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Pirelli unveils new winter tyre for urban and electric bicycles

Pirelli has unveiled the Cycl-e WT, a specific winter tyre for urban and electric bicycles. It features a “one-of-a-kind” specific compound developed by Pirelli engineers to face up to the low temperatures and difficult roadbeds that city bikes can encounter during the winter. The tyre is designed to be used …

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Tier to add sound to e-scooters to alert blind and partially sighted people of approach

Tier is to add sound to its vehicles to alert blind and partially sighted people of their approach. The company has partnered with national charity Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) and will be using new research from the organisation to design the feature and roll it out across its fleet in …

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Aventon Pace e-bikes launch into UK and Europe

Brick Lane Bikes has launched the Aventon Pace e-bikes into the UK and Europe. Built around a Cruiser geometry, using an Alu frameset and 650B wheels, the Pace is “light, super comfortable with the smaller wheel/bigger tyre combination and perfect for potholed city roads and gravel paths alike”. The 250 …

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Harley-Davidson launches new dedicated e-bike brand Serial 1 Cycle Company

Serial 1 Cycle Company, a dedicated e-bike brand formed with American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson, has announced its entrance into the e-bike market. The new company’s first line of products will arrive in spring 2021. Taking its name from ‘Serial Number One’, the nickname for Harley-Davidson’s first motorcycle, Serial 1 Cycle …

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E-Bikes: How ZF can improve the reactivity of engines with its Hall Speed Sensor technology

With the increasing popularity and growing trend of e-bikes, bicycle system suppliers have set goals to optimise the power and performance of their drive systems. In order to support the driver in the best possible way, sensors are used to deliver the required data and thus adapt the engine’s power …

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Gocycle unveils new limited-edition G3+ model

Gocycle has unveiled its new limited-edition G3+ model, with just 300 being produced worldwide. It will be available in bespoke red, green and yellow editions in limited numbers as well as in Gocycle’s matte black, gunmetal grey and white colour options. “The G3+ is a truly unique proposition that celebrates the …

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ZF adds GS82-AA02 to e-bike sensor portfolio

With the increasing popularity and growing trend of e-bikes, bicycle system suppliers have set goals to optimize power and performance of their drive systems. In order to support the driver in the best possible way, sensors are needed to deliver the required data and therefore adapt the engine’s power support. …

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Panther eBike launches with range of sub-£1,000 integrated battery models

New brand Panther eBike has launched, offering a range of models each with a fully integrated battery. “A huge amount of work, time and development have gone into the brand to date, so I’m really pleased to finally be able to present the new Panther eBike range and to open …

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Tern upgrades Vektron e-bike line-up, including more powerful Bosch motor

Tern has upgraded its Vektron folding e-bike line-up. The changes include more powerful Bosch drivetrains and updates to the frame, components, and colour options, while maintaining similar price points. “We’re constantly listening to our dealers and riders and we’re committed to making changes based on that feedback,” stated Tern team …

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3D-printed bike for kids now available to pre-order

3D-printed carbon fibre bike brand Superstrata is partnering with the Saint-Exupéry family to introduce a new bicycle for children. The Little Prince edition’s design will be similar to the adult version of the Superstrata, and will also feature the colours and visual elements from work by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Like …

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