Electric bike

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.

Posted May 17, 2022

Electric cargo bikes present the opportunity to transform last-mile deliveries in cities. Will the United States follow Europe’s lead?

Posted May 16, 2022

SCHLITTERS, Austria (BRAIN) — E-bike brand Nox Cycles officially opened its new headquarters in the Austrian Alps on Friday, combining production, administration, warehouse, showroom, and an in-house demo center.

The cost of the facility was 3 million euros ($3.1 million).

Posted May 10, 2022

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized on Tuesday announced a new line of e-bikes under the Globe brand, which Specialized has used in the past for city bikes. The company said Globe will let independent bike shops compete with D2C-only e-bike brands.

Posted May 10, 2022

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — A two-alarm fire at a Queens bike shop on Monday was caused by a charging lithium-ion battery, according to FDNY.

Posted May 8, 2022
ASI's 2BTube e-bike controller

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Several companies that offer electronic controllers — the component that tells an e-bike motor how to behave based on various inputs — say they can help bike brands offer customers a tailored experience that separates them from the pack.


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