In 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…]
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I recently had the opportunity to attend the Taipei Cycle Show in Taiwan to search out new e-bikes and related technology in addition to meeting with the leaders of some of these companies.
The Taipei Cycle Show is focused on providing bike manufacturers and bike brands with a trade show where they can meet to review product details and potentially work out business deals. In addition, it is a show where some bike brands will show off new products that they are working on. [Read more…]
By Maria Ramos.
With electric bikes increasing in popularity, the technological advancements in 2014 were impressive.
Let’s take a look at the biggest e-bike tech news of the past year, and discuss what we expect to see happen in the electric bike world in 2015. [Read more…]
If you are new to electric bikes then this article will help you get a quick understanding of what electric bikes are all about.
You will learn about;
- the reasons to have an e-bike,
- how fast and how far they go,
- how much they cost,
- the different types of e-bikes,
- what the future of e-bike looks like,
- and how to checkout electric bikes in your town/city.
Grace Electric Bikes will be on display at Interbike this year. These high tech e-bikes feature the Bosch mid drive system, with Gates belt drive and the NuVinci continuously variable rear hub.
Bosch is working on a new control unit called Nyon. It has e-bike controls, navigation, fitness and smartphone functionality. They are also working on integrated shifting solutions with NuVinci, SRAM, and Shimano.
SRAM is working with Bosch to offer a semi-automatic drivetrain. It features an internally geared hub that automatically shifts in addition to a traditional derailleur and cogset that the rider can manually shift……..interesting!
If you are looking for a high tech electric bike then [Read more…]
The Visiobike e-bike is high tech.
Here’s why: Google Glass integration, serious smartphone integration, rear view camera, carbon fiber frame, integrated Panasonic lithium battery in the frame, MPF mid drive motor, auto shifting NuVinci H|Sync continuously variable hub, Gates belt drive, & more!
To give you an idea of what the Visiobike is all about, here is a video from their INDIEGOGO campaign: [Read more…]
It’s time for another electric bike news round up!
Both of the these Haibike’s feature the Bosch mid drive electric bike systems. There will be 5 other Haibike models arriving in the US soon.
Grace Electric Bikes (also a European brand) are [Read more…]