All about bicycles, electric-assisted bikes, technology and safety in the press

The most common safety risks that we come across in our daily work around bicycle safety, technology and operating instructions are also published by us in articles in the leading German special-interest magazines TOUR (Europe's road bike magazine no. 1), BIKE (Europe's mountain bike magazine no. 1), MYBIKE and EMTB in order to make this information, which is important for the industry, available to a wider public.

For many years now, the Eurobike Show Daily, trade fair magazine of the annual Eurobike Show, has also given us the opportunity to publish our view of major developments in the cycle industry in full-page articles.

We also speak regularly in independent expert presentations about all areas of bicycle technology and the bicycle market. In addition, we are quoted by further special-interest magazines of the industry and the trade as well as increasingly by radio and television in their media reports, which shows us that we are spot on with our advice. The section "News" informs you about the latest news from our specialist areas. The reports and publications of this section are listed chronologically or according to areas of interest., 2022/09/27
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Cargo bike on the test stand: Let's be vigilant and professional!

Guest article: Bicycle tester Dirk Zedler about the cargo bike boom, special duty of care when transporting children and sensational crash tests by ADAC and co.

Riding fun and safety on cargo bikes must go hand in hand. therefore reported on the EN standard for cargo bikes that is being worked out, about the brochure of the German Federal Highway Research Institute for safe children transport (Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen für sicheren Kindertransport) and das scandalous ADAC crash test video. Please read hereafter a guest article by Dirk Zedler, one of Germany’s most prominent bicycle testers.
Dirk Zedler is sworn in bicycle expert and founder of Zedler-Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit. Numerous cargo bikes pass through his test lab in Ludwigsburg. We document Dirk Zedler’s article published in English in July 2022 in the Eurobike Show Daily. It is based on a lecture held by Dirk Zedler on the occasion of the Cargobike Academy at the Eurobike Show organised by in 2020.
Enjoy reading and always keep in mind: riding fun and safety belong together”.


Read the entire German article online.

Photo: German Federal Highway Research Institute

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