Meet with LEVA-EU at Eurobike

LEVA-EU and LEVA will share a stand at Eurobike. It is located on the first floor of the West Entrance. It is a quiet corner where LEVA-EU and LEVA members can have meetings, or a rest with a cup of coffee or where companies interested in LEVA-EU can meet up with us and explore a [...]

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Why Northern Ireland is in a mess over pedelec regulations

People in Northern Ireland who are using or would like to use a pedal assisted electric bike 25 km/h-250W have to put up with a few legal hurdles. Whilst the rest of the European Union categorizes these vehicles as bicycles, Northern Ireland, in a fit of insanity, decided otherwise and categorized the vehicle as a [...]

Bike Europe and LEVA-EU organize Electric Bike Information Meeting at Eurobike

As a result of the persistent success of electric bikes in Europe, manufacturers, importers and dealers are confronted with the numerous and complicated rules governing these bikes. That is why Bike Europe and LEVA have decided to organize an information meeting at Eurobike. It is becoming clear that many players in the electric bike business [...]

LEVA-EU explains why BAGB – MCIA statement on electric mountain bikes is incorrect

In a press release of 17 May, the UK trade associations BAGB and MCIA express their concerns about information on electric mountain bikes published by Bike Europe. The associations state: “This (information) notes that electric bikes intended for off-road use can avoid the requirement to be type approved before sale, even if they fall outside [...]

New Bike Europe White Paper: Rules and Regulations on Electric Cycles in the European Union

Bike Europe has gathered all EU regulations on e-bikes, pedelecs and speed pedelecs. In the updated Whitepaper Bike Europe presents a manageable overview of all you need to know on e-bike regulations. It offers guidelines on pressing issues when designing, developing, sourcing, distributing and selling e-bikes, pedelecs and speed pedelecs on the European markets. Table [...]

City of Stockholm opens up public procurement for cargo bikes

Source Jeppe D Larssen - The CEO of MoveByBike writes: "Our dialogue and lobby with the city of Stockholm to remove truck-specific rules from the city's public procurement worked. In a new procurement regarding food-delivery for schools they added something like "does no apply for bikes" in Swedish. Also they split up the different schools so [...]