2023 April 28 News
V2X technology for bicycle safety and comfort
What if technology could help improve the safety of cyclists, and more generally of all road users? This is what is at the root of “V2X” or “vehicle to everything” technology in the cycling world, which makes it possible to make major advances in safety while increasing the comfort of cycling.
2023 April 17 News
The electric MTB boom: a technological opportunity for brands
In 2020, the electric mountain bike market was valued at over 4.5 billion euros. According to some forecasts, its value is expected to exceed 9 billion by 2026, a growth rate of about 12% each year.
2023 March 9 News
The electric bike market in the D-A-CH region ( Germany, Austria, Switzerland )
To have a better understanding of the current state of the electric bicycle market, these different dynamics lead us to take a closer look at certain regions, with a first focus on the D-A-CH zone, which is made up of Germany, the leading country for bicycles in Europe, and Austria and Switzerland.
2023 February 7 News
How can electric bike brands appeal to cyclists?
In a bicycle market with strong growth thanks to the electric segment, companies are facing new challenges to manage inventories while anticipating supply problems and variations in component prices. Another challenge is that many new entrants are entering this attractive and dynamic market, and established brands are having to reinvent themselves.
2023 January 16 News
Bike industry updates: overstocks, cash flow and bullwhip effect
The bike industry is facing big challenges to manage the demand changes and the bullwhip effect. Understand the situation and the perspectives for the bicycle market.
2023 January 10 News
Data and cybersecurity: best practices for electric bike brands
In the digital era, a lot of data is collected every day. By accompanying users on their daily journeys, connected bikes and the services they provide generate a mass of
2023 January 3 News
Long-term rental of bicycles: the success of these systems is unquestionable in encouraging the use of bicycles!
long-term leasing is a real compromise between using self-service bicycles and buying a personal bicycle. Constantly gaining new adepts, it seems to have a bright future ahead of it. Offered
2023 January 2 News
LTE-M and IoT devices: improving ebike tracking with technology
To turn an e-bike into a smartbike, you’ll need to integrate an IoT device. This market is developing very fast, with different players using the same vocabulary to describe very different hardware propositions. There are many criteria to consider when choosing the IoT product to be integrated into the e- bikes. It is important to understand the main differences of IoT devices in order to make the right choice of technology, price, features…
2023 January 2 News
MaaS: revolution and stakes
The climate crisis and the development of cities place mobility in the face of new challenges, where innovation must be centred on the user and his expectations. MaaS (Mobility as
2022 December 15 News
Component and transport crisis on the cycling market, current and coming situation
After a record year at the end of COVID, the cycle market continues to show good indicators with rising demand. However, the crisis in electronic components and transportation is making it difficult for the cycle industry to meet this demand, with long delivery times and rising costs.
2022 November 25 News
Why should you connect an electric cargo bike?
Connectivity protects electric cargo bikes from theft and assists riders in maintaining the bike to ensure safety and extend the life of the bike.
2022 November 10 News
MAINTENANCE AND CONNECTED ELECTRIC BIKES: SIMPLIFYING THE CYCLIST’S EXPERIENCE AND OPTIMIZING THE LIFE OF THE BIKES?
Maintenance is an essential aspect of using an electrically assisted bicycle, to ensure the safety of the rider and to optimize the life of the bike. With connected bikes, brands
2022 October 5 News
CYCLING INDUSTRY: main events and tradeshows for professionals in Europe in 2023
Overview of professional events in the cycle and mobility industry in Europe in 2023.
2022 June 1 News
Connected bike and smart maintenance: towards the cycle industry 4.0 model.
The bicycle’s electrification makes maintenance an indispensable guarantee for the cyclist to ensure the durability of his electric bicycle. Connectivity will simplify, accelerate and optimize all maintenance operations, from curative
2022 May 23 News
How does the connected bike allow brands to build customer loyalty?
The connected bike allows brands to create a strong relationship with cyclists. Before connectivity, this relationship could only exist between the point of sale and the cyclist. The evolution of
2022 March 25 News
Why is the smartbike (or connected e-bike) the new standard in urban mobility?
Thanks to connectivity, and relying on the rapid growth of the market, the electric bicycle is reinventing itself to allow a booming practice to become sustainable.
2022 March 1 News
4 misconceptions about the connected bike or smartbike
The functionalities of the connected e-bike are often misunderstood. Here are 4 preconceived ideas that persist in the imagination around the smartbike, that need to be deconstructed to understand the
2022 February 18 News
Cycling safety: helmet use in European countries
Helmets are an important element of safety and protection for cyclists. While there is general agreement on the need to wear a helmet when cycling, the subject is divided when it comes to the question of whether it is compulsory.
2022 January 15 News
CES 2022 confirms the boom of the bicycle market to the U.S.
A look back at CES 2022, which marked a major change with, for the first time, a space dedicated to micro-mobility. Good news for the bicycle industry, which is growing worldwide: bicycles are also growing in the United States!
2021 October 14 News
Ready for the electric cargo bike explosion?
The dynamics of the electric bicycle are no longer a secret. Within the market, several categories stand out, notably that of electric cargo bikes. Opportunities, projections, leaders, brakes… Discover the full potential of the electric cargo bike segment.
2021 October 5 News
Legislation and speed of electric bicycles in the city: what developments?
How can we increase the potential of electric two-wheelers? The debate is open on regulations and in particular the speed limit, which could boost the use of light electric vehicles by the majority of people.
2021 September 28 News
Increasing demand and supply problems: the bicycle market is under great pressure
Demand has passed the offer on the bike industry, which is currently facing supply problems. A situation that could slow down the boom of the field.
2021 September 25 Velco Team
Meet Damien, IT Manager at Velco
Meet Damien, passionate about his job as an IT Manager and the field of connectivity.
2021 September 23 News
Speed bike, the fast and powerful ebike
Also called speedelec or fast electric bike, the speed bike is an electric bike equipped with a pedaling assistance allowing it to reach 45km/h. It thus exceeds the capacities offered by the classic electrically assisted bicycle (VAE) which has a maximum speed of 25km/h with the first advantage of being able to extend the distances covered.
2021 September 17 News
Feedback on the 29th edition of Eurobike
It will have escaped no one’s notice that this 29th edition of Europe’s largest meeting place for cycle professionals was very special. Although the companies that came to the show enjoyed returning to this incredible show after a year’s absence due to the covid, half of the exhibitors were absent.