Belgium’s Cowboy raises $3M led by Index to launch a smarter e-bike

Cowboy, the startup that’s building a new, smarter electronic bicycle, quietly launched in its home country of Belgium this past week, whilst simultaneously disclosing it has raised $3 million i

Social Bicycles raises $10 million Series A round, rebrands as Jump Bikes

Social Bicycles, now officially known as Jump Bikes, has just closed a $10 million Series A round led by Menlo Ventures with participation from Sinewave Ventures, Esther Dyson and others. “At Me

Spin unveils its stationless electric bike

Spin is adding an electric bike to its fleet of station-less bicycles for bike sharing. The Spin bike can travel up to 50 miles with a full charge and has batteries that the company says can be easil

Ford GoBikes are going electric in San Francisco

Motivate, the company behind the San Francisco area's bike-share system, is adding pedal-assist e-bikes to its fleets this April. The one-year pilot will launch with 250 e-bikes in SF, the company ann

The TechCrunch Podcast: Bicycles, e-Bikes and the slow-burn disruption of cities

Cities are becoming more crowded, people are buying more cars and mass transit is reaching capacity. At some point, there will be no room to move. That’s where bikes come in. Even better, that’s w

Karmic rolls out the Kyoto, an e-bike for women

Karmic Bikes today began accepting pre-orders for their newest model, the Karmic Kyoto, a “pedelec” (or pedal electric bike) designed for women. The upright street bike features a 500Wh battery, S

The JiveBike Is A Fold-Up Electric Bike With Style

We've seen more personal e-vehicles sprout up in the last year than I care to remember, but today yet another joins the fray. Meet the <a target="_blank" href="https://jivebike.com/jive-bike/">Jiv

Lithium Bibi: Panasonic Shows Extra-Light E-Bike

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Lithium-Bibi-F-BE-ENSF63-620x393.png" /> Panasonic <a href="http://pct.panasonic.co.jp/news/re20110523.pdf">announced</a> [JP, PDF] a ne

Gyutto: Panasonic's Newest E-Bike Has 2 Child Seats

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/gyutto-620x391.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/04/27/ebe-enz032-panasonic-rolls-out-cool-sports-e-bike/">First a sporty

EBE-ENZ032: Panasonic Rolls Out Cool Sports E-Bike

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/EZ-BE-ENZ032-620x403.png" /> While <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/?s=e-bike">electric bikes</a> per se are a good, eco-friendly conc

Yamaha Doubles Number Of Charging Cycles Of Batteries Used In E-Bikes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/yamaha_battery.png" /> Yamaha Motors <a href="http://www.yamaha-motor.co.jp/news/2011/0216/pas.html">announced</a> [JP] they have made a

Panasonic Announces E-Bike Specifically Designed For High-School Students

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/bike_panasonic-620x465.jpg" /> While e-bikes are struggling on their way to enter the mainstream in other places of the world, makers in

Kyocera's Solar Cycle Station: Eco-Friendly Stand For Charging E-Bikes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/kyocera_solar-620x205.jpg" /> Sure, in many cases <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+bikes">electric bikes<

Panasonic's New Electric Bike Has Big Battery, Boasts 66km Travel Range

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Picture-2.png" /> We've covered quite a <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+bikes">few electric bikes</a> ov

i-MiEV Electric Bikes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/e-bike-i-MiEV-Version-620x412.jpg" /> If you're just remotely interested in electric cars, you will know of i-MiEV, Mitsubishi's mini "g

Panasonic's newest electric bike features 97km assisted travel range

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/RX-10S-620x465.jpg" /> We've shown you <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+bike">countless electric bikes</a

Little Bee, Rustic, Sugar Drop: Panasonic rolls out three new e-bikes in Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/BE-ENHL63-620x413.jpg" /> Japan is to get another three <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=electric+bike">electric b