2nd March, 2017 in Electric bike news
AGF, an umbrella organization consisting of several German cycling associations, has issued a shot across the bows at those that tune or otherwise manipulate electric bikes to enable greater speeds or power than the bike is legally set up for.
AGF’s remit to discuss ‘common, overarching topics to find strategies and solutions’, according to Two-Wheeler Industry Association (ZIV).
The group association issued the following statement: “The members of the AGF strongly oppose any kind of manipulation of e-bikes and e-bike drive systems of the German and international bicycle industry, which are intended, for example, to increase the power or the maximum support speed. The AGF expressly points out that manipulations can have serious negative consequences both technical and liability. “
A ZIV press statement says the group will take the following measures:
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