• Lyft pulls electric bikes after braking problems

    7 days ago - By SlashGear

    Lyft has announced that it will be removing electric bikes across various fleets from three major metropolitan areas in the US. The decision comes after users reported “stronger than expected braking force,” which in some cases is a problem that has led to injuries. Though these electric bikes are disappearing from cities today, the plan is to eventually bring them...
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  • Lyft pulls thousands of e-bikes out of service in three US cities for braking malfunctions

    Lyft pulls thousands of e-bikes out of service in three US cities for braking malfunctions

    7 days ago - By The Verge

    Lyft, which operates bike-share systems across the US, said it would temporarily pull its fleet of pedal-assist electric bikes in three US cities due to problems with the braking systems. The affected systems include Citi Bike in New York City, Ford GoBike in San Francisco, and Capital Bikeshare in Washington, DC.
    Motivate, the bike share operator owned by Lyft, made the decision out of an “abundance of caution” after receiving “a small number of reports from riders who experienced stronger than expected braking force on the front wheel,” according to a blog post. E-bike riders have...
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  • Lyft removes faulty bikes from three US cities

    Lyft removes faulty bikes from three US cities

    7 days ago - By BBC

    Riders report that brakes were being jammed on sharply on some motor-assisted bike journeys, said Lyft.
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  • Lyft removes e-bikes from various cities over unexpectedly strong brakes

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    Lyft-owned bike-sharing services are removing electric bikes from their respective fleets in New York, Washington and San Francisco citing safety concerns. Citi Bike, Capital Bikeshare, and Ford GoBike recalled the e-bikes after "a small number" of u...
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