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Benelli Electrifies Road Racer

One of the eye catchers at the Benelli booth was the e-Misano 1.0. According to industry insiders, road race will be the next category of bike to be electrified. The e-Misano 1.0 was not the only e-bike on Benelli's booth. In fact, this company has specialized in e-bike products for almost any kind ...

All You Need to Know on E-Bike Regulations

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands - Bike Europe has gathered all EU regulations on e-bikes, pedelecs and speed pedelecs. In this Whitepaper we present you a manageable overview on all you need to know on e-bike regulations. This Whitepaper offers legal guidelines on pressing issues when designing, deve...

Italian Show Scene in Turmoil

ROME, Italy – The team responsible for making ExpoBici the number one trade show in Italy during the past 7 years moved to Veronafiere. And is starting a new bike show there called CosmoBike. It is scheduled to take place 11-14 September 2015; one week before ExpoBici. The presentation of the intern...

Plans on Forming Asian Bike Industry Alliance

TAICHUNG, Taiwan - At the beginning of this month held Taichung Bike Week plans on forming an Asian bike industry alliance came to light. It is said that this alliance is (among other objectives) being founded in view of the new ISO 4210 – 1:2014 safety standards for (electric) bicycles. These harmo...

Car Maker Mini Debuts in 2-Wheeled E-Mobility

LOS ANGELES, USA – With Mini another brand of BMW Group brainstorms an innovative urban mobility concept. The company claims to present the ideal ‘last mile solution’ with the Mini Citysurfer. It wants to increase, “Flexibility for individual mobility in urban areas.” It is now introduced at Los Ang...

Jagwire Launches Disc Brake Rotors

Jagwire, a specialist in brakes pads and cable systems has developed its own three piece rotor. Jagwire takes two versions to the market. "Thanks to the cooling fins the temperature of the rotor will be 25% less than average", said Jagwire. "To avoid wear we keep the heat away from the calliper." T...

No Restart for Halfords NL

VEENENDAAL, The Netherlands - Halfords NL is not making a restart as yet. The administrators handling the bankruptcy of Dutch retail chain announced this yesterday evening. The 90 wholly owned stores remained closed today; the 28 franchise-outlets are open. The administrators are still negotiating w...

Trek Bicycle To Expand US Distribution Centre

WATERLOO, USA - Trek Bicycle will expand its Wisconsin distribution capabilities in 2015 with a move from its existing global distribution centre in Oconomowoc to a new 250,000-square-foot facility in nearby Johnson Creek. The new distribution centre is 50 percent larger than Trek's existing facilit...

inMotion mar.com Joins Bike Europe

STUTTGART, Germany - inMotion mar.com joins the advertising sales team for the German, Austrian and Swiss markets for Bike Europe. The Stuttgart, Germany based company will also represent the Benelux dealer magazine ‘Tweewieler’ in the German speaking markets. Uwe Weissflog is managing director of i...

Bicycle Use Growing in Holland

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands - Dutch travel within their own country some 11,000 kilometers per person per year. In the last years this stayed more or less stable. With one exception: bicycle use. Since 2004 the use of bikes in the Netherlands has increased by 7 percent, according to the Mobility Surv...

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