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Conversion kits: A lower-cost alternative to e-bikes

While e-bikes present a revolution in urban transport, the cost may still be prohibitive for many potential riders. Myles Warwood investigates a lower-cost alternative – the conversion e-bike This piece first appeared in the September edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here The bike market is showing sudden …

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Cycling must follow football’s lead and do more for girls

By Emily Cherry, CEO, The Bikeability Trust This piece first appeared in the September edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here With the Lionesses roaring to victory in the Women’s Euros, all eyes are on women’s sport. England’s triumph at a major tournament will inspire millions of girls …

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‘Prioritisation of petrol vehicles continues to spike unnecessary cycling fatalities’

By Joey Skavroneck, Zoomo’s director – USA I recently read a report that claimed that the number of cycling fatalities in London reduced by 40 per cent last year, despite the number of reported journeys doubling. The explanation for this incredible figure rests on the UK Government’s considerable investment in …

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Is infrastructure the key to enticing new consumers to cycling?

Better infrastructure could be the key to retaining new cyclists following the Covid boom. Rebecca Bland explores how safer roads could bring more customers to the cycling and e-scooter market This piece first appeared in the August edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Infrastructure that encourages micromobility …

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E-bikes 101: Getting the price right

E-bikes pose an enormous opportunity for bike shops willing to embrace urban transport, but getting started can be intimidating for retailers. Myles Warwood explores the fluctuating costs of electric bikes This piece first appeared in the August edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here During the pandemic, bike …

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‘E-scooter education should not simply be a tick box exercise’

By Nathan Davies, executive head of policy and portfolio, RoSPA  The growing popularity of e-scooters as a mode of transport across the globe reflects their promise  of convenience, affordability and environmental sustainability. But as with any developing  technology, safety cannot just be an afterthought or regarded as a barrier to …

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‘New legislation will spark increase of workers swapping cars for e-scooters’

By Stuart Snape, Managing Partner, Graham Coffey and Co. Solicitors Injury Prevention Week is an annual national awareness event which aims to bring focus to preventable injuries, drawing on the lessons that can be learnt in order to strive for better safeguarding of all, be it at the workplace or …

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Testing the water: MMB editor Alex Ballinger trials his first ever e-bike

BikeBiz and MMB editor Alex Ballinger has been trialling his first ever e-bike. Here’s his thoughts on the power-assisted revolution This piece first appeared in the June edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here I was getting some bemused looks, cruising along my nearest cycle track at 15.5mph …

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Bike Week 2022: ‘E-bikes are the next generation for businesses’

Nicolas de Juniac, UK general manager at delivery e-bike specialist Zoomo, discusses the benefits for businesses of switching to e-bikes.  As we enter Bike Week, when communities across the UK celebrate the benefits of cycling, Zoomo believes that every week could be Bike Week for businesses that utilise LEVs (light electric …

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