Ray Verhelst, the CEO of Las Vegas-based Rechargeable Power Energy North America, LLC, reports on the latest Taipei Cycle Show in Taiwan.
33-minute documentary on promoting more cycling in this suburb of the U.S. capital.
In Round 1 of our E-bike Shootout, the Prodeco Stride 500 walked away with the votes, but now we're back for Round 2 pitting the award-winning Currie E3 Metro against the popular Pedego Beach Cruiser.
EV World's spin-off startup ePEDALER is moving closer to launching its first affiliate on the Caribbean island of Aruba, so we need to start deciding which e-bike we're going to feature. You can help us decide.
Elon Musk shares his insights and experiences in launching Tesla Motors and Space X, with underlying lessons in entrepreneurship.
The City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has come up with an ingenious way to teach its citizens about bicycle safety using LEGOs and stop motion animation.
The founder of New York City's NYCeWheels and pioneer in the introduction of electric vehicles in 'Gotham' dies in powered paraglider accident.
Toronto Police Sergeant Jack West explains the city's regulations regarding the legal operation of e-bikes .
Current U.S. law regarding e-bikes contains a potentially dangerous shortcoming that it's time Congress address before the problem gets out of hand.
How to turn three shipping containers into a retail clothing store in just 3 minutes.
Just because it looks like bicycle doesn't mean it is one, especially if it can go 50 mph without pedaling.
Video produced from 2010 Velo-City conference, which served as an eye-opener for American cycling advocates.
New study finds electric bicycle market in the United States doubles to 159,000 units sold between July 2012 and July 2013.
Danville's Riverwalk trail system, which follows the course of the lovely Dan River in Virginia, is popular with walks, runners, and cyclists. Electric bicycle advocate Don Gerhardt proposes a set of rules of etiquette for e-bike riders that use the trail, rules that can be applied to other trail systems.
The mission involved depositing several checks into two different banks, then stopping by the post office to pick up any accumulated mail, so why take a 3,000 lbs pickup, when a 60 lbs e-bike could do the same job?
When you drive a hybrid car like the Prius, you can see not only how you're driving, but also where the energy comes from, and what that means in terms of fuel efficiency. Seeing that information can make you a better driver. Why not have something similar on your electric bicycle?
With a topped-off battery charge and new air in its tires, my decade-old Wavecrest TidalForce M-750 electric bike got its first workout, a nearly 5 mile ride to Paneras and the bank.
University of Nebraska Omaha researchers prepare to put the physiological benefits of electric assist bicycles to the test this summer.
With its massive 10,000 bicycle share program about to rollout in New York City, you would think the Empire State ranked high in terms of its bicycle-friendliness. Think again.
A four-panel infograph that compares the economic impact of bicycles versus automobiles on housing prices and local business revenues.
Which cities on the planet are most supportive to bicycles? That's the question Copenhagenize.eu asked in 2011, ranking 80 international cities. Now their new 2013 Index is out after adding another 70 more.
Would knowing how much physical exercise it takes to burn off the food we consume help you make wiser choices?
Quick... name the fastest growing mode of personal transportation on the planet, at least according to the Earth Policy Institute.
If you're like me, you probably sit way too much during the day, and what I didn't realize was that it is slowly killing me.
If you're in the car business in Europe, the last couple years haven't been all that exciting. The story is the exact opposite for bicycle sales, especially electric bicycles.
It's called 'active transportation' and the sooner you climb aboard, the better you and your bank account will feel.
Michael Mosley, a British journalist and physician looks at what exercise does for us and why it's harder for some people to do it than others in this BBC Horizon's television series, via Vimeo.
We've decided to become proactive about our health and wellbeing as we row into 'senior citizenship.'
Could it have been a 10-year-old girl in the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia that helped open the door to women riding bicycles in the ultraconservative Arab nation?
Prolific designer Milos Jovanovic develops an electric-assist bicycle concept that raises the bar on both design and engineering, but is still tantalizingly achievable.
I never figured I'd really ever retire, but I never expected I'd be an entrepreneur at age 65.
Harry Selfridge was not only ahead of his time in the world of marketing, he also was decades ahead in his management philosophy.
According to Kevin Johnson's 'The Entrepreneurs Mind' its important that 'tell everyone about your business,' so here is episode one of the ePEDALER venture, from idea to reality.
German group led by Vodaphone are testing an electric bicycle battery charging scheme that, like their larger electric car descendants, sends a text message to the owner when the battery is fully recharged.
"If you're not busy living, your body will be busy dying," warns Dr. John Ratey when addressing the need for continuous physical exercise to slow-down the aging process and its effects on the brain.
$7 million program will see deployment of 700 bicycles and 70 stations to be distributed among communities on the San Francisco peninsula.
380,000 electric-assist bicycles are sold in Germany in 2012, marking a 15 percent increase over 2011, growing its share of the market to 10 percent of bicycle sales.
The generation born between 1946 and 1964 is more obese, has higher rates of diabetes, hypertension and artery-clogging chlosterol than their parents, but there is solution.
City of London plans to trial electric-assist bicycles in three different operations: public hire, police department and with a commercial company for staff use.
The plan was to link Los Angeles with Pasadena by an elevated cycleway that would be a safe, convenient way to commute between the two southern California cities.
Bike Europe reports from the annual Taipei Bicycle Show that Taiwan's largest Chinese noodle maker is the money behind Leadforce International Bicycle's new Gusto bicycle brand.
It must be really tempting to ride the 600W electric-assist bicycle at full speed at nearly 50 km/h, breaking the law in both Europe and the USA.
Chicago-based BikeSpike wants to thwart bike thieves by letting you track the location of your stolen ride via Google Maps… and much more.
BMW tests the market in Germany for an electric-assist bicycle powered by Bosch e-drive system, joining smart, which now sells an e-bike in Europe.
A gym teacher in Napierville, Illinois made a surprising discovery: kids who exercised before taking tests performed better than their classmates who didn't.
North American cyclists are eight to 30 times more likely to be seriously injured riding their bikes than their counterparts in northern Europe.
Getting off our car seats and onto bicycle saddles can help Americans tackle the problem of obesity, as physiology tests in Australia demonstrate.
Wellness has become a corporate cause as employers look for ways to control their healthcare insurance costs, and ePEDALER has developed a compelling approach that offers a way to improve employee wellbeing and that of the community.
The complex process of riding a bicycle, it turns out, helps sharping your mental acuity. It even helps with ADHD children and adults with Parkison's disease.
Some EV World.com readers seem confused as to what ePEDALER is, assuming, mistakenly, that it will be another digital publication or magazine.
Originally written on 1-December-2013, this blog first appeared in Edition 12.48 of EV World Insider Illustrated, our digital magazine for tablet devices like Apple's iPAD.