Tag Archives: e-bikes

Biktrix adds ‘moped-style’ Moto e-bike to product line-up

Biktrix has released the latest addition to its product line-up, the ‘moped-style’ Moto. It features a range of over 100 miles, the brand said, the option for dual 48V 21Ah batteries, a 750W Bafang hub motor and a single-speed drivetrain. “The Moto will swiftly empower you to span cities, climb …

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Sea Otter Europe adds e-bike World Cup event, reaffirms commitment to sustainable mobility

Sea Otter Europe has announced the addition of an electric bike World Cup event. The World E-Bike Series – the electric MTB World Cup organised by the UCI – is an international circuit launched in 2019 in Monaco, which, this year, will consist of six events, one of which will …

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France set to offer car owners chance to trade in vehicle for electric bike

France is set to offer car owners the chance to swap their old vehicles for €2,500 towards the purchase of an electric bike. Deputies in the Assembly voted for an amendment to the French Governments’ Climate and Resilience plan to extend the “prime à la conversion” to a series of …

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Leicester’s e-bike share scheme opens to whole city

Leicester’s electric bike share scheme has now opened up to all city residents. A discounted trial offer will be available for a limited period and includes a reduction in the cost of scheme membership, as well as discounted usage rates for each journey taken. The scheme, known as Santander Cycles …

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Wiggle sees sales of e-bikes up 355%

Wiggle has reported an uplift in sales across its fitness categories, with interest in e-bikes increasing by 129% last year and sales of e-bikes up 355%. The data has revealed that consumers may be considering swapping their public transport commute to work for cycling as a healthier, socially distanced option, …

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Knaap Bikes on entering an industry during a pandemic

Being a newcomer to an industry can be tough at any time – let alone in the middle of a global pandemic. The lack of events over the past 12 months has meant fewer opportunities to network and introduce new products and engage with them, meaning it has been challenging …

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How e-bikes can shake up the daily commute

By Jamie Milroy, co-founder and CEO at Dash Rides With the global pandemic leading to national lockdowns and concerns about social distancing, cycling in the UK has never been more popular. People are itching to get out and about, and we’re not just talking about fitness fanatics. More commuters are …

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Gocycle reveals new Generation Four e-bike line-up

Gocycle has unveiled its three-model Generation Four (G4) electric bike line-up. The brand’s newest models are specified with its new G4drive electric motor, all-new carbon fibre mid-frame, single-sided carbon fibre front fork, fully-integrated USB port and new high-performance MotoGP-inspired tyres. The new Gocycle G4 and G4i build on the success …

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Eovolt adds four new models to range for 2021

Eovolt is launching four new models for 2021. The French brand’s production site is based in Genas in the Lyonnaise region. The bikes are fully assembled by its team of professionals and cycling enthusiasts in its own production facility. “We attach great importance to the quality of the assembly while …

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European Commission confirms legislation for light electric vehicles is ‘unsuitable’

LEVA-EU is celebrating a campaigning victory after the European Commission confirmed legislation governing light electric vehicles was ‘unsuitable’. The Commission has acknowledged that the Machinery Directive, in place to ensure a common safety level for machinery placed on the European market, is not suitable for vehicles. LEVA-EU, which has campaigned …

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