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HumanForest to launch fleet of shared e-mopeds in London next month

HumanForest will be launching a fleet of shared electric mopeds in London next month. It comes following the launch of HumanForest’s e-bikes in the capital earlier this year, which saw users cycle almost 100,000 miles cumulatively in the company’s first month. The e-mopeds will be available initially during a trial …

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Dott completes trial with See.Sense to find road safety risks

Dott has completed a trial with cycling technology firm See.Sense to show how its e-scooters can be used to improve road safety for all micromobility users. A number of Dott’s scooters were fitted with sensors from See.Sense, which monitored rider behaviour on the vehicles for a period of ten weeks. …

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Micromobility worth £25 million in London last year, according to Bicycle Association 

Micromobility was worth £25million in products and services last year, according to research carried out by the Bicycle Association (BA).  The trade association for the UK cycle industry has published its latest report, revealing the economic impact cycling had in the capital last year, as micromobility contributed to 16% of …

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Voi launches educational safety campaign as Road Safety Week kicks off

Voi is kicking off Road Safety Week 2021 by launching an educational safety campaign to help keep riders safe this winter. From 15th-21st November, road safety charity Brake is holding its annual week of awareness-raising and, this year, Voi is kicking off its winter safety campaign by sharing top tips …

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Serial 1 deploys Google Cloud’s new Intelligent Product Essentials solution

Serial 1 has announced a partnership with Google Cloud to use its new Intelligent Product Essentials solution, an end-to-end software solution that enables companies to launch predictive, proactive and intelligent features that drive business outcomes. The company will use it to develop a user app and related connectivity features with …

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BikeFlights releases new e-bike shipping programme

BikeFlights.com is making it easier for individual cyclists and businesses to ship e-bikes within the contiguous US with a new e-bike shipping programme. “As more people have purchased e-bikes, the need to buy and sell as well as travel with e-bikes has grown,” said William Alcorn, president of BikeFlights. “We’re …

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Superpedestrian becomes member of Nordic Micromobility Association

Superpedestrian has become a member of the Nordic Micromobility Association (NMA). Following the launch of its fleet of e-scooters in Stockholm this May, the membership signifies a commitment from Superpedestrian to contribute to a responsible market in the Nordic region, including safer vehicles and road traffic, both for riders and …

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Ballinger to replace Groves as BikeBiz and MMB editor

James Groves has stepped down from his position as group editor on BikeBiz and MMB after three-and-a-half years at the helm. Having joined BikeBiz in March 2018, Groves led the brand through two acquisitions, first by Future Publishing and later Biz Media, before launching micromobility sister title MMB in July 2020. Groves will be replaced by Cycling Weekly news editor Alex …

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E-bike battery fires and how to stop them

A rise in fires involving e-bike batteries recently prompted the London Fire Brigade to issue a warning, urging people to only use trusted batteries and be careful to charge and store them correctly. asecos’ Les Day explains the risks and how storage cabinets can protect against fires and explosions What …

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Dott accelerates growth with e-bike launch, appoints general manager for the Netherlands

Dott has announced plans to further its growth with the launch of a new e-bike and the appointment of a Netherlands general manager. Dott will launch its new e-bike on 12th October in a milestone for the business as it expands its offer with new vehicles. Initially in Paris and …

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