Electric Bike industry professional opinion articles.
A new wave of electric-powered vehicles—scooters, longboards, unicycles—is ready to whisk you from your mass-transit stop to your final destination. But are cities ready? Read the full story here. by
Need to get around the big city? Forget walking. Try an electric skateboard or e-bike instead. Electric bikes are booming in Europe, and the USA is next. Big improvements have arrived, in the form of Shimano, or Bosch mid drive motor systems. More and more, e bikes are high tech.
Try an Electric Bike, and it will change your life. The Summit County e bike experiment proves it. It’s just so fun, and so practical, you start to hate driving your car. It’s addictive for sure, leading to wanting to ride more trips, and more distance per trip. Even if
Car Makers in the Bike Biz or, Wake Up! Bike Guys… By Edward Benjamin Senior Managing Director, eCycleElectric ed@eCycleElectric.com One of the wonderful things about my job is learning about many aspects of business. I get to visit all sorts of factories. And I get to interact with
Electric bikes convert riders to commuters. “The number of people commuting by bicycle has grown significantly” since 2006, the Costa Mesa-based National Bicycle Dealers Association said in its most recent report from 2014. “New niche markets also exist and continue to have great potential, including electric-assist bikes.” Read the full
With a new Pedego store in town, the electric bike option is amping up in Boise. With the warm weather back, Boise is all about the bike these days. The Green Belt trail is very popular with the trike riders. Read the full story here. by
By Edward Benjamin April 2016, Senior Managing Director eCycleElectric Consultants, Chairman Light Electric Vehicle Association, Recovering Bicycle Shop Owner, Bicycle Mechanic I claim to have some affinity for the trade and skill of turning wrenches on bicycles. Although I also acknowledge that I am out of date
Electric bicycles, once scorned by the western bicycle industry for more than a decade, are becoming the major profit driver of the bicycle industry, world wide. Larger tickets, larger margins, larger need for after sales service and for more dealer support are all benefits for the bike industry. And a
E bike displays rock the Sea Otter. Not a surprise, you should have seen all the e bikes at interbike 2016. The big players in the bike business are in the game now. Read the full story here. by