Electric bike

Posted February 5, 2024

Industry attorney Steven Hansen reminds the industry that comments are due Tuesday as the CPSC makes rule changes to require online test data reporting upon product importation. However, e-bike batteries would not be included because they don't yet have a CPSC test standard.

Posted February 2, 2024

ALBANY, N.Y. (BRAIN) — A month after saying she would propose a state-wide ban on the sale of uncertified lithium-ion batteries, New York Gov.

Posted January 25, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Pacific Cycle is recalling two e-bike models because the wiring harness that manages the lithium-ion battery charging was improperly assembled and can overheat and catch fire.

Posted January 10, 2024
Haro is showing its new Saguaro line at CABDA West (Photo courtesy of Haro)

ONTARIO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Since its inaugural California show in 2019, CABDA West has almost always seemed to be buffeted by winter storms that hampered retail attendance. This year appears to be the exception, show organizer Jim Kersten told BRAIN on Tuesday.

Posted January 10, 2024

ALBANY, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Gov. Kathy Hochul said during her State of the State address Tuesday that she will propose a state-wide ban on the sale of uncertified lithium-ion batteries.

Posted January 4, 2024

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Aventon is recalling about 2,300 Class 2 Sinch.2 folding e-bikes because they can accelerate unexpectedly, posing a crash and injury hazard.

Posted January 4, 2024

NANTES, France (BRAIN) — E-bike connective solutions company Velco has entered the U.S. market and will supply its technology to three brands in 2024.

Posted January 2, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — New company Friiway is offering an e-bike "leasing" program for Stromer or Riese & Müller models through a Bay Area retailer.

Posted December 28, 2023

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Infrastructure has sold more than one million bike parking solutions and is currently working with Washington, D.C., to reimagine the city's infrastructure, providing nearly 2,000 bike docks so far, with more to come.

Posted December 18, 2023

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — E-mobility company eBliss Global will collaborate with Petra Automotive Products to utilize its dealership partners for delivery, setup, and support in North America for its ALWAYS e-bikes.

Posted December 13, 2023

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — A man who filed a class-action lawsuit in September against Rad Power Bikes for allegedly manufacturing a faulty fork and quick-release skewer design has dropped his complaint.

The notice of voluntary dismissal without prejudice was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

Posted December 6, 2023

WELS, Austria (BRAIN) — Pierer Mobility AG said it has agreements to sell Felt Bicycle, which it acquired in 2021, to a consortium led by a current manager.

Posted November 28, 2023

ALBANY, N.Y. (BRAIN) — State Sen. Iwen Chu recently introduced four bills to address the growing threat of lithium-ion battery fires that have plagued New York City, including one that would require all e-bike and e-scooter shops in the state to have fire suppression measures in place.


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