eBike News: DHL Cubicycle, More Bikes Than Cars, Expo Highlights, Video Cam & Light, & More! [VIDEOS]

In this week’s eBike news roundup:

  • DHL’s new fleet of pedal electric cargo delivery vehicles 
  • Copenhagen now has more bikes than cars!
  • Elby & Riese & Müller design award & honor
  • Long Beach Expo highlights
  • EVELO 4 year warranty
  • More mobile bike shops
  • Copenhagen Wheel & Haibike in mainstream media
  • Rear view video camera & light system
  • And much more!

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eBike Year in the Rearview Mirror: 2016 eBike Trends & Highlights [VIDEOS]

trek-super_commuterAs 2016 disappears from view and e-bike manufacturers look to what 2017 will bring, ElectricBikeReport.com outlines what it sees as the main trends that emerged in e-bike design over the last 12 months and of course the highlights. 

E-BIKES GO MAINSTREAM….IN THE MEDIA TOO

Whilst its been known for some time that countries like the Netherlands and Germany are leading the e-bike charge in the western world (in terms of sales numbers anyway) 2016 seems to be the year when other countries long languishing in the doldrums really began to catch up – the US and the UK in particular.

E-bikes also made it big in mainstream media too, from the mainstream cycling press to ABC and [Read more…]

eBike News: UPS eTrike in Portland, New eBikes, Bio-Hybrid, Inspiration, & More! [VIDEOS]

ups-electric-bike-deliveriesUPS Starts eTrike Deliveries in Portland, OR 

Well-known global transport logistics firm UPS has started delivery by electric bike in Portland, Oregon reports Bike Portland.

This is apparently a first for the company in the US and it is initially a testing phase – perhaps no surprise that it has chosen one of the country’s most bike-friendly cities to launch the pilot [Read more…]

eBike News: Light Folding eBike, Robin Williams Bike Auction, Enclosed E-Trike, Baltimore eBike Share & More! [VIDEOS]

puismo-electric-folding-bike-foldedBy Richard Peace

NEW E-BIKES & PRODUCTS

PURISMO: Lightweight folding carbon fiber eBike.

It’s sleek, black and made of carbon fibre with a claimed 13kg weight and 40km range. And its a folding e-bike that is designed in Italy and made in Austria.

The Purismo’s vital stats are a rear hub motor controlled by a cadence sensor, 224Wh seatpost-mounted battery, Magura MT2 hydraulic disk brakes and Shimano XT 10 speed gearing. [Read more…]

E-Bike Report from Eurobike: Cargo, All Wheel Drive, & Mid Drives

IMG_3945In this second installment of Eurobike coverage we will take a look at the e-cargo bike trend, a few of the all wheel drive e-bikes, and the growing number of mid drive systems available in the European marketplace.

Make sure you checkout part 1 of Eurobike coverage with info on Smartphone integration, the Plus size electric mountain bikes, and a look at some of the clean looking commuter e-bikes at the show.

These reports are focused on presenting some of the trends that are happening in [Read more…]

E-Bike News: Specialized E-Mtb, UPS E-Cargo, Trefecta, Mechanical Doping, & More! [VIDEOS]

UPS electric cargo trikeTime for another e-bike news round up!

Specialized just launched their new 250 watt mid drive electric mountain bike called the Turbo Levo. It’s a full suspension e-mtb that has a clean design with downtube battery integration and in a lot of ways it doesn’t look like an e-bike.

The Levo features 27.5″ x 3.0″ tires for a [Read more…]

Electric Bike News: Tilting E-Cargo Trike, UPS E-Trike, Velosurance, Shimano & Yamaha Mid Drives, & More! [VIDEOS]

Butchers & Bicycles is a wild name for a bike/trike company but here is the reasoning behind it: “designed, developed and hand built with love and pride in Copenhagen’s meatpacking district”.  This tilting electric cargo trike looks like it will make errand running or a delivery business a lot of fun; checkout the video!

Speaking of delivery businesses, UPS is using a pedal/electric trike in Germany to deliver packages in congested city areas; how cool is that!  FedEx is using a pedal/electric trike for deliveries in [Read more…]