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Electric Bikes Worldwide Reports
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2013 eleventh edition (founded 1995) with 2014 update (issues early 2014)
270 pages with 350 photos and tables about e-bikes / e-scooters / e-motorcycles and four wheel EVs, with battery / fuel cell / motor technology
November Issue of CHINA E-VEHICLE
August/September 2013 Issue of Bicycle Dealer
USA E-bike Market Waking Up!
WHAT IS THE LIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION?
The Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) represents the strategic interests of light electric vehicle retailers, dealers, distributors, manufacturers and suppliers to promote the development, sale, and use of LEVs worldwide. Members receive support and educational resources to expand their businesses while initiating efforts to influence and adopt legislation, regulation, performance standards, promotion and general best practices in the light electric vehicle industry.
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In the past few years, ETRA has invested a great amount of work in lobbying for electric cycles. ETRA is discovering more and more European legislation affecting the electric cycle business, affecting your business. So, a lot still needs to be done and urgently. In the legislative and political field, the electric cycle business needs to secure support for regulations, which will not hamper the full development of the market. To learn more click here.
LEVA TECHNICIAN TRAINING CLASSES
Levels 1 (Basic), 2 (Intermediate) and 3 (Expert) of LEVA technician and instructor training are now available! The training has been developed for LEVA by Dr. Don Gerhardt and various LEVA members and E-Bike manufacturers. The training is based on training developed on battery systems and electric vehicles for universities and community colleges by Dr. Gerhardt.
Level 1 - Basic Course
Level 1 is a 2-hour basic training course that provides an introduction for technicians to E-bikes, batteries, battery chargers, controllers, controls, displays, electric motors and wiring systems. Tools are not required for the Level 1 introduction.
Level 2 - Intermediate Course
Level 2 is an 8-hour intermediate training course that includes both class room instruction and hands on training. Students learn electrical theory, how E-Bike components function, how to diagnose failures on all the components and how to replace failed electrical components. Students learn how to set up E-Bikes, solder, make electrical connections, use multimeters, use DC clamp on meters, use motor-controller-throttle testers and how to install and interpret data from the Cycle Analyst power meter during the hands on training.
Level 3 - Expert Course
Level 3 is an 8-hour advanced training course that includes both class room instruction and hands on training. Students learn how to diagnose complex failures and repair the components. Students learn how to operate a computer controlled battery analyzer to determine the precise capacity of bicycle batteries. The student will be able to provide battery analyses to their customers and advise when it is time to replace the battery. A Level 3 tool kit is available for purchase (USD $1,500) following the class. The Level 3 tool kit includes a computerized battery analyzer, advanced software, data logger for the Cycle Analyst and tools to repair E-Bike components.
Cost: $1000 for Non-LEVA members and $500 for LEVA members
3. Early 2014 (Date TBD) in Miami, FL hosted by ProdecoTech. More details coming soon!