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The Golfer
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The Golfer is an electric bike made in New Zealand which carries a golf bag and easily navigates a course.  Its lithium-ion battery sits on the down-tube and is removable through a key-lock mechanism, so it can be pulled off and plugged in after the 18th. The Golfer is not

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The University of Colorado [Boulder] conducted a study on 20 subjects to determine the effectiveness of e-bikes on physical health. The researchers recruited a pool of 20 sedentary commuter students and asked them to commute to campus using an e-bike. After a month of commuting using e-bikes, the subjects’ cardiovascular health

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  Park City, Summit county, Utah has implemented the nation’s first fully electric bike sharing program in hopes to reduce their carbon footprint and to provide an alternative means of transportation. Dozens of riders have already shown their support and as a result, Phase 2 will begin in 2018 with

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A new report calculates how much the world would benefit—especially the environment—from a global shift to more riding. About 1% of all urban trips are made by bike in the U.S. It’s not much, especially when compared to stand-out cycling countries such as the Netherlands, Denmark, China, and Japan, or even

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Mike Brown with his e-bike
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Even cancer could not stop Mike Brown from riding his bike! A cancer diagnosis knocked Mike Brown off his feet three years ago and into a five-month hospital stay. He couldn’t walk 50 feet without the help of two nurses and a walker. He thought he would ever ride his

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helmets for e-bikes
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Manufacturers and designers are currently working together to develop a suitable s-pedelec helmet. They are trying to develop a list of requirement taking into account the current safety standards for helmets that are targeted to cyclists as well as users of (light) motorcycles like the EC Directive 89/686/EEC for bicycle

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top ten eu-27 bike suppliers
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In the first half of 2014 all stock listed bike companies like Shimano, Accell Group and Dorel Industries reported an upturn in their first half year results. One year ago Bike Europe journal disclosed in its Market Report Europe that all signs were red with one exception: e-bikes. In particular

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a bike or not a bike
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Electric bicycles: Friend or enemy of the bike movement? That was the main question we asked League members and others on social media this year when we created a survey for Bike League members and the general public exploring what they thought about electric bicycles. Thanks to the participant for

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E-bike in SA
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There are a lot of electric bikes on the road in China, Europe, and lately the US. On the other hand, in South Africa, the electric bike industry is still fighting to grow up. It’s a good news that Cape Town and Durban have established separate bicycle lanes webbing out

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The authority of Land Management in Moab, Utah, updated its website in December,2014 with guidelines that disclosed a policy that e-bikes are considered motorized vehicles and, as such, are banned from all trails designated for non-motorized use. Inspired with the advancement and development of the electric mountain bikes in Europe,

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