eBike News: Futuristic eRoad, Solar Charging, FS+ eMTB, New All-In-One Wheel, & More [VIDEOS]

Diavelo VirtualeIn this week’s eBike news round up: 

  • Futuristic Diavelo Virtuale electric road bike
  • Pininfarina Evoluzione in aluminium frame
  • Fantic XF1 Casa Plus size full suspension eMTB
  • Solar charging stations for eBike share system
  • San Francisco Electric Bike Expo Mar. 24-26
  • New all-in-one front wheel
  • Street legal Stealth eBike with huge battery
  • And much more!

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eBike News: BMW eBike, Mainstream Media, eBike Investing, New eBikes, & More! [VIDEOS]

bmw-electric-bikeBy Richard Peace

Mainstream Media

Why are e-bikes all the rage? 

The LA Times posted this great article “Why are e-bikes all the rage? Because they’re plenty of fun to ride” and the title pretty much nails it.

The article has some inspiring stories of how people are using electric bikes, eBike benefits, some of the market trends, and of course how fun they are to ride!

Family e-Cargo bikes Inspire U.S. Families

The Chicago Tribune detailed one resident’s journey from bus passenger with toddlers to e-cargo bike family rider. [Read more…]

Electric Bike Highlights from the Taipei Cycle Show – Part 3

diavelo carbon electric bike step thru frameIn this third part of the Taipei Cycles Show highlights there are more fat e-bikes hitting the market, the rise of Shimano STEPS, a look at the Yamaha mid drive, new eflow e-bikes with the Continental mid drive, Diavelo carbon e-bikes, and the new Eden e-bikes. [Read more…]

The Electric Bike Scene at Interbike 2013 – Part 3 – OHM, Energie Cycles, Felt, Specialized, A2B, ProdecoTech, Polaris, & More [VIDEOS]

In this 3rd installment of e-bike Interbike coverage there are videos of the new 2014 electric bikes from OHM Cycles, Energie Cycles, Felt Bicycles (Fat tire Bosch kit bike!), the Specialized Turbo, A2B, ProdecoTech, Polaris, Motiv, and the Lectric Cycles Fat e-bike.

Also included is coverage of a new cloud based e-bike diagnostic software called eSocialBike.

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The Electric Bike Scene at Interbike 2012 – Part 1

Wow!  There were so many electric bikes on display at Interbike 2012!  The European electric bike scene is having a big effect on the US market.

Here is a breakdown of the show with lots of electric bike pictures and videos!

In case you don’t know, Interbike is the largest bicycle trade show in the US and it is held every year as a way for bicycle brands to present their [Read more…]

Currie Technologies Launches Diavelo Electric Bikes in North America

The Diavelo Au2Bahn electric bike.

This is a press release from Currie Technologies.

Collaboration between Currie Technologies and Protanium.

Chatsworth, Calif. – September 10, 2012 – Currie Technologies®, in partnership with Denmark’s electric bike innovators Protanium, today announced they are adding three Diavelo branded urban electric bicycles [Read more…]

Electric Bikes are Roaring Success at Eurobike 2012

Haibike electric full suspension mountain bike on display at Eurobike 2012.

This is a guest post from Reiner Kolberg who is an eBike-expert from Cologne/Germany and runs the website www.e-bikeinfo.de.

Not long ago electric bikes (called E-Bikes or Pedelecs in Europe) were cheap “old person” vehicles and there was a big discussion if and how they would influence the market.

At the German Eurobike Show at Lake Constance which has become the biggest and trend-leading bike show in Europe with [Read more…]