Polaris Electric Bikes will be donating a few of their bikes to NFL legend Jim Brown’s Amer-I-Can charity fundraiser that will take place just before the Superbowl in Phoenix, AZ. Sounds like a great way to get e-bikes in front of a lot of people!
Yuba Bicycles is hitting the road to promote electric cargo bikes! “The goal is to give parents, small business owners and others the chance to test an e-bike in their community so they can understand how these car-replacing bicycles can improve their lifestyle.” Here is a link to a map of their tour.
Some electric bikes offer high tech features that allow you to customize the bikes performance, but here is an e-bike that will warn you if a car gets too close. The handlebars or seat will vibrate depending on if the danger is in front or behind you.
Similarly, Volvo, Ericsson and POC Helmets have developed a technology that will alert Volvo drivers and cyclist who use the Anti Collision System of each others location. Here is a brief video demonstration:
It looks like 2015 will be the year of the all-in-one electric bike system as a number of companies will be shipping their finished systems. Here is a guide to all-in-one electric bike wheels to help with comparing the differences between the systems.