5G-connected fat ebike dodges obstacles with AI-driven ADAS

The first 5G-enabled ebike has rolled into Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, courtesy of Long Island-based mobile device company Orbic. The fat-tire pedal-assist ride also comes with a bunch of cameras and AI crash detection.

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Busted! Dutch police begin roadside testing to curb illegal ebikes

If you run the gauntlet and ride illegally powerful ebikes in the Netherlands, officers could now pull you over for a roadside speed test. Dutch police are taking action after seeing record numbers of cycling fatalities in 2022.

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Husqvarna powers with Yamaha for Grand Pather touring ebikes

Commuter ebikes are a great way to get to work, but you may want something a bit more versatile and durable if you're heading over some rough. Husqvarna's 2024 Grand Pather model is described as its "most adaptable and innovative touring ebike" yet.

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BMX-style Chimera “pedals like a bicycle, throttles like a motorcycle”

An interesting BMX-styled ebike hit Indiegogo in 2022, which didn't provide pedal-assist but did have throttle when needed. That premium titanium ride is now being joined by a more affordable steel-framed version called the Shadow Chimera.

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Razor hits the TRL with adult-sized Rambler ebike

For more than two decades, Razor has been helping kids young or old to roll around town on kickscooters, hoverboards, go-karts and electric rides. Now the company has added an adult-sized all-terrain ebike to its Rambler roster.

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Gocycle enters new territory with CXi family cargo ebikes

Back in October 2023, Gocycle teased "a complete lifestyle upgrade for parents, grandparents, kids, pet lovers and stuff haulers across the globe" with an upcoming entry into the cargo bike space. Now the CXi and CX+ have officially launched.

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Brompton takes a combined approach to increasing gear range

Brompton has added a new 12-speed option to models in its range, which employs both an internal geared hub and an external derailleur to offer bikers "more gears and more range while still fitting into our compact solution to life on two wheels."

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Segway invites riders to head off-road with Xafari and Xyber ebikes

Segway-Ninebot has announced a pair of off-road ebikes for late 2024. The low-step Xafari urban explorer comes with full squish and "SUV-like comfort" while the torquey Xyber "silent beast" can roll with dual batteries for 95 miles in the rough.

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Vanpowers rolls into Las Vegas with a gravel ebike and eMTB

California's Vanpowers is heading east this week with two new bikes set for a CES 2024 reveal. The UrbanCross is the company's new lightweight gravel bike, and the GrandTeton rides as an all-terrain, all-weather all-rounder.

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