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bike industry challenges stocks

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 3 Smart City

The connected bike as an anti-theft solution

Bicycle theft is one of the main obstacles to purchasing and upgrading bicycles, and one of the main reasons for giving up cycling. 80% of European cyclists say they are worried about bicycle theft.

IoT GPs tracker for ebikes

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

cycling industry events

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.

Velco x Valeo

2022 September 1 Focus on our customers

VELCO CREATES THE DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM FOR THE 48V SYSTEM OF VALEO CYCLEE

Velco, the French leader in IoT solutions for the e-bike industry, has teamed up with automotive giant Valeo to connect its 48V system. Under the brand name Valeo Cyclee, Valeo

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 May 3 Fleet management

Velco x Veligo: the largest fleet of connected e-bikes for long-term rental

Véligo Location is the world’s largest fleet of electric bicycles for long-term rental. This fleet of bicycles is connected, to facilitate piloting and optimise maintenance and performance.

smartbike vélo connecté

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.

connected ebike for brands

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.

2021 August 5 News

The 29th edition of Eurobike: from 1st to 4th September 2021!

Eurobike is THE bicycle trade show!

The return of face-to-face trade shows allows Velco to meet the mobility players of tomorrow and to discuss new projects in order to better position itself on the European market.

With exhibitors coming from all over the world, the Friedrichshafen show in Germany brings together more and more bicycle professionals.

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