Want to see into the future of e-bikes?

Our recent announcement about the JIVR Premium Reseller Programme got a fantastic response and we’re excited about the great feedback we got from retailers and distributors across Europe. At the request of several of our new partners, we’re sharing something here that was part of the package of materials we prepared for prospective members of the JIVR … Read moreWant to see into the future of e-bikes?

Bike sharing isn’t always a solution to every commute

Who would criticise the idea of a bike-sharing programme? No one, that’s who. We’re all for anything that gets people active and doesn’t contribute to urban traffic congestion. The recent explosion of such programmes, typically supported by local governments, is nothing short of amazing and another sign that disruptive ideas and technologies have a place … Read moreBike sharing isn’t always a solution to every commute

Lithium-Ion ebike batteries, the power behind the pedals

JIVR’s powerful 250W motor is powered by 36V, 8.7 Ah lithium ion rechargeable batteries of the same grade that are used to propel Tesla cars down the racetrack. You’re probably familiar with the lithium-ion name, since the first generation of this type of battery appeared in consumer electronics in the early 1990’s. Soon after moving … Read moreLithium-Ion ebike batteries, the power behind the pedals

What is a pedelec?

Every industry has its own terminology for different groups, segments and kinds of products that exist in that field. Sometimes those terms spill over into the mainstream and become part of the conversation among consumers. Think of “wearables”, “SUV’s” or IP addresses. These all started out as terms used inside various industries and crossed over … Read moreWhat is a pedelec?