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America, electric bike, event, New York, USA -

The author is delighted to write about how the proliferation of bikes in New York is staggering. Bike-sharing schemes like CitiBike have helped, and there are bike lanes everywhere, with bike-oriented traffic signals. People ride their bikes year round, rain, shine, sleet, or snow. The author goes on to say that this NYC revolution is happening in many other American cities, and electric bikes are noticeable. "More than three-quarters of a million New Yorkers ride a bike regularly - 250,000 more than just five years ago." the NYC Department of Transportation said in its "Cycling in the City" report. Source...

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Bosch, event, Germany, Haibike, Munich, show -

Over 60,000 visitors are expected at E Bike Days 2017 in the Munich Olympic Park. On May 19-21, manufacturers, retailers, cycling pros, and fans will meet to experience the latest trends in the e-bike scene. Over 100 bike brands from Haibike, Cube, Scott, and KTM will be in attendance. Mayor of the City of Munich, Dieter Reiter, says the bicycle can replace the car in many areas of transportation, and that all styles (E-MTB, S-Pedelec, urban, or carrier bicycles) can be tried out extensively on the test stretches or in the Bike Park. Source

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America, Bosch, electric bike, event, Haibike, SDURO, Sea Otter Classic, USA, XDURO, Yamaha -

Electric bikes got their own event at this year’s Sea Otter Classic on the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, USA. Ninety-five percent of the competitors in the e-bike race were on borrowed, professional bikes. “You still have to handle the bike,” said Jeff Lindenthal of Salinas. “You still need to know how to get through the rock gardens, how to approach the hills and obstacles on the course.” Sea Otter Classic president Frank Yohannan says that electric mountain bike racing has become one of the hottest new cycling events in the world, with Haibike and Bosch fully behind the push. “These...

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