Electric bike

Posted July 15, 2022

Super lightweight. Ten-minute charge time. Double the range. Less likely to burn down your store. If I could promise you all that in an e-bike battery, how quickly would you be putting in an order?

Posted July 12, 2022

FRANKFURT (BRAIN) — Prior to the Eurobike trade show both Shimano and Bosch announced new anti-lock brake systems for e-bikes.

Posted July 1, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes will open its sixth store on July 8, in Salt Lake City. The company said it plans to open stores in Huntington Beach, California; Brooklyn, New York; and St. Petersburg, Florida, later this summer. 

Posted June 28, 2022

DENVER (BRAIN) — Lost Paddle Events, which owns the Big Gear Show, is planning a June 2023 e-bike show that may be the first national trade show for the e-bike segment in the U.S.

Posted June 17, 2022
Bimotal's e-bike conversion.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Shop owner Brad Davis’s career as an e-bike entrepreneur offers a peek inside an often overlooked but increasingly profitable corner of the electric bike market: e-bike conversions.

Posted June 16, 2022

RANDOLPH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Delta Cycle, known for its extensive line of accessories including bike storage and phone mount accessories, is moving into a very different market: e-bikes.

The Massachusetts company expected to take delivery in May of its first shipment of two models of Delta bikes.

Posted June 15, 2022

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blaupunkt, which launched its new line of e-bikes at the Sea Otter Classic, is a name known to fans of German-made cars, including Volkswagen and BMW.

Posted June 10, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Brompton Electric Folding Bicycles is recalling some 16-inch models because the front mudguard is positioned too close to the wheel.

Posted June 8, 2022

STUTTGART (BRAIN) — Porsche announced on Wednesday that it acquired the remaining 80% of shares in German e-bike drive system Fazua GmbH.

Posted June 6, 2022
Official report attributes the fire to charger equipment failure.

CUTLER BAY, Fla. (BRAIN) — It hasn't quite been business as usual for Andante Bike Shop, operating under tents in the back of the building that was destroyed by fire in early April.

Posted June 3, 2022
Judge rules on 2019 lawsuit brought by conservation groups.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A District of Columbia federal judge ruled that the National Park Service can continue to allow e-bike access on non-motorized trails but needs to conduct its own environmental review followed by a public comment period to gauge the impact they have on park resources and other users.

Posted June 1, 2022

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano now services third-party e-bike batteries used in its STEPS drive units for North American retailers, unifying the service contact and providing a faster turnaround, the company said. Before the change, retailers had to work with the bike or battery manufacturer.

Posted May 20, 2022

DANA POINT, Calif. (BRAIN) — The closing session at this year’s Bicycle Leadership Conference was not the flashiest or the best attended. But it probably was the most sobering 60 minutes of the two-day conference.


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