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European decision on electric bike power delayed

The European Parliament decision on the future power regulations for electric bikes has been delayed until at least July 2012, according to Bike Europe. Previously, MEPs have been lobbied by industry cycling associations COLIBI/COLIPED and the European Cyclists Federation who want the market to remain limited to bicycles with pedal assistance up to 25 km/h …
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ETRA Newsletter – November 2011

ETRA is the European Twowheel Retailers’ Association and represents the interests of bicycle, motorcycle and electric bicycle dealers across Europe. This e-newsletter aims at providing you with a quick update on current ETRA affairs. E-mobility congress on 12 December e mobility congress Dutch trade paper Tweewieler organises the second edition of the E-Mobility congress for …
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European Associations ETRA and RECHARGE react to incidents at Bpost

This week the Belgian press has reported on two incidents with electric bicycles at Bpost, the Belgian postal services. According to the reports, the batteries caught fire. Further details on the incidents have not been disclosed yet. ETRA, the European trade association for bicycle and motorcycle dealers, wishes to respond to the press reports as …
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The next ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test will start on October 3rd 2011

The ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test is composed of 4 different tests. The Riding Tests take place on an outdoor test track to get an accurate picture of the vehicle on an every day use. They are conducted with an unique and special developed measuring technology. The parameter distance, support, efficiency of the drive, average …
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JD Group launches new TranzX PST automatic transmission for electric bikes

JD’s new Automatic Gear Transmission was honored with the prestigious Eurobike Gold Award 2011. The seven team members of the jury evaluated JD’s automatic shifting system as a future oriented innovation of the e-bike market and stated, “An automatic transmission for the future: In addition to the motor performance, the transmission now works automatically.” Friedrichshafen, …