Gates Expands E-Bike Range and Pushes into E-Scooter Market

DENVER, USA – Twelve years after launching Gates Carbon Drive for the bicycle market, Gates is building upon its success unchaining bikes to bring advanced drivetrain solutions to electric motorcycles or e-scooters and the wider marketplace of light electric vehicles (LEVs).
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Advanced Thin-Walled Dry-Tech Plastic Bearings Moving into Bikes

COLOGNE, Germany – The company is named igus and contrary to how it wants its name to be printed it is by no means a small company. Igus stems from Cologne, Germany and is a leader in bearings (made from metal to plastic) employing 3,500 people and operating in 97 countries including Taiwan. At last March Taipei Cycle Show the company displayed a range of solutions for the bicycle industry which are currently in use by various manufacturers.
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Blubrake Integrates ABS Into Bike Frame

BERGAMO, Italy – Bluebrake introduces an invisible anti-lock braking system (ABS) which is fully integrated into a bike frame. “ABS is essential for the safety of light electric mobility vehicles,” said blubrake GM Fabio Todeschini. “We are certain it will become the benchmark for e-bike brands.”
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Next Automotive Powerhouse Steps into E-Bikes: Michelin

PARIS, France – After a big and growing number of suppliers from the automotive sector made their appearance within the e-bike market, the next powerhouse appears now. And this time it’s an unexpected one. Michelin is making it acquaintance in electric bicycles with “E-drives powered by Michelin”.
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