark electric bikes and new technologies will continue to provide the German market. 

Posted August 27, 2013
Eurobike opens Tuesday with outdoor demo day
Flitzbike's Wooden Racer was a hit at Tuesday's Demo Day. BRAIN photo.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A wet and cold spring and summer dampened bike sales and inflated supplier inventories in Europe and globally, leading to rampant discounting.

Posted August 20, 2013
The U.S. brand is becoming a favorite with European electric bike makers
The Grace Urban MX2 with Bosch motor uses a Gates Carbon Drive.

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive is ramping up for next week's Eurobike expo in Germany. The Colorado-based brand's belt drive system is increasingly getting the attention of European electric bike makers, and the company is launching a new range of products at Eurobike aimed at that market.

Posted August 20, 2013
The U.S. brand is becoming a favorite with European electric bike makers
The Grace Urban MX2 with Bosch motor uses a Gates Carbon Drive.

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates Carbon Drive is ramping up for next week's Eurobike expo in Germany. The Colorado-based brand's belt drive system is increasingly getting the attention of European electric bike makers, and the company is launching a new range of products at Eurobike aimed at that market.

Posted July 29, 2013

Lawyer Steven W. Hansen guides us through a mass of electric bike regulations.

Posted May 30, 2013
Design Logic bikes feature integrated rear racks

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — A three-year-old Pennsylvania brand is offering custom U.S.-made cargo bikes and electric bikes, bringing utilitarian options to consumers with specific needs.

Posted May 16, 2013
Pedego's Dana Point location

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes continues to expand its reach by opening its seventh Pedego-branded store in less than three months in Southern California. Pedego Santa Monica opened its doors in early May, and will have a grand opening party this Sunday.

Posted May 13, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — The New York City Council has cracked down on e-bikes in a move intended to discourage restaurant delivery cyclists who have angered residents by speeding against traffic or zooming down sidewalks. 

Posted May 2, 2013
The Shima
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — A2B, the e-bike brand formerly owned by UltraMotor, is undergoing a global relaunch.
 
Posted April 19, 2013

PORTLAND, OR — Do you ride an electric bike or know someone who does?

A university researcher is asking U.S. e-bike riders to participate in an online survey at tinyurl.com/e-bike-survey.

Posted April 4, 2013

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies announced Wednesday that it has launched an online store in partnership with Shopatron.

Posted March 21, 2013
Stromer ST1 Elite

 GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—BMC Group’s Stromer e-bike brand is launching its new ST1 pedal-assist bike into the U.S. market with a sweepstakes giveaway in which one person will win a $3,499 ST1 Elite 9-speed model.

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