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Trek Recalls 720 Bikes & Wheels

Trek is issuing a voluntary recall of model year 2015, 2016 and 2017 Trek 720 Disc bicycles as well as Bontrager Approved TLR Disc 700c 24-spoke front and rear wheels. The recall affects 1,529 bikes globally, Trek said.

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CalBike Webinar to Address State Funding for e-Bike Share Programs

The California Bicycle Coalition is hosting a webinar on Wednesday on a new grant program that promises limited but symbolically important funding for electric bike share programs.

The webinar will feature officials from the California Air Resources Board, which oversees the program, who will explain the pilot program and take questions.

The webinar is 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PST (2 – 3 p.m. EST) Wednesday. Register here. CalBike will make a recording of the webinar available afterward.

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Prime Velo ConsultingThursday, April 5th, 2018 at 8:00am
🏙️ New York City to allow pedal-assist e-bikes, bans throttled bikes

"The decision also could open the door to electric sharebikes, both docked and dockless, in New York City. The city is accepting bids to operate dockless shares in limited locations, and several vendors are eager to bring electric share bikes to the city."

[source] http://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2018/04/03/new-york-city-allow-pedal-assist-e-bikes-bans-throttled-bikes
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Prime Velo ConsultingTuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 11:00am
Electric bicycles emerge as a hot trend in the U.S. 📈🚴🔌

"Established bike companies and startups are embracing #ebikes to meet demand. About 34 million ebikes were sold worldwide in 2017...most were sold in Europe and China, where the bikes already have exploded in popularity. In 2017, the U.S. market grew to 263,000 bikes, a 25% gain from the prior year.

The industry is benefiting from improved batteries as suppliers over the years developed technology for laptops, smartphones and electric cars. In 2004, lithium ion battery prices fell low enough to be used on electric bikes, spurring European sales." #electricbikes