Tag Archives: e-bikes

Swytch unveils first ‘pocket-sized’ e-bike battery 

E-bike conversion brand Swytch has unveiled what it calls the ‘world’s first pocket-sized e-bike battery’.  The London-based firm, which specialises in almost-universal battery kits for bikes, has developed a new power unit that’s similar in size to a smart-phone. Swytch’s new battery still provides 250w of power and nine miles …

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British e-bike brand Eskuta unveils new motorbike-inspired SX-250 

British e-bike brand Eskuta has unveiled its new model, inspired by the looks of motorbike but will all the benefits of an e-bike. The SX250 Series III has been designed as an alternative to traditionally-styled e-bikes, instead offering rear view mirrors, indicators, motorbike suspension and brake, and security features like …

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Volt receives Red Dot Design Award for new London e-bike

The new Volt London e-bike has been awarded the 2022 Red Dot Product Design Award. The newest addition to the British e-bike brand’s range draws inspiration from the needs of riders on the streets of the UK’s capital, from commuting to exploring. The single-speed e-bike is ideal for tackling the urban …

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Chainless e-bikes can be sold as electrically powered assisted cycles, rules EU Commission 

The EU Commission has ruled that chainless e-bikes can be sold as electrically powered assisted cycles (EPAC), following five years of campaigning.  Debate around these machines, which run on a chainless system called Series Hybrid, dates back to 2018 when several German e-bike dealers were threatened with € 5,000 fines …

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Nottingham e-bike company WAU expands with 88 new jobs 

The Nottingham-based e-bike brand WAU has announced a rapid expansion with 88 new job roles.  WAU, founded in 2017, is currently in the process of scaling up its business operations to expand into international sales, both in Europe and America.  The Nottingham-based brand, which also has a factory in Essex, …

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How have supply chain shortages affected the e-bike industry?

Lisa Conibear, Zoomo UK and Europe regional director, tells us about the recent challenges affecting both the business and the wider industry Like the parts of a bike, the global supply chain is intricately connected. It goes without saying that all parts need to be working in order for things to …

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Zoomo announces new ‘supercharged’ speed e-bike

Zoomo has announced a new ‘supercharged’ speed e-bike, designed to replace the petrol moped.  Delivery e-bike brand Zoomo has unveiled the Zoomo One, an electric bike with a top speed of 45km/h, purpose built for last-mile delivery services.  The Zoomo One is designed to eliminate the need for petrol mopeds …

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New shared Pashley e-bikes unveiled in West Midlands

A new shared e-bike scheme has just launched in the West Midlands, as 150 docked machines have just been installed across the region.  The unique green and purple e-bikes have been built by iconic manufacturer Pashley and are now available in Birmingham, Coventry, Sandwell, Solihull, Stourbridge, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall and …

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E-bikes will be worth $120 billion by 2030, according to new market research 

The growth of the e-bike market is likely to continue at rapid pace over the coming decade, according to new market research.  A new report by Vision Research Reports says that the global electric bike market is expected to grow at 11.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), taking the total …

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The rise and rise of e-bikes

Rebecca Morley looks at how e-bike market growth has exploded since the start of the pandemic The rising interest of e-bikes has been well-documented for a number of years now, with more and more people discovering the benefits of cycling but with a less strenuous option. And this has increased …

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