Visiobike is a new high tech electric bike that has hit the market. It features a carbon fiber frame, mid drive motor, integrated Panasonic batteries, smartphone integration, a rear view camera, and more! Here is a video about Visiobike:
My correspondent in Portland OR spotted this billboard ad promoting e-bikes as a fun commuting solution. Props to Cynergy E-bikes for getting the e-bike word out!
Suvey says that electric bikes enable more people to ride a bike and that they ride an e-bike more often when compared to a standard bike! These are results from a recent electric bike survey that was conducted by Portland State University and the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium.
Copenhagen has launched an electric bike share program called Bycyklen in an effort to help commuters and tourists enjoy biking around the city. The e-bikes from GoBikes feature high tech tablet touch screen computers and GPS systems to locate docking stations and local attractions.
Here is a good story about Pedego Cincinnati. The local news there did a great job with the video, which includes a woman who really enjoys and uses her e-bike regularly.
This is the new Fat Free mid drive electric bike from NTS Works in Santa Cruz, CA. And here is a review of this bike from Cyclelicious.
This is not directly related to electric bikes but I think it is interesting for the electric vehicle industry. Tesla has released all of its patents to competitors in an effort to promote electric car development. Very interesting!
IKEA is now offering electric bikes in select locations…..interesting.
The Lapierre Overvolt electric mountain bike with Bosch mid drive system.
Here is a fun video with Nico Vouilloz (professional mountain bike racer) riding the new Lapierre Overvolt, Bosch equipped electric mountain bike. Checkout the part where he challenges some road riders to a race!
That’s it for now. Stay tuned for more e-bike news!