Pedal to the metal: e-bikes have their moment
Despite the collapse of VanMoof, electric bikes are growing in popularity
When Dutch e-bike darling VanMoof filed for bankruptcy over the summer, it cast a pall over Europe’s e-bike space.
VanMoof had in recent years seen its e-bikes, known for their sleek design, grow in popularity and went some way to pushing ownership deeper into the mainstream. But a choppy couple of years with supply chain kinks had sealed its fate.
For Olivier Vander Elst, head of Irish e-bike retailer GreenAer, it is the latest chapter ...