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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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An article on the ebike mtb website celebrates twenty years of Haibike in 2017. The market leader in the world of electric mountain bikes, the article makes the entirely justified claim that Haibike are responsible for the greatest innovation since mountain bikes were created. We’re not going to argue! The CEO of Haibike, Susanne Puello, comes over as the driving force behind this momentum, and it’s fascinating to hear of EUROBIKE 2010 and how the German brand unveiled two E-MTBs and an E-Trekking bike, with their ePerformance attributes causing quite a stir. “The opinions of journalists and industry trade fair...

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The popular Mini Enduro welcomes eMTBs for 2017. UK Haibike’s Richard Dobney said they were ‘super happy to be supporting the Mini Enduro and Welsh Gravity Enduro for 2017. Having been huge fans of the races these guys have put on for many years, it's great to be involved with a bunch of people that reflect the true spirit of riding bikes in the woods with your mates. The events have always been seen as low pressure, fun races. When they mentioned they'd added an e-bike class last year I jumped at the chance to have a blast around the...

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The US Haibike is moving it’s base of operations from California to Denver, the capital of Colarado. It’s an expansion that will see them move into a 2,100-square-foot building. Not only will the base be getting a big increase, more staff will come onboard too. Ken Miner is the US director of sales and he says that Haibike more than doubled its number of bikes sold from 2015 to 2016. He also said that Colorado’s attitude toward e-bikes factored into the decision when it came time to relocate his company as the state is one of only five in the...

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The 15th Cycle Show at the Birmingham NEC gets underway today, with the 2016 version bigger than ever. The e-village returns with the outdoor test track there for people to try out the latest bikes from the likes of Raleigh, Gocycle, Haibike, and others. If you walk to the other end of the show, you can ride the latest electric mountain bikes from the like of Haibike on this custom-made indoor track. Alongside the electric line-up are Cannondale, Orange mountain bikes, Shand Cycles, Radon from Germany, Isla bikes, Ridley, Saracen, Genesis, Ridgeback, Magura, USN, Crud, 2Pure with Merckx, NRG4 with Limar helmets, Avocet, Miche, KMC, Orbita from Portugal, Simplon from...

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