Interbike will be holding an electric bike mainstream media event near Los Angeles February 12 & 13, 2013. This is exciting because it will help bring e-bike awareness to more of the public!
Nicole Zinn from Rocket Electrics in Austin Texas is “running e-bike rentals out of her shop to turn car commuters into bikers by teaching a new audience that biking is not just for athletes”. Great article on getting more people on bikes!
Speaking of e-bike commuting: The 5 Mile Commute – Are Electric Bikes the Answer?
While commuting by electric bike seems like a good idea, there are still concerns with safety among car traffic. Check out this Kickstarter project where they are trying to raise money to produce a horn for a bike that sounds like a car horn!
Juiced Riders is now starting to deliver their new ODK Version 2 electric cargo bike. Here is a video that documents some of the development and production process of this new e-cargo bike near Shanghai, China.
Supporters of electric bikes in the UK are hoping that the e-bike popularity in places like Germany will transfer to the UK and get more people on bikes. This article talks about the current and potential future UK e-bike scene, with a video!
The power limit for electric bikes in Australia has increased from 200 watts to 250 watts and they are generally following the European rules. “The Institute of Transport Studies at Monash University is investigating what influenced people to buy an electric bike and what their experiences have been using them.”