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published Jul 20, 2015

E-bikes in the Mainstream

Several themes emerged from this review of the e-bike literature. E-bike use has grown dramatically over the past decade and there is little evidence to suggest this growth will slow in the coming decade.

categories: E-bikes & Emerging Technologies
tags: e-bikes (electric bicycles)

published Jan 24, 2019

Mountain Biker Attitudes and Perceptions of eMTBs (electric‐mountain bikes)

This study found that were many misconceptions about what constitutes an eMTB. These misconceptions seem to foster fears and concerns about trail conflict, access, and the morality of individuals using eMTBs.

categories: E-bikes & Emerging Technologies
tags: e-bikes (electric bicycles), conflict

published Apr 3, 2016

A Comparison of Environmental Impacts from Mountain Bicycles, Class 1 Electric Mountain Bicycles, and Motorcycles

by International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)

Soil Displacement and Erosion on Bike-Optimized Trails in a Western Oregon Forest

categories: E-bikes & Emerging Technologies
tags: maintenance, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

posted Jul 31, 2019

Connecting 10 million People to the Outdoors in Los Angeles County

by Ryan Branciforte with OuterSpatial, Zachary T. Likins with Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department, CA, Michelle O'Connor with Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department, CA, Sheela Kleinknecht, Dora Nuñez

The story behind the development of LA Counties world-class trails mobile app and website covering 600+ parks, over 550 linear miles of trails, hundreds of points of interest.

categories: E-bikes & Emerging Technologies
tags: technology, mapping, fire impact on trails, gis mapping, social media and mobile technology

posted Oct 12, 2018

eMTB Land Manager Handbook

by PeopleForBikes, Bureau of Land Management, Chris Bernhardt with C2 Recreation

This handbook was developed in partnership with the bicycling industry and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in consultation with professional trail builders. It is intended to be a practical field resource for the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and management of electric mountain bike trails.

categories: E-bikes & Emerging Technologies
tags: e-bikes (electric bicycles)

posted Aug 24, 2018

Students develop Salmon, Idaho’s podcast trail

by Gina Knudson with Salmon Valley Stewardship

Local students wrote and narrated short podcasts to educate visitors of the trail about natural and local history.

categories: E-bikes & Emerging Technologies
tags: technology, youth and kids on trails

Results from the Business Directory

Ubco Bikes, USA

UBCO was founded on the idea of a Utility Electric Vehicle (UEV) that would transform the way people ride, work and play. UBCO has rapidly developed into a digitally connected UEV platform including on and off road trans...


Oregon

Trailhead Labs

Getting people outside with innovative technology.