Tag Archives: e-bikes

E-bike sales surge amid COVID fears, Energise figures find

Sales of electric bikes have more than doubled over the past six months, according to new figures from specialist e-bike retailer Energise. “The demand for electric bikes has multiplied over and again, and at Energise our customers say the main reason for their bike purchase is because they’re worried about …

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How software is shaping the next generation of e-bikes

By Tanguy Goretti, Cowboy founder Over the past decade, digital transformation has taken place across most industries, and the bike world is no exception. At a time when cycling has never been more popular, software has been a key tool in attracting new customers as we look to grow the …

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The Electric Bike Shop set to open fifth store tomorrow

The Electric Bike Shop is set to open its fifth store in Uckfield tomorrow, 7th January, joining showrooms in Bristol, Solihull, Stroud and Sutton Coldfield. The company has been selling electric bikes for over six years. Owner Karl Haden is assisted by operations director Sean Byrne who lives locally in Sussex …

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Carbo’s folding e-bikes now available from Velorution

Carbo’s folding electric bikes are now available to purchase from Velorution. Originally an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, Carbo has agreed terms with Velorution in the UK as the official retail partner with both the Carbo Model X and Carbo Model S currently available, alongside a selection of accessories. “With active travel on …

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E-drive systems manufacturer Bafang launches dealer direct service

Bafang has developed a dealer direct service model for complete e-bike drive systems. It will be launched in phases from February in the Netherlands, initially with complete Bafang systems for several selected brands. Later phases will support dealers for more brands throughout the whole of Europe. A dealer direct service …

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E-bikes: A mouth-watering opportunity

New data from the Bicycle Association Market Data Service, powered by SMS, has highlighted the spiralling value of e-bikes to the UK cycling market In total, between January and August 2020, e-bikes accounted for 12% of cycling sales’ value in the UK, a calculation which includes bikes, e-bikes, parts, accessories …

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Bike shop develops e-bike battery charging scheme

A bike shop has come up with a scheme to help cyclists charge their e-bike batteries en route. After installing a 24-hour free e-bike charging system at its shop in Betws y Coed, Beics Betws decided to encourage other businesses to offer a similar service. With the help of Starfish …

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HumanForest completes crowdfunding campaign with £1.27 million raised

HumanForest has successfully completed its crowdfunding campaign, raising £1.27 million. “I would like to offer a warm welcome to HumanForest’s 523 new shareholders,” said Agustin Guilisasti, CEO and founder. “It gives me and the whole team at HumanForest great excitement to know that so many people from all around the …

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The e-revolution and the ‘new to cycling’ consumer

By Dafydd Huws, Troll Outdoors and DexShell 2020 has been, as I am sure we would all agree, the strangest of years. From lockdowns and social distancing to an almost unprecedented demand for cycling, it is a year that will live long in the memory of every bike shop for …

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Electrifying the transport sector

The Ebike Summit 2020, in partnership with EDF Energy, took place online last month, with speakers discussing how the e-bike industry can help promote sustainable transport. Rebecca Morley looks at what this means moving forward E-bikes have been growing in popularity for some time – offering people an easier, sweat-free …

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