Close-up bicycle technology

Films showing the bicycle test laboratory, the Expert’s Report division GDFS – Gesellschaft der Fahrrad-Sachverständigen mbH and Zedler – Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit GmbH.

The Zedler TV films will give you an insight into the work of the bicycle and pedelec experts, the test engineers, the bicycle mechanics and the experts of the technical documentation for bicycles.

NDR - electric bicycles at the test: dangerous deficiencies

Electric bicycles at the test: dangerous deficiencies
Electric bicycles at the test: dangerous deficiencies

Monday, June 26, 2017
Electric bicycles, also referred to as e-bikes or pedelecs, become more and more popular. Cycling is less physically demanding as with a common bicycle.

WDR – The bicycle as alternative in the city?

WDR – The bicycle as alternative in the city?
WDR – Household check

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Especially in the German state North Rhine-Westphalia, number one of congested regions and in a city like Cologne where car drivers spend all in all 65 hours per year in traffic jams, switching to the bicycle could be reasonable. (...)

NDR – Cheap bicycles: often poor safety

Cheap bicycles: often poor safety
NDR – Cheap bicycles

Monday, April 18, 2016
By order of the German TV program "Markt" experts examined the bicycles in a laboratory specialized in bicycle technology in Ludwigsburg in accordance with current test standards. (...)

NDR - Safety deficiencies in the case of cheap bicycles

NDR - Safety deficiencies in the case of cheap bicycles
NDR - Safety deficiencies in the case of cheap bicycles

Monday, August 3, 2015
Bicycles are on sale in the DIY store and in the discount store for less than 250 Euro. In most cases the low priced bicycles are preassembled: The buyer needs to mount the pedals, tighten the bolts and bring the handlebar in the correct position. (...)

ARD Plusminus / E-bikes - Threatening safety deficiencies

E-bikes - Threatening safety deficiencies
ARD Plusminus / E-bikes - Threatening safety deficiencies

Monday, July 10, 2013
Bicycles with auxiliary motor - also referred to as e-bikes - enjoy great popularity. Some e-bikes, however, reveal considerable safety deficiencies and are apparently not checked often enough. (...)

AzubiTV.de - Two wheeler mechatronic technician

Two wheeler mechatronic technician
AzubiTV.de - Real craft

Thursday, June 16, 2016
On your motorcycle you feel like an "easy rider"? Or do you prefer mountain bikes?

Kabel 1 – Cheap bicycles tested

Kabel 1 – Cheap bicycles tested
Kabel 1 – Cheap bicycles tested

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
We test cheap bicycles from the discount store - and unveil devastating safety deficiencies! Other topics: (...)

Regio TV – "Hero of the new mobility"

RegioTV - Hero of the new mobility
RegioTV - Hero of the new mobility

Monday, November 16, 2015
Interview with Dirk Zedler

Prosieben – Path of the bicycle from China

Prosieben – Path of the bicycle from China
Prosieben – Path of the bicycle from China

Monday, July 7, 2014
A bicycle manufactured in Germany costs almost 600 Euro, one made in China around 200 Euro. What’s the reason for this difference in price and what does this mean for the quality? (...)