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Italian Cycle Tourism Oscar 2024

The presentation of the prestigious Italian award for cycle tourism in 2024 will be held on June 1st. This will be the ninth edition of this recognition, awarded annually to the cycle paths of the various Regions that...

By 2026, it will be possible to cycle the first 80 kilometers of the cycle route in Sardinia

Sardinia, nestled in the Mediterranean Sea, enchants every cyclist with its wild landscape and cultural history. To meet the growing demand for adventurous yet relaxing cycling experiences, construction is underway...

7 routes to visit Bologna by e-bike!

Do you want to visit Bologna by bike and cycle through traditions and enchanting places? Here are seven cycling routes that explore both directions of Bologna: south towards the Apennines, and north towards the Plain. These...

The economic value of cycle tourism in Italy exceeds 5.5 billion euros

In Italy in 2023, cycling tourism recorded the presence of 56.8 million people, generating an economic impact that exceeded 5.5 billion euros. This data was reported...

Visiting the wonders of Tarvisio has never been so fun!

E-Bike Travel Tarvisio opens on Saturday 30 March! Nestled among the majestic peaks of the Julian Alps, Tarvisio offers a breathtaking panorama to explore by e-bike. In addition to being immersed in an extraordinary natural setting, Tarvisio...

Ciclovia del Sole and Ciclovia del Mincio: new initiatives to promote sustainable mobility.

Two beautiful projects that are coming to life in the panorama of infrastructures dedicated to sustainable mobility in the Veneto. In fact, the work for the Ciclovia del Sole in the Verona section and...

Emilia Romagna: Cycle routes for all tastes!

Emilia Romagna is a region rich in traditions that offers tourists and visitors many experiences to discover by e-bike! The territory and the numerous cycle paths that cross the Region, in fact, make it absolutely...

BRN VILLAGE: the first village in Italy dedicated to cycling

The BRN VILLAGE in Forlimpopoli is an excellent example of local redevelopment and promotion of the use of bicycles. The Bernardi family's Bike Park, inaugurated in 2023, has been a great success: in fact they are...

Castelvetro di Modena is “Village of villages” for l’Emilia-Romagna

The Modenese village represented the Emilia Romagna region in the broadcast “borgo dei borghi” aired on Sunday 11 February on Rai 3. This competition was created to raise awareness of the many wonders...

The 5 best e-Trekking models

Are you a lover of Sunday trips in the open air? Or cycling in the city to avoid traffic and parking problems? Or are you looking for the perfect solution for your everyday life and your free time?...

Bike Bonus 2024, how to start the year with the right pedal!

The bike bonus is also planned for 2024: starting from 9 January 2024, you will be able to enjoy the incentives and advantages provided by the Emilia Romagna region for the purchase of your e-Bike or your...

Christmas: here are some gift ideas

Christmas is in a few days and are you still at sea with the last Christmas gifts? We give you some solutions! Do you have that friend who loves going to work and doing his…

Winter on an E-Bike: some advice

The cold must not necessarily be seen as an enemy of e-bikes and pedaling in everyday life and in free time. Indeed, with the necessary precautions, tackling snowy paths can be extremely fun! Here you are...

European Greenways Award: Costa dei Trabocchi wins an award of excellence

The eleventh edition of the European Green Way Awards took place last November 20th in Rome. This award was established in 2003 and is carried out every two years with the aim of...

“Transforming urban mobility: the opportunity for eBike and eCargobike”, the interesting study by Bosch eBike System

Bosch eBike System commissioned a study regarding the advantages of using e-bikes and cargo compared to cars. Three out of four daily trips, including home-work or home-school trips and occasional and recreational trips, are less...

Europe favors work related to bikenomics

The European Commission recently adopted the Declaration on Cycling, a very important document for the development of the sector. This document aims above all to bring huge benefits to the cycling economy, thanks to the creation of jobs...

Cycling Strategy: what Europe foresees for active mobility

“Cycling Strategy” is the name of the resolution approved by the European Parliament which marks an important stage in the field of sustainable mobility. With this resolution, member states are asked to double the number of kilometres...

The Slow Cyclist Festival returns to Ferrara

Ferrara will host the seventh edition of the Slow Cyclist Festival from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th October. This event is dedicated to those who love cycling while enjoying the landscapes, stories and encounters along...

Gravel Turbulent: a gravel adventure to discover Milan and its surroundings!

From Sunday 22nd to Saturday 28th October it will be possible to try routes of different difficulty and length, on road and offroad, in the surroundings of Milan. This is not an organized event, but rather...

Bologna: the fair dedicated to cycle tourism returns in April

Now in its third edition, from 5 to 7 April in the DumBo space in Bologna, the 2024 Cycle Tourism Fair will return. The Fair is entirely dedicated to cycle tourism, the search for new experiences by bike...

Great success for the Italian Bike Festival 2023

The Misano World Circuit in Misano Adriatico hosted the sixth edition of the Italian Bike Festival last weekend which has confirmed itself as one of the reference events in Italy for bike enthusiasts...

Save Energy: European Mobility Week 2023

From 16 to 22 September 2023 it will be the European Mobility Week, an event promoted by FIAB (Italian Federation of the Environment and Bicycle), in conjunction with the European Mobility Week of the European Commission, whose theme this year...

E-Bike, the two wheels that have revolutionized sustainable mobility.

E-bikes are gaining more and more popularity around the world as a sustainable means of transport. With the focus increasingly on environmental protection, the need to reduce emissions and the need for...

E-bike, Ancma intervenes: no insurance obligation

Ancma (National Association of Cycle and Motorcycle Accessories) intervened in recent days to clarify the news according to which the Council of Ministers, during the session of 3 August, approved a draft legislative decree...

Emilia Romagna allocates important contributions for the purchase of e-bikes and e-cargo

Anyone who purchases an e-bike or an e-Cargo starting from August 7th in Emilia Romagna will be able to enjoy an important advantage! Contributions arrive from the Region for those who decide to buy a bike or cargo...

3T, the maximum expression of freedom in a gravel frame

We are happy to announce some wonderful news from E-Bike Travel. In fact, from today you can rent a 3T in the centers of Modena, Bologna, Milan, Desenzano and Varese! The Exploro Racemax Boost is a Gravel...

New for 2024: Bosch Performance Line Sx

2024 will be full of exciting news from Bosch. The Bosch Performance Line SX is a drive unit designed for MTB, Gravel but also road and city bikes with pedal assistance....

Incentives for the purchase of e-bikes and cargo bikes are back in Bologna!

From 1 July Bologna introduced the 30 km/h limit in the city and reintroduced a very interesting and advantageous initiative to encourage sustainable mobility. The Municipality of Bologna has in fact resumed the provision...

E-bike boom across Europe: some numbers

2022 saw continued growth with a relative increase in turnover and investments in the European bicycle industry. This is the result of the latest report from CONEBI (European Confederation of the Bicycle, E-Bike, Components and...

Urban Awards: nominations for the seventh edition are now underway

Urban Awards is the award for sustainable mobility and cycling, created by Ludovica Casellati and promoted by ANCI (National Association of Italian Municipalities), Intesa Sanpaolo, Bosch and ANCMA (National Association of Cycle and Motorcycle Accessories)....

The bicycle blows out 204 candles!

Yesterday, June 26, the bicycle turned 204 years old! The first patent for a "velocipede", without pedals or brakes, was in fact registered in New York on 26 June 1819, date...

Banca Ifis: e-bike boom in Italy and record turnover in the bicycle sector

2022 marked a +10% for Italian bike and component manufacturers, reaching the historic threshold of 2.0 billion euros for the first time. This is the main fact that emerges...

Mustache GAME voted Mountain Bike of the Year!

Mustache's Game 11 literally hit the jackpot, winning 4 important awards: best mountain bike of the year, best downhill bike, best uphill bike and best quality/price ratio. The event took place on the hills...

The Puccini Ciclopedonale of the Tuscany Region wins the eighth edition of the Italian Cycle Tourism Oscar!

The Italian cycle tourism Oscar is the prize that is awarded every year to the green cycle routes of the Regions that promote holidays on two wheels with services aimed at slow tourism. Now in its eighth edition,...

Bike to work: how to get started

The alarm rings, you get up and open the window. It's sunny outside, the temperatures are mild. “This could be the perfect day to start cycling to work,” you think. But then they arrive...

BikeUp: the fair dedicated to e-bikes, cycle tourism and light electric mobility returns to Turin.

The BikeUp – Electric Bicycle Power Festival – is the completely free outdoor fair dedicated to e-bikes, cycle tourism and light electric mobility. After the success of previous editions, this year the fair has...

MobilitARS 2023: the Symposium dedicated to the management of urban mobility returns to Bologna.

The Third Edition of MobilitARS returns to Bologna from 4 to 6 May at the Salaborsa Library, Auditorium Biagi, piazza del Nettuno 3. The event is organized by the Michele Scarponi Foundation in collaboration with Bikenomist, with the patronage and...

The Valtellina E-Bike Festival is back with lots of new features

The fourth edition of the Valtellina E-Bike Festival will return on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2023. It will be a weekend entirely dedicated to nature tours, food and wine, adventure and, obviously, Electric Mountain Bikes. The Valtellina E-bike...

There is a boom in cycle tourists in Italy

The new Isnart report with Legambiente, "Travelling with the bike 2023", has been released, which photographs an absolutely positive and growing reality. Bike trips are no longer dedicated to a niche but...

Cycle tourism fair: a weekend full of events

The Cycle Tourism Fair will be held on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April in Bologna! A weekend where bicycles will be the protagonists in the DumBo exhibition spaces: workshops, seminars, cycle tourism ideas, entertainment for...

Parma: go to incentives for the purchase of ebikes and cargo ebikes!

222 thousand euros have been allocated to promote electric mobility, made available by the Municipality of Parma and Infomobility. The fund is reserved for residents of Parma who will purchase e-bikes and Cargo e-bikes at...

Bologna: funds for incentives on e-Bike and Cargo Bike purchases are increasing!

A further 100 thousand euros have been added to encourage the purchase of ebikes and cargo bikes. The initiative of the Municipality of Bologna to encourage the purchase of e-bikes and cargo e-bikes was a real success. The announcement...

New for 2023: E-Bike Travel long-term rental

Among the many new features for 2023 we have also included long-term rental to private individuals and accommodation facilities. Our Long Term Rental proposal to private individuals is applicable to any type of e-bike,...

Our new e-Shop is online!

Spring is upon us and, from today, buying an e-bike has never been easier! Thanks to our new online shop you have a wide range of choices among the best models...

THOK GRAM: the new full carbon arrived at Thok

The GRAM has been officially presented: Thok's first full carbon e-enduro. Nomen Omen: “Gram”, in Piedmontese dialect, means “Bad” and indicates that healthy anger that pushes you to obtain a result, to achieve...

Parma: incentives for the purchase of e-bikes and cargo.

222 thousand euros have been allocated to promote electric mobility, which will be provided through Infomobility. The choice to encourage sustainable mobility is part of the Administration's overall strategy to reduce the use of private vehicles, increase...

Cycling Strategy: the new EU plan

The European Parliament has approved the "Cycling Strategy" inviting member states to increase investments in the construction of cycling infrastructure and support industrial policies for the entire sector. Promoting the plan is...

Corigliano – Rossano: a wonderful area to discover by E-Bike!

Between the Ionian Coast and the beauties of Sila, Corigliano-Rossano is the perfect area to discover on an e-bike! Nature, history, art, museums, castles, cathedrals, panoramas, flavours.. a land of a thousand resources...

Infinity: the new entry from Bottecchia

Infinity like… the drums! High technology joins the world of Bottecchia eMTBs, expanding fun and performance. Big news? With the new Follow Your Instinct 2023 collection, Infinity the new battery arrives...

Conway: the latest news from E-Bike Travel!

2023 will be a year full of beautiful news. We don't want to spoil too much, but let's start with the first one! We welcome Conway, the new brand that you can find in our stores! In the lasts...

Bikeconomy: 22 million bikes sold in Europe

CIE, Cycling Industries Europe, has drawn up the Market Intelligence Report which provides important insights into the state of cycling in Europe in 2021. The study focused on three elements: policies and investments...

Christmas gifts: some last minute solutions!

Christmas is in a few days and are you still at sea with the last Christmas gifts? We give you some solutions! City Pack, the bundle dedicated to your safety in the city 💥Helmet...

Cycling cities: BICI is the solution

Redesigning urban space to promote the liveability of cities and citizen-friendly spaces is supported by BICI. BIKE intended as a means of transport but, in this case, also as an acronym...

Christmas has arrived at E-Bike Travel!

Lights, decorated trees and e-bikes ready to dispose of various and possible dinners and lunches: we are ready for this Christmas 2022. We know how difficult it always is to find the perfect gift or, why not,...

“Bike to Shop”: Christmas shopping is green in Modena!

Discounts and incentives for those who go shopping by bike, this is the proposal of Modena Councilor Vittorio Reggiani. With an eye on shop windows and a sustainable future, the proposal was...

New Jam2 SL: Performance and lightness

The new arrival at Focus is a great combination of lightness, performance and easy handling. It is an extremely light full suspension eMTB: just think that for the top of the range model,...

The e-bike bonus is also arriving in Friuli Venezia Giulia

The bike bonus will be equal to 30% of the invoice amount and will be allocated to all residents of the region for a maximum of €200 for bikes and €300 for ebikes. Who has...

Bologna will host the 2023 Cycle Tourism Fair

After the great success of the first edition held in Milan and which involved more than 15,000 visitors, the Cycle Tourism Fair changes city. It will be held on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April in Bologna,...

What would happen if everyone rode bikes?

Imagine if in your city all the inhabitants began to travel by bike rather than by car. We would immediately notice some advantages, such as quieter streets, less congested traffic, green areas...

Bergamo rewards citizens who use bicycles for their home-work trips

If your municipality gave you €30 a month to cycle to work, would you do it? From 3 October to 31 December 2022, the second phase of "We reward you for...

Bosch Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition: the engine designed for competitions

Power, Performance, Speed. The new Bosch engine dedicated to the eMTB world takes competitiveness to a higher level. The new “Race” mode allows an explosion of power when exiting corners and...

E-bike market: some numbers

ANCMA, National Cycle Motorcycle Accessories Association, took stock of the existing bike shops on Italian soil and the related sale of bicycles and e-bikes. In Italy, approximately 3,900 were registered in 2021...

Are you resident or work in Bologna? Take advantage of the incentives!

For many, September is a bit like New Year's Eve: new beginnings, projects, the start of school, the usual good intentions regarding physical activity. With a cargo e-bike you can move freely around the city and do all...

The 10 cycle routes of the National Tourist Cycle Route System

Italy is the perfect country to visit by e-bike, pedaling between villages, archaeological sites, historic streets, monuments, rivers and hills. The objective is to offer 10 safe and quality national cycle routes, capable of...

Tourist cycle paths in Italy: where are we at?

FIAB, the Italian Environment and Bicycle Federation, has taken stock of the situation regarding the funding provided for the major cycling tourism routes in Italy. According to ministerial data from the PNRR, it is scheduled for...

Milan: 400 million will be invested in cycle paths.

In recent years the cycling situation in Milan has clearly improved and will continue to do so. In fact, it has been established that 400 million euros will be invested "to create a system of super cycle paths...

Amazon: increasingly eCargo Friendly

eCargos are a vehicle destined to have ever more relevance in daily life and free time. We talked about the enormous potential of this medium last week and it seems that Amazon too...

Italy: favorite destination for German cycle tourists

FIAB, the Italian Environment and Bicycle Federation, analyzing the data coming from Germany, has photographed a new situation of the cycle paths of our beautiful country, inviting all institutions and local authorities to reflect on the many...

Cargo eBike: a constantly evolving phenomenon

If in Italy the eCargo phenomenon is just beginning, in many European countries it is an established and highly appreciated means of transport. The data collected by Cyclelogistics during the “European Cargo Bike Industry Survey”, show that...

A July full of emotions: the second edition of the Wild e-side Bosch ePowered arrives

Weekend of beautiful emotions, the Brenta Dolomites, music and of course, e-bike adventures: the Wild E-Side Bosch ePowered returns. The second edition returns on 16 and 17 July in Madonna di Campiglio...

E-Bike: serious fines for those who rig, sell or produce

A thousand euro fine for those who produce, sell or tamper with pedal-assisted bicycles and even more for those who drive them. Clearer, harsher and more applicable sanctions are arriving for those who cheat...

Because micromobility is here to stay.

A survey conducted by McKinsey found that consumers are giving more and more importance to the topic of micromobility. In fact, the interviewees, during the Mobility Ownership Consumer Survey conducted by the McKinsey Center for Future...

Velo-city: what are the macrotrends in cycling?

Velo-City, the largest conference dedicated to the world of cycling, ended a few days ago. This year it was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 14 to 17 June with a very...

10 reasons why cycling is good for society

The Dutch Cycling Embassy has recognized 10 fundamental points that constitute the decalogue of Bikenomics, the bicycle economy. The bicycle as environmental policy The impact that the bicycle has on the environment is practically zero: its...

Italian Green Award 2022: Emilia Romagna wins

The Grand Tour of the Savio Valley wins Emilia Romagna the 2022 Italian Green Award! Now in its seventh edition, the Italian cycle tourism Oscar has set itself a double objective: on the one hand to stimulate...

BikeUP: the event linked to eBikes and cycle tourism returns to Bergamo

Bike Up, the eighth edition of the event dedicated to e-bikes and cycle tourism, returns to Bergamo from 10 to 12 June. The moments of in-depth analysis, debate and meeting will be the main novelty this year. They are born...

MobilitARS 2022: some numbers on the second edition

MobilitARS, the training symposium on the art of mobility, was held last weekend in Reggio Emilia. Two days full of meetings, relationships and exchanges which saw the participation of 300 people...

Pisa by e-bike: between art, gluttony and breathtaking views

Whether it's a family weekend or moments of pure adrenaline, Pisa is the perfect area to visit by e-bike. A city rich in history with its gardens and medieval walls, delights...

MobilitARS: here are some good reasons not to miss the second edition!

It will be held on 26-27-28 May in Reggio Emilia, MobilitARS! MobilitARS is the training symposium dedicated to urban mobility to bring public space back to its primary task of creating life and relationships...

Problems and solutions: the brakes

On an eMTB adventure, optimal brake performance is a fundamental prerogative. Too aggressive braking, "spongy" levers, contaminated pads or damaged discs are just some of the problems that can arise. Every...

Thok Yellow Edition: the limited editions of MIG and TK01

The two new exclusive versions of the MIG and TK01 series were presented at the Bike Festival in Riva del Garda last week. The limited editions have a yellow livery signed Aldo Drudi, which pays homage...

Bike Festival: the event dedicated to bikes is back!

After the great success of October 21st, the FSA Bike Festival – Garda Trentino returns to kick off the beautiful season full of events dedicated to MTBs, with and without pedal assistance, in Alto Garda....

Cycle tourism: a very successful phenomenon

As emerged at the 2022 Cycle Tourism Fair, the alternative holiday on e-bikes is not a current trend, but a real lifestyle. In fact, the bicycle has become a...

E-Bike Travel Varese is a Riese dealer & Muller!

There is wonderful news in the E-Bike Travel group! Riese & Müller, a prestigious German brand with a passion for bicycles and everything that involves perfectionism and innovation, is officially in our Store...

Bosch increases microchip production in Europe

It is a well-known fact that the availability of raw materials and chips is now lacking and leads to many problems, including repercussions on e-bike deliveries. For this reason Bosch...

Huge success for the cycle tourism fair: over 15 thousand visitors were registered

The Cycle Tourism Fair held in the Fabbrica del Vapore on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March was a huge success. Thanks to the great desire to discover new travel horizons and the beauty of...

FUTA: the new arrival at Ducati

Thok's collaboration with the famous Borgo Panigale manufacturer continues in style and gives life to the first Ducati eRoad: the FUTA. This novelty takes its name from the Futa Pass, a road...

Bosch and Volkswagen together for the production of batteries

The two giants have signed a memorandum of understanding for the creation of new solutions dedicated to the production of batteries. The objective is to create integrated systems for the creation of cells to be supplied...

EuroVelo: enormous economic potential for cycling.

The ECF has published a new report, “the state of national cycling strategies in Europe (2021)”, which provides an overview of national cycling strategies in 47 European countries as of December 2021. In order for…

Clean Cities Company: Italian cities are among the last places.

The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly put the spotlight on the climate issue and the problem of global pollution, attributing many of the causes to urban mobility. While many European cities have worked hard to...

The Call for Abstracts for MobilitARS 2022 is open

Mobility is the central fulcrum for the good functioning of cities. If this didn't work, or worked poorly, commerce, schools, activities and even social relations would also stop working. For this reason it is...

Galfer celebrates 70 years!

Founded in 1952 in Spain by Maffio Milesi, Galfer can boast 70 years of technology and passion in the field of braking systems. Born to produce flexible brake shoes invented in Italy by its...

Germany: there is a boom in cycle tourists

Recent years have seen a significant growth in active holidays, especially cycle tourism. This mode of travel not only allows you to have fun without polluting, but also allows you to visit places...

The Ciclovia del Sole will become a green corridor.

The Ciclovia del Sole, the stretch that connects Mirandola with Bologna, will soon be immersed in greenery. After the hypothesis of participating in the national call for urban reforestation, the mayor of Bologna Matteo Lepore has...

EU: more and more proposals in favor of sustainable mobility

The bicycle is becoming an increasingly protagonist in the EU's proposals for sustainable mobility. In fact, last December 14th, the European Commission presented a series of proposals for "efficient mobility and...

Londoners are increasingly bike lovers: cyclists outnumber motorists.

An analysis conducted by the British Ministry of Transport found that there are more people on bicycles than those who travel by car. Thanks to the actions promoted by London in recent years: the creation of runways...

Accell Group acquired by KKR investment funds for 1.56 billion euros

It is now well established that the bike industry is continually growing: the Accell group recorded an increase in sales of the 17% in 2020 to 1.3 billion euros and strong growth in...

Italy is increasingly Bike Friendly: the two-wheel market is constantly growing.

Boom in the bike sector: 2 million two-wheelers sold in 2021. The data contained in the sixth report of the Focus2R Observatory, research promoted by Confindustria ANCMA with Legambiente, puts the...

Italy follows in the footsteps of France: car advertising will have to promote sustainable mobility

Advertising the car market will no longer be so simple: every advertising message that aims to promote cars, in fact, will have to contain explicit references to reduce their use and promote sustainable means. In Italy it is only one...

Brakes: curiosities and useful advice

Increasingly high-performance bikes, increasingly high-performance tires and the desire to travel through increasingly difficult terrain: with an e-bike everything becomes simpler and more fun. For great speeds and wonderful adventures in full...

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