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15 years ago, when I started as school principal, only ten students went to school by bike… Today is the first day of term, and our expanded bike sheds are almost full – 150+ ⬇️ It’s healthier, cheaper, faster, greener and – with the right route chosen – safer too: @sustrans @WeAreCyclingUK pic.twitter.com/DxQPy5gzfh — Robin […]

Discounts in California with the Electric Bike Incentive Project

CALIFORNIA – Battery-powered electric bikes have many advantages over their human-powered counterparts. They’re fun, they’re quick, and can get people where they want to go without breaking a sweat or spitting up shows. But for all their advantages, they also cost more than traditional pedal bikes. California therefore plans to offer financial incentives, similar to […]

Electric bikes are still selling like crazy, and it might even increase soon

E-bike sales have been growing around the world for years, with the United States seeing particularly drastic year-over-year growth. But never before have we witnessed the kind of colossal growth brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. And according to industry leaders, there are no signs of slowing down. When the pandemic hit the United States […]

Ohio now has the most miles of US bike paths in America (maps)

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Imagine starting a bike ride on the Towpath Trail and pedaling to Pittsburgh, Washington, DC or even Atlanta. A new frontier is opening up for bicycle travel. A growing network of designated routes is pieced together across the country along lightly trafficked roads, trails, and bike paths by the same association that […]

Big Mountain Enduro Bike Race Comes to Purgatory Resort

Mountain bike enthusiasts, including professionals, will brave the high-speed trails of Purgatory Resort, Durango, Colorado during the Big Mountain Enduro on Saturday August 28 and Sunday August 29. (Christian Ridings/Purgatory Resort) When it comes to ATV racing, the Enduro style is rapidly gaining popularity. “Post-COVID is more relevant than ever,” said former professional mountain bike […]

PeopleForBikes announces major investments to expand market and access to e-bikes

BOULDER, COLO (August 25, 2021) – PeopleForBikes, a national nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization and trade association for the bicycle industry, is committing more staff and resources to support use and access to e-bikes across the United States Industry analysts estimate that more than 12 million e-bikes will be sold in the United States between 2020 […]

Juiced Bikes launches new electric bike at a big discount

San Diego-based Juiced Bikes today announced the launch of a new version of the electric bike, the Cross Current X Step-Through. The original Cross Current X with a spanning frame is Juiced’s first commuter and urban e-bike in years. Now the company is launching a new step-by-step version of the bike and drastically reduces the […]

Global Road Racing Bike Industry to 2026

Dublin, Aug 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Road Racing Bikes Market Research Report by Type of Supplier, by User, by Distribution Channel, by Application, by Region – Global Forecast to 2026 – Cumulative impact of COVID-19 “the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global road racing bicycle market size was estimated to be […]

1854 Cycling launches electric bicycle for first responders, complete with drone – Framingham SOURCE

Editor’s Note: Published July 18. Updated July 19 at 8:55 a.m. In full transparency, the press release and the photo have been submitted to SOURCE media for publication FRAMINGHAM – 1854 Cycling, an innovative manufacturer of electric bikes based in Framingham, recently launched their flagship product to help first responders better serve communities in the […]

Bicycle One has been pedaling for nearly half a century of family business

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories highlighting Gahanna’s iconic businesses that will be featured each month. Bicycle One has been around for 47 years, selling and servicing bikes in the local community. The three-generation family business is expanding to a new location in Gahanna at 358 S. Hamilton Road, Suite […]

Community mountain bike racing returns to Breckenridge at Gold Run Rush

Todd Greenwood (left) and Thomas Messerschmitt race during Wednesday’s Summit Mountain Challenge Gold Run Rush mountain bike race in Breckenridge.Photo by Antonio Olivero / [email protected] Eager local cyclists had to wait a week, but the Summit Mountain Challenge gold rush returned Wednesday in all its communal glory to mountain bike-loving neighborhoods of Wellington and Lincoln […]

Biden gives Boris Johnson a personalized bicycle at the G-7 summit and receives a photo of the Frederick Douglass mural which has been uploaded to Wikipedia

“Total disrespect for Biden captured in gift exchange,” Donald Trump Jr., the former president’s son, tweeted. The reality, however, is more complicated. To start, the State Department paid $1,800 for the bike, Bilenky Cycle Works told The Washington Post. The small Philadelphia-based company typically charges $6,000 for a similar lightweight model. And the custom Union […]

Pueblo County launches e-bike program for essential workers

How to Ride a Bird Electric Scooter Pueblo got its first electric scooters in May, providing an easy new way to get around town. Sara Wilson and Heather Willard, Wochit Pueblo County will equip low-income essential workers with electric bicycles as part of a new program to provide reliable transportation options and reduce greenhouse gas […]

Comment from Colin Strickland: Gravel racers shouldn’t become pro road cyclists

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Access everything we publish when you >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>join VeloNews or Outside+. Colin Strickland is the 2019 Unbound Gravel (then called Dirty Kanza) winner, multiple-time Red Hook Crit Series winner, and an experienced elite road racer. With Unbound Gravel just around the corner, I think it’s […]

Lyft redesigns its electric bike with integrated screen and speakers

Lyft’s e-bikes across the US are getting a boost. Unveiled on Wednesday, Lyft’s next-generation e-bike has a new look with an LCD screen and built-in speakers, a bigger battery, and a wider, easier-to-adjust seat. Lyft designed the bike in-house after acquiring bikeshare company Motivate in 2018. Motivate had bike programs like Bay Wheels in San […]

Iconic Little 500 Bike Race Adds New Item: Virtual Race: UI News: Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – As teams of IU Bloomington students race the quarter-mile cinder track at Bill Armstrong Stadium on May 26 in Indiana University’s iconic Little 500 race, everyone out of the track also has the opportunity to participate. This year, the IU Student Foundation, in partnership with Echelon Racing and The Media School at […]

UMaine seniors create 3D printed bicycle frame for Orono high school – UMaine news

Four University of Maine seniors created a 3D printed bike frame to donate to Orono High School for their Mechanical Engineering Technology Synthesis (MET) project. Orono Middle and High School Librarian Emily Jackson Sanborn will accept UMaine Senior and Faculty Framework at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 3 outside the school at 14 Goodridge Drive […]

‘Bike-1’, Greece’s First 4-Wheel Electric Bike — Greek City Times

Engineer Dimitris Gloubos built Greece’s first four-wheeled electric bicycle, during the country’s second and third lockdowns. Talk to NAMAGloubos said his technological creation “Bike-1” aims to help the environment and make Greek cities “greener and cleaner”. “Bike-1” works with a lithium battery that charges with the same process used by electric vehicles, or alternatively with […]

Greek engineer invents 4-wheel electric bike ‘for cleaner cities’

Bike -1 works with a lithium battery. 1 credit A Greek engineer from the northern town of Kozani has built a four-wheeled electric bicycle to protect the environment and make Greek cities “greener and cleaner”. Dimitris Gloumpos, 52, said he created his e-bike during the long coronavirus lockdown. It is believed to be the first […]

E-bike cyclists must pass a knowledge test to ride on the roads under proposed changes to the Road Traffic Act

SINGAPORE: Electrically assisted cyclists will have to pass a road safety theory test before being allowed on the roads under proposed changes to the Road Traffic Act (RTA) presented to parliament on Monday April 5. The changes are aimed at making roads safer, the Interior Ministry (MHA) said in a statement on Monday. This test […]

Developers Plan Indoor Velodrome for Bike Racing, Events Center in Coatesville | Community News

Coatesville could become the first indoor velodrome on the East Coast, offering cycle track racing for events from local level to Olympic and international-caliber competitions. Joseph “Zeke” DiSciullo of the Coatesville Redevelopment Authority told Coatesville City Council at its March 22 meeting broadcast on YouTube that an agreement had been reached with developers to convert […]

A mechanical engineering student designs and builds an electric bicycle

While some people took on the early challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by taking advantage of Netflix specials or catching up on sleep, Ben Grice, a mechanical engineering junior from Louisiana Tech University, used his free time to design and build an electric mountain bike. When the pandemic hit last spring, Grice was determined to […]

ZEITBIKE now exclusively distributes MILES RACING bicycle brake pads in the United States

VENTURA (ZEITBIKE) – ZEITBIKE now exclusively distributes bicycle brake pads from the famous German brand – MILES RACING. Miles Racing has a long history in the professional brake component industry since the 1980s. The business started with a group of friends in a rural suburb of Germany who were passionate about horseback riding and that […]

The easiest way to charge an e-bike with solar energy (even at night!)

There’s just something so natural about charging an e-bike from solar power. Electric bikes are already such eco-friendly alternatives to cars that they make me want to go all the way and charge them in a form that also feels eco-friendly – with the solar power that I myself produced on site. I have already […]

E-bike prices are rising, and it’s not just because pricing exceptions have expired

Electric bike prices have followed a rollercoaster trajectory over the past few years. While there are still several great options for low-cost e-bikes on the market, prices are trending up right now. Here’s why. The ongoing trade war between the US and China isn’t the only reason for inflated e-bike prices, though that certainly hasn’t […]

This hilarious video will absolutely convince you to buy an electric bike

As e-bike sales have hit record numbers lately, fewer people need a lot of persuasion to get out of a car and onto a fun, energy-efficient e-bike. But for the few people scratching their heads and wondering what the fuss is about, this video is for you. The 5-minute video is technically clever marketing from […]

The e-bike demo program kicks off

Source: Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) EZ Bike Project, a new electric bike (e-bike) demo program run by SBCAG Traffic Solutions Division, kicks off by offering a wide range of free e-bike demos of various models, including cargo bikes, cruisers, city ​​bicycles and folding bicycles for local residents and commuters as a measure […]

Aventa lightweight e-bike launched by FuroSystems

FuroSystems has just unveiled the company’s latest urban electric bike, the Aventa. Fresh out of a £750,000 funding round, UK e-mobility company FuroSystems is adding the lightweight Aventa to its range. At just 16.5 kg (36 lbs), the aluminum alloy e-bike is definitely on the lightweight end of the e-bike spectrum. Although we’ve seen lighter […]

New 30% US tax credit introduced for e-bike sales

Federal legislation was introduced today to create a federal tax incentive for the purchase of e-bikes in the United States. Electric cars and motorcycles already have their own federal tax incentives in the United States, and now e-bikes could be next. That’s thanks to the Electric Bicycle Incentive Kickstart for the Environment (E-BIKE) Act, which […]

Top 5 Electric Bike Predictions for the Electric Bike Industry 2021

While the e-bike industry has witnessed impressive growth over the past few years, 2020 has witnessed rapid gains in the industry unlike anything we have seen before. But what does the e-bike industry have in store for us in 2021? Here are my top five predictions for this year. Wave of affordable mid-drive e-bikes Mid-drive […]

An alternator-powered e-bike provides insight into the rotor’s magnetic field

For anyone involved in building small electric vehicles, it has become very interesting to be able to make a cheap high-power electric motor from a humble car alternator. It’s a conversion made possible by the advent of affordable three-phase motor controllers, and it’s well presented by [austiwawa]electric bike build video (embedded below). The bike itself […]

First look at the new LeMond Prolog ultralight 26 lb electric bike

When cycling legend and three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond announced he was launching a pair of new e-bike models last year, we knew these weren’t going to be ordinary e-bikes. With deliveries set to begin next month, LeMond Cycles releases the first official photos of one of the new e-bikes. The new model, […]

Electric bike manufacturer SONDORS will unveil an electric motorcycle next week

Sondors is starting 2021 with a bang by announcing the unveiling of the “final chapter in the SONDORS story” on January 14th. And the last chapter looks suspiciously like an electric motorcycle. The SONDORS electric motorcycle is coming? SONDORS debuted in 2015 with budget-conscious $500+ low-power e-bikes. Since then, they’ve mostly shifted to e-bikes, except […]

There are only 20 Harley e-bike prototypes in the US

Harley-Davidson caused a stir on the Intertubes last month when the company launched its first pedal-assist electric bike through its new spin-off, Serial 1 Cycle Company. Well, the prototypes are here – all 20 of them – and the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer delivers on everything it promised, and more. The new Harley Davidson Serial […]

Watch this e-bike ambulance in action fly through heavy traffic

Bikes, and especially e-bikes, are often the fastest way to weave through city traffic. So it only makes sense to see them transform into electric ambulance bikes for first responders. That’s exactly what a team at tech company Wunderman Thompson Paris set out to do when they designed their own e-bike ambulance. They teamed up […]

Aventon Level Electric Bike Review: Please Take My Money!

I used to bemoan the high cost of e-bikes, but lately we’ve seen prices go down while component quality goes up. And the Aventon Level Electric Commuter Bike is a prime example of fair pricing paired with quality components. And the performance is great to boot! Aventon Level Electric Bike Review We’ve reviewed Aventon e-bikes […]

Ducati unveils new ‘pure performance’ e-bike and updates other bikes

Ducati is following just behind fellow motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson in rolling out new e-bikes for the 2021 season. While last week’s announcement from Harley-Davidson saw new urban-oriented e-bikes from the legacy motorcycle maker, Ducati’s e-bikes are built for the dirt. The latest electric mountain bike to earn the Ducati badge is the new TK-01RR electric […]

E-bike chargers replace ashtrays in the Netherlands

Finish the old, make way for the new! Dutch train stations are getting a facelift, including replacing their old ashtray terminals with new e-bike charging stations. Some days the world smiles at you when you wake up to wholesome, old-fashioned good news. Today is one of those days. After Holland banned smoking in all of […]

Harley-Davidson launches an e-bike so you can say you ride a Harley

On November 16, Harley-Davidson unveils its new bike: a real bike. The Serial 1 is the first electric bike in what will be a new product line from the American motorcycle manufacturer. Harley-Davidson introduced its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, last year, but soon ran into production issues (with the battery). The company doesn’t share […]

Harley-Davidson launches new e-bike company Serial 1 Cycle Co

That’s it. Harley-Davidson has been teasing us with the prospect of its own in-house e-bikes for over two years. And today, the bar-and-shield motorcycle maker finally announced its new dedicated e-bike brand known as Serial 1 Cycle Company. The brand name is a tribute to the very first motorcycle ever built by Harley-Davidson in 1903, […]

E-bike sales are higher than ever, but that’s created a new problem

While the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world and the e-bike industry with it, the pandemic has also led to a huge increase in e-bike sales. Almost every company that offered e-bikes soon found itself with empty shelves and warehouses. Between people who are at home with more free time, cyclists coming out of lockdowns […]

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