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Ridgeback expands e-bike line-up to 18

Ridgeback has expanded its range of e-bikes. The brand said it wants to offer the “most versatile and dependable” range that it can in this category. It now has 18 e-bikes in the line-up, to cover all types of rider from “a courier right through to a casual Sunday cyclist”. …

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New Vekkit travel e-bike kit with two-speed motor launches

A new Vekkit travel e-bike kit with a two-speed motor has been developed and launched by Velotton. The first speed mode has more power and a maximum speed of 15 km/h, the brand said, and the second one has higher speed and uses less power. The modes are switched using …

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Pashley reveals new tilting e-cargo trike

Pashley has revealed advance details of a new tilting e-cargo trike. The UK-designed e-trike is set to enter production in April 2021. Currently under the project name ALECS, the articulating lightweight electrically-assisted cargo solution will “form the platform for a new generation” of configurable products to meet the growing market …

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Tier launches “most advanced e-scooter ever” with user swappable batteries

Tier has launched the “first-ever” e-scooter with user swappable batteries along with a​ ​Europe-wide charging network​. The new model enables​ ​riders to exchange batteries​ at charging stations which Tier is setting up across European cities, allowing them to earn free rides in the process. The company said its vision is …

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Guinness World Record set for lightest ever e-bike – at less than 7kg

Mechanical engineer Dennis Freiburg has set the Guinness World Record for the lightest ever e-bike prototype with a design that weighs just 6.8kg. The ride – named the Freicycle – reportedly took Freiburg almost a year to design and build, serving as part of a project for his doctorate. Unsurprisingly, …

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New e-commerce store launched specifically for e-scooters and accessories

Electric Travels has launched an e-commerce store designed specifically to deliver e-scooters and supporting accessories and clothing. E-scooters available via the new site include Decent, Egret, Razor, Reid and Zero, alongside helmets from Livall and Lumos and locks from Litelock. “We are proud to launch to the UK market and …

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Bond Mobility makes Brava bike-share model available to own

Bond Mobility has made its Brava model – previously limited to its e-bike sharing fleet – available to buy. The Brava possesses 45 km/h assistance with a removable battery and comes fitted with Schwalbe Big Ben 26in wide tyres. “Developed by Bond Mobility for the urban sharing market, Bond Brava …

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Tailor-made GPS navigation arrives for e-bikes and e-scooters

A free navigation app designed specifically for micromobility has been launched on Android and iOS. ScootRoute works in cities and suburbs, letting riders select specific perimeters to receive customized turn-by-turn GPS directions. Factors such as hill-climbing tolerance, traffic, bike lane availability, road type, and speed limits can be adjusted by …

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Wind launches integrated helmets to encourage safe riding

Wind has launched an integrated e-scooter helmet throughout Tel Aviv. The micromobility provider, which has been approved to take part in UK e-scooter trials, is hoping that the ease of access will encourage reluctant helmet wearers to don protective gear on the roads. “Whilst our industry-first e-scooters go above and …

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“Class-leading features for less” – Pure Electric launches second own-brand e-scooter

Pure Electric has launched its second own-brand e-scooter. The Pure Air is designed to offer premium e-scooter features at a significantly lower price point and is available for £399. The new ride, which weighs in at 16.5kg, is powered by a 250W brushless rear wheel and possesses IP65 water resistance. …

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