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Bike Rumor adds an “e”

US techie cycling blog Bikerumor is rolling out a sister site, e-Bikerumor.com. Bikerumor founder Tyler Benedict said the roll-out was at the industry’s request: "Most cycling media, including Bikerumor, are taking a tepid approach to e-bike coverage. We wanted to dive in deep on this growing category and give the …

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European Commission should drop ebike anti-dumping case, say importers

BikeBiz has received a press release from the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles. Rather than parse it, and perhaps leave out salient details, here’s the full and unedited version +++ Collective of European Importers calls on European Commission to terminate case against Chinese e-bikes Gent, Belgium – 21 …

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Yamaha Bicycles launches e-bike line to dealers at Interbike

Yamaha Motor Corp. has sold 2 million e-bikes in Japan and is now expanding worldwide, including in America. The company had a large booth at Interbike, which finished last week. "Yamaha has been a pioneer, inventor, and innovator in electric bicycles for more than two decades," said Terry Okawa, President, Yamaha …

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Bike Europe’s e-bike whitepaper is wrong for UK, say orgs

The Bicycle Association of Great Britain and the Motorcycle Industry Association have issued a joint statement raising UK-specific concerns about a recent e-bike whitepaper from the Bike Europe trade magazine. The statement notes that the whitepaper says electric bikes intended for off-road use can avoid the requirement to be type approved before sale, …

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