6. Nicolai is another famous
German mountain bike
brand that has jumped
into the e-bike market.
Unlike the majority of other
e-mountain bikes, the one-off Nicolai runs the battery
on the underside of the
7. It’s now official, Yamaha
has joined the world of
e-bikes as a supplier of
their 250-watt motor.
Many saw this as a big
wake-up call for Bosch,
as the Yamaha motor is
significantly cheaper to
8. Unlike Yamaha that had no official presence at the show,
Panasonic was there in full force to let the e-bike industry
known that they are open for business as a powerplant
supplier. With all the new names coming into the motor
game, many people are anticipating an exciting year to
come as the different manufacturers vie for spec and new
9. Already regarded for their line of bikes that have
maintained the look of a standard bike, EZ Motion has further
refined their frame designs for 2015 to give them an even
more efficient profile. The Evo 27. 5 model is available as
either a hardtail or full-suspension bike, and both use a hub
motor for power.
10. Like American compatriots
Trek and Specialized,
Cannondale, too, has jumped
into the electric bike market,
and they offer a wide line of
bikes in Europe. For 2015 they
are planning to only introduce
a single model. The Bosch-powered Tramant is unique with
its rigid, single-sided fork.
11. The Diavelo After 5 gained
an appreciative audience
throughout the show for its
modernist frame design.
12. The Swiss-made aluminum
Youmo had its coming-out party
at Eurobike and stood out with
its unique cruiser frame design
that enables the rider to keep his or her feet on the ground
when not pedaling. Youmo claims the bike is capable of 28
mph with a range of up to 75 miles. www.youmo.ch
13. The Klever brand of e-bikes is actually a subsidiary of
Taiwanese scooter-maker Kymco. They have two types of
bikes: a step-through B bike with 24-inch wheels or full-size
S bikes with 26-inch wheels. The S series is available with
either a 250-watt or 700-watt motor (limited to 500 watts).
14. What would a German bike show be without the e-bikes
of a famous German car brand? BMW had two good-looking
e-bikes that were labeled under their M1 badge.