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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...

Food Valley Bike: the cycle path that combines taste and e-bikes between Parma and Busseto

An exciting journey that combines nature, flavors and culture united by a passion for cycling! This 80 km route winds along the Lower Parmense cycle path that connects Parma to Busseto, following...

Mandatory bike parking: the new proposal coming from the EU

The proposal to implement parking spaces dedicated to bicycles in public and non-public buildings comes from the European Commission! According to a new proposal for a revision by the European Commission for the Energy Performance Directive...

The Cycle Tourism Fair is back

The Cycle Tourism Fair will be held in Milan on 12 and 13 March 2022. It is well known to everyone that cycle tourism is a topic of great interest. According to the report's previews...

New funds allocated for urban cycle paths and tourist cycle paths

The funds from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan foreseen by the decree of the Minister of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility, Enrico Giovannini, have been allocated. We are talking about a total of 3.2 billion euros of...

Winter and E-Bike: some advice for storage

In the previous article we gave some advice for making the best use of the e-bike even in the colder months. Today we turn to e-bike lovers who put their bikes into hibernation in the months...

Winter and E-Bike: some advice for use in the colder season!

The arrival of cold and winter must not represent an obstacle to the use of e-bikes. Indeed, with the necessary precautions, tackling snowy paths can be extremely fun! Precisely for this reason, today we want to give you some advice...

Thok: the made in Italy company with E-Mtb in its DNA.

Since 2017, Thok E-Bike has been producing and distributing pedal-assisted bicycles designed and engineered entirely in Italy, with great attention to performance. The company has sport in its DNA: it was founded, in fact,...

E-Bike: safety first!

Having an e-bike allows you to fully enjoy adventures, places and experiences. You can pedal faster, for longer and go up gradients and lengths that you would hardly have covered without a bicycle...

COP26: active mobility enters the transport document

The promotion of active mobility, therefore by bike or on foot, has officially entered the transport document presented at COP 26. COP 26 is the 26th Conference of the Parties on Changes...

The E-Bike Travel CARDS have arrived!

From today giving the perfect gift is easier! If you don't want to be part of the group of "last second latecomers" or waste days searching for the perfect object and then risk not finding it...

E-bikes play an increasingly central role in people's lives

Shimano's Third State of Nation report revealed that 46% Europeans consider e-bikes as a viable alternative to car travel. This means that more and more people prefer a system of...

COP26: the climate change conference

COP26 is taking place from 31 October to 12 November in Glasgow. This is the United Nations conference on climate change where we will take stock of the strategies that all countries...

Returns to BAM!, the European gathering of cycle travellers

The BAM!, the European gathering of cycle travellers, the largest cycle tourism event in Europe, has been reconfirmed for 2022. It will be held in Mantua, from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 June 2022. After two editions...

EU: new funds arriving to encourage the use of bicycles

The European Cyclist Federation (EFC), the European body responsible for lobbying to promote cycling, has announced that, thanks to a new updated regulation for the Structural Funds, the European Union has requested more...

The Slow Cyclist Festival is celebrated in Ferrara!

“Blessed are the last who know how to enjoy life”. This is the perfect motto for the event dedicated to slowness and knowing how to enjoy the beauty of non-competitive cycling which will be held in Ferrara from...

How much is the bike industry worth?

Banca Ifis analyzed the Italian bicycle ecosystem, a supply chain of around 2900 companies with 17 thousand employees, showing mind-boggling figures. The two-wheel industry has reached a value of around 9 billion...

Lyon multiplies its cycle paths

A 100 million euro plan for 400 kilometers of extra-urban cycle paths: here is the maxi project dedicated to bicycles that Lyon has in store. The objective of the plan is 2030, so it will take...

Zone 30 across Europe: the European Parliament approves the resolution

With 615 votes in favour, the European Parliament has approved an important resolution asking the European Commission to draw up a recommendation for the introduction of speed limits of 30 km/h in residential areas and in...

Brescia dedicates more space to bicycles.

Brescia will also be equipped with a plan dedicated to soft mobility, also known as Biciplan, a tool of fundamental importance for encouraging the use of bicycles in Italian cities. This plan, still not widespread although mandatory,...

The waterways, a sustainable and bike friendly solution

There are 200,000 kilometers of canals present along the country. Resources that have the potential to be revolutionary in enriching the territory, offering new and useful infrastructures perfect for commuters and cycle tourists. This is one of many...

Fantic Motor strengthens the e-bike sector

That the e-bike dominates the bicycle market and created many business opportunities is now beyond a shadow of a doubt. To satisfy the ever-increasing demand for bicycles, Fantic Motor, a Venetian company specializing in motorcycles,...

Bologna: regional incentives for those who travel to work by bike

The Council of the Municipality of Bologna has approved membership of the Emilia-Romagna Region's "Bike to Work" protocol to encourage people to use bicycles for home-work travel. The Region has made available...

Bike to Work: how to make it a beautiful and healthy habit.

After an initial moment of initial enthusiasm, enthusiasm for bike to work can wane until it becomes sporadic. The reasons are different: the arrival of the cold, commitments, lack of time. Why the...

The fifth edition of ComuniCiclabili is underway

Applications are officially open for the fifth edition of ComuniCiclabili, the initiative of FIAB, the Italian Environment and Bicycle Federation which objectively evaluates the current state of a city in various aspects which have...

Copenhagen plans to redistribute urban spaces making them citizen-friendly

After London, with the decision to pedestrianize Oxford Circus, Barcelona and Paris, with the pedestrianization of Bastille Square and the redevelopment of the Champs-Elisées, Copenhagen also has a beautiful green project in mind. From...

MOBILITARS 2022: the event will be held in Reggio Emilia

The European Mobility Week opened with the announcement of a highly anticipated event: Reggio Emilia will, in fact, host MobilitARS 2022. The second edition of the training symposium dedicated to the cities of the future...

Can e-bikes be a real alternative to the car?

Can pedal-assisted bicycles become so central to everyday life that they replace the use, or even ownership, of a car? The World Health Organization has identified minimum activity parameters...

Italian Bike Festival: numbers and some curiosities

The fourth edition of the Italian Bike Festival in Rimini has ended, the Italian event dedicated to the world of the bike industry which hosted over 400 manufacturers in an area of 40,000 square meters in the park...

Garda cycle path: the 350 million project is ready.

The technical and economic feasibility project for the Garda Ciclovia route, an itinerary along the shores of Lake Garda, is finally ready. The three regions involved, therefore Lombardy, Veneto and Trentino, are not...

The intelligent system from Bosch is reality.

The new intelligent system from Bosch, which will be mounted on some e-bike brands starting from the 2022 model, brings eBikers into the digital future. What will change? Let's find out together! First of all the eBike Flow app....

Europe is increasingly green and suitable for e-bikes

Most European countries have specific cycling projects underway in their recovery plans following the Covid-19 pandemic. In recent years the bicycle has become increasingly important...

Fantic: growing turnover in the first quarter of 2021.

Successes continue for Fantic, the Italian company specializing in high-performance eMtb. Founded in 1968, the company has a past, and a present, in the world of motorcycles, therefore it could only create eMtb...

Between Nature and Wellbeing: from Cuneo to the Valdieri Spa by e-bike

Cycling along waterways towards the Terme di Valdieri, immersed in the scenery of the Maritime Alps: a journey dedicated to well-being and nature. The itinerary winds for 100 km with a total difference in altitude...

The 5 Oscar-winning cycle routes

In Trentino, Calabria, Emilia Romagna, Marche and Basilicata: on the winning roads of the 2021 Italian Green Road Award with itineraries suitable for everyone thanks also to e-bikes. Cycling tourism knows no seasons: it is always the...

The Via Francigena by E-Bike

The Francigena is an ancient pilgrimage route 1800 kilometers long that connects Canterbury to Rome, tomb of the apostles Peter and Paul and a point of reference for Christianity. In the Middle Ages it was traveled not only...

GRAB: Bicycle Ring Road

The GRAB, Grande Raccordo Anulare delle Biciclette, is the maxi project dedicated to the creation of a cycle/pedestrian ring accessible to all, which extends for 45 km within the city of Rome. An infrastructure...

GABA: The Great Ring of the Ascoli Villages

The Great Ring of the Ascolani Villages, or GABA, is a historical-naturalistic themed itinerary of about 100km perfect for traveling by ebike. This path, in addition to reaching third place at the Italian Green Road Award...

ANCMA: data for the first half of 2021

After a record-breaking 2020, the great growth of the e-bike sector is reconfirmed also in the first half of 2021. ANCMA, National Cycle and Motorcycle Accessories Association, shows how the attention to electric mobility is increasingly growing....

Appennine cycle path by E-bike

Two thousand six hundred kilometres, fourteen Italian regions touched, more than three hundred municipalities crossed and twenty-six parks and protected areas. We're not giving numbers: this is all you can find along the Apennine Cycle Route, the...

Shimano expands factories

The leading Japanese company in components dedicated to the world of bicycles, which currently holds the 65% on the market, has decided to invest in the expansion of its factories to cope with the large increase in demand caused by...

Summer on e-bikes: 5 perfect destinations for two wheels!

As we have said many times, the e-bike is the best way to discover the area as two wheels allow you to find small corners of paradise that are impossible to notice on board a car. The e-bike...

England: the desire for e-bikes is growing more and more

The English are increasingly moving towards the daily use of e-bikes. Research conducted by VOLT observed how travel methods have changed since the pandemic began: the 39% of...

The new Tour+ mode is available for the Bosch Performance Line CX

The Bosch Performance Line CX Tour + support level has been available since the beginning of July, for more fun riding your eMTB. With the new Mode it will be possible to switch between...

BRN Village, the first village dedicated to bikes in Italy

Work has officially begun on the construction of the BRN Village, the first village entirely dedicated to the world of cycling and wellness in Italy. It will be born in Forlimpopoli, in the province of Forlì-Cesena and will be...

Green Road dell'Acqua: the Oscar-winning route in Trentino

“Commitment, tenacity and workmanlike implementation were the reasons that decreed the victory of the Green Road of Water, in an area that has been investing in the organization and promotion of cycle paths for decades...

Italian Green Road Award 2021: it is an Ex Aequo for Trento and Calabria

For the first time, the prize that goes every year to the Italian Green Roads that have stood out for their attention to slow tourism, recorded a tie between the Green Road of Acqua di...

The Oltrepò Pavese by e-bike

Famous for its food and wine excellences and the production of local wine, the Oltrepò Pavese is a wonderful area to discover on e-bikes, thanks also to the routes on low-traffic roads that...

What are the most clicked Italian cycle routes?

When you want to go on a cycling excursion or plan a cycling holiday, the choice of itinerary is essential. You need to know its length, stages, technical characteristics and accommodation, tourist and cultural offerings. Bicitalia.org,...

France and Italy, together for slow and sustainable tourism

Monviso, also known as King of Stone, is the highest mountain in the Cottian Alps and has become a UNESCO heritage site as a cross-border biosphere reserve with France. Furthermore, since 2016, this is part of the…

Plastic Free Ride: a green initiative on two wheels!

Traveling by bike, in addition to discovering hidden corners of the world with different eyes, offers an incredible feeling of freedom. On the other hand, unfortunately, it is not uncommon to come across breathtaking views and, once in a while...

Cilento and the Via Silente

“On the Via Silente you cycle to enjoy time, to perceive reality with all your senses, to discover that Silence which is not the absence of sounds but the quality of listening.” In one sentence...

Shimano keeps the e-bike market in check

Industries closed for months during the pandemic, problems with transport and ever-increasing demand are factors that are certainly causing difficulties for various sectors. Also for the...

L’Etna by E-Bike

There are places so beautiful and suggestive that they remain in the heart and certainly an active, majestic volcano capable of enchanting anyone is one of these. We are talking about Etna, also called Mongibello. And if this...

Investments in the e-bike world are increasing more and more

That the bicycle, especially the pedal-assisted one, is going through an unprecedented golden moment, where demand has quadrupled compared to 2019, is now beyond doubt. Confindustria ANCMA, in fact, has released the data...

Ferrara: the city of cycling

Recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and always considered the "Italian City of Bicycles", Ferrara is an evocative area rich in tradition. Flat and surrounded by the water of the Po, the entire province of Ferrara is ideal for...

Italian Green Road Award 2021: there are still a few days left to submit the greenway nominations!

There are still a few days left until May 31st, the last day to send the cycle route nominations to the Italian Green Road Award 2021, the sixth edition of the Italian cycle tourism Oscar which this year too will reward the "green routes" of...

Mari & Monti: From Brenner to Marina di Ravenna by E-Bike!

Are you undecided whether to spend your holidays at the seaside or in the mountains? This path removes any indecision! A wonderful cycle itinerary from the Alps to the beaches that starts from Brennero and reaches Marina di...

MTB outing: are you sure you have everything you need?

The weekend is upon us and there is nothing better than a nice e-bike ride. But to make sure it's a relaxing and worry-free ride, you're sure to have...

Unique culture and landscapes: Monviso by E-Bike!

A unique territory of extraordinary beauty, this part of Piedmont, recognized by UNESCO as the Monviso Biosphere Reserve, extends to the Pellice, Po and Varaita valleys, including the Saluzzo and Pinerolo foothill plains....

Can color be an influencing factor on the safety of cycle paths?

From a German study it seems so. The research only concerns cycle paths built close to the roads, a solution that is frequently used in Italy using simple white demarcation lines. This...

The Lucanian Apennines Park by E-Bike

The Basilicata region, small and rich in landscapes, tradition and biodiversity, is a pearl to visit by e-bike. Crossed by the Southern Apennines, the wonderful Apennine Lucano Val d'Agri National Park was established in 2007...

Italy: e-bike travel is booming.

The first months of 2021 confirmed last year's trend: requests for e-bikes are growing day by day, especially with the arrival of the summer. Suffice it to say that in just five years the...

The Brescia Prealps by e-bike!

A short distance from Brescia stands Val Trompia, one of the three main valleys in the Brescia area. Crossed by the Mella river, the valley rises until it reaches the summit of Mount Maniva and...

France: up to €2,500 in incentives if you scrap your car and buy an e-bike.

In France, buying an electric bike or a cargo bike will be even easier and more accessible to citizens. The deputies of the Assembly, in fact, voted in favor of an amendment, which could soon become the new...

The Pearls of the Italian Alps by E-Bike!

Mobility and gentle tourism, in the name of a relaxing experience in full harmony with nature. This is precisely the objective of 21 Italian Alpine resorts who have joined together to form, together with Austria, Switzerland,...

ITALIAN GREEN ROAD AWARD 2021: applications open!

Nominations have been officially opened for the sixth edition of the Italian Green Award 2021, a prize awarded to the "green ways" of the Italian regions that have distinguished themselves in the care and attention to...

Ciclovia del Sole: the Mirandola – Osteria Nuova section is a reality!

After almost two years of construction, the 46 km stretch of the Ciclovia del Sole from Mirandola to Osteria is finally a reality. The new infrastructure, built on the former Bologna-Verona railway route, will be part of the Eurovelo 7...

TK01 R: Thok's new e-Enduro

Released on March 23, 2021, the TK01 R is the new super-equipped model of the Thok family. The frame, in light aluminum alloy 66061 technically treated T4 T6, with hydroformed parts, machining in...

Pugliese Aqueduct cycle path: an infrastructure that becomes reality

The first phase of the MIT technical roundtable concluded, not without difficulty, with the approval of the Technical-Economic Feasibility projects relating to the Apulian Aqueduct cycle route. The cycle route would develop from the sources of the Aqueduct, in...

Unprecedented e-bike market: record sales for Germany.

Recent years have seen ever-larger and more consistent growth for the German e-bike market, but 2020 has set all kinds of records for volume expansion and growth in...

Franciacorta by e-bike: a beautiful ride in the land of good wine

The land of Franciacorta is pure poetry: castles, villages, nature reserves, good wine. A wonderful landscape that deserves to be discovered slowly and carefully, as only an e-bike allows you to do. The...

Super cycle paths: the perfect solution for redeveloping cities

Not just a cycle path: the Superciclabile is much more. First of all it is a public transport line, as it is completely integrated into the local transport network, it is an educational tool...

Cycle Route of Culture: the Bergamo-Brescia route is now a reality.

Now it's official: the project for the beautiful cycle path that will connect Brescia with Bergamo, the two Italian Capitals of Culture, has been presented. It will be a 75 km long cycle path that will connect the walls of...

The post-covid will be characterized by electric.

“State of the Nation”, a report drawn up by Shimano, is clear: this year 24% of Europeans will buy an e-bike and in Italy the percentage rises to 30%. The report, conducted in 2020 on a sample...

The mountain that touches the sea: the Conero Park by E-Bike

The Monte Conero Regional Park is an environmental oasis overlooking the sea. Established in 1987, the Park is a protected area where there are more than a thousand species and subspecies of plants and is...

Color changes: when is it possible to do outdoor activities?

On 6 March 2021, yet another Prime Ministerial Decree came into force which will be valid for one month: until 6 April 2021. In this latest decree, Italy was divided into 4 different zones corresponding to the...

Lake Varese: a wonder to discover by E-Bike.

Lake Varese is located at the foot of the Varese Prealps, it is the 10th largest Italian lake and is part of the Seven Lakes of the Province of Varese. Around this little wonder immersed...

The Health Foundation speaks: a ride saves a life.

We have already said that sport is good for us in every way. It improves mood, physical fitness, the environment and even the economy because it reduces costs for drugs and, above all, those...

SHIMANO BLOWS OUT 100 CANDLES

Founded in 1921 in Sakai (Osaka) by Shozaburo Shimano, the company, initially called Shimano Iron Works, began its history by producing freewheel mechanisms and, on March 23, 2021, will celebrate its centenary of...

Calabria: between sea, parks and wonders to discover

Calabria, in addition to a wonderful sea and traditions to discover, is home to a great little treasure to be experienced: the cycle path of the parks. The dedicated website was recently put online,...

Let's talk about E-Bikes: the Models

Here we are at the last appointment of our journey dedicated to e-bikes. After Engine, Battery and Equipment, today we talk about Models. As we have said many times, the perfect e-bike for you meets your needs and...

Cycling and poetry: the Lower Garda by E-Bike.

The beautiful season is upon us. The days are timidly starting to get longer, the sun is getting hotter and the desire for outings in freedom is great. Nothing like a beautiful view, the...

E-BIKE TRAVEL franchising proposal: an interesting business proposal

If it is true that the pandemic has led to an ever-increasing use of e-bikes, not only for free time but also for daily travel, it is also true that bikes on...

Let's talk about E-BIKES: THE EQUIPMENTS

We are at the third appointment of our journey into the E-bike world. We talked about the engine, the battery, today it's the turn of the setups. These are very important when evaluating an e-bike: the fittings of...

The Bike Festival postpones the date to October 2021

A "suffering but responsible decision", says Director Oscar Shwazer regarding the postponement of the dates of the Bike Festival, the great event for all bicycle enthusiasts. The Bike Festival is an opportunity to...

Let's talk about e-Bike: THE BATTERY.

Last week we took you to discover the ENGINE. We have explained the different characteristics and why it is important to understand "what you want to do with an e-bike", before deciding which one...

Let's talk about e-Bike: THE ENGINE.

“An e-bike costs the same as a car” “Nice, but it's too expensive for a bicycle” “With all that money I'll buy a motorbike”. In reality, the economic offer for the purchase of a good...

From drawing to planning: how a Thok is born

Passion, idea, project and realization. Nothing is taken for granted in the creation of an e-bike and there are many factors that determine the final result. What attracts the customer? What are the strengths? As...

Mustache wins another award!

Since 2012, the Design & Innovation Award (Di.A) has brought together around thirty professionals linked to the world of cycling every year to reward the most successful products, from bikes (e-bikes and muscle bikes) to components...

Water cycle paths, a great resource for cycle tourism!

Italy is a country that offers many landscapes, different from each other but all to be experienced, savored and enjoyed to the full. In this regard, nothing gives us the possibility more than a nice ride...

E-bike: some numbers.

2020, in addition to being an unfortunate year marked by Covid, was also the year in which e-bikes established themselves as a means of transport for short-distance travel. “The needs that emerged from...

New year, new window for the mobility voucher!

After the click day of 3 November 2020, which saw the 215 million euros allocated for mobility incentives exhausted in 24 hours, from 14 January 2021 a...

E-Bike Travel Varese together with SIeB, to "create" new e-bike companions

We must admit that the year just ended has put us to the test and has deprived us of our greatest passion: cycling, breathing pure air and surrounding ourselves with beautiful things. But for...

Mustache: great attention to the Supply Chain and product availability.

In recent years Mustache Bike has grown so much that it has become the leader in the e-Bike market in France. “Making cycling fun by putting them on an e-bike” was the main reason why Manuel…

“The great challenge 2021”, speaks Claus Fleischer, CEO of Bosch eBike System

To confirm what was published in the previous article "Update on the e-bike market and on the actions undertaken by E-BIKE TRAVEL", and to reinforce the concept that the world of e-bikes is experiencing a moment...

Update on the e-bike market and the actions taken by E-BIKE TRAVEL

If it is true that Covid-19 has given a huge boost to the purchase of e-bikes, it is equally true that this exponential growth in the bicycle sector has led to very serious problems in the supply of the material...

Bosch eBike System towards the future with its Bosh Nyon.

Bosh eBike System won the "CES2021 Innovation Award" in the "Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation" category thanks to Nyon, the all-in-one cycle computer. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) annually holds the CES Innovation Award, a competition...

E-Bike Travel: from today Ducati dealer!

We at E-Bike Travel have always tried to offer our customers high quality products and unique experiences that can give emotions and moments to remember. Finding high-performance products that meet your needs...

E-Bike Vs Muscle Bikes: benefits and myths to dispel.

Usually the arguments in support of the muscular over the pedal-assisted bicycle are purely subjective, without support of statistical data. But we are certain of one thing: that the e-bike is the perfect bike for...

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