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.

e-bike / The catalogue 2015 Comment
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All-clear signal!

The fear of rechargeable batteries is not unreasonable. Fires in connection with pedelecs are a subject which is often hyped by the media.

If it then turns out that the "battery fire" was only a defective socket in the cycle shop, this is not worth a message. It is only in exceptional cases that pedelec batteries catch fire, especially in the case of incorrect handling or tinkering or in the case of nameless low-quality products. Rechargeable batteries of brand manufacturers are on a very high level, provided internal safety, connectors and charger. In the case of cheap products from the internet or the DIY-market you cannot be certain; often quality is not tested in accordance with European standards. I therefore strongly recommend that you buy products of well-known manufacturers.

And: Do not drill a rechargeable battery, don’t clamp anything to it and don’t open it.

Author: Dirk Zedler

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