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

In our daily work as we deal with bicycle safety, technology and user manuals we come across lots of safety risks. The most frequent ones are published in articles of the leading German special-interest magazines TOUR – Europas Rennrad-Magazin Nr. 1, BIKE – Das Mountainbike Magazin Europas Nr. 1 and E-Bike – Das Pedelec-Magazin to make this information important for the sector accessible to a wider public.

For many years now the Eurobike Show Daily accompanying the annual international Eurobike Show has given us the opportunity to publish our perspective on major developments in the cycle industry in full-page articles.

We also speak regularly in independent lectures about all topics relating to bicycle technology and bicycle market. In addition, we are regularly cited by further special-interest magazines or trade journals as well as more and more by radio and television and in their media reports, which shows us that we are completely right with our information. The section NEWS informs you about the latest news from our specialist fields. The reports and publications of this section are listed chronologically or according to topics of interest.

Bietigheimer Zeitung, 2018/07/04
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Lighthouse for the safety

Opening -  Zedler-Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit officially moved into their new building in Ludwigsburg.

25 years ago Zedler-Institut für Fahrradtechnik und-Sicherheit was founded in Ludwigsburg. For the company anniversary the group focussing on two-wheeler testing and inspection allowed themselves a new building at their headquarters in the baroque city which is far more than an extended company building.

The new building unifies nearly everything that is energetically and technically possible in terms of efficiency and sustainability. A showpiece building matching the orientation of the group praised as lighthouse of a new mobility by the official speakers this weekend. This is also a reason why among others Baden-Wuerttemberg’s Minister of Transport Winfried Hermann attended the opening of the new building in Ludwigsburg.

Hanging museum

The new Zedler institute with workshops, offices and the important test labs produce electricity and heat on their own, the latter being supplied by the testing systems.

A particular eye catcher and manifestation of Managing Director Dirk Zedler’s great passion is a hanging museum. The walls are decorated by two-wheelers from all epochs.

At Zedler’s they do not deal with bicycles, but in the laboratories it’s all about quality and safety on two wheels. At Zedler – Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit GmbH bicycles and parts are tested in their own test lab. In addition, the company develops and builds testing systems and equips the test laboratories of bicycle manufacturers. Moreover, user manuals are designed, prepared and printed. GDFS prepare bicycle reports for insurers, lawyers, manufacturers and dealers and in the loss adjusting agency for bicycle technology Dirk Zedler is acting as publicly appointed and sworn-in bicycle expert for the courts in Germany and abroad.

Author: bz

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