With many cities around the world now looking to promote biking and e-biking, EBR looks at some of the best examples that could lead to more long term cycle and e-bike commuting. [Read more…]
In this week’s news:
- 2020 Vintage Cafe
- Updated Canyon Neuron:ON eMTB
- Bafang’s New Entry Level Mid Drive
- Danny MacAskill Video on New Santa Cruz eMTB
- Velove’s Amazing eCargo Armadillo
- Encouraging eBike Ideas from Chicago & New York
- eMTB Race Team
- Big Penalties for Modifying eBikes in France
- Sea Otter Moves to October
- Latest eBike Biz News & More!
By Richard Shrubb
A report for the Portland, OR based National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) shows that e-bike users are increasingly replacing car use with e-bikes.
The research published last month found, “The majority of the utilitarian trips (i.e., errands and commutes) being made by e-bike are replacing motor vehicle trips, which signifies an impressive decrease in vehicle miles traveled.”
The research involved a survey of 1,759 e-bike users and owners across the United States, and it also found that people who might not use traditional bikes due to age and physical disability are using e-bikes, and that there is a perception of increased safety on e-bikes. [Read more…]
The Chicago Electric Bike Expo is on June 23-25 at Lincolnwood Town Center and it is the place for you to ride the latest electric bikes.
And best of all it’s completely FREE to attend and test ride as many eBikes as you like!
In addition you can enter to win a $4,000 electric bike from Tempo Bicycles and learn more about the latest electric bikes by talking directly to the manufacturer reps.
2016 was a great start for the Electric Bike Expo event series with thousands of people getting a chance to learn about and test ride a wide variety of the latest electric bikes around the U.S.
For 2017 the Electric Bike Expo will cover more of the U.S. with the free events in Long Beach, San Francisco, Portland (OR), Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Chicago, Miami, and Philadelphia.
In addition there are some new companies that you will see at the Expo events for 2017.
Like 2016, the 2017 Electric Bike Expo events are free and open to everyone with eBike test rides opportunities and eBike education.
This year there will be even more opportunities for [Read more…]
TEAGUE & Sizemore Bicycle states that Denny is a bicycle “that removes the barriers to becoming an everyday rider”, or put another way “All in – Just Ride”.
Denny is a concept electric bike that is [Read more…]