Dutch speed pedelec fleet estimated at 10,000

Source: Tweewieler - According to ANP (General Dutch Press Agency), to date around 10,000 speed pedelecs are circulating in the Netherlands. Almost 7 out of 10 speed pedelec owners are between 45 and 65 years old. The highest rate of speed pedelec owners occurs in the provinces of Utrecht, Overijssel and Zeeland, whilst the provinces of [...]

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In Germany, e-bikes are still very popular

Source: VSF - Early June, the Federal Statistical Office announced  1.9 million, that is 5.1% of all private households in Germany had at least one electric bicycle at the beginning of 2016. In 2014 the share was only 3.4%. In  2016 again around 600,000 pedelecs were sold, accordint to the two-wheeler industry federation (ZIV). However, the [...]

German cyclists purchasing more high-end e-bikes

Source: Eurobike – The German bicycle market is booming. According to the latest figures from the Zweirad-Industrie-Verband (ZIV), Germany’s bicycle industry association, bicycle sales in Germany rose by 7 percent in 2016 to 2.6 billion euros. Once again, electrically assisted bicycles, i.e. e-bikes and pedelecs, were the drivers of sales growth, with a total of [...]