In this week’s eBike news roundup:
- Ribble eRoad Bike
- BESV JR1 & JF1 eRoad bikes
- Step thru eFat bike
- Liberty Trikes US Assembly Facility
- eBikes Going Mainstream
- Crazy eBike Ride
- Folding & Stylish Helmet
- And Much More!
By Richard Peace
New E-Bike Launches
Dutch e-bike manufacturer Gazelle has publicised what it sees as the future of e-bikes in the shape of the carbon fibre-framed No1.
Currently a one-off, with many parts hand made, the No.1 is perhaps most notable for its COBI interface and lighting system, undoubtedly one of the smartest of ‘smart’ devices for e-bikes.
If you want to learn more about how it was made see the video: [Read more…]
from Barcelona Spain is considering opening an e-bike manufacturing and distribution plant in Port Manatee Florida. They have some very unique looking electric bikes!
Electric bikes in the New York Times! I like the title of this article: I Sing the Electric Bike. It’s a good story on the authors experience of riding a Pedego electric bike. It is great to see e-bikes in the mainstream media.
worlds lightest (14.5 kg or 32 lbs) speed pedelec (45 km/h or 28 mph). Looks like a high tech ride!
The LA Times reports that electric bikes are estimated to generate $10.8 billion a year in worldwide revenue by 2020, up from $8.4 billion in 2013. Also e-bike awareness appears to be on the rise; cool!
I like the title of this article from the Denver Post: “Can 28 million Chinese be wrong? Here comes the e-bicycle”
With the EcoSpeed mid-drive motor system integrated into the design it has the power to haul all of that load up the steepest hills.” Here is a link to more pictures of this e-cargo bike. No word on price, but I believe it will be up there!